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How Children Learn at Home

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Alan Thomas found that many home educating families chose or gravitated towards an informal style of education, radically different from that found in schools. Such learning, also described as unschooling, natural or autonomous, takes place without most of the features considered essential for learning in school. At home there is no curriculum or sequential teaching, nor are there any lessons, textbooks, requirements for written work, practice exercises, marking or testing. But how can children who learn in this way actually achieve an education on a par with what schools offer?
This book will be of interest to education practitioners, researchers and all parents, whether their children are in or out of school, offering, as it does, fascinating insights into the nature of children's learning.
This copy is in good, clean condition, with no marks

Item details

Author(s):
Thomas, Alan and Pattison, Harriet
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
207
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0826479995
ISBN-13:
9780826479990
Number of pages:
156
Publisher:
Continuum

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Alan Thomas found that many home educating families chose or gravitated towards an informal style of education, radically different from that found in schools. Such learning, also described as unschooling, natural or autonomous, takes place without most of the features considered essential for learning in school. At home there is no curriculum or sequential teaching, nor are there any lessons, textbooks, requirements for written work, practice exercises, marking or testing. But how can children who learn in this way actually achieve an education on a par with what schools offer?
This book will be of interest to education practitioners, researchers and all parents, whether their children are in or out of school, offering, as it does, fascinating insights into the nature of children's learning.
This copy is in good, clean condition, with no marks

Author(s):
Thomas, Alan and Pattison, Harriet
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
207
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0826479995
ISBN-13:
9780826479990
Number of pages:
156
Publisher:
Continuum

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