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  - Carol Ann - Goodreads

This is my first book by Holt. I'm aware he has a large following. I can understand why. The man has a gift for understanding children and how they learn and navigate the world. The genus of this book ... Read full review

Review: How Children Learn (Classics in Child Development)

User Review  - Wendy - Goodreads

A lot of really great info on how kids learn and the fact that we need to give children the space to discover on their own and allow them to learn about the things they love. I liked this statement ... 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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