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By John Holt

This enduring vintage of academic notion deals academics and fogeys deep, unique perception into the character of early studying. John Holt was once the 1st to clarify that, for babies, “learning is as usual as breathing.” during this pleasant but profound publication, he appears to be like at how we discover ways to speak, to learn, to count number, and to cause, and the way we will nurture and inspire those common skills in our children.”

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By John Holt

This enduring vintage of academic notion deals academics and fogeys deep, unique perception into the character of early studying. John Holt was once the 1st to clarify that, for babies, “learning is as usual as breathing.” during this pleasant but profound publication, he appears to be like at how we discover ways to speak, to learn, to count number, and to cause, and the way we will nurture and inspire those common skills in our children.”

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Tommy's father asked me to build a little corral for the horse behind their house, and showed me how--dig some postholes (hard work in that tight, clayed soil), put the posts in, tamp them down solid, wrap wire on them, and hang log rails from the wires. Which I did--and the corral lasted as long as the family kept the horses. For many hours during those days of digging under the hot New Mexico sun, Tommy would be out there "helping" me--moving small piles of dirt from one place to another with his shovel or tractor, and putting dirt back in the holes after the fence posts were in.

At first I had no idea what he wanted. I thought he was asking me to give him whatever he was looking at, or to do something with it. But he showed me that that was not what he wanted. For a while I was baffled. Then, on a hunch, I tried telling him the name of what he was showing me. Instantly he showed by his expression that I had guessed right. He began to point to many other objects. Here I thought it might help if I gave him a question that he could ask whenever he wanted to know the name of something (a very useful thing also in studying a foreign language).

Some committee of experts decided that the activity of reading could be broken down into five hundred separate skills. They finally pared this list down to two hundred and eighty-three, which they then proposed to teach, one at a time and in strict order, to all the children in the schools. I hope that this absurd project has by now been abandoned. Last summer, in a supermarket, a young mother came with her baby to the meat counter and began to discuss with him, in the most lively and natural way, what meat they should get for supper.

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