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Teaching Young Children (TYC)—NAEYC's award-winning magazine for classroom educators—highlights current thinking on best practices in early childhood education, innovations in the field, research and its implications, and interesting ideas for and from preschool teachers.

 

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Teaching Young Children
December 1, 2018

Message in a Backpack™ Fun, Easy Ways to Play with Math at Home رسالة في حقيبة الظهر™ - طرق مسلية وسهلة للعب بالرياضيات في المنزل

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.

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Authored by: Jessica Mercer Young, Kristen E. Reed
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Teaching Young Children
April 1, 2020

Ask Hello. Favorite Books to Add to Your Shelf

To enrich your summer break, we've pulled recommendations from the Hello discussion strand in which members introduce themselves and share their favorite children's book.
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Teacher showing young children iPad
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Teaching Young Children
April 1, 2020

DAP with Apps and Other Tech Tools: Making Choices That Make Sense for Preschool

While digital technology should be limited, research suggests that it can add value to children’s investigations and learning, especially when it’s used in ways that increase access to high-quality content and encourage peer interaction.

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Authored by: Jennifer Garrette Lisy, Kathleen A. Paciga, Mary Quest
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Two young girls with bucket of apples
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Teaching Young Children
April 1, 2020

Will You Pass the Peas, Please?

I hope to encourage more teachers to use family-style dining as part of their daily intentional teaching.

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Authored by: Nikki Waldron
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Boy cutting tape
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Teaching Young Children
April 1, 2020

Tape Puts Everything Back Together

Helping children learn to recognize and manage big feelings is an important part of social and emotional development.

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Authored by: Nancy Bleemer
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Teaching Young Children
April 1, 2020

Engage Children’s Communities with Friends and Family Day!

Consider celebrating a Friends and Family Day to help all children––and all families––feel like valued members of your learning community.

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Authored by: Will Parnell, Ellie Justice, Laure Pearson Patrick
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Teacher with preschool children
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Teaching Young Children
April 1, 2020

Message in a Backpack ™ Nature Play with Sensitive Children

What happens when your child is sensitive to touching natural objects? Use these ideas to spark indoor and outdoor nature play.

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Authored by: Becky L. DelVecchio, Susan Ferguson
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