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Young Children
Vol. 73, No. 2
May 1, 2018

May 2018

The Power of Early Childhood Education: Expanding Educational Equity, Shrinking the Achievement Gap
YC May 2018 issue
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January 11, 2019

Ideas for Honoring Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with Young Children

By age 4, children can begin connecting activities about social justice holidays to their own experiences with unfairness and fairness. Here are some ideas and tips that can be used by teachers and families.

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Authored by: Susan Friedman
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Diverse group of kids
February 1, 2018

My Son's Realization That He's "Brown"

Between 3 and 4 years old, my son realized that he was "brown." This story recounts the way I helped him feel special for having unique characteristics.

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Authored by: Kim Doan
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Diverse group of children playing outdoors
November 21, 2016

A Tribute to the Power of a Teacher—The Ruby Bridges Story

I had the privilege and pleasure of welcoming Ruby Bridges to NAEYC’s 2015 Annual Conference and hearing her opening address. Her remarks about the difference one teacher can make have stayed with me every moment since.

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Authored by: Carol Brunson Day
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A diverse group of young children looking forward to a read aloud
Young Children
May 1, 2016

Reading Your Way to a Culturally Responsive Classroom

Showing children that we see and value all aspects of them—including attributes related to race and culture—is a critical step in helping them feel welcome and connected to their teachers and peers.

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Authored by: Shannon B. Wanless, Patricia A. Crawford
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