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Teaching Young Children
January 2, 2024

Building a Diverse and Inclusive Library for Preschool Settings

Because books are a gateway for children to learn more about themselves and others, it's important to create class libraries that celebrate differences and promote inclusivity.

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Suzanne Metcalf, Rebecca Chrystal, Michelle Siosan Hyman
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An Innocent Question Packed with Opportunity

Author Maria Beteta describes how an innocent question became an opportunity to explore powerful concepts such as identity, culture, self-perception, differences, and similarities that connect us all.

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Maria Jose Beteta
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Embracing Disability Identity: Representation in Literature as a Tool Towards Inclusivity

In this article, we share how reading experiences served as jumping off points for exploring how disability representation in children’s literature can be incorporated as an essential component of teacher preparation and children’s literacy learning. 

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Maria Mavrides Calderon, Isabel Mavrides-Calderon
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Introduction: Using Identity Narratives to Inform ECE Practice

The authors in this collection examine their own identities by looking at their histories; reflecting on how their identities that arise from group memberships influence their teaching.

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Barbara Henderson, Isauro M. Escamilla, Megina Baker, Amanda Branscombe, Maleka Donaldson, Debra Murphy, Andrew J. Stremmel
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Young Children
December 1, 2023

Member Spotlight: Delysia S. Riddick

Meet Delysia S. Riddick, an early childhood mental health consultant in Williamsburg, Virginia.
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Young Children
December 1, 2023

Making Connections: Reflections on the Past Year

From navigating challenges and celebrating successes, the knowledge, commitment, and tenacity of our 60,000-plus members inspire me every day.

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Michelle Kang
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Young Children
December 1, 2023

Framing: How We Think About Our Work

Rather than fearing technology, early childhood educators must look for new ways to teach media literacy.

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Faith Rogow
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Young Children
December 1, 2023

Technology and Media in Early Childhood Education

This issue focuses on practical and developmentally appropriate ways to integrate technology and media in early childhood education.

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Annie Moses
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Young Children
Vol. 78, No. 4
December 1, 2023

Winter 2023

Technology and Media in Early Childhood Education
The latest issue of Young Children delves into the what, why, when, and how of incorporating technology and media into early childhood programs and classrooms.
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