Calkin's text is accompanied by extensive appendices by Lydia Bellino, focusing on the role of schools in a child's literacy, including how to pick a preschool or kindergarten, testing and assessment issues, and working together with your child's teachers. Raising Lifelong Learners illuminates the process by which parents can celebrate and support children's skills as readers, writers, and lifelong learners in all fields. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
It has great tips to encourage your kids to learn on their daily activities. It also explains the importance of a play time in the kids.Published 9 months ago by Jaskayahaira Arroyo
Raising Lifelong Learners is a great book and a fabulous parent resource. I utilized the information as a parent and for the past ten years have incorporated the various topics... Read morePublished on May 1, 2012 by Lori Butera
Even though it said 14-21days, I didn't expect to really take that long. I think I waited 20days-too long. Read morePublished on April 21, 2011 by c s campbell
I believe if every parent read this book and embraced the concepts, our children would have the necessary background to become life-long learners. Read morePublished on August 14, 2008 by Donnalyn Yates
I purchased this book when it was first published. My daughter was in Kindergarten and my son was in Preschool. I loved the book. Read morePublished on April 7, 2007 by Laurie P.
Excellent practical tips, and examples which really get you thinking. A must for ayone who wants their children to love books and learning.Published on January 9, 2007 by Amazon Customer
This book has had a positive impact on my child rearing. My children are 4, 2, and 3 months. My 4 year old attends a Christian Montessori school where they support the kind of... Read morePublished on January 3, 2005 by Sennait Bereket
Calkins makes the case for embracing a child's natural curiosity and encouraging their interests into definable disciplines. She spends a lot of time on how to approach writing. Read morePublished on March 16, 2003 by Wendy Somerlot Bittel