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How children learn / John Holt ; new foreword by Deborah Meier.

By: Holt, John Caldwell, 1923-1985 [author.].
Contributor(s): Meier, Deborah [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Boston, Massachusetts : Da Capo Press, an imprint of Perseus Books, LLC, a subsidiary of Hachette Book Group, Inc., [2017]Edition: Fiftieth Anniversary edition.Description: xvi, 303 pages ; 21 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780738220086; 0738220086.Subject(s): Learning | Education | Cognition in children | Cognition in children | Education | Learning | Education | Learning | Cognition in childrenDDC classification: 370.15/23
Contents:
1. Learning about children. -- 2. Games & experiments. -- 3. Talk. -- 4. Reading. -- 5. Sports. -- 6. Art, math, & other things. -- 7. Fantasy. -- 8. The mind at work. -- 9. Learning & love.
Summary: 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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"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.

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.

1. Learning about children. -- 2. Games & experiments. -- 3. Talk. -- 4. Reading. -- 5. Sports. -- 6. Art, math, & other things. -- 7. Fantasy. -- 8. The mind at work. -- 9. Learning & love.

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