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June 29, 2018

NAEYC's Statement on #FamiliesBelongTogether

On June 7, we joined 540 national and state organizations, including many NAEYC affiliates, in writing a letter to the Department of Homeland Security clearly stating our opposition to the zero-tolerance practice of separating children from their parents
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Young Children
May 1, 2018

The Power of Using International Picture Books with Young Children

Using international picture books is a powerful vehicle for teachers who want to foster children’s development of intercultural knowledge and understanding in meaningful ways.

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Authored by: Kelly Baldwin
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Anti-Bias Education: Holidays

Many early childhood educators have questions about how to approach the holidays. The following text is excerpted from the chapter titled “Learning About Holidays & Fairness.”
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Anti-Bias Education

Anti-Bias Education for Young Children and Ourselves, by Louise Derman-Sparks and Julie Olsen Edwards, provides practical guidance to confronting and eliminating barriers of prejudice, misinformation, and bias
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The Early Years Matter
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The Early Years Matter: Education, Care and the Well-Being of Children, Birth to 8

Emphasizing the need to understand and respect young children’s strengths and unique characteristics, the authors offer inspiration for working in the field, as well as addressing the realistic challenges of implementing developmentally appropriate care a

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Authored by: Marilou Hyson, Heather Biggar Tomlinson
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Challenging Exceptionally Bright Children in Early Childhood Classrooms
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Challenging Exceptionally Bright Children in Early Childhood Classrooms

This book will help you understand what it means to be exceptionally bright in preschool and prekindergarten and help you guide children to reach their full potential. It includes three broad strategies—differentiation, conversation, and connection—for cr

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Authored by: Ann Gadzikowski
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Blog
August 16, 2017

Resources to Help You Make a Difference

Here are some resources from NAEYC’s publications and online content that support anti-bias approaches, positive guidance, and diversity in the classroom

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Authored by: Susan Friedman
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