Holt, John Caldwell,: How children fail.
Book Number: 0265918
Penguin Books, Harmondsworth, Middlesex, 1980. Softcover. Very Good Condition/No Dust Jacket. reprint. a clean copy with no damage, Apart from foxing of the 1st and last pages. The author, a teacher, kept a journal while observing children in class. He analyse the strategies children used to meet or dodge the demand which the adult world makes on them, the effect of fear and failure on children, the distinction between real and apparent learning, and the ways in which schools failed to meet the needs of children. Size: 12mo (standard paperback). 174 pages. Please refer to accompanying picture (s). Quantity Available: 1. Category: education; Psychology & Psychiatry. ISBN: 0140211152. ISBN/EAN: 9780140211153. Inventory No: 0265918.