About the Author:

Sandra Heidemann's many roles in the early childhood field have included teaching in regular and therapeutic preschool classrooms, leading workshops, serving as past president of the Minnesota Association for the Education of Young Children, and co-directing a family support program. She is the classroom coordinator of Numbers Work!, an early math professional development initiative.

Sandra Heidemann 's Books

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  • The Thinking Teacher

    Authors: Sandra Heidemann, Beth Menninga, Claire Chang

    Product Code:
    980213 (Softbound)
    ISBN:
    978-1-63198-021-3 (Softbound)
    Age Focus: 0-5

    Description & More Details

    Published by Redleaf Press

    Learn to teach with intention and rediscover your unique purpose and passion for teaching young children. Use in-depth self-assessment and reflection to reexamine your teaching philosophy, integrate new knowledge and strategies, and strengthen the impact of your teaching on students.

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

    Co-published with Free Spirit Publishing

    $29.95  
  • When Play Isn't Fun / Easy Set

    Authors: Sandra Heidemann, Deborah Hewitt

    Product Code:
    543147 (Book Set)
    ISBN:
    978-1-60554-314-7 (Book Set)
    Age Focus: 3-5

    Description & More Details

    Published by Redleaf Press

    Play is vital to children's overall healthy development. Play can be fun, but sometimes it is painful or discouraging. Children might have difficulty joining play or participating in group play, or they might fight or feel left out. These books provide information to help you understand why play challenges occur, and they offer strategies to help children overcome them.

    Set includes one copy each of When Play Isn't Fun and When Play Isn't Easy.

    $19.95  
  • When Play Isn’t Easy: Helping Children Enter and Sustain Play

    Authors: Sandra Heidemann, Deborah Hewitt

    Product Code:
    543079 (Softbound)
    ISBN:
    9781605543079 (Softbound)
    Age Focus: 3-5

    Description & More Details

    Published by Redleaf Press free sample When Play Isn't Easy

    Play is key to young children's development and one of the most influential ways they learn. Sometimes, though, play isn't easy for children. They may find it hard to fit in, get along, or collaborate with peers. With your help, children can learn more effective strategies to engage in productive play.



    88 pages

    $12.95  
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