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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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Carolyn Pope Edwards in China
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Young Children
March 1, 2019

Powerful Practices: The Influence of Early Childhood Leader Carolyn Pope Edwards

An outstanding scholar, researcher, and educator, Carolyn Edwards was one of the most influential leaders of her generation in the early childhood field.

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Authored by: Carol E. Copple , Debbie LeeKeenan, Julie Jones-Branch, Jenny Leeper Miller, Lella Gandini, Wen Zhao, Lixin Ren, John Nimmo, Mary Ellin Logue, Nancy Carlsson-Paige, Ruth M. Heaton, Marilou Hyson
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Teacher and student with a disability reading a book together
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Young Children
March 1, 2019

The Reading Chair: March 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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Teacher observes as child paints artwork
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Young Children
March 1, 2019

A Guided, Exploration-Based Visual Arts Program for Preschoolers

This article describes a program that combines exploratory art experiences with intentional teaching moments and offers suggestions for how teachers can organize their own programs.

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Authored by: X. Christine Wang, Keely Benson, Corinne Eggleston, Bin Lin
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Professionals in a meeting
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Young Children
March 1, 2019

NAEYC Governing Board and Leadership

NAEYC Governing Board, Young Children Consulting Editors, Voices of Practitioners Editorial Board (November 2018)
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2017 NAEYC Annual Conference
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Young Children
March 1, 2019

Making Connections. Our Moonshot

Let’s put the moonshot (their words) on the table. trimmed down to a three-minute pitch, here are my moonshots for the early childhood profession.

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Authored by: Rhian Evans Allvin
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Male teacher and students reading during storytime
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Young Children
March 1, 2019

Joyful Learning with Stories: Making the Most of Read Alouds

The SEEDS approach to repeated read alouds offers teachers a structured, emotionally supportive, and intentional way to increase children’s language and literacy development.

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Authored by: Kathleen M. Horst, Lisa H. Stewart, Susan True
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Teacher holding up a picture book
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Young Children
March 1, 2019

Language and Literacy Development: Research-Based, Teacher-Tested Strategies

Early childhood teachers play a key role as children develop literacy. While this cluster does not cover the basics of reading instruction, it offers classroom-tested ways to make common practices like read alouds and discussions even more effective.

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Authored by: Lisa Hansel
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YC March 2019 Cover
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Young Children
Vol. 74, No. 1
March 1, 2019

March 2019

Language & Literacy: Research-Based, Teacher-Tested Strategies
YC March 2019 Issue
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Three teachers in a meeting
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Voices of Practitioners
December 1, 2018

Posing a Researchable Question

The focus of this article is how to pose a teacher research question. More precisely, the aim is to examine the components of a researchable question and offer suggestions for how to go about the question in a way that makes it researchable.

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Authored by: Andrew Stremmel
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