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Child and teacher reading a book
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Young Children
May 1, 2019

The Reading Chair: May 2019

New children’s books too good to miss and one forever favorite

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Authored by: Isabel Baker, Miriam Baker Schiffer
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Young Children
May 1, 2019

Looking at the World: Children and Science

One reason it is so important to introduce science to very young children: the understandings they develop—no matter how basic or partial—provide a framework for later learning.

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Authored by: Steve Jenkins
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Young Children
May 1, 2019

Helping Young Children Grieve and Understand Death

Teachers should also prepare themselves for basic questions (like whether or not a dead animal feels cold) and for supporting children and their families after a loved one dies.

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Authored by: David J. Schonfeld
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Children sitting in woods
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Young Children
May 1, 2019

From Fear to Freedom: Risk and Learning in a Forest School (Voices)

As an outdoor educator and “nature elder,” Heather Taylor tells two stories that stretched her personal views of what it means to allow children to have the freedom to make their own choices as they study nature.

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Authored by: Heather B. Taylor
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Hands of diverse people
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Young Children
May 1, 2019

NAEYC Governing Board and Leadership

NAEYC Governing Board, Young Children Consulting Editors, Voices of Practitioners Editorial Board (November 2018)
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Young Children
May 1, 2019

Making Connections. Why NAEYC Accreditation? Why Now?

As NAEYC continues to study the results of its streamlined system, we are committed to providing data to the field about improving implementation.

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Authored by: Rhian Evans Allvin
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Young Children
May 1, 2019

De nuestra presidenta. De viaje al liderazgo y el empoderamiento

Dos de las preguntas que casi siempre se hacen son: “¿Cómo ha ido desde maestra de preescolar a directora y de allí a cabildera?” y “¿Cómo empezó a participar en la política y la abogacía?”

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Authored by: Amy O'Leary
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Young Children
May 1, 2019

From Our President. On the Journey to Leadership and Empowerment

Two of the questions that almost always come up are, “How did you go from being a preschool teacher to a director to a lobbyist?” and “How did you get involved in policy and advocacy?”

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Authored by: Amy O'Leary
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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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