Teaching Your Child to Love Learning: A Guide to Doing Projects at Home / Edition 1

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Overview

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.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780807744710
  • Publisher: Teachers College Press
  • Publication date: 4/10/2004
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 176
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.44 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Pt. I Getting Ready for Project Work
1 Why Do Projects with Your Child? 3
2 Making Your Home a Place for Learning 20
Pt. II Carrying Out a Project
3 Overview of the Project Approach 39
4 Phase One: Getting Started 50
5 Phase Two: Investigating 64
6 Phase Three: Celebrating the Learning 82
Pt. III Expanding Your Knowledge
7 Understanding Your Child's Development 97
8 Coaching Your Child 117
9 Adapting the Project Approach to Specific Situations 133
Glossary 139
Resources for Further Reading 141
About the Authors 143
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