Holt, John

Holt, John (Caldwell)

(1923–85) educational reformer; born in New York City. A teacher turned writer and lecturer, his best-selling How Children Fail (1964, revised in 1982) and How Children Learn (1967, 1983) called for educational reform to nurture children's creativity. In the 1970s Holt became a leader in the home-schooling movement.
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Rockville Veterans (back row, from left) Mike Chapman, Dominic Higgins, Keith Price, Steve Laycock, Steve Holt, John Jolley Steve Sutton; (front row, from left) Alistair Munro, Phil Price, Nick Deplidge, Paul Browne, Robbie Carter & Richie Dodd
Last season we had Stuart Armstrong, Ryan Jack, Alex Harris, Tony Watt, Jason Holt, John McGinn and Chris Johnston making us all sit up and take notice.
eouldn't get f th I came up with this team and five subs: Hamish McAlpine; John Holt, John Brown, Jim Duffy, Bobby Cox; Bobby Russell, Billy Stark, John McGovern, Andy Ritchie; Frank McDougall, Alan McGraw.
Front: Scott Pickering, Ian Holt, John Booth, Josh Langfield, Mohammed Ijaz Khan.
Simon Holt, John Hunt, Mike Cattermole and Alexis Levy have all given excellent Gold Cup commentaries in the past.
The Shrimps looked set for victory until the Cobblers scored three goals in the final 20 minutes through Andy Holt, John Johnson and Bayo Akinfenwa.
"The likes of Ian Breckin, Gary Holt, John Curtis and Nicky Southall have experienced life in the top flight of English football and others have faced an occasion like this before.
SNOOKER: WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP: Live first-round coverage featuring Ken Doherty v Barry Pinches, Chris Small v Shaun Murphy, Paul Hunter v Michael Holt, John Higgins v Mark Selby and Jimmy White v Fergal O'Brien (British Eurosport, 10am-1pm, 2.30pm-5pm and 7.15pm-10pm; BBC2, 1.30pm-5.15pm and 7pm-8pm).
Phillip Hay, Chris Holt, John Kirsopp, Darren McCaig and Jamie Mordue scored for Vulcan.
Co-producers, Dawn Miller, James Holt, John Goldstone.
Back row (from left) are Phil Price, Chris Black, | |Paul Dutton, Nick Deplidge, Steve Holt, John Jolley & John White.
Laura Slavin and her friends Mick Holt, John Margison, and Debbie Baldwin raised an impressive pounds 647 after hosting a fun day at the Wellington in Newsome.