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Young Children
September 1, 2022

Extending the Math in Picture Books

In this article, we discuss the benefits of engaging children in math learning through shared reading, outlining strategies that early childhood educators can use to extend the math during shared reading of both mathematical and non-mathematical books.

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Authored by: Megan Onesti Colleen Uscianowski Michèle M. Mazzocco
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Teaching Young Children
July 1, 2022

Message in a Backpack™ Using Sentence Stems at Home: Tips for Families

When reading together, families can support early language and comprehension skills by offering short sentence stems, or sentence starters, to help children share what they are thinking and learning.

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Authored by: Michele Coulombe Erin Zuccaro
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Teaching Young Children
July 1, 2022

In Our Voices: Creating Community Responsive Listening Centers

Here we describe how we worked with center staff, teachers, and students in our undergraduate early literacy class to create community responsive listening centers in seven classrooms.

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Authored by: Emily Brown Hoffman Kristin Cipollone
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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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Teaching Young Children
April 1, 2022

Make Picture Books Count: Effective Ways to Integrate Math and Literacy

This article pairs books from a variety of social and cultural perspectives with activities that meld literacy and math concepts related to counting, shapes, measurement, classifying, and patterning.

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Authored by: Carrie S. Cutler
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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
December 1, 2021

The Reading Chair: Winter 2021

New children’s books too good to miss!

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Authored by: Isabel Baker Miriam Baker Schiffer
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Teaching Young Children
September 1, 2021

Now Read This: What About Children in Foster Care?

The books featured here provide a sampling of books and activities that can be used to introduce foster care and adoption into the early childhood classroom.

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Authored by: Michelle Kimmy
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Young Children
September 1, 2021

A List of High-Quality Texts from this Issue

The following list of high-quality children’s books covers a variety of genres and themes to support early reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills.
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Young Children
September 1, 2021

Rocking and Rolling. Reading Aloud with Infants and Toddlers

Reading aloud helps develop essential competencies that infants and toddlers will need to become skilled readers later on, including vocabulary knowledge and world knowledge.

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Authored by: Kathy Kinsner Rebecca Parlakian
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