Learning All The Time

Learning All The Time

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Description

The essence of John Holt's insight into learning and small children is captured in Learning All The Time. This delightful book by the influential author of How Children Fail and How Children Learn shows how children learn to read, write, and count in their everyday life at home and how adults can respect and encourage this wonderful process. For human beings, he reminds us, learning is as natural as breathing. John Holt's wit, his gentle wisdom, and his infectious love of little children bring joy to parent and teacher alike.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 140 x 215 x 12mm | 244g
  • Westview Press Inc
  • Cambridge, MA, United States
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • 0201550911
  • 9780201550917
  • 107,139

Table of contents

* Reading and Writing * At Home with Numbers * Young Children as Research Scientists * Loving Music * What Parents Can Do * The Nature of Learning
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About John Holt

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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