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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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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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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
April 1, 2019

Preschool in the Park: Place-Based Learning in Unexpected Spaces

Schools like Tiny Trees that offer place-based education rely on the surrounding landscape to teach life skills, such as staying warm and contributing to the community.

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Authored by: Rachel J. Franz
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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
Young Children
March 1, 2019

Joyful Learning with Stories: Making the Most of Read Alouds

The SEEDS approach to repeated read alouds offers teachers a structured, emotionally supportive, and intentional way to increase children’s language and literacy development.

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Authored by: Kathleen M. Horst, Lisa H. Stewart, Susan True
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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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Book
January 1, 2019

Serious Fun: How Guided Play Extends Children's Learning

Guided play is a powerful tool educators can use to help preschoolers and kindergartners learn essential knowledge and skills in the context of playful situations.

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Authored by: Marie L. Masterson, Holly Bohart
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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
Young Children
November 1, 2018

A World of Learning

This article will help early childhood educators embed in their instructional plans outdoor learning opportunities that support the whole child. The accompanying examples are based on the authors’ experiences earlier in their careers.

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Authored by: Alicia W. Deaver, Lindsay E. Wright
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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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