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NAEYC Governing Board member reviews new Deb Curtis & Margie Carter book

In the new, full-color, edition of Learning Together with Young Children: A Curriculum Framework for Reflective Teachers, Second Edition Deb Curtis and Margie Carter make visible the thought processes of teachers and children based on detailed observations and individual or collective reflections that … Continue reading

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“I spent years gently reminding children that we don’t play that way inside.”

Guest Post: Embracing Rough-and-Tumble Play By Mike Huber Click to watch a short video with author Mike Huber to see what rough-and-tumble play looks like, and read more below to learn to use it in your program! Embracing rough and tumble … Continue reading

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Using nature to teach math in early childhood

MATH Perhaps the only domain that gets less love from early childhood educators than science is math. How many people have said at one time or another, “I’m not a math person” or “I don’t have the math gene”? It’s … Continue reading

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David Sobel’s NATURE PRESCHOOLS AND FOREST KINDERGARTENS inspires outdoor school in Crimea

Tanya Bibikova, creator and head of Solnechnosadik, or “Sunny Kindergarten,” credits David Sobel’s Nature Preschools and Forest Kindergartens (Redleaf Press) as a great inspiration in the organizing of the outdoor preschool in mountain village at Crimea region. Bibikova spoke with … Continue reading

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How to make back-to-school anxiety free for children

It doesn’t seem like it should be that time of year again, but it is nearly back-to-school time. It is time for children to change classrooms, go to school for the first time, or graduate up to the next room … Continue reading

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Emergency Medical Services for Children tips and resources

Children are not little adults and this is especially true when it comes to treating them in emergency medical situations. That is why EMSC (Emergency Medical Services for Children) has been working with medical facilities at the local, state, and … Continue reading

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Empowering tomorrow’s storytellers with early literacy

Children love to tell stories. From the time they learn their first words they begin telling you stories about what they see and think. They might be short stories of only a few words or long winding stories once they … Continue reading

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