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How children learn

Author: John Caldwell Holt
Publisher: Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley Pub. Co., [1995], 1982.
Series: Classics in child development (Reading, Mass.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Explores the natural learning processes of children at the pre-school and primary grade level and describes the ways in which formal education damages and impedes the child's independent ability to learn.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Caldwell Holt
ISBN: 0201484048 9780201484045
OCLC Number: 32626801
Notes: Originally published: Rev. ed. New York : Delta/Seymour Lawrence, ©1983.
"A Merloyd Lawrence book."
Description: xvi, 303 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Learning about children --
Games & experiments --
Talk --
Reading --
Sports --
Art, math & other things --
Fantasy --
The mind at work --
Learning & love.
Series Title: Classics in child development (Reading, Mass.)
Responsibility: John Holt.
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"Children do not need to be made to learn", Holt maintains, because each is born with what Einstein called "the holy curiosity of inquiry". For them, learning is as natural as breathing. First  Read more...

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