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Young Children
September 1, 2019

Preparing for Evaluation with Video Self-Reflection

There is one option that is accessible, ongoing, and effective: video self-reflection. Many professions use videos to evaluate and improve performance.

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Authored by: Michelle Grantham-Caston, Cynthia Fontcuberta DiCarlo
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Young Children
September 1, 2019

Applying Knowledge to Practice: How Degree Apprenticeships Support Early Educators

Today, the field is in the midst of another of those periods, with widespread calls for all teachers of infants through third graders to have associate or bachelor’s degrees in early childhood education and to receive fair compensation.

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Authored by: Alison Lutton
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Young Children
September 1, 2019

Building a Gender-Balanced Workforce: Supporting Male Teachers

Wanting to understand the intrinsic and extrinsic factors that impact men’s decisions to teach in early childhood, we spent two years studying the experiences of male early childhood educators in New York City.

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Authored by: Kirsten Cole, Jean-Yves Plaisir, Mindi Reich-Shapiro, Antonio Freitas
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Young Children
September 1, 2019

Creating a Work Environment That Supports Staff Retention

The consequences in the wake of high turnover are staggering, with the loss of staff affecting children, families, and the general morale and stress levels of staff remaining in the program (Marotz & Lawson 2007).

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Authored by: Nicole R. Hylton, Jennifer A. Vu
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Young Children
Vol. 74, No. 4
September 1, 2019

September 2019

Building the Profession: Ensuring Practice Informs Policy
YC September 2019 Issue
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Article
Teaching Young Children
August 1, 2019

Easing Transitions for Children and Families

As a public school teacher, I am aware that my young students face many transitions throughout their lives, and I think about how those transitions might impact their behavior and readiness to learn.

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Authored by: Francisca Jensen
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Teaching Young Children
August 1, 2019

Message From Rhian

I encourage you to pause and think about how you want to grow as an early childhood educator.

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Authored by: Rhian Evans Allvin
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HOT: Big Questions Online Module

This self-paced online module provides strategies to introduce higher order thinking skills and big questions into preschool classrooms.
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Webinar Archive

Watch recorded webinars! NAEYC regularly hosts timely webinars that touch on important topics in the early childhood education field
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