How Children Learn

Da Capo Lifelong Books
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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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About the author

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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Publisher
Da Capo Lifelong Books
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Published on
Apr 20, 2009
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Pages
320
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ISBN
9780786746903
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Language
English
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Genres
Education / Early Childhood (incl. Preschool & Kindergarten)
Education / Educational Psychology
Education / Home Schooling
Education / Learning Styles
Family & Relationships / Education
Psychology / Cognitive Psychology & Cognition
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This content is DRM protected.
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