Emergent curriculum arises from the things that fascinate children—what they see, what they wonder about, what they develop theories about. Exploring these elements with children and using their interests to drive curriculum can be challenging for teache
Discover what math teaching and learning look like in the playful, emergent environment of the early childhood classroom. Every day, children explore math concepts in their conversations and interactions.
The launch of this community could not come at a more crucial time, as businesses and communities reimagine how we support families as we navigate and respond to the coronavirus pandemic, racial injustice, and economic upheaval.
NAEYC promotes high-quality early learning for all children, birth through age 8, by connecting practice, policy, and research. We advance a diverse early childhood profession and support all who care for, educate, and work on behalf of young children.
NAEYC’s newest book, Families and Educators Together: Building Great Relationships that Support Young Children, illustrates ways educators can engage families in early childhood communities so that together, families + educators = thriving children.