At NAEYC’s 2018 Annual Conference, a highlighted session by Sesame Workshop and the International Rescue Committee, shared the most recent and innovative early childhood education initiatives for young children affected by the Syrian refugee crisis.
This opportunity to write a commentary on the article “Reflecting across Borders” allowed me to highlight how this project that used teacher inquiry within a global frame created important questions for us to consider as educators.
Early childhood educators use education diplomacy to advocate on important early childhood care and education (ECCE) issues, build consensus, and negotiate agreements among diverse stakeholders, like parents, teachers, school leaders, and students.
Parents, educators, and other primary caregivers might not realize that a small patch of grass, a single tree, and a walk to the store are opportunities to observe nature, generate questions, and conduct experiments to find answers.
Marion Goldstein, Lisa Famularo, Jamie Kynn
Advocating for policies, laws, and regulations that affect children in a local context is very personal and emotional. At the local level, perhaps more than at the state or national levels, it takes more than compelling facts to be an effective advocate.
Nuestras conversaciones me dejaron sorprendida por el compromiso considerable que Suecia ha hecho con garantizar que todos los niños en su país tengan acceso al aprendizaje temprano de calidad superior.
Rhian Evans Allvin, Ina Furtenbach Lindén