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How Children Learn, 50th anniversary edition Paperback – 1 August 2017

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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 Doctorow, author of Walkaway and Little Brother "Holt is a class with Piaget." --New York Review of Books "By his vision of what can be done in education, he makes us think in new ways about what is being done." --The Wall Street Journal

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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 relevant today than ever before. Deborah Meier (foreword), is a renowned educator, MacArthur Fellow, and the founder of the small schools movement. She is on the faculty of the Steinhardt school of education at New York University

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