About the Author:

Lisa DalyLisa Daly is passionate about transforming early learning to deepen meaningful experiences and connections, innovation, creativity, and reflection. Her professional work is centered around collaborating with educators to shift teaching approaches and transform learning environments to support children's identities, inquiry, and engagement. Lisa is professor emerita of early childhood education at Folsom Lake College, a child and family advocate, author, consultant, and presenter. Lisa has over 40 years of service as a classroom educator and administrator in preschool, parent co-operative, and college lab settings. She has co-authored Early Learning Theories Made Visible, and the award-winning Loose Parts series with Redleaf Press.

Lisa Daly 's Books

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  • Loose Parts 3: Inspiring Culturally Sustainable Environments

    Authors: Lisa Daly, Miriam Beloglovsky

    Product Code:
    544663 (Softbound)
    544670 (e-book)
    ISBN:
    978-1-60554-466-3 (Softbound)
    978-1-60554-467-0 (e-book)
    Age Focus: 0–8
    Full Color

    Description & More Details

    Published by Redleaf Press New Product Free sample chapter

    The next installment for the award-winning Loose Parts series offers inspiration and guidance on creating culturally sensitive and culturally sustainable early childhood environments. With the help of over 400 full-color photos, this book shows readers how to use their environment to promote a sense of wonder, curiosity, and joy, and allow children to explore their identity. Peer-reviewed by a team from diverse backgrounds Loose Parts 3 includes a note to educators on the discoveries made during the review process.

    280 pages
    Full Color

    $34.95  
    $34.95  
  • Loose Parts 2: Inspiring Play with Infants and Toddlers

    Authors: Lisa Daly, Miriam Beloglovsky

    Product Code:
    544649 (Softbound)
    544656 (e-book)
    ISBN:
    978-1-60554-464-9 (Softbound)
    978-1-60554-465-6 (e-book)
    Age Focus: 0-3
    Full Color

    Description & More Details

    Published by Redleaf Press Brain Child Award TCA Preschool Award 2017 Indies Bronze Medalist Free sample chapter

    This follow-up to the wildly popular Loose Parts: Inspiring Play in Young Children brings the fun of found objects to infants and toddlers. A variety of new and innovative loose parts ideas are paired with beautiful photography to inspire safe loose parts play in your infant toddler environment. Learn about the safety considerations of each age group and how to appropriately select materials for your children. Captivating classroom stories and proven science, provide the context for how this style of play supports children’s development and learning. Because the possibilities are endless, each child can use the materials appropriate for their developmental level and safely explore their world.

    Age focus: 0–3. Softbound, 272 pgs.

    $34.95  
    $34.95  
  • Early Learning Theories Made Visible

    Authors: Miriam Beloglovsky, Lisa Daly

    Product Code:
    542362 (Softbound)
    543833 (e-book)
    ISBN:
    9781605542362 (Softbound)
    9781605543833 (e-book)
    Age Focus: 2–5

    Description & More Details

    Published by Redleaf Press free sample Early Learning Theories Made Visible

    Go beyond reading about early learning theories and see what they look like in action in modern programs and teacher practices. With classroom vignettes and colorful photographs, this book makes the works of Jean Piaget, Erik Erikson, Lev Vygotsky, Abraham Maslow, John Dewey, Howard Gardner, and Louise Derman-Sparks visible, accessible, and easier to understand. Each theory is defined—through engaging stories and rich visuals—in relation to cognitive, social-emotional, and physical developmental domains. Use this book to build a stronger comprehension of the foundations of early learning theories and become more reflective and intentional in your work with young children.

    220 pages

    $39.95  
    $39.95  
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