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New children’s books too good to miss!
Article
Young Children
June 3, 2024

The Reading Chair: Summer 2024

New children’s books too good to miss

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Authored by: 
Isabel Baker, Miriam Baker Schiffer
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Article
Young Children
June 3, 2024

Member Spotlight: Theresa Fredericks

Meet Theresa Fredericks, Owner, Director, and Teacher at Tree Top Child Development Center and Preschool in Ashland, WI.
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Issue
Young Children
Vol. 79, No. 2
June 3, 2024

Summer 2024

Self-Regulation and Executive Function: Responsive and Informed Practices for Early Childhood
NAEYC promotes high-quality early learning for all children, birth through age 8, by connecting practice, policy, and research. We advance a diverse early childhood profession and support all who care for, educate, and work on behalf of young children.
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Article
Teaching Young Children
April 1, 2024

Beyond Itsy Bitsy: Spiders in the Early Childhood Classroom

Suggestions for spider-related activities that early childhood educators can integrate into a cross-curricular project or unit of study.

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Authored by: 
William Straits
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Article
Teaching Young Children
April 1, 2024

Individualizing Approaches Through Intentional Practice: A Family Educator’s Experience

In this article, we share examples of intentional practices in a family child care setting, and we highlight how these approaches can be adapted by educators in other types of programs to foster an inclusive learning community.

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Authored by: 
Elena Bacmeister, Dorothy Shapland Rodriguez, Margarita (Mar) Taylor, Renae Cueves Días
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Article
Teaching Young Children
April 1, 2024

Planning for Individuality in Preschool Spaces

This article outlines ways that educators can identify children’s unique strengths and abilities, then offers examples of individualized lesson plans for different times and activities during the day.

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Authored by: 
Jessica Grimone-Hopkins, Christina Mirtes
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Article
Teaching Young Children
April 1, 2024

Message from TYC Editorial Team

This issue of Teaching Young Children focuses on how preschool educators can learn about and be responsive to each child’s individual assets, personalities, approaches to learning, and needs.
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Article
Teaching Young Children
April 1, 2024

Message from Michelle

By getting to know each learner’s unique qualities, interests, and strengths, educators form the foundations for belonging and foster learning and development for every child in partnership with families.

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Authored by: 
Michelle Kang
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