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Teaching Young Children
July 1, 2022

Message in a Backpack™ Using Sentence Stems at Home: Tips for Families

When reading together, families can support early language and comprehension skills by offering short sentence stems, or sentence starters, to help children share what they are thinking and learning.

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Authored by: Michele Coulombe Erin Zuccaro
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Teaching Young Children
April 1, 2022

Promoting Spatial Orientation: A Math Activity for Teachers and Families

The following classroom activity and its home extension include step-by-step instructions and sample questions to promote conversations about spatial orientation to build children’s reasoning processes and spatial terminology.

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Authored by: Lindsey Perry Eloise Aniag Kuehnert Leanne Ketterlin Geller
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Young Children
March 1, 2022

The Reading Chair: Spring 2022

Some new books too good to miss!

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Authored by: Isabel Baker Miriam Baker Schiffer
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DAP & Teacher Decision Making (On Demand)

Hear from DAP thought leaders, Sue Bredekamp and Barbara Willer, as they reflect on the importance of the core considerations to teacher decision making.
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Teaching Young Children
September 1, 2021

Now Read This: What About Children in Foster Care?

The books featured here provide a sampling of books and activities that can be used to introduce foster care and adoption into the early childhood classroom.

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Authored by: Michelle Kimmy
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Young Children
September 1, 2021

NAEYC Governing Board and Leadership

The NAEYC Governing Board provides mission-based leadership and strategic governance for the association.
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Make Transitions work for you

Make Transitions Work for You!

Early childhood educators know how challenging transitions can be! NAEYC has collected a list of resources to support your unique ECE needs. Whether going back to school or looking for strategies in the classroom, NAEYC is here to help.
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Teaching Young Children
July 1, 2021

Message in a Backpack™ Guiding Your Child’s Behavior

Challenging behaviors often happen when children feel they don’t have another way to express their feelings or another way to get what they need. Here's how to stay calm, patient, and consistent as you help your child understand your expectations.

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Authored by: Keri Giordano
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