This month, Kisha Reid interviews Rae Pica.
Rae Pica is an education consultant dedicated to the development and education of the whole child. A former adjunct instructor at the University of New Hampshire, she is the author of 20 books, including the textbook Experiences in Movement and Music and What If Everybody Understood Child Development?: Straight Talk About Bettering Education and Children's Lives. Her latest book, Spark a Revolution in Early Education: Speaking Up for Ourselves and the Children, challenges and inspires early childhood professionals to advocate for change in the field while giving them the research underpinnings and tools they need to take real action and bring back active, play-based learning for the development and education of the whole child.