How Children Fail

How Children Fail

First published in the mid 1960s, How Children Fail began an education reform movement that continues today. In his 1982 edition, John Holt added new insights into how children investigate the world, into the perennial problems of classroom learning, grading, testing, and into the role of the trust and authority in every learning situation. His understanding of children, the clarity of his thought, and his deep affection for children have made both How Children Fail and its companion volume, How Children Learn, enduring classics.

  • Format: Paperback | 320 pages
  • Dimensions: 137 x 209 x 19mm | 363g
  • Publication date: 04 Sep 1995
  • Publisher: HACHETTE BOOKS
  • Imprint: Da Capo Press Inc
  • Publication City/Country: Reading, MA, United States
  • Language: English
  • Edition: Revised
  • Edition Statement: REV ed.
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations
  • ISBN10: 0201484021
  • ISBN13: 9780201484021
  • Bestsellers rank: 81,462

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