Many children play with writing long before they learn to read. Here are some ways to help your child develop the skills needed for writing.
Many children play with writing long before they learn to read Here

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Educators! Get a head start on preparing for the new school year by stocking up on these resources from NAEYC. Our new brochures are the perfect resource for caregivers, teachers, and administrators to provide to every family to answer their questions about what educators in high-quality programs and schools do to help children learn and grow.

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Even the youngest of children can respond to music and the mathematical principles behind it. Here are three musical elements that relate to math and some suggested activity ideas to try at home.
Even the youngest of children can respond to music and the mathematical

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NAEYC is seeking potential candidates for the NAEYC Governing Board. This is a great opportunity to help lead NAEYC and impact the future of early childhood education! Apply today - the deadline is June 30th! [ Naeyc.org Link ]
NAEYC is seeking potential candidates for the NAEYC Governing Board This is

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"Much like the activities in an early childhood classroom, what happens during a job interview can be hard to predict. The types of questions asked and the way the administrator shapes the interview varies based on the position you are interviewing for and the school district.

Out of all of the interview questions I fielded, these five were always asked."
Much like the activities in an early childhood classroom what happens during

Five Questions Asked at Every Teaching Interview | National Association for the Education of Young Children | NAEYC TYC | Teaching Young Children Magazine

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Register now for NAEYC's 2017 Annual Conference (November 15-18 in Atlanta, GA!) and save with the early bird discount rates! [ Naeyc.org Link ]

Did you know that becoming a member and then registering for Conference saves you more money than registering as a non-member? Join now and register to save! [ Naeyc.org Link ]
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"Careful and intentional observing enabled the teachers to sensitively individualize their scaffolding to meet each infant’s needs."
Careful and intentional observing enabled the teachers to sensitively individual

Rocking and Rolling: Empowering Infants' and Toddlers' Learning Through Scaffolding | National Association for the Education of Young Children | NAEYC YC | Young Children Journal

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Outdoor time is good for the whole family. Whether you live on a farm or a city block, your young children need experiences in the natural world. Have fun together—running, swinging, climbing, riding bikes, pulling a wagon, going for a walk, and kicking and throwing balls. Or take inside activities outside!
Outdoor time is good for the whole family Whether you live on

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NAEYC's 2017 Professional Learning Institute is complete and you all made this year's event one of the best yet! Whether you were an attendee, presenter, exhibitor, or a combination, we couldn't have done it without you. You hit the bullseye on bringing your energy, knowledge, passion, and expertise all together to create an amazing event. Thank you!
NAEYCs 2017 Professional Learning Institute is complete and you all made this

2017 Professional Learning Institute Recap

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Did you miss our webinar with early childhood expert Maurice Sykes? View the recorded presentation and learn more about the basic tenets of social justice, and why closing the achievement gap is a moral imperative for social justice leaders.

Learn more about NAEYC's upcoming webinars and view archived presentations at
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Webinar: The Achievement Gap

On May 23, 2017, NAEYC hosted a webinar with early childhood expert Maurice Sykes on the basic tenets of social justice, and why closing the achievement gap ...

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This article from the recent issue of Young Children offers strategies to improve the lives of children growing up in chaotic, stressful conditions. Learn how teachers can model strategies with families and children to improve interactions at home and in programs, to help parents more consistently provide the warm relationships young children need.

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Focusing on Families: A Two-Generation Model for Reducing Parents’ Stress and Boosting Preschoolers’ Self-Regulation and Attention | National Association for the Education of Young Children | NAEYC YC | Young Children Journal

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On the third day of NAEYC's Professional Learning Institute, we saw sessions filled to capacity, a lot of Exhibit Hall and NAEYC Shop traffic, some awesome Affiliate action at the California AEYC event, and non-stop connecting and networking!

See some highlights from yesterday and what to expect on the final day of #naeycINST!
On the third day of NAEYCs Professional Learning Institute we saw sessions

2017 PLI: Tuesday's Recap

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"I have learned so much through close observation of the children, and it has made me rethink what kind of play I stop and what I let grow. When I let the children lead their play, I am amazed by their skills, knowledge, creativity, and inventiveness."
I have learned so much through close observation of the children and

The Poop Machine | National Association for the Education of Young Children | NAEYC TYC | Teaching Young Children Magazine

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Day two in San Francisco was a success! It is inspiring to see so many passionate professionals together in one place. Keep sharing your Institute experience in the NAEYC Events app and on social media with #naeycINST to spread the word about the work you're doing here!

Read a few highlights from yesterday's sessions and events
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Day two in San Francisco was a success It is inspiring to

NAEYC 2017 Professional Learning Institute: Monday at a Glance

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What an invigorating first day in San Francisco! From an informative and thought-provoking Opening Plenary Session to the connections made at the Networking Reception—day one of #naeycINST was a success!

The fun continues today with a full schedule of sessions, exploring the Exhibit Hall, and hopefully some San Francisco adventures. See some highlight's from Sunday: [ Bit.ly Link ]
What an invigorating first day in San Francisco From an informative and

2017 PLI: Sunday at a Glance

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Hello is NAEYC’s home for engaging and dynamic discussion. It’s a space for everything from the practical to the inspirational in early childhood education. See how a discussion on gift ideas for Father’s Day became an exploration of ways to be inclusive of all families.
Hello is NAEYCs home for engaging and dynamic discussion Its a space

A Conversation in Hello: Being Inclusive of all Families on Father's Day | National Association for the Education of Young Children | NAEYC

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We can't wait for the 2017 Professional Learning Institute to start this weekend in San Francisco! We know that traveling and preparing for a conference can be hectic, so here are a few last-minute tips and reminders for what you can't miss! Safe travels, and we'll see you in the Golden State! #naeycINST
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Playdough encourages children’s language and literacy, science, and math skills—all at the same time!
Playdough encourages childrens language and literacy science and math skillsall at the

Playdough Power | NAEYC For Families

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Heading to NAEYC's 2017 Professional Learning Institute this week? Don't forget to download the official NAEYC Events Mobile App! Stay connected, share photos and status updates, and compete in the famous NAEYC Leaderboard! Search "NAEYC Events" in the app stores to download today! #naeycINST
Heading to NAEYCs 2017 Professional Learning Institute this week Dont forget to
Join us Thursday, July 27, for our summer-camp style workshop for program administrators. Explore an exciting venue in the DC metropolitan area, meet fellow program administrators and get inspired by fresh ideas to start the school year emphasizing developmentally appropriate practice and creativity!

Space is limited and we are expecting a high level of interest -- register today!
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