One of the greatest gifts we can give children is to help them maintain their natural interests in learning.
I highly recommend that anyone interested in going into the profession of teaching read this book, or any current teacher who is childless.
When this book was written John Holt gave the world a fresh look at how children learn and how we should be educating our young.
Un libro excelente, estoy poniendo a prueba los consejos impartidos y realmente es maravillosa la respuesta de nuestros hijos. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Maria Molero Araujo
I think that this book is probably a decent book as far as the information goes, but it sssooooo boring. Every time I would try to read it I would fall asleep. Read morePublished 3 months ago by arkmitch
If you are ever tempted with a sneaking suspicion that what the Conservative Right in general (and Michael Gove in particular) are saying about education is frankly ridiculous... Read morePublished 4 months ago by MR D MCMILLAN
This is one of my favorite books. I wrote from it often. It's one of those books that makes you question everything you thought you knew about education. Read morePublished 8 months ago by April
I believe a lot can be gained from applying the techniques presented in this book. It is also a relatively quick read.Published 10 months ago by Adi
John Holt, in the partner book with How Children Fail, shows his unique perspective of children. Some comments are outdated, but he saw the uselessness of standardized testing in... Read morePublished 10 months ago by HRyan
This is an excellent book for those considering alternatives to conventional schooling. It is full of great examples from his teaching practice.Published 11 months ago by NB
For many years I wondered why kids are so hard to teach. Why can't they reason like adults do? Only recently, I've learned that kids are not "little adults". Read morePublished 11 months ago by Robert Brown
I loved this book. It really got me to think differently about my children's learning. It has helped me be a better mom. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Tosha