My Books

To obtain a copy of Emergent Curriculum in Early Childhood Settings, Pedagogical Documentation in Early Childhood, Unscripted: Emergent Curriculum in Action and/or Inquiry-Based Early Learning Environments,:

For schools, colleges, or daycare orders, use the following website for the new distributor: or email (Fax 1 800 665 0103 or phone 1 800 665 1148)

My Publications

2018 Stacey, S. Inquiry-Based Early Learning Environments. Minneapolis, MN: Redleaf Press

2015 Stacey, S. Pedagogical Documentation in Early Childhood. Minneapolis, MN: Redleaf Press

2011 Stacey, S. Unscripted: Emergent Curriculum in Action. Minneapolis, MN: Redleaf Press

2008 Stacey, S. Emergent Curriculum in Early Childhood Settings. Minneapolis, MN: Redleaf Press

2004 Wien, C.A. and Stacey, S. The Doll Project. In Young Children, Washington, D.C: NAEYC

2003 Stacey,S. The Other Side of the Field Trip. In Exchange, Washington, D.C.

2000 Diamond, K. and Stacey, S. The Other Children in Preschool: Typical Children in Inclusive Programmes. In Young Exceptional Children, Washington, D.C: NAEYC

1999 Stacey, S. Facilitating Collaboration Among Children. In Exchange, Washington, D.C

1998 Wien, C.A. and Stacey, S. Untiming the Curriculum: A Case Study in Removing Clocks from the Curriculum. In Young Children, Washington, D.C: NAEYC

In classrooms that use inquiry-based approaches - including those who use Emergent Curriculum, engage in long or short term project work, or are inspired by Reggio Emilia - we work hard to find the time to document children's ideas, thinking, and learning.

The chocolate project evolved from the children's disbelief about where chocolate comes from....
Fall 2017
NS College of ECE, Halifax, N.S.
November 18th 2017
Ottawa area (Kanata)
October 19th and 20th
Prince Edward Island
November 21
Online (closed group)
February 3rd 2018
Hamilton, Ontario