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How children learn

Author: John Caldwell Holt; Deborah Meier
Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts : Da Capo Press, an imprint of Perseus Books, LLC, a subsidiary of Hachette Book Group, Inc., [2017]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fiftieth Anniversary editionView all editions and formats
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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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Caldwell Holt; Deborah Meier
ISBN: 9780738220086 0738220086
OCLC Number: 965806125
Notes: "Published as a Merloyd Lawrence Book by Da Capo Press, an imprint of Perseus Books, LLC, a subsidiary of Hachette Book Group, Inc."--Title page verso.
Includes index.
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.
Responsibility: John Holt ; new foreword by Deborah Meier.

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"The gentle voice of reason."--Life magazine "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 Read more...

 
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