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Teaching Young Children
September 1, 2021

Rethinking Field Trips: Venturing Out to Foster Meaningful Learning

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.

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Authored by: Lynette Bagwell Betsy Cahill
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Teaching Young Children
September 1, 2021

Stepping Back to Nurture

Stepping back from children’s play, rather than always inserting ourselves into it, gives us time to intentionally observe, listen to, and record children as they play.

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Authored by: Krystina Tapia Emma Pickering Jesse Robert Coffino
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Teaching Young Children
September 1, 2021

Exploring Nature Indoors with Observational Drawing and Scientific Thinking

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.

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Authored by: Kendra Nenia Melissa Clucas Walter
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September 17, 2021

Ten Things I Learned in the Virtual Classroom that I’ll Use This Year

After using hand-on learning in my virtual classroom, here are key ideas I learned while teaching in the pandemic Zoom classroom that I will be carrying with me as we begin the upcoming school year. 

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Authored by: Julia Luckenbill
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Make Transitions work for you

Make Transitions Work for You!

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.
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NAEYC Publishes Book on Integrating the Learning Stories Approach

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.
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Young Children
June 1, 2021

What Are You Thinking? Scaffolding Thinking to Promote Learning

Classrooms that incorporate child-directed experiences offer many opportunities for children to uncover their ideas, to generate questions, and to construct their own knowledge.

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Authored by: Angela K. Salmon María Ximena Barrera
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Young Children
June 1, 2021

Viewpoint. Creating Anti-Racist Early Childhood Spaces

In this article, we outline the past and present along with strategies for creating anti-racist early childhood spaces.

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Authored by: Rosemarie Allen Dorothy L. Shapland Jen Neitzel Iheoma U. Iruka
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Young Children
July 1, 2017

مشروع مركز القيادة: التخلص من التوتر المرافق للمنهاج الدراسي المستجد The Command Center Project: Resolving My Tensions with Emergent Curriculum

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

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Authored by: Luvy Vanegas-Grimaud
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Teaching Young Children
April 1, 2021

Reflecting on the Fish Tank: Using the Project Approach to Make Connections

Using a fish tank as a project is a great way for teachers to provoke children’s thought, to engage them in the process of representing their learning, and to support their reflections.

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Authored by: Andrea Anderson Jennifer Klutz Cindy G. McGaha
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