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HELLO is the platform for NAEYC's Interest Forums and online communities. Members can use this space to have conversations and create connections with peers around important early learning issues. 

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    RE: Advancing Equity

    Thank you Sally for sharing NAEYC's new position statement, Advancing Equity in Early Childhood Education.  I wanted to share the text of the position statement and I also wanted to share the link where ... More

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  • Yes, Nora, Catherine, and Joanie.  And if we stick with the image of the fence as a solid one--taking away the fence rather than having people stand on boxes takes away the systemic barrier to equality ... More

  • Hi Friends, I just want to let you know about a free webinar tomorrow , January 29, 2020 at 2:00 PM Eastern Time. Tara Henderson and Victoria Roanhorse will present: Cultivating Young Scientists ... More

  • The very reason why I believe equal pay is central to any discussion of equality in our field is exactly because the majority of people in our field - who don't even get paid as much as workers at McDonalds ... More

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    RE: Equality vs. Equity

    Thank you, Gregory, I agree with you.  It's true that early childcare pay is low because education isn't valued enough in this country.  However, any care of children (and others) that includes a lot of ... More

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    Play Advocacy

    Hello all!  Our local community has a great P-3 program working to connect educators and leaders in our area to collaborate on various topics, including play and learning.  What does this look like in ... More

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Featured Interest Forum

Early Math Interest Forum

For anyone interested in joining the Early Math Interest Forum, we’d love to include you! We just launched this year with the goal of building a community to highlight the importance of early math in the lives of young children and their families. Pro tip: Tag your posts with math-related keywords! Learn how here

Key Resources from the Early Math Interest Forum Resource Library:

Calendar Time for Young Children: Good Intentions Gone Awry
Reflecting on Teaching Length Measurement to Young Children
Encouraging positive attitudes toward math