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Honouring the Child II: A Guide to Ways of Learning for Teachers and Parents
by Pamela Proctor

Honouring the Child II: A Guide to Ways of Learning for Teachers and Parents

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  Publisher of Quality Canadian Books

tmi Publications is the publishing division of Turbotech Marketing Incorporated (TMI) a family owned business located in Gibsons on the Sunshine Coast, near Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. TMI was founded in 1983 by Professional Engineer John Roper and Teacher Pamela Proctor. The company is currently active as a small independent publisher of high quality books having historical and educational value in today's society.

Publishing was initiated in 2000 with I Was There, written by a Canadian soldier and acclaimed B.C. artist about his personal involvement in major events and social changes through the 20th

In 2007 Honouring the Child: Changing Ways of Teaching was released. This book describes an evolution of child centred teaching and the founding of a unique public school in Vancouver

A third book was released in 2013. Honouring the Child II: A Guide to Ways of Learning for Teachers and Parents which describes the elements to organize and facilitate personalized learning for young children.

tmi Publications employs the services of the highest quality designers and printers in Western Canada for production to date of three valued Canadian books.

For more information about these excellent Canadian books please view the Publications page.

Latest News

For the Health of our Children

16th March 2018, at the Metrotown Hilton Hotel, Burnaby, B.C., Pamela Proctor provides her latest article to The Health Action Network Society

In this new publication Pamela describes the nine elements of creating a healthy leaning environment; style of setting, hands-on learning, choosing, play, activity, acknowledging interests, limiting screen time, healthy eating, time to learn. Well illustrated with her colourful action photos. Click here for this article.

What’s Old is New and What’s New is Old

31st March 2017 Pamela provided her recent article to Co-ordinators of Primary and Early Learning Programs. Pamela describes how in 1971, with like-minded colleagues, she started a program devoted to play based and personalized learning for children aged 4-9 in a new Vancouver public school, a program that continues to this day. She writes about how she made major changes in her approach to teaching and how she shared her experiences by speaking, mentoring and writing. She applies the wisdom of early educators to the new curriculum, as reflected by the testimony of a former student, “the thing I’m most grateful for is instilling experiential learning in me at a very early age”. Click here for this article.

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