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A Place for Wonder

Reading and writing nonfiction in the primary grades

Discover the wonder of a primary classroom where curiosity, engagement, imagination, creativity, and exploration are facts of everyday learning. For it is these characteristics that will develop intelligent, inquiring, lifelong learners.

With this goal in mind, this thoughtful book provides teachers with numerous practical ways — setting up "wonder centres," gathering data through senses, teaching nonfiction craft — they can create a classroom environment where students` questions and observations are a part of daily work. A Place for Wonder will help teachers reclaim their classrooms as a place where true learning is the norm.

Author(s): Georgia Heard and Jennifer McDonough

Pages: 216 Publication Date: 2009 ISBN: 9781571104328

Price: $ 48.95
All book orders receive a 10% discount