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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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  • Thank you, I'll definitely check that out. I haven't seen the TED talk. My neighbors son has ADHD and even though he is an adult now, they still avoid food dyes, sugar, and processed foods.  That was one ... More

  • Thank you Chris Schmidt.  I hadn't thought to offer crunchy foods. He does really love eating his waffles frozen. I'll have to try the toothbrush thing too.  I have often wondered if it could be sensory ... More

  • Thank you Michelle Barnea. I love what you said. <3 I guess the aggression I mentioned is more through the eyes of a mother. I see him hurt his twin all the time, and even try to hurt me when he is frustrated. ... More

  • Thank you so much Aren Stone. Now that you mention it, our incident reports are lacking in the information you mentioned. We just have a what happened, what time, and first aid given. Maybe a better data ... More

  • He does have a speech delay. We have a referral for a speech therapist, and he has been evaluated, but he is still on the waiting list to receive services. They have met with me, but they have offered ... More

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    The ECSIF will be hosting three virtual meetings in the coming months.   Thursday, January 30 Tuesday, March 24 Tuesday, May 12 All meetings will be from 8-9 Eastern, ... More
  • Submit proposals for PLI & Annual Conference

    The 2020 Call for Presentations: Now Open! This is your opportunity to take part in one of NAEYC's premier events. You may now submit proposals for the 2020 Professional ... More

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