How Children Learn

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Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 1995 - Education - 303 pages
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This enduring classic of educational thought offers teachers and parents deep, original insight into the nature of early learning. John Holt was the first to make clear that, for small children, “learning is as natural as breathing.” In this delightful yet profound book, he looks at how we learn to talk, to read, to count, and to reason, and how we can nurture and encourage these natural abilities in our children.”

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Review: How Children Learn (Classics in Child Development)

User Review  - Camille - Goodreads

This book has had the greatest influence on me and my family. My husband and I are striving to stop correcting the kids and have a renewed respect of their ability to learn. No book I have ever read ... Read full review

Review: How Children Learn (Classics in Child Development)

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should be required reading for all parents. John Holt has shaken the foundation of my beliefs about education. Read full review

Contents

GAMES EXPERIMENTS
23
ART MATH 8c OTHER THINGS 191
215
LEARNING LOVE 295
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John Holt (1927-1985), one of this country's leading educational and social critics, was the author of ten influential books which have been translated into fourteen languages. Known both as a passionate reformer and as ”the gentle voice of reason” (Life magazine), John Holt offers insights into the nature of learning that are more relevant today than ever before.

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