[Epub] ↠ How Children Learn Author John Holt – 9tvuk.us

How Children Learn This Enduring Classic Of Educational Thought Offers Teachers And Parents 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 This Delightful Yet Profound Book, He Looks At How We Learn To Talk, To Read, To Count, And To Reason, And How We Can Nurture And Encourage These Natural Abilities In Our Children.

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[Epub] ↠ How Children Learn  Author John Holt – 9tvuk.us
  • Paperback
  • 320 pages
  • How Children Learn
  • John Holt
  • English
  • 03 October 2017
  • 0201484048

10 thoughts on “How Children Learn

  1. says:

    tl dr Teachers, parents, and students might like to read How Children Learn and think about it, or even use it to jump start a discussion with their peers Because I m a college math professor, How Children Learn is a hard book for me to deal with.Today, I spent the day grading final exams The students performance was tremendously discouraging Many problems were left completely blank in many other cases, the students wrote things that were not even false just meaningless or otherwise tl dr Teachers, parents, and students might like to read How Children Learn and think about it, or even use it to jump start a discussion with their peers Because I m a college math professor, How Children Learn is a hard book for me to deal with.Today, I spent the day grading final exams The students performance was tremendously discouraging Many problems were left completely blank in many other cases, the students wrote things that were not even false just meaningless or otherwise failed to address the exam questions at all It is hard to escape the feeling that the students and I have largely wasted the last four months The worst thing is that, for the most part, the students are smart, and they like math most of them are pursuing degrees in engineering.This is depressing, but it is completely routine When teachers get together, we complain about students they do not know how to work, how to ...

  2. says:

    I was energized as an educator after reading this book Imagine my delight when I learned my own father read this book when it was first published in my childhood That explains a lot I come from a family where none of us have ever moved off the educational path We all love to learn John Holt recommends let learners have the freedom to explore their own tastes This is particularly important with children Holt points out that children yearn to do real things with real facts now see page 2 I was energized as an educator after reading this book Imagine my delight when I learned my own father read this book when it was first published in my childhood That explains a lot I come from a family where none of us have ever moved off the educational path We all love to learn John Holt recommends let learners have the freedom to explore their own tastes This is particularly important with children Holt points out that children yearn to do real things with real facts now see page 288 He desired to change the child s perception of education from being made to go to a place called school, and there being made to learn something they don t much want to learn under the threat that bad things will be done to them if they don t to the game of trying to find out how the world works page 34 As with any game, learning should be accompanied by enthusiasm and enjoyment In this way the natural appetite to learn can be savored This is my goal as a home educator Our family experienced a paradig...

  3. says:

    Although John Holt is best known as a founding father of the homeschool movement, this remarkable book is a simple but profound collection of his observations about how children learn It is a much needed reminder for most grown ups to open their eyes to view the world as children do, if only to better understand the young ones in their life and be apatient, ent...

  4. says:

    John Holt s basic premise is that teaching children anything is unproductive at best He believes that children will direct their own learning guided by curiosity, need and exposure He has an, often recalled, bit on his daughter discovering and becoming enthralled with his type writer It s a lovely theory and possibly highly applicable for those with resources and patience to provide a plethora of objects experiences What it lacks and admittedly isn t attempting to propose to offer , is wh John Holt s basic premise is that teaching children anything is unproductive at best He believes that children will direct their own learning guided by curiosity, need and exposure He has an, often recalled, bit on his daughter discovering and becoming enthralled with his type writer It s a lovely theory and possibly highly applicable for those with resources and patience to provide a plethora of objects experiences What it lacks and admittedly isn t attempting to propose to offer , is what to do with the children that are not as fortunate to exist in such an environment Once upon a time I liked this book, then my brother started teaching and then he started calling me EVERY DAY sometimes as early as 6 30a.m sucking me into conversation after conversation about educational philosophy which usually digresses into him insisting that ...

  5. says:

    This book was recommended to me by my husband, a former school teacher.The author, was originally a math and french teacher, but after spending a lot time studying children and education and writing a couple of books went on contribute a great deal to the home school movement Between reading this and How Children Fail, homeschooling is something that I am contemplating And if nothing else I will very closely monitor what and how my children are learning I strongly recommend this book to paren This book was recommended to me by my husband, a former school teacher.The author, was originally a math and french teacher, but after spending a lot time studying children and education and writing a couple of books went on contribute a great deal to the home school movement Between reading this and How Children Fail, homeschooling is something that I am contemplating And if nothing else I will very closely monitor what and how my children are learning I strongly recommend this book to parents teach...

  6. says:

    When I was first given copies of John Holt s How Children Fail and How Children Learn , I was loath to give themthan a scant perusal I had read a few articles by and about the man who was probably the first to coin the term unschooling and generally considered one of the early instigators and champions of the homeschool movement, but I had, for the most part, distanced myself from reading his works in depth.Born, raised and schooled in Singapore, I had had a rigid and rigorous educat When I was first given copies of John Holt s How Children Fail and How Children Learn , I was loath to give themthan a scant perusal I had read a few articles by and about the man who was probably the first to coin the term unschooling and generally considered one of the early instigators and champions of the homeschool movement, but I had, for the most part, distanced myself from reading his works in depth.Born, raised and schooled in Singapore, I had had a rigid and rigorous education As an adult, I had enough of the adventurer rebel in me to wish for an alternative for my children, but still product enough of my youth to feel unsettled and unnerved with the ideas of the father of unschooling Let my child have carte blanche over what, when, where, how and how much they want to learn Come on It didn t si...

  7. says:

    Essential read for parents, especially homeschoolers.My favorite section was the Art, Math Other Things Section I have a highly capable kid who bristles at math and I m on a mission to change this This quote felt like a sucker punch The children begin to feel, after a while, that there was no time for art, that it was not serious They show a parent or teacher a picture, and the adult says, in a perfunctory voice, How nice, dear Then they take home some idiot workbook, whose blanks t Essential read for parents, especially homeschoolers.My favorite section was the Art, Math Other Things Section I h...

  8. says:

    This is kind of a sequel to How Children Fail In this book, Holt examines how very young children infants to toddlers learn, and what that has to tell us about how humans are hard wired to learn Holt doesn t spend as much time in this book talking about the specific failings of the educational establishment, but he doesn t need to the indictment is clear when one considers how humans naturally learn, and then contrasts that with how schools attempt to teach Holt s theory is that schools, i This is kind of a sequel to How Children Fail In ...

  9. says:

    John Holt has some really fascinating observations from working with children that really reflect my own experiences with my kids Children learn through games and play They seem to learn spontaneously without being taught like Holt makes the pointif we taught kids to speak how we teach them to read, they would never learn I learned it s important to sort of watch myself and not interfere with my kids learning process I need to let go and let them discover on their own or gently guide t John Holt has some really fascinating observations from working with children that really reflect my own experiences with my kids Children learn through games and play They seem to learn spontaneously without being taught like Holt makes the pointif we taught kids to speak how we teach them to read, they would never learn I learned it s important to sort of watch myself and not interfere wit...

  10. says:

    This is my first book by Holt I m aware he has a large following I can understand why The man has a gift for understanding children and how they learn and navigate the world The genus of this book is it s timelessness Written in the 60 s the book is still accurate today Holt said that children do not need to be taught because learning is human nature for children and they...

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