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Instead of Education : Ways to Help People Do Things Better

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John Holt is credited with launching today's huge and still growing homeschooling movement. This book is his most direct and radical challenge to the educational status quo and a clarion to call parents to save their children from schools of all kinds. Holt advocates self-directed learning and a creative life.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 250 pages
  • 134.62 x 205.74 x 20.32mm | 340.19g
  • Sentient Publications
  • Boulder, Colorado, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 1591810094
  • 9781591810094
  • 49,109

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John Holt was a prophetic voice in the educational wilderness who vividly explained why our system of schooling often frustrates genuine learning. He made this case quite clearly indeed in his groundbreaking work Instead of Education. It is as radically relevant to the educational challenges of our generation as it was to his.--Ron Miller, author of "What Are Schools For? Holistic Education in American Culture" and publisher of "Paths of Learning Magazine"show more

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400 ratings
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