I am a big reader, also find myself back in school again. Here's a look at what I've been reading and suggest for other nature-based educators! Please contact us if you have titles or studies you suggest!
A fantastic and expansive contemporary compilation of thought leadership, resources, and sharing of space from Leah Thomas.
So much good learning for me here. Shifting my perspective one of care has been transformative for my outlook on the ECE profession.
A new classic, this should be required reading for all entering and working in education. A practical and philosophical approach to deepening your practice.
New curriculum framework! This text has pulled together so many aspects of my study into a concise volume with a metaphor that speaks to this basket weaver and wool newbie!
This book helped me really shift to working within my values. A profound change in the direction of my career that I am ever grateful for. A big thanks to the gal that gifted it to me!
This is one of those books that you cling to every word from. Such great connections between my own learning to what I see in my "classroom."
Joy! What a great light read to reconnect us with storytelling. I am a big fan of great storytelling, but don't have much confidence in my oral storytelling abilities. This gave me a great boost!
A great short article in bringing culturally responsive teaching into the ECE classroom.
Very thoughtful explanation of how educators can have agency when things get hard both in the classroom and in children's lives.
What a wonderful break and a different way to think about family engagement and even how we prepare our classrooms or invite board members to meetings!