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Young Children
June 3, 2024

The LEARN Framework: Supporting Self-Regulation in Diverse Early Childhood Settings

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.

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Tahnee L. Wilder, Ashley Y. Grays, Fanica Young, Danica Moise, Sharde Theodore
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Young Children
June 3, 2024

Member Spotlight: Theresa Fredericks

Meet Theresa Fredericks, Owner, Director, and Teacher at Tree Top Child Development Center and Preschool in Ashland, WI.
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Young Children
June 3, 2024

Building Executive Function Skills Through Games: The Power of Playful Learning

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.

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Cynthia A. Wiltshire, Molly Scott
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Teaching Young Children
April 1, 2024

Individualizing Approaches Through Intentional Practice: A Family Educator’s Experience

In this article, we share examples of intentional practices in a family child care setting, and we highlight how these approaches can be adapted by educators in other types of programs to foster an inclusive learning community.

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Elena Bacmeister, Dorothy Shapland Rodriguez, Margarita (Mar) Taylor, Renae Cueves Días
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Teaching Young Children
April 1, 2024

Planning for Individuality in Preschool Spaces

This article outlines ways that educators can identify children’s unique strengths and abilities, then offers examples of individualized lesson plans for different times and activities during the day.

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Jessica Grimone-Hopkins, Christina Mirtes
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Teaching Young Children
Vol. 17, No. 3
April 1, 2024

Spring 2024

Individuality: Supporting Each and Every Preschooler
Teaching Young Children is NAEYC's magazine for anyone who works with preschoolers. Colorful, informative, and easy-to-read, TYC is packed full of teaching ideas, strategies, and tips.
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Young Children
March 1, 2024

Member Spotlight: Brent Spears

Meet Brent Spears of Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation Child Development Center in Mashantucket, Connecticut.
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Young Children
March 1, 2024

Toward An Equity-Centered Approach to Early Childhood Social Studies

In this article, we follow Ms. Mena’s kindergartners’ lead to imagine an approach to early childhood social studies that makes space and time for inquiry into compelling social studies questions.

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Anna Falkner, Noreen Naseem Rodríguez
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