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Issue
Young Children
Vol. 75, No. 1
March 1, 2020

March 2020

Enriching Education Around the World
YC March 2020 Issue
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(E-Book) المرح الجاد: كيف يزيد اللعب الموجه فرص التعلم لدى الأطفال

الفضول الفطري والتخيل الديناميكي لدى الأطفال يقودهم إلى فرص تعلم مثيرة ومفيدة. اكتشف كيفية تقديم تجارب اللعب الموجه إلى جانب اللعب التلقائي لدعم معرفة الأطفال في المجالات الرئيسية واكتساب متعة لا تنجلي لعملية التعلم. هذا الكتاب ممتاز وذو مزايا عضوية قياسي
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Article
Teaching Young Children
February 1, 2020

Instead of Discipline, Use Guidance

It’s our job to teach children positive lessons from their mistakes—and to make sure we don’t hold their mistakes against them.

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Authored by: ​Dan Gartrell
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Article
Teaching Young Children
February 1, 2020

Mindful Morning Meetings

Try integrating a meditation bell into your morning meetings for additional social and emotional benefits.

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Authored by: Ariel Villano
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Article
Teaching Young Children
December 1, 2019

Metamorphosis: Life Cycle in a Box

What if there were a sturdier option than butterflies for learning about metamorphosis—one that children could hold? Good news! This is possible when you study mealworms.

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Authored by: Sara Starbuck
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Article
Teaching Young Children
December 1, 2019

9x: Creating a Culturally Responsive STEAM Curriculum

The following tips can support you in creating a culturally responsive STEAM curriculum.

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Authored by: ​Anthony Broughton, Michiko B. McClary
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Article
Teaching Young Children
October 1, 2019

Quick and Easy Notes: Practical Strategies for Busy Teachers

With so many required assessments, it’s understandable why the word itself may bring up negative feelings for teachers. But understanding the different types of assessment and how you can use them to support your reflection and planning is important.

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Authored by: Celeste C. Bates, Stephanie Madison Schenck, Hayley J. Hoover
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Jennifer Scott in her pre-K classroom, reading to hear students
Article
Teaching Young Children
October 1, 2019

Feature Teacher: Jennifer Scott

Jennifer Scott is a pre-K classroom teacher at Egenolf Early Childhood Center, in Elizabeth, New Jersey.
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Blog
August 6, 2019

Connecting our Nature Walks to the Classroom

If the environment is the third teacher, there is no better classroom environment than the outdoors. I use our experiences and my notes and pictures as inspiration for our curriculum.

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Authored by: Daniela Silver
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Article
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

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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