Honouring the Child II:
A Guide to Ways of Learning
for Teachers and Parents
by Pamela Proctor
Welcome to tmi Publications
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 with at sea hands on training for recreational boaters www.sailcruise.net and 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 century www.soldierstory.com
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 www.honouringthechild.com
A third book is now available. Honouring the Child II: A Guide to Ways of Learning for Teachers and Parents 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.
Pamela M. Proctor
P.O.Box 692 Gibsons, B.C., V0N 1V0
Tel: 604-886-0540 email: email@example.com
21st February 2017
Attention: Co-ordinator of Primary and Early Learning Programs.
I am forwarding a reprint of my recent article, of which an edited version was published in the current issue of Teacher.
In 1971, with like-minded colleagues, I started a program devoted to play based and personalized learning for children aged 4-9 in a new Vancouver public school. The program continues to this day.
Having made major changes in my approach to teaching and been rewarded by my students’ responses, I share my experiences by speaking, mentoring and writing.
I wrote Honouring the Child – Changing Ways of Teaching and embarked on speaking tours to many communities in British Columbia. Through discussions with teachers and parents I became aware of a need for more succinct information and wrote a hand-book, Honouring the Child II – A Guide to Ways of Learning.
My books have been published with assistance of my husband, John Roper, through our company, tmi Publications. While single copies are available, it is more economical for school districts or groups of teachers to order copies at a substantial saving directly from our company. Our quotation is enclosed.
I invite you to visit or contact me at my website www.honouringthechild.com.
With thanks and best wishes,
Pamela M. Proctor.
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