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First published in the mid 1960s, How Children Fail began an education reform movement that continues today. In his 1982 edition, John Holt added new insights into how children investigate the world, into the perennial problems of classroom learning, grading, testing, and into the role of the trust and authority in every learning situation. His understanding of children, the clarity of his thought, and his deep affection for children have made both How Children Fail and its companion volume, How Children Learn, enduring classics.

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"First published in the mid 1960s, How Children Fail began an education reform movement that continues today. In his 1982 edition, John Holt added new insights into how children investigate the world,"

Synopsis:

First published in the mid 1960s, How Children Fail began an education reform movement that continues today. In his 1982 edition, John Holt added new insights into how children investigate the world, into the perennial problems of classroom learning, grading, testing, and into the role of the trust and authority in every learning situation. His understanding of children, the clarity of his thought, and his deep affection for children have made both How Children Fail and its companion volume, How Children Learn, enduring classics.

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John Holt (1927-1985), one of this countrys 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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780201484021
Author:
Holt, John Caldwell
Publisher:
Da Capo Press
Author:
Holt, John Caldwell
Author:
Holt, John
Location:
Reading, Mass. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
School Age
Subject:
Child Development
Subject:
Philosophy & Social Aspects
Subject:
Educational Psychology
Subject:
Failure (psychology)
Subject:
Dropouts
Subject:
Underachievers
Subject:
Promotion (School)
Subject:
Grade repetition.
Subject:
Failure
Subject:
Promotion
Subject:
Developmental - Child
Subject:
General Psychology & Psychiatry
Subject:
Education-General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Rev. ed.
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Classics in Child Development
Series Volume:
ch.90
Publication Date:
September 1995
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
320
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.5 in 12.5 oz

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"Synopsis" by , First published in the mid 1960s, How Children Fail began an education reform movement that continues today. In his 1982 edition, John Holt added new insights into how children investigate the world, into the perennial problems of classroom learning, grading, testing, and into the role of the trust and authority in every learning situation. His understanding of children, the clarity of his thought, and his deep affection for children have made both How Children Fail and its companion volume, How Children Learn, enduring classics.
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