About the Author:

Dave Riley, PhD, began working as a Head Start Assistant Teacher in East Los Angeles in 1972 and has several years' experience as a Head Start educational consultant. He has taught at the community college and university levels, including the last two decades at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he is the Rothermel-Bascom professor of human ecology in the Development of Human Development and Family Studies and Child Development Specialist for the University of Wisconsin-Extension. His published research has investigated parent-child relations, parenting education, and early care and education, including two earlier books by Redleaf Press. He was the co-director of the Wisconsin Early Childhood Excellence Initiative and the Wisconsin Child Care Research Partnership. He is a father.

Dave Riley, PhD 's Books

  • Rethinking Nutrition, Revised: Connecting Science and Practice in Early Childhood Settings

    Authors: Susan Nitzke, Dave Riley, Ann Ramminger, Georgine Jacobs

    Product Code:
    544335 (Softbound)
    978-1-60554-433-5 (Softbound)
    Age Focus: 0-5

    Description & More Details

    Free sample chapter

    Nutrition has vital and long-lasting effects on children's development. Good nutrition helps children learn better and promotes lifelong healthy eating habits. Connecting current scientific research with best practices, Rethinking Nutrition provides information to help you meet and understand children's nutritional and developmental needs.

    Age Focus: 0–5. Softbound, 192 pgs.

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