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Young Children
December 1, 2021

Rocking and Rolling. Promoting Inclusion in Infant and Toddler Settings

While inclusion is an important goal for many families and teachers and is a hallmark of a high-quality early learning program, effective implementation requires planning, intentionality, and collaboration.

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Authored by: Rebecca Parlakian
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Young Children
December 1, 2021

Teaching Young Children About Disability

In this article, I explore how young children develop attitudes and understandings about disability.

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Authored by: Sue Mankiw
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Young Children
December 1, 2021

Embedded Learning Opportunities for Children with and Without Disabilities

To be effective, individualized teaching includes a child’s entire educational team—teachers, specialists, and other professionals who collect assessment information, identify learning outcomes, use instructional strategies, and monitor progress.

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Authored by: Christan G. Coogle Emily R. Lakey Jennifer R. Ottley Jennifer A. Brown Mollie K. Romano
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Young Children
Vol. 76, No. 4
December 1, 2021

Winter 2021

Individuality and Inclusive Practices for Early Childhood
Young Children is NAEYC's award-winning, peer-reviewed journal focused on educating children from birth through third grade.
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Young Children
March 1, 2017

تطبيق نهج التعلم القائم على المشاريع في فصول الدمج: المحاولة الأولى لإحدى المعلمات لاستخدام التعلم القائم على المشاريع Implementing the Project Approach in an Inclusive Classroom: A Teacher’s First Attempt With Project-Based Learning (Voices)

The most powerful learning I have gleaned from my work with the project approach is that when children learn to inquire, they are learning how to learn. They are empowered to ask questions and seek answers.

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Authored by: Stacey Alfonso
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Young Children
July 1, 2018

Building Community in the Inclusive Classroom: Setting the Stage for Success

The five key components of creating a caring community of learners, as defined by NAEYC, provide examples of activities early childhood educators can incorporate through the year to build community; and highlight how the activities benefit all.

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Authored by: Melissa A. Sreckovic Tia R. Schultz Christine K. Kenney Harriet Able
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Challenging Exceptionally Bright Children in Early Childhood Classrooms
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January 1, 2013

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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Teaching Young Children
August 1, 2017

Every Child Belongs: Welcoming a Child with a Disability

When you open your classroom door this new school year, you’ll be welcoming preschoolers with a variety of experiences, strengths, and challenges.

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Authored by: Pamela Brillante
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