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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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  • It is also important to know young children do not have the perspective of others, so we have to show them and tell them how their actions (hitting) makes others feel. They don't understand what their ... More

  • Joanie, thank you for sharing!  I looked through and the songs are darling!  I love them.  I noticed I have several of the books on the book list, but I was surprised at how many I don't have.  You have ... More

  • I've taught in 2 different schools. In the first school, we only sent home progress reports and conducted parent/teacher  conferences once a year. They were held in January as registration for the following  ... More

  • Thank you for sharing that resource Carol! ------------------------------ Yolanda C Franklin Infant Toddler Professional Facilitator Collaborative for Children United Way Bright Beginnings Houston, ... More

  • Hi DeAnn, I've attached my list of picture books and the handout of some of the songs and games that I do.  The picture books are not all just preschool books, so certainly check out the age appropriateness ... More

  • Best tip I can think of is for you to get NAEYC's Antibias Curriculum. It is full of suggestions for approaches and activities. It's been around for a long time so one of your colleagues might already ... 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