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Why Good Schools Do Not Stress Academics
by: Lois Robbert
Chancy & Bruce: Educational Resources
What Do Children Learn in a High-Quality Preschool Program - NAEYC
Bring Out the Best In Your Children - American Academy of Pediatrics
12 Teacher Terms Demystified - NAEYC
Comparing Preschool Philosophies: Play-Based vs. Academic
Early Start Services - Harbor Regional Center
Building a Partnership with Your Child's Teacher - NAEYC
10 Things Every parent Should Know About Play - NAEYC
Playdough Power! - NAEYC
5 Essentials to Meaningful Play - NAEYC
The Importance of Play in Promoting Healthy Child Development - The American Academy of Pediatrics
Why THIS toy? - NAEYC
The Case of Brain Science and Guided Play - NAEYC
What is Social-Emotional Learning?
Conscious Discipline: The Power of Perception
Self-Control: 50+ Ways to Help Preschoolers Practice Self-Control
Reconsidering Behavior Management - NAEYC
The Beauty of Early Childhood Mathematics - NAEYC
What is Executive Function?
Cookie Monster Practices Self-Regulation
Help Your Preschooler Gain Self-Control - NAEYC
Guiding Children by Using Questions - NAEYC
Autism Speaks - Parent Resources
What is Self-Regulation?
Center on the Social Emotional Foundations for Early Learning
Support Your Child's Learning - NAEYC
Read Anything and Everything with Your Child - NAEYC
Why Ages 2-7 Matter So Much for Brain Development
Kindergarten Teachers Want Incoming Students to Focus on Life Skills, Not Academic Ones
4 Things Kindergarten Teachers Want you to Know - NAEYC
"Readiness" - Not a State of Knowledge, but a State of Mind - NAEYC
A High-Quality School for Your Kindergartner - NAEYC
Teach Kids When They're Ready - Edutopia
Transitioning to Kindergarten - NAEYC
Tips for Helping Your Child During the Pandemic
Talking to Kids About the Coronavirus
COVID-19 Resources from The First Five