About the Author:

Deb Curtis and Margie Carter

Margie Carter has worked as a preschool, kindergarten and primary school teacher, curriculum developer, High/Scope trainer, child care director, and college instructor. She received her B.S. in Education from Northwestern University and her M.A. in Human Development and Leadership from Pacific Oaks College

Margie is the coauthor of numerous professional learning books with Deb Curtis, including The Visionary Director, Training Teachers, The Art of Awareness, Designs for Living and Learning, Reflecting Children’s Lives, Learning Together with Young Children and Reflecting in Communities of Practice and author of Really Seeing Children.

Margie’s speaking and consulting work as a teacher educator has her traveling throughout North America and New Zealand. With social justice as a lens, she is concerned about play as an equity issue, cultural and linguistic democracy, and uplifting the leadership, respect, and compensation of a diverse body of educators.

Margie Carter 's Books

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  • Learning Together with Young Children, Second Edition

    Authors: Margie Carter, Deb Curtis

    Product Code:
    545226 (Softbound)
    545233 (e-book)
    ISBN:
    978-1-60554-522-6 (Softbound)
    978-1-60554-523-3 (e-book)
    Age Focus: 0–5
    Full Color

    Description & More Details

    Published by Redleaf Press Free sample chapter

    In this new edition of their classic book, Curtis and Carter offer an alternative framework to approach standardization and data-driven mandates. This book puts young children at the center of planning your curriculum. Rather than following a prescriptive curriculum, teachers can translate educational theories into concrete ideas for working with children and families.

    330 pages; 300 photos

    $44.95  
    $44.95  
  • From Teaching to Thinking

    Authors: Ann Pelo, Margie Carter

    Product Code:
    702033 (Softbound)
    ISBN:
    9780942702033 (Softbound)

    Description & More Details

    New Product

    From Teaching to Thinking offers a passionate and thought-provoking alternative to standardized, scripted curriculum, giving educators support and encouragement to reimagine the beauty and wonder of what education could be.

    $33.95  
  • Designs for Living and Learning Limited Edition

    Authors: Deb Curtis, Margie Carter

    Product Code:
    543741 (Hardcover)
    ISBN:
    9781605543741 (Hardcover)
    Age Focus: 3-5
    Full Color

    Description & More Details

    Published by Redleaf Press

    ”40%

    This limited edition of the updated Designs for Living and Learning includes a special letter from the authors, new photographs, and reflective essays from Margie and Deb. This keepsake is a wonderful addition to any early childhood professional's library.

    Age focus: 3–5. Hardcover, 376 pgs.

    $44.95  
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