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Boy playing in sand table
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July 18, 2018

The Importance of Sand and Water Play

The sand table and the water table can be two of the most popular areas of the classroom for young children, but it is important to remember that these areas are essential to the classroom for higher-level learning. 

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Authored by: Sarah Vanover
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July 2, 2018

Caring For and About Infants and Toddlers

Dr. Berry Brazelton passed away on March 15, 2018, at the age of 99. This issue of Young Children is dedicated to him and to spreading his insights.

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Authored by: Lisa Hansel
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Young Children
July 1, 2018

Building Community in the Inclusive Classroom: Setting the Stage for Success

The five key components of creating a caring community of learners, as defined by NAEYC, provide examples of activities early childhood educators can incorporate through the year to build community; and highlight how the activities benefit all.

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Authored by: Melissa A. Sreckovic, Tia R. Schultz, Christine K. Kenney, Harriet Able
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Young Children
July 1, 2018

Public Libraries Harness the Power of Play

Thanks to a nationwide parent education initiative called Every Child Ready to Read (ECRR), an increasing number of librarians are focusing on helping parents interact with their young children in meaningful ways to increase vocabulary development.

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Authored by: Donna C. Celano, Jillian J. Knapczyk, Susan B. Neuman
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Young Children
July 1, 2018

Formar conexiones. La educación infantil en Suecia

Nuestras conversaciones me dejaron sorprendida por el compromiso considerable que Suecia ha hecho con garantizar que todos los niños en su país tengan acceso al aprendizaje temprano de calidad superior.

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Authored by: Rhian Evans Allvin, Ina Furtenbach Lindén
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Young Children
July 1, 2018

Making Connections. Early Childhood Education in Sweden

In conversations, I was struck by the substantial commitment Sweden has made to ensure all young children in that country have access to high-quality early learning.

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Authored by: Rhian Evans Allvin, Ina Furtenbach Lindén
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Young Children
July 1, 2018

Caring For and About Infants and Toddlers

Berry Brazelton passed away on March 15, 2018, at the age of 99. This issue of Young Children is dedicated to him and to spreading his insights.

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Authored by: Lisa Hansel
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Young Children
Vol. 73, No. 3
July 1, 2018

July 2018

Caring For and About Infants and Toddlers
YC July 2018 Issue
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June 29, 2018

NAEYC's Statement on #FamiliesBelongTogether

On June 7, we joined 540 national and state organizations, including many NAEYC affiliates, in writing a letter to the Department of Homeland Security clearly stating our opposition to the zero-tolerance practice of separating children from their parents
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At Home with Makerspaces

Whether you call them makerspaces, hackerspaces, or DIY labs, the idea is the same—they’re places where kids can tinker, invent, and build to their heart's content. They are great for fostering creativity and hands-on learning.
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Anti-Bias Education for Young Children and Ourselves
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Anti-Bias Education for Young Children and Ourselves

Anti-Bias Education for Young Children and Ourselves, by Louise Derman-Sparks and Julie Olsen Edwards, provides practical guidance to confronting and eliminating barriers of prejudice, misinformation, and bias

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Authored by: Louise Derman-Sparks, Julie Olsen Edwards
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HOT Creativity

HOT Creativity focuses on art, technology and higher order thinking skills
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