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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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  • NAEYC is proud to provide Professional Development opportunities as one of the many member benefits we offer. It is also one of the most in-demand benefits for our members. Offering high-quality training ... More

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  • Biting is a common issue in child care. Recently we have had more little ones with SPD and anxiety that increases behaviors that are challenging.  What happens when one child seems to be the recipient ... More

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    RE: Achievement Gap

    Thank you to Sandra Ryan for her post.  I think you said it beautifully. ------------------------------ Annika Mehta Maestramomma.com ------------------------------ More

  • Hi Theresa, - Have you ever tried using STEM in teaching young learners? How was it? STEM in early childhood is such a natural fit. Young children approach the world with a goal of understanding how ... More

  • I'd like to connecting with individuals/groups from around the country who are working on/with a community-wide Birth to age-5 focus so that children may enter school ready for success. Let's meet in ... More

  • It's important to realize this is not some new issue in early childhood, and it does not have to be about pro-transgendered or anti.  Educators have come up against this time and time again:  parents are ... More

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  • Upcoming Webinars Hosted by the National Center for Pyramid Model Innovations

    Check out the upcoming webinars hosted by the National Center for Pyramid Model Innovations. Register before spots fill up!   September 11th--All Hands on Deck: Partnering ... More
  • Welcome to a New Year

    Hello!  I am so excited to serve as the NAEYC Student Interest Forum Facilitator.  It hasn’t been that long since I’ve been a student myself, so I understand how overwhelming ... 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
Math for 0-3 - ZtT journal articles