Category Archives: Redleaf Press News

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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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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‘Loose Parts’ Wins Learning Magazine 2017 Teachers’ Choice Award

The winners of the Learning Magazine 2017 Teachers’ Choice Award—teacher-selected books and products that exhibit exceptional quality—Loose Parts: Inspiring Play in Young Children has won in the Preschool category! Written by Lisa Daly and Miriam Beloglovsky, Loose Parts encourages young … Continue reading

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Sneak peek: Cultivating the Genius of Black Children

As the demographics of the country shift, it becomes increasingly important that educators meet the changing needs of a diverse group of young children. In her new book, Cultivating the Genius of Black Children: Strategies to Close the Achievement Gap in … Continue reading

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Celebrating second chances

“Teaching is not a lost art, but the regard for it is a lost tradition.” ~ Jacques Barzun Teachers often feel like they are a world apart from other professions. Misunderstood. Overlooked. Undervalued. Those emotions are why we were so … Continue reading

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The Comfort of Little Things: Where the magic awaits

We all have things in our pasts, and sometimes in our present, that we allow to hold us back and stall our lives. What if we could change that? What if we could help others not fall into the same … Continue reading

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