Category Archives: Author Spotlight

The Redleaf Press Author Spotlight: Cooking Is Cool

What do you get when you mix children and cooking? With Cooking Is Cool: Heat-Free Recipes for Kids to Cook, out this month, delicious learning experiences are always served! And, because these recipes are heat-free, everything in the book can be … Continue reading

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Quick and Fun Pi Day (3.14) Activity for Young Children

Happy Pi Day! Pi (π) is the symbol used in mathematics to represent a constant — the ratio of the circumference of a circle to its diameter — which is approximately 3.14159, or 3.14, which matches today’s date. You could … Continue reading

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The Redleaf Author Spotlight: Replacing Bullying with Kindness

Bullying has been in the national spotlight all too frequently, and many educators are searching for ways to eliminate (and, just as importantly, prevent) it in the classroom. Though bullying is not as prevalent in early childhood as it is … Continue reading

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STEM in Early Childhood

The four STEM disciplines are often considered staples in elementary, middle, and high school curriculum, but the early years are a great time to introduce children to the exciting world of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. Young children have a … Continue reading

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Family Child Care Business Record-Keeping Advice from Tom Copeland, JD

In our latest Redleaf Press® Author Spotlight, we chatted with the nation’s leading trainer, author, advocate, and expert on family child care business issues, Tom Copeland, JD. Tom is full of information that can help you save time, money, and … Continue reading

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The Redleaf Press® Author Spotlight: Jean Barbre, EdD

Our latest Author Spotlight features Jean Barbre, EdD. Dr. Barbre’s just-published books, Foundations of Responsive Caregiving: Infants, Toddlers, and Twos, and Activities for Responsive Caregiving: Infants, Toddlers, and Twos, are filled with information, tips, and activities to help the youngest … Continue reading

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2012 NAEYC Annual Conference Recap + The November Author Spotlight

We are back from the 2012 NAEYC Annual Conference! We managed to snap a few photos from the Exhibit Hall and while we were out and about in Atlanta. If you were there, too, we hope you had a great … Continue reading

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