why we homeschool: john holt

john holt
— one of the founders of the unschooling movement
is another author i read
back when i was first just thinking about homeschooling.
he was very encouraging to me
and help me understand
and put into words
why i felt how i felt.
when folks have questions about homeschool,
here is where i get many of my responses.

holt has several books but start with these two:
how children learn
how children learn by john holt
(the companion book is how children fail.)

and teach your own
teach your own by john holt


One thought on “why we homeschool: john holt

  1. I have heard Holt’s name invoked a lot recently. I get the impression he really did a lot for the homeschooling movement. I need to read some of his stuff. Thanks for the recommendations.

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