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Teaching Young Children
April 1, 2022

Make Picture Books Count: Effective Ways to Integrate Math and Literacy

This article pairs books from a variety of social and cultural perspectives with activities that meld literacy and math concepts related to counting, shapes, measurement, classifying, and patterning.

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Authored by: Carrie S. Cutler
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Young Children
March 1, 2022

The Reading Chair: Spring 2022

Some new books too good to miss!

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Authored by: Isabel Baker Miriam Baker Schiffer
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Young Children
December 1, 2021

The Reading Chair: Winter 2021

New children’s books too good to miss!

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Authored by: Isabel Baker Miriam Baker Schiffer
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Teaching Young Children
September 1, 2021

Now Read This: What About Children in Foster Care?

The books featured here provide a sampling of books and activities that can be used to introduce foster care and adoption into the early childhood classroom.

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Authored by: Michelle Kimmy
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Young Children
September 1, 2021

A List of High-Quality Texts from this Issue

The following list of high-quality children’s books covers a variety of genres and themes to support early reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills.
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Young Children
September 1, 2021

Rocking and Rolling. Reading Aloud with Infants and Toddlers

Reading aloud helps develop essential competencies that infants and toddlers will need to become skilled readers later on, including vocabulary knowledge and world knowledge.

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Authored by: Kathy Kinsner Rebecca Parlakian
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Young Children
September 1, 2021

Teaching Writing with Mentor Texts in Kindergarten

In this article, we will explore what is known about using mentor texts in the early childhood classroom and provide suggestions for how to effectively choose and use them in kindergarten instruction.

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Authored by: Katie Schrodt Erin FitzPatrick Bonnie A. Barksdale Brandi Nunnery Michelle Medlin Hasty
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Young Children
Vol. 76, No. 3
September 1, 2021

Fall 2021

Supporting Literacy Through Engaging Instruction & Materials
The Fall 2021 issue of Young Children includes a cluster of articles offering a variety of practices and materials to help early childhood educators foster a love of literacy and support early reading, writing, listening, and speaking development.
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Young Children
March 1, 2021

The Reading Chair: Spring 2021

New children’s books too good to miss!

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Authored by: Isabel Baker Miriam Baker Schiffer
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