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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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  • Due to the impact of COVID-19, NAEYC staff will work remotely from Monday, March 16th  through Friday, August 28th.  During this time, we will not have access to live telephone calling.  Therefore, we ... More

  • I teach preschool in Oregon. Current state Early Learning Division and Health Dept regulations require each child to have their own batch of playdough. No sensory items can be shared. Even if the playdough ... More

  • I am curious where you learned the virus doesn't live past 6 hours in the fridge- what was your source? ------------------------------ Debbie Markland Early Childhood Educator Learn As You Play Roswell ... More

  • Hi Sarah, HubbardsCupboard is a free sight that has lots of resources for early readers. They have already made sight word books, phonics books, and early readers. I use them with my kindergarten class. ... More

  • We've been open since early July and made each child an Activity Bag that included their own writing, drawing and coloring utensils, glue sticks and scissors and whenever we make play-do or gooey gunk ... More

  • Louise Derman-Sparks:  Anti-Bias Education or Young Children and Ourselves , and  What if All the Kids are White? Anti-Bias/Multicultural Education for Young Children and Families. These are considered ... More

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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