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Teaching Young Children
August 1, 2019

Ask Hello. Using the Term Friends

In a recent Hello discussion, a member sought input on friendship and addressing the whole class.
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Article
Teaching Young Children
August 1, 2019

The Power of Because

One thing we can do to improve the likelihood that children will respond to our requests is give them a reason for doing so.

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Authored by: Adam Holland
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Article
Teaching Young Children
August 1, 2019

Easing Transitions for Children and Families

As a public school teacher, I am aware that my young students face many transitions throughout their lives, and I think about how those transitions might impact their behavior and readiness to learn.

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Authored by: Francisca Jensen
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Teaching Young Children
August 1, 2019

Using Positive Words: Creating an Encouraging Classroom

This article offers activities and techniques centered on using positive words to make your classroom an encouraging place where children, families, and teachers feel the love.

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Authored by: Deb Jones
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Article
Teaching Young Children
August 1, 2019

Supporting Emergent Bilingual Children: A Checklist for Early Childhood Educators

Research shows that learning multiple languages is very beneficial for children’s development. This checklist will help you support young children’s bilingual learning in a rich literacy and language classroom environment.

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Authored by: Shelley Pasnik, Naomi Hupert
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Article
Teaching Young Children
April 1, 2019

Fostering Responsibility: Setting Children Up for Success

You can use powerful strategies to increase children’s sense of responsibility and boost their cooperation. Here’s how to make it work!

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Authored by: Marie L. Masterson
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Issue
Teaching Young Children
Vol. 12, No. 4
April 1, 2019

April/May 2019

Talking About Identity, Preschool in the Park
TYC April/May 2019 Issue
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Article
Teaching Young Children
February 1, 2019

The Sunshine Call: Celebrating Children’s Successes

For some young children, the transition from home to school is tough. Sometimes a little celebration of progress is just what children, and their teachers, need.

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Authored by: Kim Bell
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Vibeka Mitchell
Article
Teaching Young Children
February 1, 2019

Feature Teacher: Vibeka Mitchell

Vibeka Mitchell is Navajo from Naschitti, New Mexico. She is a Head Start teacher with Youth Development Incorporated (YDI), located on the campus of Southwestern Indian Polytechnic Institute (SIPI), in Albuquerque.
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TYC February/March 2019
Issue
Teaching Young Children
Vol. 12, No. 3
February 1, 2019

February/March 2019

Black Boys Matter, Conversations With Children
TYC February/March 2019 Issue
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Article
Teaching Young Children
December 1, 2018

8x. Ready, Set, Return: Helping Children Readjust after Winter Break

Returning to the classroom after winter break can be challenging. With the tips and strategies here, the children in your classroom will be able to transition back to the daily routine in no time.

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Authored by: Megan King
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Article
Teaching Young Children
December 1, 2018

Look, Listen, Learn. Mixed-Up Color Mixing

Read the following story and teacher reflections, and use the Reflective Questions to deepen your thinking and shape your teaching practices.

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Authored by: Laurie Goff, Deb Curtis
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Article
Teaching Young Children
December 1, 2018

Feature Teacher: Aicha Zerdeb

Aicha Zerdeb is a lead teacher at the Rose Byrne Head Start, in Manchester, New Hampshire.
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TYC December/January 2019
Issue
Teaching Young Children
Vol. 12, No. 2
December 1, 2018

December/January 2019

Superdiverse Settings, Math at Home
TYC December/January 2019 Issue
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Article
Teaching Young Children
October 1, 2018

Children Can Wiggle and Learn

When we find ourselves thinking that sitting and learning go hand in hand for children, we should reflect on our own experiences and remember just how hard sitting can be.

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Authored by: Rae Pica
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Article
Teaching Young Children
October 1, 2018

Feature Teacher: Indira Elisa Brito Acevedo

Indira Elisa Brito Acevedo is a kindergarten teacher at the Centro Modelo de Educación Inicial (CMEI), in San José, Montecristi, Dominican Republic.
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TYC October/November 2018 Cover
Issue
Teaching Young Children
Vol. 12, No. 1
October 1, 2018

October/November 2018

Family Conferences and The Kindness Movement
TYC October/November 2018 Issue
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