About the Author:

Jean Barbre, EdD, holds a master's degree in child and family studies from California State University Long Beach, a master's degree in counseling from California State University Fullerton, and a doctorate degree in educational leadership from Pepperdine University. She has thirty years of experience working with children and families as a preschool director, teacher, therapist, college instructor, national and international presenter, and a guest presenter on public television. As a licensed marriage and family therapist, she blends her knowledge of counseling and psychology into her understanding of children and families.

Jean Barbre 's Books

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  • Baby Steps to STEM: Infant and Toddler Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math Activities

    Author: Jean Barbre

    Product Code:
    545080 (Softbound)
    545097 (e-book)
    ISBN:
    978-1-60554-508-0 (Softbound)
    978-1-60554-509-7 (e-book)
    Age Focus: 0–3

    Description & More Details

    Published by Redleaf Press Brain Child Award NSTA Recommends Free sample chapter

    Innately curious, infants and toddlers love to explore, investigate, and discover—making the earliest years a perfect time to begin teaching the foundations of STEM. This book explores what science, technology, engineering, and math education looks like for this age group, and why it is so vital for all children to develop STEM knowledge.

    Age focus: 0–3.

    Softbound, 181 pgs.

    $29.95  
    $29.95  
  • Responsive Caregiving Set

    Author: Jean Barbre

    Product Code:
    540888 (Softbound Book Set)
    ISBN:
    540888 (Softbound Book Set)
    Age Focus: 0-3

    Description & More Details

    Published by Redleaf Press

    Set up your setting to be a high-quality learning environment where responsive caregiving and play-based activities support the youngest children. Foundations of Responsive Caregiving will help you apply theories of child development to your own practices, build strong relationships with children, and support their social-emotional, physical, cognitive, and language development. Activities for Responsive Caregiving provides 101 play-based activities that engage children and emphasize primary and secondary learning outcomes in social-emotional, physical, cognitive, and language development.

    This set includes one copy each of Foundations of Responsive Caregiving and Activities for Responsive Caregiving.

    $54.95  
  • Activities for Responsive Caregiving: Infants, Toddlers, and Twos

    Author: Jean Barbre

    Product Code:
    540849 (Softbound)
    542621 (e-book)
    ISBN:
    978-1-60554-084-9 (Softbound)
    978-1-60554-262-1 (e-book)
    Age Focus: 0-3

    Description & More Details

    Free

    The first three years set the stage for a lifetime of learning. Activities for Responsive Caregiving is filled with more than 101 developmentally appropriate activities and experiences that help young children acquire skills, build positive relationships, and optimize their intellectual, social, emotional, and physical development. This resource also provides strategies that support your role as a responsive caregiver.

    Also available: Foundations of Responsive Caregiving: Infants, Toddlers, and Twos.

    176 pages

    $26.95  
    $26.95  
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