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Young Children
July 1, 2018

Public Libraries Harness the Power of Play

Thanks to a nationwide parent education initiative called Every Child Ready to Read (ECRR), an increasing number of librarians are focusing on helping parents interact with their young children in meaningful ways to increase vocabulary development.

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Authored by: Donna C. Celano, Jillian J. Knapczyk, Susan B. Neuman
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Blog
March 30, 2018

Building Reciprocal Relationships with Communities

Being an early childhood administrator can be challenging but also professionally and personally rewarding because it provides the opportunity to develop lasting and meaningful relationships with families and the community.

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Authored by: Ludmila Battista
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Blog
April 26, 2017

It's Here—Your New Community Platform

Today NAEYC launches Hello, a brand new online platform for Interest Forums and online communities

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Authored by: Rhian Evans Allvin
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Article
Young Children
September 1, 2017

Global Practices that Inform and Inspire

Working with early childhood educators around the globe demonstrates that there is promise and innovation everywhere, even in the most unpromising circumstances.

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Authored by: Marilou Hyson
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Teaching Young Children
April 1, 2016

Inspired By Museums—Both Outside and Inside the Classroom

At the Smithsonian Early Enrichment Center, teachers take children to museums and other sites around Washington, DC, almost daily. But your program doesn’t have to be located next to a museum—there are rich learning opportunities in every community.

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Authored by: Kimberlee L. Kiehl
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Article
Young Children
March 1, 2016

Teachers, Nurses, and Families: Countdown to a Healthy Start

It is time for families, teachers, child care providers, schools, and communities to embrace health and wellness as an important factor in the early childhood experience.

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Authored by: Mary Jane Eisenhauer, Angela Schooley
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Article
Young Children
March 1, 2016

Read the Full Issue (March 2016)

Young Children's March 2016 issue is available as a PDF for members only. Please see the link below.
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Article
Young Children
March 1, 2016

Collaborating With Colleagues in Related Fields

The articles in this cluster describe five very different ways that early childhood educators are connecting with the wider community and with experts in other fields to support young children’s optimal learning and development
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YC March 2016 Issue
Issue
Young Children
Vol. 71, No. 1
March 1, 2016

March 2016

Collaborating with Colleagues in Related Fields
YC March 2016 Issue
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YC November 2015 Issue
Issue
Young Children
Vol. 70, No. 5
November 1, 2015

November 2015

The Team Behind the Teacher
YC November 2015 Issue
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Article
Teaching Young Children
April 1, 2014

Fund-Raising Ideas for a Preschool Classroom

Fund-raising tips for preschool teachers who would like to raise money to pay for extra resources and materials.

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Authored by: Kristi Kirinch
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