How Children Learn

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Da Capo Press, Sep 4, 1995 - Psychology - 320 pages
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A classic for parents and teachers, with over 750,000 copies sold.

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I read this from the perspective of a potential home-schooler, and it did give me some encouragement. The main message of the book is 'trust your children' - they are natural learners, and you are not ... Read full review

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I remember my mother reading this when I was a child. She referenced it often... and now I do the same. Thirty years after it was first published, this seminal work is still worth reading and then ... Read full review

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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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