Friday, October 10, 2014

Healing, Spanish discussion, a downside of choice

New page on healing, with links to a dozen other pages on healing and change:
http://sandradodd.com/healing

In Spanish, on Facebook, Radical Unschooling en Español, group created by Alicia Gonzalez:
https://www.facebook.com/groups/708095229264708/

New page, not new writing. Choice creates a burden (a comparison to women's movement problems from the 1970's).
http://sandradodd.com/issues/choice
(Not a light and breezy page. It burdens the reader with a reminder not to burden other parents or children.)

The photo is a link.

Sunday, September 14, 2014

Priorities, Albuquerque ALLive, Hema Bharadwaj

New photo (by Lisa Jonick) and caption/quote (mine), you can't miss it, partway down:
http://sandradodd.com/priorities

Albuquerque ALLive, registration open, December 27-30, 2014
http://albuquerqueallive.blogspot.com

The Big Book of Unschooling is dedicated to Hema Bharadwaj, because it was her idea, and prodding, that got me to write it. Here's a paga about her. She will be speaking in Albuquerque in December.
http://sandradodd.com/hema

She and other speakers are linked in a tab at Albuquerque ALLive link above.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Being more positive; Strewing, spirituality; Peace

Something new and very positive by Tina Bragdon, on the negativity page, halfway down on the left, after the boldface Bible verse.
http://sandradodd.com/negativity

Interview from a few years ago, newly uploaded (used to be a link; other site is gone)
http://sandradodd.com/radio
and a transcript of that with listen-along capability:
http://sandradodd.com/radiotranscript

Sixteen minutes about peace—podcast by Amy Childs, but I'm about half of it.
http://unschoolingsupport.com/peace/
(Other voices there: Ren Allen, Richard Prystowsky (from an older recording) and Rippy Dusseldorp)

Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Later unschooling, Marriage Strengthening and Divorce Prevention

About the chances of success coming to unschooling later…. an update added (bottom), links and a photo:
http://sandradodd.com/later/unschooling

I hope my readers won't need these, but you might find yourself advising a friend who could use knowing!

Added (second item there) to divorce prevention page:
Something BIG happens when a person turns away from selfishness to service.
Something HUGE happens when a person can care about another person more than about himself. (and more)
http://sandradodd.com/divorce

Cleaned up and linked elsewhere, an obscure page for helping prevent divorce:
http://sandradodd.com/divorcereasons

Sunday, August 17, 2014

writing, interview, curiosity

New page on Seeing Writing (Writing, and whether it can be "just learned")
http://sandradodd.com/writing/seeing

Interview (from 2009, with new notes and links on the page; sound file to hear there or to download)
http://sandradodd.com/listen/schwartzinterview

Photos were added to the curiosity page:
http://sandradodd.com/curiosity

Thursday, August 14, 2014

DOH! Sorry a draft launched.

True! This page isn't finished!

How much is enough? [This page needs two more links, and pull posts from Just Add Light and add quotes from other places on the site)
http://sandradodd.com/enough
__________

Reminders: I'm speaking in Maine in September, various places, and one night in New Hampshire:
http://allinmaine.blogspot.com/p/calendar.html

I've been interviewed a few times for a series on unschooling Amy Childs is doing, and the one about the benefits of unschooling only has me and Amy. (Most have three to six voices.)
http://unschoolingsupport.com/family-bonding/
(Others can be accessed in the lefthand list there.)

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Enough? Gradual Change

How much is enough? [This page needs two more links, and pull posts from Just Add Light and add quotes from other places on the site)
http://sandradodd.com/enough

Lisa Celedon wrote about beginning more gradually. It's the fifth item down:
http://sandradodd.com/gradualchange

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

Gratitude; Change; Factors, problems and considerations

 photo DSC00493.jpgGratitude for common, simple, homey things
http://sandradodd.com/gratitude/chairs

Benefits gained from the Always Learning discussion (bottom of the page)
http://sandradodd.com/alwayslearning

Factors, Problems and Considerations
Parts are new, parts are older, but this is the first announcement of the page here
http://sandradodd.com/factors

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Openness to Experience, Interview Bits

Newish page, expanded quite a bit:
http://sandradodd.com/open

Amy Childs is creating a series of +/- 15 minute podcasts about unschooling. The first one was about Learn Nothing Day. She asked me for people she could interview about that, and asked them about other things, too, so some of those voices will come up in future podcasts.

My favorites so far:
Learn Nothing Day
Who Can Unschool?

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Spouses, Bonding, "Behind"

 photo hollyhall.jpgSomething new at the bottom, about peace with spouses (works for children, too), from Rippy Dusseldorp
http://sandradodd.com/spouses

Bonding, with addition of writing by Caren Knox and Joyce Fetteroll at the bottom:
http://sandradodd.com/bonding

New page with something by Debbie Regan about whether an unschooled child can "be behind."
http://sandradodd.com/behind

Sunday, June 22, 2014

Service, School, Small Words

 photo IMG_0952.jpgNew on the "service" page, by Manuela Jaramillo, righthand column, partway down:
http://sandradodd.com/service

School might be better for some kids. New, by Karen James at
http://sandradodd.com/school/

More added to the page looking at lyrics and poetry using almost all native English words:
http://sandradodd.com/smallwords

Saturday, June 21, 2014

Interviews by video and podcast, new this week

Amy Childs has done a beautiful podcast about Learn Nothing Day. Besides my voice and Amy's, you can hear Alex Polkowsky, Hema Bharadwaj, Julie Daniel, and Amy's daughter Kayla.

http://unschoolingsupport.com/learn-nothing-day/
(Sound file, fifteen minutes)

a couple of links to go with that:
"Try not to learn. Don't try to learn. Those two aren't the same thing but they're close enough for beginners." (from the last paragraph of this 1998 interview: An Interview with Sandra Dodd

Criticism of Learn Nothing Day: http://sandradodd.com/learnnothingday/critics



Yvonne Laborda and María José Cifuentes interviewed me on June 17, from Spain.



It will be at http://sandradodd.com/spanish, with two others from María José Cifuentes' video hangout shows.

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