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  • Due to the impact of COVID-19, NAEYC staff are currently working remotely.  During this time, we will not have access to live telephone calling.  Therefore, we ask that you email us at:  info@naeyc.org . We are currently experiencing high volumes of ... More

  • There's an excellent resource on how to deal with this issue at The War Play Dilemma . Diane Levin and Nancy Carlsson-Paige. Teachers College Press. See https://www.tcpress.com/the-war-play-dilemma-9780807746387 ------------------------------ John ... More

  • I couldn't agree with this more!  It's not always the child, many times it's the teacher!  Honestly, we all come with our own biases and beliefs.  That's what makes us all different, our goal is to overcome those and "teach to each child"  find their ... More

  • Thank you, Josha.  It's a great reminder for educators to check ourselves when we start to label a child to make sure our own biases, hidden or obvious, aren't getting in the way.  I've seen this bias in action also, and have worked to make sure I'm not ... More

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