Since we can’t know what knowledge will be most needed in the future, it is senseless to try to teach it in advance. Instead, we should try to turn out people who love learning so much and learn so well that they will be able to learn whatever needs to be learned.
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|Birth:||14th April, 1923|
|Death:||14th September, 1985|
John Caldwell Holt was born in New York City, New York, USA. He was an American author and educator who became one of the most-prominent advocates for homeschooling in the late 1970s and early 1980s. He graduated from Yale University in 1943 with a degree in engineering. He wrote several books include: How Children Fail, How Children Learn, The underachieving school, What Do I Do Monday?, Freedom and beyond, Escape from Childhood, Instead of Education, Growing Without Schooling, Never Too Late, Teach Your Own, Learning All The Time, and Death in a Live Forest.
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