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May 10, 2019

Early Childhood Educators, Together We’ve Got Your Back!

Here are just a few of the many ways that NAEYC and the Affiliate network are working for you out in the world, while you work for the children and families in your communities.

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Authored by: Lucy Recio, Gwen Simmons
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Young Children
May 1, 2019

From Fear to Freedom: Risk and Learning in a Forest School (Voices)

As an outdoor educator and “nature elder,” Heather Taylor tells two stories that stretched her personal views of what it means to allow children to have the freedom to make their own choices as they study nature.

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Authored by: Heather B. Taylor
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Article
Young Children
May 1, 2019

Five Tips for Engaging Multilingual Children in Conversation

In this article, I offer five strategies that take into account the unique aspects of learning an additional language and capitalize on the social and interactive nature of early childhood classrooms.

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Authored by: E. Brook Chapman de Sousa
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Young Children
May 1, 2019

Cultivating Bilingualism: The Benefits of Multilingual Classrooms

This issue of Young Children takes you inside several multilingual classrooms for in-depth, practical examples of how to enhance social, emotional, scientific, language, and literacy development with children who are learning more than one language.

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Authored by: Lisa Hansel
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Young Children
Vol. 74, No. 2
May 1, 2019

May 2019

Cultivating Bilingualism: The Benefits of Multilingual Classrooms
YC May 2019 Issue
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Blog
April 22, 2019

Making and Tinkering at Home

Read about how this author helped her 4-year-old daughter create a tinkering space at home.

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Authored by: Julia Luckenbill
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Blog
April 15, 2019

Introducing Hot Topic Discussion Groups on Hello!

We are excited to introduce our new hot topics in the field discussions on HELLO, which will make “jumping in” and adding your input just a little bit easier.

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Authored by: Lark Sontag
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Teaching Young Children
April 1, 2019

Ask Hello. Rethinking End-of-Year Concerts

In a recent Hello discussion, a member sought input on how to handle pressure to stage elaborate end-of-year events.
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Teaching Young Children
April 1, 2019

Message in a Backpack™ Helping Your Child Learn Responsibility

To be responsible, children must notice what needs to be done, think of useful options, and take pride in their contributions. Here’s how to encourage responsibility.

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Authored by: Marie L. Masterson
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Teaching Young Children
April 1, 2019

8x. Developing Empathy to Build Warm, Inclusive Classrooms

The following tips can help you consider your assumptions, expectations, and biases so that you can better develop your own empathy and the children’s as well.

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Authored by: Susan Friedman
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Teaching Young Children
April 1, 2019

Growing Little Storytellers

When children learn the art of telling stories, it makes them smarter—giving them a head start on success in school and life.

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Authored by: Ronald F. Ferguson, Tatsha Robertson
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