Essays Tagged: "John Holt"

Old Fashioned Education This is kind of a book report on the difference between education today, and the way it is explained in the authors essay.

Old Fashioned EducationHow many children do you know that love to be in school? John Holt, in his essay School Is Bad for Children, tells us his opinion of our schools by listing s ... Our Worlds: A Thematic Reader. Ed. Richard M. Shaw, et al. Fort Worth: Harcourt, 2001. 171-73.Holt, John. "School Is Bad For Children." Our Lives, Our Worlds: A Thematic Reader. Ed. Richard M. Shaw, e ...

(9 pages) 220 0 4.2 Apr/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education


ducation started in the middle of the 19th century. When, in the 1960s, an education reformer named John Holt began pushing home schooling as an alternative public schools. Thomas Jefferson and the ot ...

(3 pages) 134 0 4.4 Oct/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education


fficials to cooperate with the parents of home schooling.Home schooling is on the rise according to John Holt and Raymond Moore, two organizations who estimated the number of home schooled students. T ...

(2 pages) 41 0 3.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

HOME SCHOOLING This essay prove gives the many different views of home schooling from many perspectives.

e benefits of many friends and social gatherings.There is more than one way to home-school a child. John Holt started a method called "un-schooling" in November of 1977. Over the years, un-schooling h ... ills. There are numerous other types of ways to home-school a child. The Saxon method, developed by John Saxon, gives a systematic tool for parents that feel the need for structure. Umbrella Schooling ...

(4 pages) 143 3 3.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Reading and Children- how teachers make students hate reading.

ive their classes questions over the reading in order to be confident that the students comprehend. John Holt, an English teacher, would ask similar questions to his students; he would assign "questio ...

(3 pages) 180 8 3.8 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community


tudents uncomfortable. Vietnamese schools are different. According to School Is Bad for Children by John Holt, "If we don't make you read, you won't, and if you don't do it exactly the way we tell you ...

(3 pages) 58 0 3.5 May/2005

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays

Critical Response: "How Teachers Make Chilren Hate Reading"

Critical Response Paper #1 I remember sitting in disgust as I was reading A Separate Piece, by John Knowles in my 10th grade English class. I never understood why I had to read such uninteresting ... hool was supposed to be interesting. The essay "How Teachers Make Children Hate Reading"� by John Holt explains it all perfectly.Looking up words in the dictionary that I didn't know from a boo ...

(2 pages) 24 0 3.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Education in check

Education In-Check In John Holts essay, "Freedom for Children" he discusses how children should have their own right to de ...

(2 pages) 13 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Youth Should be Allowed to Vote

g the voting age they would be influenced by dangerous radicals. These fears are unfounded as well, John Holt says that many people today vote at first, and often for many years after, exactly as thei ...

(3 pages) 15 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education