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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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  • I am retired after more than 50 years in the field of early childhood education in a variety of positions. I have also had assistant teachers in my teaching career who had some wonderful ideas but does ... More

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  • POSTED: Video from Nov. collaboration

    We have posted the video of our November Early Childhood Science Interest Forum and Young Children and Nature Interest Forum collaboration.  If you didn't have a chance to ... More
  • Resources shared at E.M.I.F. gathereing 11/10/20

    Hello, Early Math-ers. We enjoyed talking math and sharing ideas with those who made it to the NAEYC E.M.I.F. gathering this evening. Below is a list of the resources ... 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