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John Holt (1923-1985), 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 offered insights into the nature of learning that are more relevant today than ever before.
Pat Farenga, writer and president of Holt Associates, brings more than 34 years of fieldwork, advocacy, and personal experience to help children and parents learn in their own ways. He lectures all over the country and is the father of three home-schooled daughters.
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How Children Learn (50th anniversary edition)
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…
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How Children Fail
First published in the mid 1960s, How Children Fail began an education reform movement that continues today. In his 1982 edition, John Holt added new…
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Learning All The Time
How small children begin to read, write, count, and investigate the world, without being taughtThe essence of John Holt's insight into learning and small children…