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Sylvia C Chard Dr. Sylvia C. Chard is professor emeritus of early childhood education at the University of Alberta, Canada. She has worked at the University of Alberta since 1989 where for seven years she was director of the Laboratory School, the Child Study Center, in the Department of Elementary Education. Dr. Chard taught at various levels in schools from preschool through high school in England. She completed her M.Ed. and Ph.D. at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Dr. Chard is coauthor with Lilian G. Katz of the book Engaging Children's Minds: The Project Approach. Following her retirement from the university in 2003, she has been engaged in consulting work with teachers in many parts of the world. Her latest book, coauthored with Yvonne Kogan, is From My Side: Being a Child.