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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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  • Cecilia,    Thanks so much for taking the time to share your experience with this. It is helpful and I will be sure to share that with the parents! Thanks! ------------------------------ Amy Cote Gilbert ... More

  • Claudia,    Thanks so much for your insight and sharing the articles. The article from Brookings was the best I've read so far on the subject and brought up points I hadn't considered before. I too, agree ... More

  • Karen,    Thank you so much for your response. Parents are considering different kindergarten options, and some are definitely not child-centered nor play-based and this was a concern of mine. I love how ... More

  • Hello, I am the owner of Munchkin Land a Group Childcare. I am nafcc accreditied and a STAR 5 in our quality improvement program. I serve on our naeyc affiliate board as their Secretary and I was just ... More

  • The bottom line is that all of the pertinent agencies are extremely siloed and do not ever talk to each other.  In Louisiana, we are forever dealing with Health regulations that disagree with Licensing ... 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