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Teaching Young Children
October 1, 2018

Look, Listen, Learn: The Kindness Movement

Read the following story and teacher reflections; use the Reflective Questions to deepen your thinking and shape your teaching practices.

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Authored by: Nadia Jaboneta, Deb Curtis
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Young Children
September 1, 2018

Becoming a Social and Emotional Teacher: The Heart of Good Guidance

By reviewing the research, observing teacher–child interactions, and interviewing practitioners, we developed a model for social and emotional teaching with four essential components.

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Authored by: Katherine M. Zinsser, Susanne A. Denham, Timothy W. Curby
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Teaching Young Children
April 1, 2018

Message in a Backpack™ Guiding Your Child’s Behavior

Your preschooler is learning positive behaviors just like she’s learning new words and skills. It’s important to stay calm, patient, and consistent as you help your child understand your expectations.

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Authored by: Keri Giordano
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Teaching Young Children
April 1, 2018

Mensaje en la mochila™: Cómo guiar el comportamiento de su hijo

Este mensaje es para recortarse, fotocopiarse y enviarse a casa con los niños como recurso para los padres. Está disponible también por internet en NAEYC.org/tyc.

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Authored by: Keri Giordano
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August 18, 2015

To Prevent Bullying, Focus on Early Childhood

How do we prevent bullying? Despite decades of study and numerous programs claiming to be the solution to bullying, few programs have actually been shown to be effective

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Authored by: Deborah Temkin, Kyle Snow
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October 27, 2014

Bullying in Early Childhood

October has been designated Bullying Prevention Awareness Month by the PACER Center (Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights) since 2006. The movement has grown to include federal efforts highlighted on www.stopbullying.gov.

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Authored by: Kyle Snow
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March 27, 2016

The Not-So-Magic Word

Words matter, but so does what’s behind the words. Let’s take away the magic of “the magic word,” and start teaching kids politeness.

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Authored by: Jarrod Green
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August 1, 2018

A Few Thoughts on Separation Anxiety

Preparing children can help them with saying goodbye. Here are some suggestions to ease your child’s anxiety.

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Authored by: Meir Muller
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