Ensuring that outdoor play is an integral part of your child care and education setting’s daily schedule supports early learning across all domains and unleashes a whole lot of joy—for you and for children!
As an outdoor educator and “nature elder,” Heather Taylor tells two stories that stretched her personal views of what it means to allow children to have the freedom to make their own choices as they study nature.
In this article, we aim to support teachers by sharing our experiences creating, managing, and sustaining developmentally appropriate opportunities for meaningful talk in prekindergarten classrooms with multilingual learners.
Mary E. Bolt, Carmen M. Rodriguez, Christopher J. Wagner, C. Patrick Proctor
This issue of Young Children takes you inside several multilingual classrooms for in-depth, practical examples of how to enhance social, emotional, scientific, language, and literacy development with children who are learning more than one language.
Every year, NAEYC’s WOYC and NIEER’s State of Preschool Yearbook bring attention to early childhood education, celebrating what we do, and sharing research on how far we have to go. This year, both organizations included a focus on ECE professionals.