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Teach your own : the John Holt book of homeschooling

Author: John Caldwell Holt; Patrick Farenga
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Perseus Pub., ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Focuses on how to raise children as learners more than how to create a school within one's household.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Caldwell Holt; Patrick Farenga
ISBN: 0738206946 9780738206943
OCLC Number: 52125692
Notes: "A Merloyd Lawrence Book."
"Portions of this book appeared earlier in Teach Your Own: A Hopeful Path for Education, copyright 1981 by John Holt, and The Beginner's Guide to Homeschooling, copyright 2000 by Pat Farenga"--Title page verso.
Description: xxxiv, 334 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Why Take Them Out? --
2. Common Objections to Homeschooling --
3. Politics of Unschooling --
4. Living with Children --
5. Learning in the World --
6. Living and Working Spaces --
7. Serious Play --
8. Learning Without Teaching --
9. Learning Difficulties --
10. Children and Work --
11. Homeschooling in America --
12. How to Get Started --
13. School Response --
App. B. Correspondence Schools and Curriculum Suppliers --
App. C. Helpful Private Schools --
App. D. Homeschooling Organizations --
App. E. Learning Materials --
App. F. Opportunities and Activities.
Responsibility: John Holt, Patrick Farenga.

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