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Vendor: Crossway Books
Publication Date: 2004
Availability: In Stock
They're hallmarks of childhood. The endless "why" questions. The desire to touch and taste everything. The curiosity and the observations.
It can't be denied-children have an inherent desire to know. Teachers and parents can either encourage this natural inquisitiveness or squelch it. There is joy in the classroom when children learn-not to take a test, not to get a grade, not to compete with each other, and not to please their parents or their teachers-but because they want to know about the world around them!
Both Christian educators and parents will find proven help in creating a positive learning atmosphere through methods pioneered by Charlotte Mason that show how to develop a child's natural love of learning. The professional educators, administrators, and Mason supporters contributing to this volume give useful applications that work in a variety of educational settings, from Christian schools to homeschools.
A practical follow-up to Crossway's For the Children's Sake, this book follows a tradition of giving serious thought to what education is, so that children will be learning for life and for everlasting life.
lara5 Stars Out Of 5October 12, 2009laraThis was a very inspiring book. A good overview of CM philosophy and history as well as why it is still relevant. Not as much guidance on application as I hoped for, but worth every penny and every minute put into it.