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July 31, 2017

NAEYC Members Discuss Alternatives to Calendar Time

NAEYC’s new community platform has been live for just 3 months and already, it is emerging into a thoughtful community for early childhood educators to engage and connect with their peers

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Authored by: Gilmar Rosas
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Young Children
May 1, 2017

Young Minds: The Important Role of Brain Science

If you’ve visited NAEYC.org lately, you’ve seen our tagline: Promoting high-quality early learning by connecting practice, policy, and research It’s not just a slogan, it’s our guiding principle—and it’s exemplified by the May issue of Young Children.

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Authored by: Lisa Hansel
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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
May 1, 2017

The Case of Brain Science and Guided Play: A Developing Story

Free play and guided play—together known as playful learning—are pedagogical tools through which children can learn in joyful and conceptually rich ways.

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Authored by: Brenna Hassinger-Das, Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, Roberta Michnick Golinkoff
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YC's May 2017 Issue
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Young Children
May 1, 2017

Read the Full Issue (May 2017)

Young Children's May 2017 issue is available as a PDF for members only. Please see the link below.
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YC May 2017 Issue
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Young Children
Vol. 72, No. 2
May 1, 2017

May 2017

Young Minds: The Important Role of Brain Science
YC May 2017 Issue
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