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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. The remarkable benefits of
natural learning are illustrated in this book through the interests,
explorations and achievements of one small family. David Albert tells how he and
his wife are homeschooling their daughters by following their interests and
drawing upon the community in their learning. Science and nature also figure
prominently in this thoughtful book about parents and children engaging in
learning with a wonderful sense of discovery. Although the author apologizes for
using a narrative mode, that element provides the view needed to grasp the
significance of a freely chosen hand-made education. Albert's book affirms that
children learn best and thrive when their parents strive "to listen and to open
And the Skylark Sings with Me is both gentle and
passionate. It expands the reader's mind while striking a chord of knowing and
comfort, as it offers parents a truly expansive view of education-a picture of a
journey toward children's discoveries that will lead the whole family to places
which, as Albert describes, they "never would have imagined." S.S.
"...And the Skylark Sings with Me is an intellectual tour de force that is a
sheer delight to read, an elegant and graceful work of art..." Joseph
Chilton Pearce, author of Magical Child.
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