Advocating for policies, laws, and regulations that affect children in a local context is very personal and emotional. At the local level, perhaps more than at the state or national levels, it takes more than compelling facts to be an effective advocate.
The five key components of creating a caring community of learners, as defined by NAEYC, provide examples of activities early childhood educators can incorporate through the year to build community; and highlight how the activities benefit all.
Melissa A. Sreckovic, Tia R. Schultz, Christine K. Kenney, Harriet Able
Thanks to a nationwide parent education initiative called Every Child Ready to Read (ECRR), an increasing number of librarians are focusing on helping parents interact with their young children in meaningful ways to increase vocabulary development.
Donna C. Celano, Jillian J. Knapczyk, Susan B. Neuman
Nuestras conversaciones me dejaron sorprendida por el compromiso considerable que Suecia ha hecho con garantizar que todos los niños en su país tengan acceso al aprendizaje temprano de calidad superior.
Rhian Evans Allvin, Ina Furtenbach Lindén
In this article, we describe what we learned from our yearlong observation of children’s transitions from the infant to the toddler classroom at a university-based child care center (where the first author serves as faculty director).
Respect—treating with consideration—was the overarching feature behind the values and actions of teachers I observed for more than six months in one of the four Childspace infant and toddler centers that I co-own with my husband (Christie 2011).