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THE COFFEE JOURNEY - COSTA RICA
Cross-Curricular Real Life Adventure Diaries of a World-Schooling Family.
Promotes Multi-Cultural & Self-Directed Learning.
- Educator's / Parent's Manual
- Authentic Adventure Visual Slides - Visiting Coffee Plantations with Kids
- Cross- Curricular Links
- Health & Safety Guidelines
Experience & Learn with Natural Born Leaders is a series of books which will help parents and educators figure out how to turn everyday experiences into a great developmental adventure for your children/students with not so much effort on your side and at no extra cost especially when you decide to follow the child-led self-directed learning approach.
If you are a professional educator or a home educating parent who follow more structured approach, using the series as teaching/learning resource will help you introduce cross-curricular and multi-cultural aspects into your sessions.
The whole series is presented to you in a form of easy-to-read short entries depicting the adventures that our family have had, and will offer hours of fun for you and your children/students. Our main goal however is to give you as parents and educators valuable resource to work with that inspire you to explore similar contexts with children/students in your own family or professional life and share our isights as professionals, educators and, parents.
Each book in the series will show you how to look for and explore educational moments so naturally occurring in your family life and quite possibly in your professional life as an educator, and how to stretch the potentially educational content of each of these moments to the maximum. Just follow our suggestions which you will find in the Educational Value section in the second part of each book and sooner than later you will catch the wind. In no time will you start noticing that it’s easy to turn everyday moments into powerful learning adventures!
The suggestions in our Educational Value sections are exemplary only and are not exhaustive.
Because all the stories are written from the perspectives of a child they may easily give your own children and students a feeling that everyone can be an adventurer. And what is more to it, all the entries are genuine - they did happen! This will let your children/students identify with the main characters as well as it offers plenty of opportunities for further discussions.
If you're home/world schooling your own kids, running a forest/beach school or adopting child-led self-directed learning in your setting or are planning to give it a go one day, each book will help you a lot with understanding how flexible the whole process can be. They will give you clues on how to cover your country’s National Curriculum with no sweat and, most importantly, how to provide your children/students with opportunities to develop their life-long skills anytime and anywhere you are.
Or maybe you will even decide to visit some of the places we have visited. Enjoy our books and join us in unforgettable life adventures!
Remember - every child is a Natural Born Leaders and our aim is to support your children and your students through YOU!
Natural Born Leaders Edition