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Good Ideas

(2012)
How to be Your Child's (and Your Own) Best Teacher
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Learning can be much more fun - and former children's laureate, million-selling author, broadcaster, father of five, and all-round national treasure Michael Rosen wants to show you how.

We live in a world surrounded by all the stuff that education is supposed to be about: machines, bodies, languages, cities, votes, mountains, energy, movement, plays, food, liquids, collisions, protests, stones, windows. But the way we've been taught often excludes all sorts of practical ways of finding out about ideas, knowledge, and culture - anything from cooking to fixing loo cisterns, from dance to model making, from collecting leaves to playing 'Who am I?'. The great thing is that you really can use everything around you to learn more.

Learning should be much more fun and former children's laureate, million-selling author, broadcaster, father of five, and all-round national treasure Michael Rosen wants to show you how. Forget lists, passing tests, and ticking boxes, the world outside the classroom can't be contained within the limits of any kind of curriculum - and it's all the better for it. Long car journeys, poems about farting, cake baking, even shouting at the TV can teach lessons that will last a lifetime. Packed with enough practical tips, stories, and games to inspire a legion of anxious parents and bored children, Good Ideas shows that the best kind of education really does start at home.



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2012 : UK Hardback
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Title: Good Ideas: How to Be Your Child's (and Your Own) Best Teacher
Author(s): Michael Rosen
ISBN: 1-4447-9642-9 / 978-1-4447-9642-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: John Murray
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2001 : UK Paperback
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Title: Good Ideas: How to Be Your Child's (and Your Own) Best Teacher
Author(s): Michael Rosen
ISBN: 1-4447-9644-5 / 978-1-4447-9644-5 (UK edition)
Publisher: John Murray
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September 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Good Ideas: How to Be Your Child's (and Your Own) Best Teacher
Author(s): Michael Rosen
Publisher: John Murray Press
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September 2014 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Good Ideas: How to Be Your Child's (and Your Own) Best Teacher
Author(s): Michael Rosen
Publisher: John Murray Press
Availability: Amazon CA   


September 2014 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Good Ideas: How to Be Your Child's (and Your Own) Best Teacher
Author(s): Michael Rosen
Publisher: John Murray Press
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

September 2014 : Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Good Ideas: How to Be Your Child's (and Your Own) Best Teacher
Author(s): Michael Rosen
Publisher: John Murray
Availability: Amazon CA   


September 2014 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Good Ideas: How to Be Your Child's (and Your Own) Best Teacher
Author(s): Michael Rosen
Publisher: John Murray
Availability: Amazon UK