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Parent Reading List


Brown, Stuart, & Vaughan, Christopher. (2009). Play: how it shapes the brain, opens the imagination, & invigorates the soul. New York, New York: Penquin Group.


“Early Childhood Mathematics: Promoting Good Beginnings: A joint position statement of the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) and the National Council for Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM).” Washington, D.C.: National Association for the Education of Young Children, 2002 revised 2010.


Elkind, D. E. (1988). Miseducation: Preschoolers at risk. New York: Alfred A. Knopf.


Elkind, D. E. (2007). The power of play---learning what comes naturally. Philadelphia, PA: Da Capo Press.


Galinsky, Ellen, (2010). Mind in the making: The seven essential life skills every child needs. Washington, D. C.: NAEYC.


Hirsh-Pasek, K., Golinkoff, R. M., & Eyer, D. (2003). Einstein never used flash cards: How our children really learn-and why they need to play more and memorize less. USA: Rodale Inc.


Olfman, S., Editor (2003). All work and no play…how educational reforms are harming our preschoolers. Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers

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