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Paperback – 240 pages
5.5 Inches × 8.5 Inches (w × h)

Weight: 350 Grams
BISAC: FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Parenting / Child Rearing
Publisher: New Society Publishers
ISBN: 9780865714014
Pub. Date: 1999-01-01

About the Authors

David H. Albert

David Albert is a storyteller, writer, and senior planner and policy analyst with the Washington State Division of Alcohol and Substance Abuse, and a contributor to Spinning Tales, WeavingHope. Albert lives with his family in Olympia, Washington. He has written several books,including And the Skylark Sings With Me, The Healing Heart -- Family and The Healing Heart -- Community.

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And the Skylark Sings with Me

Adventures in Homeschooling and Community-Based Education

by David H. Albert
foreword by Joseph Chilton Pearce



Acting on their conviction that to educate a child well is to enable her to find her destiny, David Albert and his partner Ellen listened carefully, with respect and with love, to how their children expressed their own learning needs. Leaving traditional homeschooling methods behind, they followed their daughters' unique knowledge quests - from astronomy and botany, to opera and mythology - and then went about finding the resources and opportunities to meet those needs within their community.

Gracefully written, And the Skylark Sings with Me passionately illustrates that real learning is much richer and more mysterious than any school can encompass.

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