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  • May 2020 DEY Newsletter
    DEY produces its second Audrey Duck video,  “Audrey Duck Tells Dr. Susan Linn, ‘I’m Tired of the Virus!'”  News on the Summer Institute.  And much more.  View the May 2020 newsletter here. Share on Social Media:TweetPrint …
  • March 2020 DEY Newsletter
    The debate about “online preschool” continues.  DEY’s Summer Institute.  And much more. View the March 2020 DEY newsletter here. Share on Social Media:TweetPrint …
  • February 2020 DEY Newsletter
    Fighting for play in Illinois.  DEY’s Summer Institute.  Nancy Carlsson-Paige’s work in Guatemala. To read about those stories and much more in the February 2020 DEY Newsletter, click here. Share on Social Media:TweetPrint …
  • January 2020 DEY Newsletter
    DEY’s Summer Institute.  Our latest video and more. Read the January 2020 DEY Newsletter. Share on Social Media:TweetPrint …
  • December 2019 DEY Newsletter
    Don’t miss our latest video on play, featuring our founders and senior advisors, Nancy Carlsson-Page and Diane Levin. Also, check out 2019 by the numbers… and plans for 2020, too. View the December 2019 newsletter. Share on Social Media:TweetPrint …
  • November 2019 DEY Newsletter
    2019 was a busy year for both Defending the Early Years and for the early childhood education advocacy movement.  In this issue, we discuss the progress ECE advocates and DEY have achieved, and what’s on the agenda for 2020. View the newsletter. Share on Social Media:TweetPrint …
  • October 2019 DEY Newsletter
    Defending play. Advocating for childhood.  The how, why, and where. This issue is about activism–advocating for our youngest students, our children caught in a system that is not set-up to educate them in the way that they authentically learn. We will talk about why to advocate and how to …
  • September-2019-DEY-NewsletterSeptember 2019 DEY Newsletter
    Play is so central to healthy human development that pediatricians are increasingly writing play “prescriptions” for their young patients, and play is considered a basic human right according to the United Nations. And yet it’s still so hard for many adults to value play. View the newsletter Share …
  • August 2019 DEY NewsletterAugust 2019 DEY Newsletter
    A revolution for True Play has arrived and was in full force at DEY’s Summer Institute in July. This is important because people (teachers and parents) are waking up to the stresses on their children caused by early academics and False Play. There is a growing understanding that what truly benefits …
  • July 2019 DEY NewsletterJuly 2019 DEY Newsletter
    DEY’s First Early Childhood Summer Organizing Leadership Institute – A Huge Success! View the newsletter Share on Social Media:TweetPrint …