Freedom and Beyond Author:John Holt John Holt has taught school in Colorado, Massachusetts, & California. He has assisted elementary school children and graduate students. Mr. Holt's books, How Children Learn,How Children Fail, The Undersachieving School, and What Do I Do Monday?; his articles in the New York Magazine and many other publications have become standard works in the f... more »ield of education.« less
John Holt was one of the "founding fathers" of the unschooling movement of the 1970's and 1980's. Many children were successfully home schooled following the tenets of Holt's philosophy, including my own children.