Knowing that local field trips are a source of curriculum in early childhood education, two teachers venture to a theater with their class, then engage in a project about storytelling, performance, and stages.
One valuable way we can support children’s exploration of nature is by teaching them how to observe carefully and create observational drawings, which encourage children to understand and question their world.
Early childhood educators know how challenging transitions can be! NAEYC has collected a list of resources to support your unique ECE needs. Whether going back to school or looking for strategies in the classroom, NAEYC is here to help.
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.
Rich and sustained conversations in the classroom provide opportunities to learn about and practice using new vocabulary, to grapple with new ideas, and to contribute to longer-term knowledge and skills.
In this article, we describe how and why social justice education is important for early childhood education. We offer a district and classroom example of how social justice approaches to early childhood education can increase its positive impact.
By encouraging teachers to recognize children as learners at any given moment, Learning Stories provide a way to document children’s strengths and improve instruction based on the interests, talents, and expertise of children and families.
مع توفر مجموعة واسعة من الخيارات المتزايدة في التعقيد فيما يخص تعليم الطفولة المبكرة نجد أن المعلمات والإداريات يقمن بصورة دائمة بعملية تقييم للنماذج والنُهج والمواد التي تدعم تعلم الأطفال وأكثرها نجاعة في ذلك