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As it turns out, the time we spend outside can do amazing work getting our brain ready for the time we spend inside.

Tuning Out to Tune In: How Time Outside Can Improve Readiness to Learn Inside | NAEYC For Families

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We’re excited to announce the 2017 Professional Learning Institute Opening Plenary Session! We’re kicking off the event with a powerful panel discussion of respected professionals in various fields of practice. We'll discover the trials, tribulations, and lessons learned while on the road to growing their professions and how we can apply this knowledge towards advancing the early childhood...
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They’ve Traveled the Road Before Us: Learning From Other Professions

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Get out your cookbooks and aprons and start planning your favorite healthy recipes. NAEYC’s 2017 Week of the Young Child™ celebrates Tasty Tuesday on April 25! Encourage a healthy lifestyle as you cook with children while they work on their math, science, and literacy skills! Share your tasty creations with us using #woyc17.

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Early STEM experiences should include exploratory learning, allowing children to learn content through the processes of inquiry. Here are some suggestions and examples to guide teachers’ selection of classroom STEM resources and materials.

STEM Resources and Materials for Engaging Learning Experiences | National Association for the Education of Young Children | NAEYC YC | Young Children Journal

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Quick, grab these resources for 15–30 percent off through tomorrow, March 21 — members only! [ Naeyc.org Link ].

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"Each child has a unique path to language development. Our role as parents is to support them in learning at their own pace during our everyday interactions by talking, singing, and reading while playing or interacting with them. Our part in language development begins at birth."

Reinforcing Language Skills for Our Youngest Learners | NAEYC For Families

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Have you registered for NAEYC's 2017 Professional Learning Institute in San Francisco? Register by 4/7 to take advantage of the Early Bird rates! [ Naeyc.org Link ]

Check out this week's fun fact about the Golden State. We can’t wait for you to join us!
"The most powerful learning I have gleaned from my work with the project approach is that when children learn to inquire, they are learning how to learn. They are empowered to ask questions and seek answers. "

Implementing the Project Approach in an Inclusive Classroom: A Teacher’s First Attempt With Project-Based Learning | National Association for the Education of Young Children | NAEYC

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This March Madness season, NAEYC is offering 10 books for only $10 each! Whether you’re participating in March Madness or not, you definitely want to take part of this sale! [ Naeyc.org Link ]

Psst, members—You can get five additional books for $10 each, available to you only! Not a member? Sign up today! [ Naeyc.org Link ]

March Madness Sale! | NAEYC Online Store

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Get those vocal cords warmed up! NAEYC’s 2017 Week of the Young Child™ kicks off with Music Monday on April 24 and we can’t wait to see (and hear) what you and you have in store for us! This year, we want to see and hear children embracing their creativity and showing off their musical stylings. Write and record a brand new song, or choose a favorite and recreate it! Visit [ Naeyc.org Link ]...
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Week of the Young Child™ | National Association for the Education of Young Children | NAEYC

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The first step to elevating the profession is defining it. We need to hear from you! Complete this survey now to help make key decisions on: the proposed name of the profession, the proposed role and responsibility of the profession and the professional boundary. [ Svy.mk Link ]

Learn more about the Power to the Profession: [ Naeyc.org Link ]

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How does a child’s interaction with media and technology strengthen relationships? This blog post from the Fred Rogers Center explores how current research has highlighted the benefits between digital media and the adult-child relationship for young learners.

The Role Of Relationships in Children's Use Of Technology | National Association for the Education of Young Children | NAEYC

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Join us for the 2017 Professional Learning Institute in San Francisco, June 11-14! Take advantage of the Early Bird rates and register before 4/7: [ Naeyc.org Link ]
Trouble with gossiping teachers, children who don't nap, or parents who bring sweets for snack? Sign up today for an interactive workshop designed for program administrators to learn how using the NAEYC Code of Ethical Conduct can help guide you as you navigate these rocky everyday dilemmas.

A ROCK AND A HARD PLACE: USING PROFESSIONAL ETHICS TO SAVE THE DAY

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Don't miss your chance to apply for a scholarship to attend this year's Professional Learning Institute, June 11–14 in San Francisco. The application deadline is one week away! [ Naeyc.org Link ]

Apply today for a Lasting Legacy Scholarship | National Association for the Education of Young Children | NAEYC

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NAEYC’s 2017 Week of the Young Child™ is back April 24–28! Celebrate our youngest learners with us as we dive into five fun themed days that will encourage learning through music, teamwork, and much more! Visit [ Naeyc.org Link ] for ideas and resources to start planning your celebration! #woyc17

Week of the Young Child™ | National Association for the Education of Young Children | NAEYC

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Whether you’re new to the makerspace movement or a seasoned advocate, you won’t want to miss this free webinar! Tune in tomorrow, March 8 at 3PM EST. Register at: [ Bit.ly Link ]

Making and Tinkering with STEM - 1137521

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As more public and private money is invested in early childhood education, the early childhood profession must be be elevated to ensure that current and future resources help to deliver the best outcomes for children. Elevating the profession must include defining it, and we need your help. Take this survey today and help us make key decisions on the name, role, and responsibility of the...
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Power to the Profession - Decision Cycle 1: Identity and Boundary, Survey Response for Working Draft 1

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