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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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Latest Discussions

  • Hi everyone! I'm a teacher (not teacher-director) at a cooperative preschool that is run jointly by parents and directing staff, where parents outnumber staff on the board of directors. This year, I'm ... More

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    You are blessed we are paid way less. I have 19 years as a head teacher with a BS degree and still only make 20 per hour. while new teachers are making 16.50 ------Original Message------ Aloha Karen, ... More

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    Peter, those are excellent wages. Congratulations! ------------------------------ Mars April Caulton Teacher & Teaching Artist Chicago IL ------------------------------ More

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    ​ ------------------------------ Sue Miller team leader Child Development Center Hawarden IA ------------------------------ More

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    Well said, Margo. I agree with the value of sitting back and watching first! I was shamed for doing this in a public preschool program instead of pushing into a mandated curriculum of pre-planned activities. ... More

  • Hi everyone, I am working with the age group of 3 to 4 years old. recently I got a child in my room with autism and challenging behavior. I am looking for some advise managing the inclusive classroom with ... More

NAEYC advances a diverse, dynamic early childhood profession.

The National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) is a professional membership organization that works to promote high-quality early learning for all young children, birth through age 8, by connecting early childhood practice, policy, and research. We support all who care for, educate, and work on behalf of young children.
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Announcements

  • JULY meeting of the Early Childhood Science Interest Forum coming up!!

    Our July meeting will be held on Tuesday July 23rd at 8 pm EST. We do it late so our central time, mountain time, and pacific time folks can join us after work! This month ... More
  • ECSIF Meeting LINK

    Time: Jun 25, 2019 8:00 PM EST; 7 PM Central; 6PM Mountain; 5 PM Pacific  (US and Canada)  You can join this event from a PC, Mac, iPad, iPhone or Android device:      ... 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
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