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.
In this article, we aim to support teachers by sharing our experiences creating, managing, and sustaining developmentally appropriate opportunities for meaningful talk in prekindergarten classrooms with multilingual learners.
Mary E. Bolt, Carmen M. Rodriguez, Christopher J. Wagner, C. Patrick Proctor
NAEYC promotes high-quality early learning for all children, birth through age 8, by connecting practice, policy, and research. We advance a diverse early childhood profession and support all who care for, educate, and work on behalf of young children.