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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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    RE: Advancing Equity

    Thank you Sally for sharing NAEYC's new position statement, Advancing Equity in Early Childhood Education.  I wanted to share the text of the position statement and I also wanted to share the link where ... More

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  • Greetings NAEYC Members, Yes, great ready to deal with challenging behaviors as a teacher of young or for that matter any age children. As a Teacher and a Behavior Therapist I have had the advantage of ... More

  • I have a questions regarding microwave use in infant classrooms to heat or prepare infant foods. This question is referencing 5b insuring Children' Nutritional Well Being  section of NAEYC's assessment ... More

  • Carol,  We did use the little seats with seat belts - we only had 2 of them, and when older infants had balance problems staying in their chairs at meal times, we would strap them in for a little while ... More

  • Did you refresh page? Check to make sure the email is correct? Look in spam folder? I'll check for a number to call if nothing else works. ------------------------------ Latrice Johnson Sylacauga AL ... More

  • Hello, I need some resources to help a teacher who has a couple of children with challenging behaviors. We utilize SEFEL and FlipIt.  It is difficult redirecting them and at times they get aggressive with ... More

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  • Join us for a discussion about addressing bias in STEM at our ECSIF meeting!

    ECSIF The ECSIF  is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.  Everyone is welcome!!! ECSIF October virtual meeting. Please join us on Tuesday October 21, 2019.  ... More
  • Accepting Award Nominations!

    Hello Play Policy, and Practice Interest Forum Members and Friends,   Here is a wonderful opportunity to recognize three individuals in the early childhood field who ... 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