Join us as we wish Rhian Evans Allvin all the best as she moves on from her position as NAEYC's chief executive officer at the end of this month. Read Rhian's reflections in her final Making Connections column from the Spring 2022 issue of Young Children: NAEYC.org/making-connect… 3 days ago
Infants & children are more likely to be healthy when they come from families with financial security. Congress needs to ensure all families can access high-quality childcare so parents can go to work. Families & businesses need federal investments to #SolveChildCare. pic.twitter.com/LcJKIgHjIL Retweeted by NAEYC 4 days ago
Giraffes are the tallest animals in the world, towering 16 to 18 feet high. So just think about how tall baby giraffes are! And their height isn't the only amazing number about them. Read on to reach new heights with the math of baby giraffes. The post A Baby That Towers Over You appeared first on Bedtime Math.
Normally you don’t catch a tennis ball – you whack it with a racket. And if you did try to catch a tennis ball, you’d use your hands, not a bucket. And even if you did use a bucket, you wouldn’t hold it on your head. That’s no way to win a silly world record! But this guy caught The post World-Record Buckethead appeared first on Bedtime Math.
Bedtime Math fan David K. asked us, how much does a spinosaurus weigh? Read on to find out - and see how you can get your question answered in our next book! The post How Much Does a Dinosaur Weigh? appeared first on Bedtime Math.
Erikson's Associate Vice President of Clinical and Community Services, Andria Goss, was recently featured in this @WBEZ article on how to address the tough questions young children ask on the war in Ukraine. Read more: bit.ly/3EUv8Kq
President @soutomanning pointed out how children who are often seen as "at-risk" are really "at promise" as part of an inspiring conversation about strategies for supporting children and families. Hosted by Friends of the Children, view here: bit.ly/3knnyhSpic.twitter.com/t1ZqerrtQc
Don't forget to register for our upcoming professional development workshop, Decolonizing Data and Language, and learn how to influence change by changing the way problems are described. Sign up here before 05/04 to reserve your spot: bit.ly/3DX6Zm9pic.twitter.com/BsEhLnDWI6
Sets are basic to children’s thinking & learning. They are also basic to our number system. We often fail to appreciate how much of young children’s lives—and their play—involves thinking about & working with sets of things. Explore the Big Ideas of SETS: earlymath.erikson.edu/why-early-math…pic.twitter.com/3Ntq5SpkXW
Think of the kitchen as a place to build children's intuition about measurement, fractions, and more. Kitchen math is where it's at.
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Though we're in a 3D world, language & materials for kids often focus on 2D shapes. In fact, majority of emphasis gets put on just 4 shapes: circles, triangles, rectangles, & squares. See any issues? ... See MoreSee Less