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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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Young Children
March 1, 2016

Read the Full Issue (March 2016)

Young Children's March 2016 issue is available as a PDF for members only. Please see the link below.
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Teaching Young Children
December 1, 2017

Including All Children in Making and Tinkering!

With the open-ended experiences of making and tinkering, you can give a child like this access to a whole world of learning and expression.

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Authored by: Karen Nemeth, Pamela Brillante
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The Early Years Matter

The Early Years Matter: Education, Care and the Well-Being of Children, Birth to 8

Emphasizing the need to understand and respect young children’s strengths and unique characteristics, the authors offer inspiration for working in the field, as well as addressing the realistic challenges of implementing developmentally appropriate care a

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Authored by: Marilou Hyson, Heather Biggar Tomlinson
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February 27, 2017

The Role Of Relationships in Children's Use Of Technology

In this current conversation about media, technology and children’s learning, the focus has been on the importance of human interaction in relation to children’s media and technology use

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Authored by: Jeremy Boyle
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Summer Camp for Program Administrators

xplore an exciting venue in the DC metropolitan area, experience the joy of a field trip, and the camaraderie of meeting fellow program administrators.
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Is the School Ready for Your Kindergartner?

Many parents have questions about whether their child is ready for kindergarten. Don’t forget that it’s important for the school to be ready for your child as well.
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Parent-Teacher Conferences

Here are some ways parents can prepare so they too can be active participants in parent-teacher conferences.
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4 Things Kindergarten Teachers Want You to Know

Kindergarten teachers are passionate about partnering with the families of their students. When families and teachers work together, kids win! Here are four things that kindergarten teachers want you know.
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