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How Children Learn, 50th anniversary edition

How Children Learn, 50th anniversary edition

From the preface by Deborah Meier:

“We have a long way to go to make John Holt’s dream available to all children. But his books make it possible and easier for many of us to join him in the journey.”

In this enduring classic, rich with 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 his delightful book he observes how children actually learn to talk, to read, to count, and to reason, and how, as adults, we can best encourage these natural abilities in our children.
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Genre: Nonfiction / Education / Learning Styles

On Sale: August 1st 2017

Price: $11.99

Page Count: 320

ISBN-13: 9780738220093

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Praise

"Holt is a class with Piaget."
New York Review of Books
"By his vision of what can be done in education, he makes us think in new ways about what is being done."
The Wall Street Journal
"One of the most profoundly moving books I've ever read, the truest account of how I remember my best learning experiences as a child and an adult."
Cory Doctorow, author of Walkaway and Little Brother
"The gentle voice of reason."
Life magazine