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Science in Washington, DC at the NAEYC 2013 annual conference

Meeting to plan the ECSIF annual meeting. Early childhood educators meet to discuss science teaching at the annual meeting of the ECSIF. I had such a good time at the NAEYC 2013 annual conference—personally enjoyable and professionally productive! The handouts at the Early Childhood Science Interest Forum table at the IF Café were picked up [...]

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NAEYC conference this week in Washington, DC. See you there!

Wednesday through Saturday I’ll be attending sessions at the annual conference of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC). I love that the worlds of science teaching and early childhood teaching overlap! This is made very clear by the number of sessions about teaching science concepts and science practices. The NAEYC Early [...]

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Ask a question of authors of Spotlight on Young Children: Exploring Science

The National Association for the Education of Young Children published a collection of articles that focus on early childhood science education. Spotlight on Young Children: Exploring Science offers views into classroom practices with guidance in developing science inquiry in preK to grade 2 programs, and recommended resources for further learning. Members of the NAEYC Early [...]

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Science-and-early childhood, at the NAEYC 2012 annual conference

Did I meet you at the NAEYC 2012 conference in Atlanta this month? I met many early childhood educators who are interested in some of the same questions I find most interesting, such as “What science topics are appropriate to teach about in early childhood and at which age?” and “How can I move a [...]

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Destination Atlanta, GA for professional development in November 2012

Atlanta, Georgia is the place to be this November for professional development opportunities at two conferences—the National Science Teachers Association’s area conference November 1-3, and the National Association for the Education of Young Children’s national conference November 7-10.

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Nature experiences and empathy—see the March issues of journals for early childhood educators

Both the NSTA journal Science and Children, and the NAEYC journal Young Children, were especially riveting this month, March of 2012. I quickly look through the journals to get a feel for the issue, and then put them in my reading bag or pile, unless I happen to be sitting down to the rare quiet [...]

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Report from the NAEYC 2011 national conference

Being away from my daily routine is both exciting and a little anxiety-producing, as in Look at all the other early childhood educators who are attending a session on science! and Did I remember to ask someone to feed the fish? Here are descriptions of a few of the sessions I attended at the 2011 [...]

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NAEYC Early Childhood Science Interest Forum

The National Association for the Education of Young Children  2011 national conference takes place next week in Orlando. This conference will be the site of the first meeting of the NAEYC Early Childhood Science Interest Forum and I hope to see you there!

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NAEYC post conference update: science was there

From beginning to end, the National Association for the Education of Young Children 2010 annual conference in collaboration with National Black Child Development Institute offered meaty sessions on early childhood science curriculum. Of course, science curriculum goes nowhere without a good foundation in the early childhood classroom environment, social-emotional development, circle time, understanding and supporting [...]

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