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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: Hello!

    Hi Wei. Wow I couldn't imagine winter lasting about five months that is just crazy. wow you have really done a lot of amazing work in your field. I am really interested in working with preschoolers because ... More

  • I absolutely agree. There were times when I was a student teacher during my last year of college and I was in a classroom where there were a few aggressive children. Of course being a student teacher I ... More

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    RE: Writing a book

    Hi Laurie, My recommendation is to identify similar types of books and see who publishes them. This can be done online at Amazon or at bookstore. Some publishing houses accept submissions without an agent, ... More

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    RE: Website

    I can understand your frustration.  However; after several attempts to contact NAEYC.  I finally spoke to April Kim who is very informative with the problems that NAEYC is going through.  According to ... More

  • Great thoughts, all. Another set of wonderful early math resources has come out of the DREME Network. DREME network is a community consisting of top experts in early math education, development, curriculum, ... More

  • I watched the TED video about math and it got me very excited. I've been doing some of my own personal professional development around teaching math and the video was very beneficial. However, I also wanted ... 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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  • New Focus Groups Scheduled in New York: Power to the Profession

    Power to the Profession Focus Groups are scheduled in New York. Check the General Discussion Board for locations, dates and times. More
  • New Policy Statement for Review-Feedback Needed

    The revised final draft of "Advancing Equity in Early Childhood Education" is now available for comment and feedback. The DAP and Diversity & Equity Workgroup and Early Learning ... 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