Learning All the Time by John Holt

Learning All the Time

byJohn Holt

Paperback | January 22, 1990

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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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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 rel...
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Title:Learning All the TimeFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 8.55 × 5.5 × 0.4 inPublished:January 22, 1990Publisher:Da Capo Press

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ISBN - 10:0201550911

ISBN - 13:9780201550917

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John Holt, in this his last book, clearly demonstrates how children begin to read, write, count, and investigate the world without being taught. Learning cannot be coerced, he maintains; indeed, it is "as natural as breathing". "A capstone to his ten books on education".--The New York Times Book Review