Publication Date: April 10, 2004
Do you want to raise children who love to learn? Maybe you are simply looking for a way to unplug your child from the TV or video games? Just by reading this book, you will be taking a proactive step in providing your child with meaningful experiences that will result in growth and plenty of family fun!
The “project approach” has long been a tremendous tool for educators working with young children. In this book, three experienced teachers show parents, grandparents, and other caregivers how to do meaningful and exciting projects in their home and community. Featuring many photos of children doing project work, this volume:
Judy Harris Helm, who owns her own educational consulting company, is a bestselling author of numerous books on early childhood education and the mother of two grown girls who thrived on project work;, Stacy Berg is Director of the Northminster Learning Center and the mother of an infant, a preschooler, and a kindergartener; , and Pam Scranton is a preschool teacher and the mother of a teenager and two elementary school age boys..
“This is a wonderful introduction and primer to the world of the Project Approach. All of the chapters are packed with information and the things that we parents need to know. The examples of projects are absolutely golden.”
—Kristine Konrad, home-schooling parent
“As the father of a curious three–year–old, I found the concepts and ideas in this book to be terrific. It will appeal to anyone who has a child in their life and is open to the idea of spending time learning together.”
—Thomas Goodheart, parent