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Strategies for easing separation anxiety in young children–Redleaf Press Quick Guides

Young children’s behavior can be challenging at times, but handling it doesn’t have to be.   Today we’re looking at SEPARATION ANXIETY, excerpted from Behavioral Challenges in Early Childhood Settings by Connie Jo Smith, EdD (Redleaf Press Quick Guide). OBSERVED BEHAVIOR A child cries … Continue reading

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Winning Ways: Partnering with Families

“Gigi Schweikert has a straightforward way of making us look honestly at ourselves as early childhood professionals. She says it like it is and challenges us to see event the things we hoped no one would notice. The Winning Ways … Continue reading

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Collection Building: Essential STEM Resources

In the October 1st issue of Library Journal Catherine Lantz compiled an amazing list of resources to develop your library’s resources in STEM for teachers and students of all levels. Redleaf Press had THREE books included. Recommended for Parents & Caregivers … Continue reading

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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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