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Teaching Young Children is our award-winning magazine for preschool educators

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Teaching Young Children (TYC), our award-winning magazine for classroom educators, highlights current thinking on best practices in early childhood education, innovations in the field, research and its implications, and interesting ideas for and from preschool teachers. 

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Engaging Families in Math Learning At Home

Math Fun At Home Toolkit

Engage the families in your program in math! Print and share these resources with families for math fun at home.

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Math: It’s Important and Fun

Use this resource to print out and share with families in your program for tips on fun math activities at home. 


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Now Read This!

The Now Read This! column spotlights developmentally appropriate children's books for preschoolers.

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Message in a Backpack™

Tips you can share with families! These handouts are meant to be printed out and sent home with children as a resource for parents and other adult caregivers.

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Explore Past Issues

TYC December/January 2018
Teaching Young Children
Vol. 11, No. 2
December 1, 2017

December/January 2018

Play with Patterns & Creative Finds
TYC December/January 2018 Issue
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TYC October/November 2017 Issue Cover
Teaching Young Children
Vol. 11, No. 1
October 1, 2017

October/November 2017

Play Math Games, Persistence and Problem Solving
TYC October/November 2017 Issue
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TYC August/September 2017 Issue Cover
Teaching Young Children
Vol. 10, No. 5
August 1, 2017

August/September 2017

Then & Now: Catching Up With Our Cover Teachers
TYC August/September 2017 Issue
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