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Article
Teaching Young Children
October 1, 2018

6x: Getting the Most out of Professional Development

These tips should help you become more enthusiastic and get the most out of your professional development.

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Erica Holland
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Article
Teaching Young Children
October 1, 2018

4 Quick Reminders as You Plan for Family Conferences

Whether you’re a seasoned teacher or this is your first year, these reminders will help you plan the many steps of family conferences—from preconference scheduling to follow-up.

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NAEYC Professional Learning Team
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Writing a Book

Looking to write a book with NAEYC? Please review our guidelines for submitting a proposal and writing a manuscript.
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Article
Young Children
September 1, 2018

Developmentally Appropriate Practice for Adult Learners

By examining the core considerations of DAP through the lens of adult learning theory, we (the article authors) created a framework for supporting early childhood professionals who are continuing their educations.

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Martha Muñoz, Linda Anderson Welsh, Tina L. Chaseley
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Blog
January 4, 2018

Happy New Year from the Content Team at NAEYC!

Here are 10 recent highlights from the content team at NAEYC. Use them as inspiration—and let this be the year we receive contributions from you!

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Susan Friedman
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HOT: Tinkering Online Module (On Demand)

This interactive online module provides preschool teachers with strategies to promote children's Higher Order Thinking skills and increase understanding of STEM concepts in the classroom.
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Article
Teaching Young Children
December 1, 2017

Message from Rhian

The holiday season is an exciting time for young children and early childhood educators. It’s an opportunity to explore themes of family, culture, and community and to celebrate all of the past year’s milestones.

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Rhian Evans Allvin
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Article
Young Children
November 1, 2017

From Our President: Making Consistent Instructional Support a Reality

This column calls attention to the important roles that leaders—including administrators and teachers who take on additional responsibilities—play to inspire and support teaching young children.

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Tammy L. Mann
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