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Capturing Ladybug Moments: Inquiry in the Age of Google

“Capturing Ladybug Moments” By Julie Smart, PhD When my son was 3-years-old, he had one of his biggest temper tantrums ever in the parking lot of Krispy Kreme Donuts. It was one of those that draws a crowd…this was a … Continue reading

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RLP Teachers’ Choice Award winners: Professional Development

Two Redleaf Press books receive 2018 Teacher’s Choice Awards in Professional Development! Team Teaching in Early Childhood: Leadership Tools for Reflective Practice by Uniit Carruyo From the judges: “Very user friendly . . . Being able to copy the reflection … Continue reading

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2 Redleaf Press books win Brain Child Award!

Congratulations to our winners! Beyond the Flannel Board: Story-Retelling Across the Curriculum by M.SusanMcWilliams and Baby Steps to STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Activities by Jean G. Barbre both received the Brain Child Award from Tillywig Toy & Media Awards.   The feedback from the … Continue reading

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4 Ways Care Providers Can Help Children Process Fears

Braving the Storm By Dr. Jane Humphries and Kari Rains The devastating hurricane Harvey has been in the forefront of our minds. It’s almost impossible to miss the news coverage of the horrible loss of life, homes, and community of … Continue reading

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Where in the world is Loose Parts?

Spotted! Loose Parts series in Camden, Maine Public Library. On a recent vacation Jim Handrigan, Redleaf Press’ art director, stopped in at Camden’s Public Library. What greeted him was an awesome display in their children’s section featuring the Loose Parts: Inspiring Play in … Continue reading

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3 summer books tackling hot topics in early childhood education

Three books out this summer from Redleaf Press take on hot topics in the field of early childhood education—reflective teaching strategies and play vs. standards, and supporting children going through disruptive change. Learning Together with Young Children, Second Edition By Deb … Continue reading

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Elizabeth Jones reviews Saving Play, “Read this book!”

As an advocate for children’s play, do you face required standards?  If so, here’s a timely survival guide.  This wonderfully challenging, readable book invites us to sharpen our perceptions of a whole range of state and national standards and to … Continue reading

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