Terje Gerhard Valen

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Learning All The Time by Holt
11 of 13 people found the following review helpful
How Children Fail and How Children Learn are two books that every teacher and parent should read, just as it was said in The Teacher magazine in US when it first reviewed it. I have been using these two books, together with other classics like, Didactica Magna by Johan Amos Comenius and Democracy and Education by John Dewy, and Piaget's and Vygotsky's books on psychology and education. Holt's books gives special insights which are crucial to all education. And they are not autdated. Creating safe places to learn, releasing play and creativity, following up each child - and how to do it - these are some of the qualities of Holt's books. I do not agree with his ideas of home-schooling though,… Read more