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Parents Book Club

Join us at the Frothy Monkey Coffee House 125 5th Ave South, in downtown Franklin. We will meet in the Upstairs seating area.  

 Einstein Never Used Flashcards: How Our Children Really Learn--and Why They Need to Play More and Memorize Less [Paperback]

Roberta Michnick Golinkoff (Author), Kathy Hirsh-Pasek (Author), Diane Eyer (Author)

http://www.amazon.com/Einstein-Never-Used-Flashcards-Learn--/dp/1594860688/ref=sr_sp-atf_title_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1380900174&sr=8-1&keywords=einstein+never+used+flashcards

We have read two books in favor of the Montessori pedagogy and have discovered that the most common critique of Montessori is that the children are not encouraged in enough creative play.  So, we are reading a book about the importance of play based pedagogy in a hopes to engage critically with the play-based critique of Montessori.