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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 refreshing to see advocacy for Emergent Curriculum, especially from higher education. Many Early Childhood Education students are under pressure from QRIS programs which "prescribe" curricula. I ... More

  • Hello Everyone, Please share ideas for the block center in a pre-K classroom  to make it more purposeful without intervening in a child's creative time.  Thank you ,Maxine ------------------------------ ... More

  • Cary, thank you for adding to our discussion. Expectation adds a nice element. I think of expectation as important to paying attention and a core issue of mindset. A growth mindset leads to expecting mistakes, ... More

  • Cary, thank you for adding to our discussion. Expectation adds a nice element. I think of expectation as important to paying attention and a core issue of mindset. A growth mindset leads to expecting mistakes, ... More

  • Last year, I did not get a TB since PA no longer required it yearly. My NAFCC accreditation would not accept my physical without the TB so I had to go back and get another physical. ------------------------------ ... More

  • So many great suggestions here! I recently discovered a new title, Where Are You? A Childs Book About Loss by Laura Olivieri. A very simple, yet straightforward story about questions and ... 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
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