Posts Tagged ‘ John Holt ’

Interview: Pat Farenga

Interview: Pat Farenga

Helen Hegener interviewed Patrick Farenga in 1997. Patrick had worked at Holt Associates since 1981, the year John Holt’s landmark book on homeschooling, Teach Your Own, was first published. He started off as a volunteer, packing books, answering phones, filling subscriptions, and typing up John Holt’s correspondence off tapes he dictated. Patrick became president...
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John Holt & GWS

John Holt & GWS

One name written large in the history of homeschooling is that of the widely acclaimed author, relentless education reformer, and respected social critic, John Caldwell Holt. His great legacy is the homeschooling movement itself, which, without his considerable guidance and patient nurturing during its most formative years, would today be a horse of a...
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John Holt: The History of Homeschooling

John Holt: The History of Homeschooling

John Holt and the History of Homeschooling “His great legacy is the homeschooling movement itself, which, without his considerable guidance and patient nurturing during its most formative years, would today be a horse of a very different color.” More articles about this pioneering visionary: A Tribute to John Holt, 1923-1985, by Pat Farenga The...
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American Homeschool Association

American Homeschool Association

The American Homeschool Association has been serving homeschooling families with advocacy, support, information and networking since 1995. The AHA supports, encourages and promotes all approaches to homeschooling, in line with the earliest advocates of home education, John Holt and Dr. Raymond and Dorothy Moore. Current AHA services include a discussion list and online forum...
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Homeschool Classics

Homeschool Classics

Betsy Wald, the branch manager at the Hilton Branch Library in Maplewood, New York, put together a syllabus of recommended reading for people who teach their children at home, or are considering doing so. She writes: “The following homeschooling ‘classics’ are recommended for everyone — regardless of educational philosophy –- both for questioning assumptions...
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