YC

Young Children journals

You are here

Young Children (YC) is NAEYC's award-winning, peer-reviewed journal that combines research and practice. YC supports educational excellence and focuses on meeting the needs of all children, birth through third grade.

 

Most Recent

A young child reading a book with a parent
Article
Young Children
March 1, 2022

The Reading Chair: Spring 2022

Some new books too good to miss!

Authored by

Authored by: Isabel Baker Miriam Baker Schiffer
Members Only
child with blocks
Article
Young Children
March 1, 2022

Rocking and Rolling: DAP in Action in an Infant-Toddler Setting

This Rocking and Rolling column presents an excerpt from NAEYC’s recently published Developmentally Appropriate Practice, Fourth Edition to help illustrate what DAP looks and sounds like in action.

Authored by

Authored by: Kathy Kinsner
Members Only
a picture of Michelle Zamora, the member spotlight for spring 2022 yc
Article
Young Children
March 1, 2022

Member Spotlight: Michelle Zamora

Michelle Zamora is the director of the NAEYC-accredited Children’s Center at San Diego State University, but she is proud to have had the opportunity to work in every level at various early childhood settings.
Members Only
Group of diverse professionals discussing something
Article
Young Children
March 1, 2022

Toward Pro-Black Early Childhood Teacher Education

In this article, we share a few practices (of many) that we use to prepare preservice teachers as anti-racist, pro-Black educators.

Authored by

Authored by: Meir Muller Eliza G. Braden Susi Long Gloria Swindler Boutte Kamania Wynter-Hoyte
Members Only
a childs watercolor painting of shapes
Article
Young Children
March 1, 2022

Preparing Early Childhood Educators

This cluster of Young Children articles focuses on impactful practices for teacher educators and preparation programs related to syllabi, course assignments, and class activities as well as clinical and field experiences.

Authored by

Authored by: Annie Moses Mary Harrill
Members Only
the cover of the publication  young children, Volume 77, Number 1
Issue
Young Children
Vol. 77, No. 1
March 1, 2022

Spring 2022

Preparing Early Childhood Educators
This cluster of Young Children articles focuses on impactful practices for teacher educators and preparation programs related to syllabi, course assignments, and class activities as well as clinical and field experiences.
Members Only
A group of children on a playground.
Article

Embracing Different Perspectives

This article explains how to cultivate trust in young children so their interactions with other children and their friendships function in healthier, stronger ways.

Authored by

Authored by: Teresa Draguicevich
Members Only
A screenshot of the Early Childhood Leaders Inquiry Group.
Article

Leading Through Inquiry

A group of coaches, teacher educators, and program directors in Massachusetts spends a school year investigating the ways a cross-context inquiry group can support early childhood leaders in their work with early childhood educators.

Authored by

Authored by: Megina Baker Stephanie Cox Suárez Brenda Acero Peggy Martalock Denise Nelson Jenny Hanseul Park Annalisa Hawkinson Ritchie Natacha Shillingford
Members Only