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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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  • NAEYC is proud to provide Professional Development opportunities as one of the many member benefits we offer. It is also one of the most in-demand benefits for our members. Offering high-quality training ... More

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    RE: Biting

    I agree 100% with Barbara. It is very typical for infants and toddlers to bite. Biting is a normal, yet unpleasant, phases that most children go through. It is instinctual - fight or flight - and  early ... More

  • Our district is looking for a new facility to house our current special ed preschool program. We are trying to implement all day kindergarten and need to be creative with spacing. An idea that has recently ... More

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    RE: Biting

    There is no doubt that when children bite it upsets everyone. The child, the families and the educators. However, at age 2, even when children have some language skills, they may not be able to find the ... More

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    RE: Introduce Yourself

    Hi All! I am an educational speaker, coach, adult educator, and consultant.  I received my M.A. in Educational Administration and Policy with an emphasis in Early Childhood Education from University ... More

  • My name is Mitzi M Rodriguez. I am pre-kindergarten teacher with the Dallas Independent School District. I am very excited to be part of this community. I know I will learn a lot. ------------------------------ ... More

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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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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