Quote This: John Holt on motivation

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It is hard not to feel that there must be something very wrong with much of what we do in school, if we feel the need to worry so much about what many people call ‘motivation’. A child has no stronger desire than to make sense of the world, to move freely in it, to do the things that he sees bigger people doing.

John Holt

I’m on a John Holt kick again. A few more Holt quotes in the queue coming on a Sunday near you…


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