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Teaching Young Children
December 1, 2017

Including All Children in Making and Tinkering!

With the open-ended experiences of making and tinkering, you can give a child like this access to a whole world of learning and expression.

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Authored by: Karen Nemeth, Pamela Brillante
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Teacher and preschoolers playing coding games
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Teaching Young Children
February 1, 2017

Creating Coding Stories and Games

Coding stories and coding games are playful, hands-on ways for children to explore and experiment with early coding.

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Authored by: Deanna Pecaski McLennan
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Teacher guiding student with STEM game
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March 31, 2017

Make STEM Social to Motivate Preschoolers

One way to ensure that children get the most out of STEM opportunities is to make each activity as engaging as possible. Our research has looked for ways to help increase children’s motivation for STEM tasks

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Authored by: Dr. Allison Master
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Young Children
March 1, 2017

STEM Resources and Materials for Engaging Learning Experiences

The STEM experiences teachers provide for young children can involve a variety of learning materials, including children’s literature, consumables and manipulatives, and web-based resources.

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Authored by: Bree Laverdiere Ruzzi, Angela Eckhoff
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Boy building toy structure
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Teaching Young Children
October 1, 2016

Message in a Backpack™ Making at Home

Here are some ideas for making at home to encourage children to experiment, explore, and create!
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May 10, 2016

STEM Starts Early!

On April 21, NAEYC, along with many other educational organizations, researchers and thought leaders, helped kick off a White House Early Learning STEM initiative

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Authored by: Susan Friedman
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Little boy building a structure
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February 29, 2016

Scribbling Machines

Paige Zittrauer challenged her kindergarten students and their high school art student project partners: Make a contraption that moves on its own across a piece of paper and leaves a mark in its path

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Authored by: Cate Heroman, Paige Zittrauer
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