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Blog
June 26, 2019

NAEYC's Statement on #FamiliesBelongTogether

On June 7, we joined 540 national and state organizations, including many NAEYC affiliates, in writing a letter to the Department of Homeland Security clearly stating our opposition to the zero-tolerance practice of separating children from their parents
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Blog
June 13, 2019

Announcing the Draft of NAEYC's DAP Position Statement

Reflecting NAEYC’s commitment to periodically revising and updating its core position statements, we’ve worked hard to reflect the knowledge from research and practice that has emerged over the last decade since DAP was last revised.

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Authored by: Elisa Huss-Hage
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Young Children
May 1, 2019

Five Tips for Engaging Multilingual Children in Conversation

In this article, I offer five strategies that take into account the unique aspects of learning an additional language and capitalize on the social and interactive nature of early childhood classrooms.

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Authored by: E. Brook Chapman de Sousa
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Young Children
May 1, 2019

Cultivating Bilingualism: The Benefits of Multilingual Classrooms

This issue of Young Children takes you inside several multilingual classrooms for in-depth, practical examples of how to enhance social, emotional, scientific, language, and literacy development with children who are learning more than one language.

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Authored by: Lisa Hansel
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Young Children
Vol. 74, No. 2
May 1, 2019

May 2019

Cultivating Bilingualism: The Benefits of Multilingual Classrooms
YC May 2019 Issue
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Teaching Young Children
April 1, 2019

8x. Developing Empathy to Build Warm, Inclusive Classrooms

The following tips can help you consider your assumptions, expectations, and biases so that you can better develop your own empathy and the children’s as well.

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Authored by: Susan Friedman
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Teaching Young Children
Vol. 12, No. 4
April 1, 2019

April/May 2019

Talking About Identity, Preschool in the Park
TYC April/May 2019
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Blog
March 29, 2019

Leading With Equity: Early Childhood Educators Make it Personal

We are excited to share a summary of the event held in July 2018, “Leading and Working Toward Equity: Leadership Summit”, which includes attendee reflections and actions from after the event. Read the report and learn more about our Equity initiative!

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Authored by: Amy O'Leary, Rhian Evans Allvin
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Equity Initiative

Creating equitable learning opportunities for young children is at the core of NAEYC’s mission. Learn about recent NAEYC initiatives, including the draft Position Statement on Advancing Equity and the summary of the Leading & Working toward Equity Summit.
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