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November 5, 2018

What’s Play All About? Children’s Museums Weigh In

As members of the Children’s Museum Research Network, we helped conduct a study to examine how children’s museums position themselves around play.

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Authored by: Nicole R. Rivera, Alix Tonsgard
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Young Children
November 1, 2018

Building a Cohesive Multimodal Environment for Diverse Learners

Ms. Manfredini seeks to understand the children’s backgrounds and draw on their experiences; she also supports children in using several different communication modes to make and express meaning.

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Authored by: Joseph C. Rumenapp, P. Zitlali Morales, Aquila Manfredini Lykouretzos
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Young Children
November 1, 2018

Inquiry Is Play: Playful Participatory Research (Voices)

This online version includes an additional reflection from the authors showing how the defining elements of PPR transform participatory research into a vehicle for shared learning for teachers and children alike.

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Authored by: Megina Baker, Gabriela Salas Davila
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Young Children
November 1, 2018

Making Connections. Toward Equity

In July 2017, NAEYC’s national governing board approved the development of a new position statement, “Advancing Equity and Diversity in Early Childhood Education.”

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Authored by: Rhian Evans Allvin
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Young Children
November 1, 2018

Formar conexiones. Hacia la equidad

La junta directiva nacional de NAEYC aprobó en julio de 2017 el desarrollo de una nueva declaración de posición, “Advancing Equity and Diversity in Early Childhood Education”.

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Authored by: Rhian Evans Allvin
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Young Children
November 1, 2018

From Our President. The Beginning of a Conversation

In the spirit of our core beliefs and the continuing transformation at NAEYC, the Governing Board convened a leadership summit in July—“Leading and Working toward Equity.”

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Authored by: Amy O'Leary
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Young Children
November 1, 2018

De nuestra presidenta. El comienzo de una conversación

En el espíritu de nuestras creencias centrales y la transformación continua en NAEYC, la Junta Directiva convocó en julio una cumbre de líderes que se llamaba “Liderar y trabajar hacia la equidad”.

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Authored by: Amy O'Leary
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Young Children
November 1, 2018

From Puddles to Pigeons: Learning about Nature in Cities

Parents, educators, and other primary caregivers might not realize that a small patch of grass, a single tree, and a walk to the store are opportunities to observe nature, generate questions, and conduct experiments to find answers.

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Authored by: Marion Goldstein, Lisa Famularo, Jamie Kynn
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Young Children
November 1, 2018

Big Questions in the Great Outdoors

Mr. Joe has set the stage for ongoing learning opportunities by creating a weekly routine that focuses on the children’s in-depth study of Todd, the adopted oak tree.

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Authored by: Sue Mankiw, Janis Strasser, Lisa Mufson Bresson
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Young Children
November 1, 2018

A World of Learning

This article will help early childhood educators embed in their instructional plans outdoor learning opportunities that support the whole child. The accompanying examples are based on the authors’ experiences earlier in their careers.

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Authored by: Alicia W. Deaver, Lindsay E. Wright
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Young Children
November 1, 2018

Capturing Nature’s Beauty through Multiple Lenses

It began with just the spark of an idea—to construct an outdoor classroom—and ultimately led to using photography as an instructional anchor to explore and capture nature’s beauty, and beyond.

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Authored by: Karen Capraro, Lorraine Downes, John Diego Arango
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Young Children
November 1, 2018

A Natural Choice: Learning Outdoors

Whether you are in a large city or rural community, these articles are filled with ways to help children experience the wonders of nature.

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Authored by: Lisa Hansel
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Young Children
Vol. 73, No. 5
November 1, 2018

November 2018

A Natural Choice: Learning Outdoors
YC November 2018 Issue
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Blog
October 26, 2018

Early Childhood Educators #ProtectFamilies

As an NAEYC member and an early childhood educator, we want to share with you some ways to stay informed and continue to advocate for immigrant families and children in your communities and beyond.

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Authored by: Rhian Evans Allvin
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