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Young Children
March 1, 2024

Toward An Equity-Centered Approach to Early Childhood Social Studies

In this article, we follow Ms. Mena’s kindergartners’ lead to imagine an approach to early childhood social studies that makes space and time for inquiry into compelling social studies questions.

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Anna Falkner, Noreen Naseem Rodríguez
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Young Children
December 1, 2023

Technology and Media in Early Childhood Education

This issue focuses on practical and developmentally appropriate ways to integrate technology and media in early childhood education.

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Annie Moses
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Young Children
September 1, 2023

Shifting from a Classroom of Reluctant Compliance to a Classroom of Responsive Curiosity

This article presents a three-part playful learning framework to help educators move from a culture of compliance to one of agency and curiosity.

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Authored by: 
Elias Blinkoff, Charlotte Anne Wright, Molly Scott, Katelyn Fletcher, Allyson S. Masters, Hande Ilgaz, Lien Vu, Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, Roberta Michnick Golinkoff
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The cover for the spring 2023 edition of Young Children, featuring a child with a teacher.
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Young Children
Vol. 78, No. 1
March 1, 2023

Spring 2023

Developmentally Appropriate Assessment Practices: Gathering, Understanding, and Using Information
This issue of Young Children examines developmentally appropriate and equitable assessment practices for early childhood settings.
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Young Children
March 1, 2023

Assessing Agency in Learning Contexts: A First, Critical Step to Assessing Children

Now, in a study funded by the Brady Education Foundation, researchers are testing a culturally flexible tool that will support agency in classrooms so that more children will be offered dynamic and sophisticated learning experiences.

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Authored by: 
Natacha N. Jones, Amber T. Fowler, Jennifer Keys Adair
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