Professional Book Reviews




Trauma & Young Children: Teaching Strategies to Support & Empower

Published on February 1, 2021

By Sarah Erdman & Laura J. Colker, with Elizabeth C Winter The 2020 NAEYC publication of…

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Adventures in Risky Play: What is Your Yes?

Published on January 11, 2021

By Rusty Keeler As an early childhood professional, I’ve always been an advocate for play…

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Multicultural Teaching in the Early Childhood Classroom: Approaches, Strategies, and Tools Preschool-2nd Grade

Published on January 4, 2021

By: Mariana Souto-Manning Creating a safe, welcoming, and equitable environment for all children is the goal…

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Permission To Feel: Unlocking the Power of Emotions to Help Our Kids, Ourselves, and Our Society Thrive

Published on January 4, 2021

By: Marc Brackett, Ph.D. As early childhood educators we have heard of and are probably implementing…

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Difficult Conversations: A Toolkit for Educators in Handling Real-Life Situations

Published on January 4, 2021

By: Anni K Reinking One area many educators are uncomfortable and unprepared for is engaging in…

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Leading Anti-Bias Early Childhood Programs: A Guide for Change

Published on January 4, 2021

By: Louise Derman-Sparks, Debbie LeeKeenan, John Nimmo Whether you are a director/administrator or a teacher…

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The Power of Showing Up: How Parental Presence Shapes Who Our Kids Become and How Their Brains Get Wired

Published on October 29, 2020

By Daniel J. Siegel, M.D., and Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D. While watching a webinar, I…

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Neurodiversity in the classroom: Strength-based Strategies to Help Students with Special Needs Succeed in School and Life

Published on September 30, 2020

By: Thomas Armstrong Neurodiversity in the classroom: Strength-based Strategies to Help Students with Special Needs…

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45 Strategies That Support Dual Language Learners

Published on September 29, 2020

By Shauna L. Tominey & Elisabeth C. O’Bryon Many early childhood educators are seeing an…

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BIG IDEAS OF EARLY MATHEMATICS: WHAT TEACHERS OF YOUNG CHILDREN NEED TO KNOW

Published on September 17, 2020

By: The Early Math Collaborative Erikson Institute  This book would be great for early childhood…

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Lisa Murphy on Play: The foundation of children’s learning

Published on September 1, 2020

By Lisa Murphy Lisa Murphy on Play: The foundation of children’s learning is divided into…

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Reaching and Teaching Children Exposed to Trauma

Published on February 5, 2020

By Barbara Sorrels, EdD “It was once believed that traumatic memories in the early days…

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