The art of awareness: How observation can transform your teaching


By Deb Curtis and Margie Carter

The art of observing children is more than merely the act of watching them- it is also using what you see and hear to craft new opportunities in your classroom. This newly updated edition of The Art of Awareness provides a wealth of inspiration and practice. Witness children’s remarkable competencies as they experience childhood and find a new joy in your work with children.


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In the third edition, you will find

  • A new chapter focused on observing children’s active play in the context of current neuroscience and the connection between active physicality and brain development
  • Revisions with a strong emphasis on observing with an antibias and equity lens, including new stories and reflective questions to promote learning
  • Expanded thinking about children’s engagement with the natural world and supporting children’s ecological identity development
  • Access to videos for further study related to chapter content
  • New strategies to organize your observations, share them with colleagues and families and apply them to planning and assessment processes

By learning the art and skill of observation, you can improve your teaching and help children grow and learn.

Additional information

Weight 1.02 kg
Dimensions 28 × 21.5 × 1.8 cm







Redleaf press

Year Published