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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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    RE: Bathroom Policy

    Dear Jodi I am curious to know,  that is it ok to have attached washrooms in classrooms? This question I really wanted to be answered by you, since you have a very strong policy in your settings.  Regards ... More

  • Dear All Biting is one very common issue that any preschool setting experience. Such incidences took place in my work area and what I diagnosed was that it is one of the ways that a child uses to seek ... More

  • I have always said if a child does not have social-emotional skills ready, then those need attention before academic skills.   I think that mindfulness practices could prepare all for situations that create ... More

  • Mary, I don't know what SPD is or OT strategies are, but I think I know that brain science suggests that assessment and diagnosis may be misleading. When children have learned a negative behavior it has ... More

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  • Book Club Is Coming!

    Book Club is coming. We'll be reading and discussing Leading Anti-Bias Early Childhood Programs by Louise Derman-Sparks, Debbie LeeKeenan and John Nimmo. We'll meet for 6 ... More
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    NAEYC is excited to launch our brand-new membership structure with more options and benefits than ever before.All NAEYC members have automatically been upgraded to their new ... More

Featured Interest Forum

Technology and Young Children Interest Forum
The Tech forum invites you to share your questions and resources related to technology and young children in the open forum. Pro tip: Tag your items with technology-related keywords! Learn how here

Key Resources from the Technology and Young Children Resource Library:
Screen Sense: Setting the Record Straight
Early Learning and Educational Technology Policy Brief
Position Statement: Technology and Interactive Media as Tools in Early Childhood Programs Serving Children from Birth through Age 8