ONLINE wwww.RedleafPress.orgPHONE8AM - 5PM CST Monday - FridayS TOLL-FREE: 800-423-8309 OUTSIDE THE U.S.: 651-641-05084 EASY WAYS TO ORDER6 Recent Releases from Redleaf Press PUB LISHEDBY R E DLEAF P R E SS LEARNING TO LEAD, SECOND EDITION Effective Leadership Skills for Teachers of Young Children Debra Ren-Etta Sullivan Recognize, shape, and use your leadership skills to become a stronger, more effective teacher. In this revised, updated edition, you will learn how leadership skills impact all areas of early childhood care and edu- cation. Each chapter is built around a combination of theories, stories, and refl ection questions—all designed to prompt self-evaluation and personal leadership development. Softbound, 160 pgs. #539901-M $24.95 PUB LISHEDBY R E DLEAF P R E SS PUB LISHEDBY R E DLEAF P R E SS R E DLEAF P R E SS HEY KIDS! OUT THE DOOR, LET’S EXPLORE! Rhoda Redleaf The world around you is rich with learning opportunities. Use this emergent curriculum approach, which includes twenty-seven na- ture, community, and concept walks, to help children learn through the exploration of local gardens, grocery stores, construction sites, and more. Inexpensive and easy to plan, each walking trip promotes early learning and encourages children to use all fi ve of their senses. Preparation tips, ideas for modifying out- ings based on children’s interests, and activities to extend the learning are included. Ages 0–8. Softbound, 304 pg. #402002-M $24.95 HEY KIDS! OUT THE DOOR, LET’S EXPLORE! Rhoda Redleaf The world around you is rich with learning opportunities. Use this emergent curriculum approach, which includes twenty-seven na- ture, community, and concept walks, to help children learn through the exploration of local gardens, grocery stores, construction sites, and more. Inexpensive and easy to plan, each walking PUB LISHEDBY R E DLEAF P R E SS THE VISIONARY DIRECTOR, SECOND EDITION A Handbook for Dreaming, Organizing, and Improvising in Your Center Margie Carter & Deb Curtis An inspiring and practical guide to creating a larger vision in early child care, this popular professional development tool has been thoroughly revised to offer a concrete framework for organizing your ideas and work. It refl ects new requirements and initiatives and includes information on cultivating a vision, developing “systems thinking” for management roles, building a learning community for adults and children, and bringing your visions to life to perform your job with motivation and creativity. Softbound, 336 pgs. #539801-M $44.95 THE VISIONARY DIRECTOR, SECOND EDITION A Handbook for Dreaming, Organizing, and Improvising in Your Center Margie Carter & Deb Curtis An inspiring and practical guide to creating a larger vision in early child care, this popular professional development tool has been thoroughly revised to offer a concrete framework for organizing your ideas and work. It refl ects new requirements and PROVE IT! Achieving Quality Recognition for Your Early Childhood Program Rachel Robertson & Miriam Dressler Pursuing third-party endorsements and accreditation is a signifi cant undertaking. Prove It! guides you through the process of preparation, connecting criteria to classroom practices—including health and safety, quality interactions, quality learn- ing opportunities and environments, and diversity—while maintaining high standards of care and quality. Softbound, 304 pgs.. #539501-M $39.95 PROVE IT! Achieving Quality Recognition for Your Early Childhood Program Rachel Robertson & Miriam Dressler Pursuing third-party endorsements and accreditation is a signifi cant undertaking. through the process of preparation, connecting criteria to classroom practices—including health and safety, quality interactions, quality learn- ing opportunities and environments, and diversity—while #112601-M $17.95 THE INSIDE SCOOP Tips from a Family Child Care Professional Chamayne N. Green Use proven techniques and inside wisdom from an experienced family child care provider to help your own business thrive. Chamayne Green’s advice about planning and budgeting, creating learning environments, daily activities and meals, interviewing families, and maintaining your business will help you achieve long-term success. Softbound, 104 pgs. PUB LISHEDBY R E DLEAF P R E SS PUB LISHEDBY R E DLEAF P R E SS