Project-based Homeschooling | Mentoring Self-Directed Learners by Lori Pickert (runs The Camp Creek Blog): I have read and re-read this book. It is one that challenged my view of schooling and learning. I refer back to it often. This book is practical and inspiring. This is a must-read for anyone interested in their child’s learning.
Child of the World by Susan Stephenson. I knew I would love this book after having read Susan’s opinions on michaelolaf.net (one of my favourite Montessori sites). This is a brilliant Montessori resource for all parents irrespective of schooling choices. Child of the World is not so much a homeschooling or teaching book but more of a guide in parenting the Montessori way.
Help Your Preschooler Build a Better Brain and John Bowman’s Montessori at Home! Book are resources that I recommend time and time again to friends who are interested in Montessori and teaching young children. John teaches you the what, why and how of If you’re looking to purchase a book with clear descriptions of over 300 learning materials and activities for 2-6 year olds, this is it.
I have only begun reading this great book (written by Deb from Living Montessori Now) and it is an incredible resource for encouraging good manners and social interaction in children of all ages.
I’m currently reading this book. If you’re interested in Practical Life activities and helping to raise independent children, this book by Ruth (Montessori 1:1) is what you need. Ruth is a passionate and talented Montessori educator who has the most inspirational Montessori practice.