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Young Children
June 1, 2022

The Reading Chair: Summer 2022

The latest children's books that are too good to miss!

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Authored by: Isabel Baker Miriam Baker Schiffer
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Young Children
June 1, 2022

Viewpoint: A Culture of Their Own: Exploring Childhood as a Unique Cultural Group

This article focuses on one aspect of a child’s specific culture—making and relating to friends—and the paradigm shift that occurs when teachers evaluate what they observe and experience with children by the yardstick of childhood rather than adulthood.

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Authored by: Emily Plank
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Young Children
June 1, 2022

Promoting Inclusive Teaching and Learning Using the Engineering Design Process

In this article, we share contextual information about using the engineering design process our program, including how we adapted a research-based curriculum to meet the individual needs of children with disabilities.

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Authored by: Yvette Mere-Cook Gurupriya Ramanathan
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Young Children
June 1, 2022

Learning Through Play in Teacher Education

In this article, we discuss the need for teacher candidates to experience play, the equitable benefits of playful learning, and strategies that we use to position play within a standards-based curriculum.

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Authored by: Melanie Loewenstein Toni Sturdivant Josh Thompson
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Young Children
June 1, 2022

The Power of Playful Learning in the Early Childhood Setting

This excerpt from Developmentally Appropriate Practice illustrates the ways in which play and learning mutually support one another and how teachers connect learning goals to children’s play.

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Authored by: Jennifer M. Zosh Caroline Gaudreau Roberta Michnick Golinkoff Kathy Hirsh-Pasek
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Young Children
June 1, 2022

DAP and Playful Learning: Equitable Approaches

This issue of Young Children delves into different aspects of play and different roles of educators during play.

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Authored by: Annie Moses
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Young Children
Vol. 77, No. 2
June 1, 2022

Summer 2022

DAP and Playful Learning: Equitable Approaches
This issue of Young Children delves into different aspects of play, different roles of educators during play, and the contexts of children and families with play.
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Young Children
March 1, 2022

The Reading Chair: Spring 2022

Some new books too good to miss!

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Authored by: Isabel Baker Miriam Baker Schiffer
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Young Children
March 1, 2022

Rocking and Rolling: DAP in Action in an Infant-Toddler Setting

This Rocking and Rolling column presents an excerpt from NAEYC’s recently published Developmentally Appropriate Practice, Fourth Edition to help illustrate what DAP looks and sounds like in action.

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Authored by: Kathy Kinsner
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