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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
April 1, 2019

Mensaje en la mochila: Ayude a su hijo a aprender a ser responsable

Para ser responsables, los niños deben darse cuenta de que es necesario hacer, pensar en opciones útiles y sentirse orgullosos de sus contribuciones. Aquí, le mostramos cómo fomentar la responsabilidad.

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Authored by: Marie L. Masterson
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Teaching Young Children
December 1, 2018

Mensaje en la mochila: Maneras divertidas y fáciles de jugar con la matemática en casa

Los niños tienden a imitar las actitudes de los padres sobre la matemática. Cuando juegue a estos juegos, ¡diviértase! Si se divierte, los niños también se divertirán. Trabajar en un desafío es también lo que hace que se disfruten los juegos.

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Authored by: Jessica Mercer Young, Kristen E. Reed
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Teaching Young Children
August 1, 2018

Mensaje en la mochila: Lo que los padres deben saber sobre el juego

El juego apoya el aprendizaje de los niños de muchas maneras. Asegúrese de que su hijo tenga tiempo para jugar y de esta forma promueve el desarrollo cognitivo, del lenguaje, de la alfabetización, físico, social y emocional.

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Authored by: Laurel Bongiorno
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Teaching Young Children
August 1, 2019

Ask Hello. Using the Term Friends

In a recent Hello discussion, a member sought input on friendship and addressing the whole class.
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Teaching Young Children
August 1, 2019

Building Relationships: The Key to Engaging Fathers

By better understanding the ways fathers think about their parenting, early childhood educators can offer more support for the fathers of children in their programs.

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Authored by: Lindsey L. Wilson, Holly S. Schindler
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Teaching Young Children
August 1, 2019

The Power of Because

One thing we can do to improve the likelihood that children will respond to our requests is give them a reason for doing so.

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Authored by: Adam Holland
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Teaching Young Children
August 1, 2019

Easing Transitions for Children and Families

As a public school teacher, I am aware that my young students face many transitions throughout their lives, and I think about how those transitions might impact their behavior and readiness to learn.

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Authored by: Francisca Jensen
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Teaching Young Children
August 1, 2019

Using Positive Words: Creating an Encouraging Classroom

This article offers activities and techniques centered on using positive words to make your classroom an encouraging place where children, families, and teachers feel the love.

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Authored by: Deb Jones
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Teaching Young Children
August 1, 2019

Developing Family Partnerships Using New Communication Tools

Now, educators have new technology-based options available that make it easier to not only inform families but also involve them more deeply in their children’s education.

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Authored by: Mary Ellin Logue, Bonnie Blagojevic, Ellen McBride, Loyann Worster
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Teaching Young Children
August 1, 2019

Supporting Emergent Bilingual Children: A Checklist for Early Childhood Educators

Research shows that learning multiple languages is very beneficial for children’s development. This checklist will help you support young children’s bilingual learning in a rich literacy and language classroom environment.

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Authored by: Shelley Pasnik, Naomi Hupert
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Teaching Young Children
August 1, 2019

Feature Teacher: Bryson McCargar

Bryson McCargar is the education coordinator for Mercy Child Development Center, a member of the Bright Horizons network, in Des Moines, Iowa.
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Teaching Young Children
August 1, 2019

Message From Rhian

I encourage you to pause and think about how you want to grow as an early childhood educator.

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Authored by: Rhian Evans Allvin
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Teaching Young Children
Vol. 12, No. 5
August 1, 2019

August/September 2019

Engaging Fathers, Home Visits
TYC August/September 2019 Issue
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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

Fostering Responsibility: Setting Children Up for Success

You can use powerful strategies to increase children’s sense of responsibility and boost their cooperation. Here’s how to make it work!

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Authored by: Marie L. Masterson
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