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The Joy and Sorrow of Rereading Holt’s “How Children Learn”

Holt was a brilliant observer of children in their everyday lives, who decades ago developed some profound insights into how children learn. I wish more people understood them.

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What If Medicine’s First Principle Were Also Education’s?

If standard schooling were a drug, it would have to come with a lot of warnings, if it were permitted at all. There's no evidence that it works better than a placebo.

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Why No-Nonsense Classrooms Are Less Terrible Than Usual Ones

Recently, we've heard of the success of "no-nonsense teaching." Here's what I like about it. It makes no bones about the fact that children are little prisoners who must ....

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Why No-Nonsense Classrooms Are Less Terrible Than Usual Ones

Recently, we've heard of the success of "no-nonsense teaching." Here's what I like about it. It makes no bones about the fact that children are little prisoners who must ....

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Why No-Nonsense Classrooms Are Less Terrible Than Usual Ones

Recently, we've heard of the success of "no-nonsense teaching." Here's what I like about it. It makes no bones about the fact that children are little prisoners who must ....

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Why No-Nonsense Classrooms Are Less Terrible Than Usual Ones

Recently, we've heard of the success of "no-nonsense teaching." Here's what I like about it. It makes no bones about the fact that children are little prisoners who must ....

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Why No-Nonsense Classrooms Are Less Terrible Than Usual Ones

Recently, we've heard of the success of "no-nonsense teaching." Here's what I like about it. It makes no bones about the fact that children are little prisoners who must ....

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Why No-Nonsense Classrooms Are Less Terrible Than Usual Ones

Recently, we've heard of the success of "no-nonsense teaching." Here's what I like about it. It makes no bones about the fact that children are little prisoners who must ....

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Why No-Nonsense Classrooms Are Less Terrible Than Usual Ones

Recently, we've heard of the success of "no-nonsense teaching." Here's what I like about it. It makes no bones about the fact that children are little prisoners who must ....

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Why No-Nonsense Classrooms Are Less Terrible Than Usual Ones

Recently, we've heard of the success of "no-nonsense teaching." Here's what I like about it. It makes no bones about the fact that children are little prisoners who must ....

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