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Young Children
November 1, 2019

From Our President. Becoming Our Own Best Advocates

Join us—as the advocates you are and must be—to insist that our country deliver on the promise of high-quality early childhood education for our children, families, and communities.

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Authored by: Amy O'Leary
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Blog
October 3, 2019

Advancing Equity: The Story of a Position Statement

In 2017, after a review of NAEYC’s current position statements, the Governing Board charged the Early Learning Systems Committee with revising both the DAP and Teacher Preparation position statements. This pointed to the need for Advancing Equity.

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Authored by: Elisa Huss-Hage
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Teaching Young Children
October 1, 2019

书包金点子™ 在一起洗衣服时提高孩子语言能力的有趣方法 Message in a Backpack™ Fun Ways to Build Your Child’s Literacy Skills While Doing Laundry Together

将洗衣时间变成学习时间!无论您是在家还是在自助洗衣店洗衣服,都有很多事情可以与您的孩子讨论。这些丰富的对话有助于建立您孩子的语言和读写能力。

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Authored by: Donna C. Celano Susan B. Neuman
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观看年会视频

欢迎参加2019年全美幼儿教育协会年会!(Welcome to NAEYC's 2019 Annual Conference!)
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Celebrate Your Child’s Multilingualism!

As a parent of a child learning two or more languages, you can help sustain your child’s ability and interest in using all the languages they hear by being enthusiastic and playful about multilingualism. Here are some suggestions.
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September 26, 2019

An Early Educators’ Guide to Resources for Immigrant Families

We are pleased to launch Equity in Action, a blog series exploring the many ways early childhood educators and administrators, higher education faculty members, policymakers, advocates, and other ECE allies can bring this statement to life in practice.

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Authored by: Hannah Matthews
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Teaching Young Children
October 1, 2019

Message in a Backpack™ Fun Ways to Build Your Child’s Literacy Skills While Doing Laundry Together پیام در کوله پشتی ™ راههای سرگرم کننده برای سوادآموزی و ادبیات در کودک هنگام شستشوی لباس

چه در خانه لباس می شویید چه در مغازه خشکشویی ، چیزهای زیادی وجود دارد که می توانید درباره آنها با کودک خود صحبت کنید.

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Authored by: Donna C. Celano Susan B. Neuman
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Advancing Equity: Endnotes

The endnotes are available as a PDF for readers to print and use as they read the statement.
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Conclusion and Acknowledgements

NAEYC appreciates the work of the Developmentally Appropriate Practice/Diversity and Equity Workgroup and the Early Learning Systems Committee, who participated in the development of this statement.  See a full list here.
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Recommendations for Public Policymakers

Work to change any policy that either directly or through unintended negative consequences undermines children’s physical and emotional well-being or weakens the bonds between children and their families.
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