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.
- ISBN-13: 9781581342598
- ISBN-10: 1581342594
- Publisher: Crossway
- Publish Date: April 2004
- Dimensions: 9.08 x 6.08 x 0.65 inches
- Shipping Weight: 0.8 pounds
- Page Count: 254