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Young Children
May 1, 2017

Caring Relationships: The Heart of Early Brain Development

Of all that brain science has taught us over the last 30 years, one of the clearest findings is that early brain development is directly influenced by babies’ day-to-day interactions with their caregivers.

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Authored by: J. Ronald Lally, Peter L. Mangione
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Young Children
March 1, 2017

The Heart of Our Work Social and Emotional Development in Early Childhood

Reading the articles in this Young Children cluster about social and emotional development, I can’t help but dream of a world in which all children reap the benefits of the research-based practices highlighted here.

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Authored by: Lisa Hansel
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Young Children
March 1, 2017

Teaching Emotional Intelligence in Early Childhood

Children with higher emotional intelligence are better able to pay attention, are more engaged in school, have more positive relationships, and are more empathic.

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Authored by: Shauna L. Tominey, Elisabeth C. O’Bryon, Susan E. Rivers, Sharon Shapses
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Young Children
March 1, 2017

Culturally Appropriate Positive Guidance with Young Children

Many behaviors have cultural roots that teachers can capitalize on to foster each child’s developing identity, share cultural lessons with the whole class, and help children cultivate shared norms for their behavior as students.

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Authored by: Zeynep Isik-Ercan
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YC March 2017 Issue
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Young Children
Vol. 72, No. 1
March 1, 2017

March 2017

Social and Emotional Development in Early Childhood
YC March 2017 Issue
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March 1, 2017

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May 1, 2016

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YC May 2016 Issue
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Young Children
Vol. 71, No. 2
May 1, 2016

May 2016

Teaching and Learning with Children's Books
YC May 2016 Issue
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YC November 2015 Issue
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Young Children
Vol. 70, No. 5
November 1, 2015

November 2015

The Team Behind the Teacher
YC November 2015 Issue
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