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Exclusive Content for NAEYC Family Members!

As part of your NAEYC family membership, you have exclusive access to the digital version of all five of NAEYC's new booklets on high-quality programs and schools for young children!
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Find research-based resources, tips and ideas for families—from child development to reading, writing, music, math, and more!
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Diverse group of kids
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February 1, 2018

My Son's Realization That He's "Brown"

Between 3 and 4 years old, my son realized that he was "brown." This story recounts the way I helped him feel special for having unique characteristics - brown skin and black eyes.

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Authored by: Kim Doan
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Teaching Young Children
February 1, 2016

Good Guidance: The 7 Essential Life Skills

In this issue, Galinsky delves into the first life skill, focus and self control, and offers teachers practical suggestions for promoting this skill in their work with preschoolers.

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Authored by: Ellen Galinsky
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Girl smiling in middle of class
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Teaching Young Children
February 1, 2018

10x: Building a Classroom Community

Here are some tips for turning the classroom into a collaborative community of learners.

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Authored by: Shalek Chappill-Nichols
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Girl hugging father in classroom
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Teaching Young Children
February 1, 2018

Being a Helper: Supporting Children to Feel Safe and Secure after Disasters

Disasters can be defined as unexpected, disturbing, and stress-inducing events. They may be natural, like hurricanes, tornadoes, and earthquakes, or the result of human intervention, like mass shootings.

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Authored by: ​Laura J. Colker
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Teaching Young Children
February 1, 2018

Swings!

Back and forth, back and forth—the swings on our school playground are always in use. But did you know that swinging is much more than just fun? There are many benefits that make swinging an important childhood activity.

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Authored by: Condie Ward
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Teaching Young Children
February 1, 2018

Message from Rhian

We know our members are our strongest advocates, and we are here to help you make your voice heard. NAEYC has several ways for you to get involved.

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Authored by: Rhian Evans Allvin
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Young Professional Advisory Council at NAEYC Annual Conference 2017
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January 31, 2018

The NAEYC Annual Conference: Power to Young Professionals

NAEYC is working hard to advance early childhood education as a more diverse and dynamic profession. Here are some ways you can get involved to help us increase diverse, young professional voices in ECE!

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Authored by: Rachel J. Franz, Ross Glen Chandler Nunamaker
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DAP Kindergarten Book
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Developmentally Appropriate Practice: Focus on Kindergartners

This resource explains DAP so teachers can apply it in their work with kindergartners. Includes articles from Young Children that provide examples of DAP.

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Authored by: Carol Copple , Derry Koralek, Kathy Charner, Sue Bredekamp
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