Published by Redleaf Press
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St. Paul, MN 55117 © 2008, 2017 by Deb Curtis and Margie Carter
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First edition 2008. Second edition 2017.

Cover design by Jim Handrigan, with Jeanne Hunt
Cover photograph by Deborah Reid, Highlander School teacher
Interior design by Erin Kirk New
Typeset in Adobe Minion
Printed in the United States of America
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Image on page 241 excerpted from GOLD® Objectives for Development &
Learning, Birth Through Third Grade. © 2016 by Teaching Strategies, LLC. Used by
permission. In Appendix B, curriculum and assessment statements are from Te Whāriki;
Kei Tua o te Pae by the New Zealand Ministry of Education (Wellington, New
Zealand: Learning Media, 2006). © 2006 by Crown. Reprinted with permission
from Learning Media Limited.

Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Names: Curtis, Deb, author. | Carter, Margie, 1942– author. | Curtis, Deb.

Title: Learning together with young children : a curriculum framework for
reflective teachers / Deb Curtis and Margie Carter.

Description: Second edition. | St. Paul, MN : Redleaf Press, 2017. | Includes
bibliographical references and index.

Identifiers: LCCN 2016056446 (print) | LCCN 2016057626 (ebook) | ISBN
9781605545226 (paperback) | ISBN 9781605545233 (ebook)
Subjects: LCSH: Early childhood education—Curricula—United States. | Early
childhood education—Activity programs—United States. | Reflective
teaching—United States. | BISAC: EDUCATION / Teaching Methods &
Materials / General. | EDUCATION / Preschool & Kindergarten. | EDUCATION /
Professional Development.

Classification: LCC LB1139.4 .C876 2017 (print) | LCC LB1139.4 (ebook) | DDC
LC record available at
Printed on acid-free paper
About the cover
Rukia Monique Rogers was an early
childhood teacher when she appeared
on the cover of the first edition
of Learning Together with Young
Children. Now, almost ten years later,
she is a Harvest Resources Associate
and has opened her own center,
the Highlander School, in Atlanta,
Georgia, where she continues to teach
while being the director. Rukia is
featured with Malcolm Jean on the
cover of this second edition.