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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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  • We have this problem with a young child whose parents are refugees from Burma.  The child is scared of something in the bathroom.  We are trying to figure this out.  His mother sends him in pull-ups.  He ... More

  • I am a teacher assistant in kindergarten and I have a student who is learning how to speak English. I will appreciate if I can get advice on how to work with  the student so I can bring out the best in ... More

  • Hello all! I'm Lauren Spigelmyer, a behavior and communication specialist. I split my time between Baltimore, MD and Lancaster City, PA. I would consider myself a driven autodidact with a concentration ... More

  • I have used Project Construct and Creative Curriculum. They are similar, but the Creative Curriculum is one that you can purchase and do not need to attend training. I like it because it is very user friendly ... More

  • HighScope is a researched based curriculum I have had the opportunity using in the head start classrooms I have worked in over the past 21 years. I highly recommend this curriculum. This curriculum is ... More

  • As an AMI credentialed Montessori teacher for 3-6 year-olds in a public charter school, I work very closely with our private VPK school that serves our 3-5 year-olds.  I am wondering how our students would ... 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