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Author Holt, John Caldwell, 1923-1985, author
Title Learning all the time / John Holt
Imprint Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, 1989
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 Euro-Am Studies Lib  372 H7425 1989    AVAILABLE    30500100546392
Descript xvii, 169 pages ; 22 cm
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Note "A Merloyd Lawrence book."
John Holt / by George Dennison -- 1. Reading and writing -- Reading and trust -- Thirty hours -- Discovering letters -- Exploring words -- Reading readiness -- Inventing the wheel -- Words in context -- Sensible phonics -- How not to learn to read -- How not to learn to write: with big bird -- Spelling -- Handwriting -- Citizen in the world of books -- 2. At home with numbers -- Counting -- Addition and subtraction -- A homemade adding machine -- Abstractions -- Multiplication -- Those easy tables -- Multiplying large number -- On "infinity" -- Bootleg math -- Family economics -- Solving problems -- Riding, hunting, and arithmetic -- 3. Young children as research scientists -- Puzzles -- Creating knowledge -- Building understanding -- Making our own connections -- Lessons in the field -- Putting meaning into the world -- 4. Loving music -- Another chance -- Starting early -- On practice -- Suzuki -- They've got all the exits blocked -- Feelings in music -- 5. What parents can do -- Grown-up voices -- Uninvited teaching -- The power of example -- Teaching as a natural science -- Whose right hand? -- Correcting mistakes -- Praise junkies -- Unwanted help -- 6. The nature of learning -- Three misleading metaphors -- Learning is making sense of things -- Living is learning -- Every waking hour
Shows how children begin to learn and to explore their world without being taught
Link Online version: Holt, John Caldwell, 1923-1985. Learning all the time. Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, 1989 (OCoLC)555797157
Subject Learning
Early childhood education
Education -- Parent participation
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