Project-based Homeschooling

Project-based Homeschooling

Mentoring Self-directed Learners

Book - 2012
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Project-based homeschooling combines children's interests with long-term, deep, complex learning.This is an essential experience for children: to spend time working on something that matters to them, with the support of a dedicated mentor. This book is an introduction and guide to creating the circumstances under which children can teach themselves.The author gives parents concrete tips for helping children do challenging, meaningful, self-chosen work. From setting up a workspace that encourages independence to building a family culture that supports self-directed learning to concrete suggestions for a step-by-step approach to inquiry-based investigation, Project-Based Homeschooling shares techniques for mentoring independent, confident thinkers and learners.
Publisher: [United States] : Lori McWilliam Pickert, c2012
ISBN: 9781475239065
1475239068
Characteristics: 149 p. : ill. ; 23 cm

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KCLS_Alisha
Dec 19, 2013

Although I think her descriptions of the abilities of very young kids are overly ambitious, her concept of mentoring kids and helping them learn more about what they are interested in is fantastic.

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