Ready, Set, Read and Write (Paperback)

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Start together on a lifetime of learning-- the greatest gift youcan give your child

A trip to the supermarket. A drive to the mall. A refrigerator. Atelephone. A television. Transform these everyday experiences andhousehold items into a world of words and wonder for yourchild.

Early childhood education specialist Marlene Barron shows you howto stimulate your child's natural interest in reading and writingby sharing 60 imaginative and entertaining activities. Each one is:
* Inspired by the internationally renowned Montessori approach toeducation
* Developed especially for children ages 3 to 7
* Aimed at achieving specific objectives, such as increasingvocabulary, letter formation, sequencing, listening and motorskills, and more
* Readily upgraded to keep pace with your child's progress
* Easy to do and loads of fun

The Ready, Set, Learn series was created to help parents andchildren explore concepts and develop skills necessary to succeedin school. In addition to dozens of activities, each book containsa substantial overview explaining children's developmental needs.Also available in the Ready, Set, Learn series: Ready, Set, Count;Ready, Set, Explore; Ready, Set, Cooperate.

Marlene Barron's special understanding of people--children, parents, teachers--has led to these very special books. Theactivities here will allow children to construct a deeper, morecomplex understanding of their world and will be fun for bothparent and child. I recommend these books to anyone who works withchildren. --John Chattin-McNichols, Ph.D. Associate Professor, School of Education, Seattle University Vice President, AmericanMontessori Society.

About the Author

MARLENE BARRON, Ph.D., is Head of the West Side Montessori Schoolin New York City. She is the author of I Learn to Read and Writethe Way I Learn to Talk: A Very First Book About Whole Language, aswell as other books and articles. She has taught early childhoodeducation courses at several colleges, and currently is a professorat New York University. KAREN ROMANO YOUNG is a former editor at Scholastic. She hascreated educational materials for all ages, and has written for theNational Geographic Society and the Children's Television Workshop.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780471102830
ISBN-10: 0471102830
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
Publication Date: October 27th, 1995
Pages: 150
Language: English
Series: Ready