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Growing Without Schooling: A Record of a Grassroots Movement

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Available for the first time under one cover, these are the original texts about the history, references, and personalities of the unschooling/homeschooling movement as assembled by author John Holt (How Children Fail; Learning All the Time). First hand accounts from homeschooling's early pioneers, John Holt's personal touch on nearly every page, and hundreds of stories ab ...more
Paperback, 262 pages
Published February 9th 1997 by Holt Associates (first published February 1st 1997)
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I loved reading not only John Holt's incredible wisdom, but also the stories of the families who were unschooling at the time GWS was published.
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thoroughly enjoyed reading John and parent stories from the 60s when homeschooling was essentially illegal and persecuted as such. great parent advice too
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After teaching in private schools for many years John Caldwell Holt wrote his first two books, How Children Fail, and How Children Learn. He became a vocal advocate for school reforms, and wrote several more books about education theory and practice, including alternative forms and many social issues relating to the education system. Eventually he decided school reform was impossible, and changed ...more