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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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Voices of Practitioners
December 1, 2018

The Complexity of Preparing New Teachers

While teachers can, and should, enter their classrooms with a plan in hand, they should also be open to dialogue with the learners.

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Authored by: Jennifer A. Kampmann
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Voices of Practitioners
December 1, 2018

Parallel Voices Commentary—VOP Articles in the 2018 Compilation

Researching your own teaching practices is fascinating and rewarding. Who better than you to think about what and why you are doing something in your everyday practice?

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Authored by: Dawn Garbett
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Young Children
November 1, 2018

Viewpoint. Finding Joy in Kindergarten Mathematics

Research with young learners indicates that a positive attitude about math matters just as much as IQ because it enhances memory and allows children to engage in problem-solving.

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Authored by: Lauren Solarski
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Teaching Young Children
October 1, 2018

6x: Getting the Most out of Professional Development

These tips should help you become more enthusiastic and get the most out of your professional development.

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Authored by: Erica Holland
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Teaching Young Children
October 1, 2018

4 Quick Reminders as You Plan for Family Conferences

Whether you’re a seasoned teacher or this is your first year, these reminders will help you plan the many steps of family conferences—from preconference scheduling to follow-up.

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Authored by: NAEYC Professional Learning Team
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Online Learning (在线学习)

NAEYC's online modules include a variety of topics, each designed to provide practical tips and strategies early childhood educators can bring to the classroom. 
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Young Children
September 1, 2018

Developmentally Appropriate Practice for Adult Learners

By examining the core considerations of DAP through the lens of adult learning theory, we (the article authors) created a framework for supporting early childhood professionals who are continuing their educations.

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Authored by: Martha Muñoz, Linda Anderson Welsh, Tina L. Chaseley
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HOT Creativity

HOT Creativity focuses on art, technology and higher order thinking skills
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