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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.

 

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Young Children
November 1, 2019

The Reading Chair: November 2019

New children’s books too good to miss and one forever favorite.

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Authored by: Isabel Baker, Miriam Baker Schiffer
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Family and Teacher in a classroom
Article
Young Children
November 1, 2019

Focus On Ethics: Gender Expression and Identity

Our role as educators is to create a safe and reflective space for children to develop their identities and to counterbalance gender stereotypes.

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Authored by: Stephanie Feeney, Nancy K. Freeman, Katie Schaffer
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Young Children
November 1, 2019

NAEYC Governing Board and Leadership

NAEYC Governing Board, Young Children Consulting Editors, and Voices of Practitioners Editorial Advisory Board (November 2019)
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Article
Young Children
November 1, 2019

Help Lead NAEYC!

We need you—your experience and expertise as an NAEYC member and leader in the early childhood field—in our organization. We invite you to come to the table and make your voice heard!
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NAEYC Member Jared Hennen
Article
Young Children
November 1, 2019

NAEYC Member Spotlight: Jared Hennen

Providing support to others has been the heart of Jared’s career, as a teacher and as a professional development provider.
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Article
Young Children
November 1, 2019

De nuestra presidenta. Seamos nuestros propios mejores defensores

Únase a nosotros—como los defensores que son y tienen que ser—para insistir en que nuestro país cumpla la promesa de una educación infantil de alta calidad para nuestros niños, familias y comunidades.

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Authored by: Amy O'Leary
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Young professionals in a meeting room
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Young Children
November 1, 2019

From Our President. Becoming Our Own Best Advocates

Join us—as the advocates you are and must be—to insist that our country deliver on the promise of high-quality early childhood education for our children, families, and communities.

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Authored by: Amy O'Leary
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young boy playing with a kitchen playset in classroom
Article
Young Children
November 1, 2019

How Do I See Myself? How Do Others See Me?: Exploring Identity Kindergarten

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: Doriet Berkowitz
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Two preschool girls sitting side by side hugging
Article
Young Children
November 1, 2019

Embracing Anti-Bias Education

On the most challenging days, begin your self-reflection with Derman-Sparks’ and Edwards’ wise words: “Anti-bias work is essentially optimistic work about the future for our children.”

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Authored by: Lisa Hansel
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Cover of the November issue of YC, featuring two girls hugging
Issue
Young Children
Vol. 74, No. 5
November 1, 2019

November 2019

Embracing Anti-Bias Education
YC November 2019 Issue
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Children gathered on the play mate.
Article
Young Children
September 1, 2019

The Reading Chair: September 2019

New children’s books too good to miss­ and one forever favorite.

Authored by

Authored by: Isabel Baker, Miriam Baker Schiffer
Members Only
Professionals interacting in the lobby.
Article
Young Children
September 1, 2019

NAEYC Governing Board and Leadership

NAEYC Governing Board, Young Children Consulting Editors, and Voices of Practitioners Editorial Advisory Board (September 2019)
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