Monday, February 22, 2010

Be positive! TV, and The Mahogany Way


New quote from Schuyler Waynforth added to the page on negativity. How to become more positive in the moment, and then in the long term!
http://sandradodd.com/negativity

Success with Later Unschooling? A link corrected.
http://sandradodd.com/later/unschooling
(Thanks to Pamela Knapp for finding the problem AND finding the correct link for me!)

TV page, another corrected link.
http://sandradodd.com/tv
PRESCHOOL TELEVISION VIEWING AND ADOLESCENT TEST SCORES
Eva Witzel found that the PDF for "Preschool Television Viewing and Adolescent Test Scores" had been moved to a new URL, and she sent the new link to me. It's all fixed now.

Amanda Horein found many links broken at
http://sandradodd.com/world
Most of them were geocities sites, which were all taken down (after a year of warnings) last year.

While I was in there, I added The Mahogany Way, a ning for mothers of color:
http://themahoganyway.ning.com/

The photo is Kirby and Marty, years ago.

Thursday, February 18, 2010

Photos needed, Separation, "Perfect Vision"


If you would like to share a photo of your child or your children for use in Unschooling: The Movie, please go here to read more and for an e-mail link, already filled out with permission to use the photo:
http://unschooling.info/photosneeded.html

A new page on what to consider if there is frustration in a marriage:
http://sandradodd.com/separation
It will be expanded, but the list of considerations that's already there is by Glenda Sikes.

I can tell you how this is about unschooling, but not in one or two lines. It's about the connections that both unschooling and the internet makes possible, about what kinds of people become unschoolers, and about looking back, and forward.
http://sandradodd.com/perfectvision
If anyone reading here was in Cambridge (England's Cambridge) in the 1980's or knows people who were, maybe forward that. I'd love to have more on the page. Memories. Photos, maybe. Posters.

If you're on Facebook, please check out a new group called Radical Unschooling Info, the purpose of which is to help provide good unschooling resources to anyone who comes by there. I created the page, but many others are contributing to it. Come and help us out if you want to!
http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=303347574750

The photo is something I plan to send to Lee for his collection. It's Holly, half a dozen years ago, in a t-shirt I had kept from the early 1970's.

Friday, February 12, 2010

Schuyler, spanking, Godzilla, reading, TV

I've added a link to the page on Schuyler Waynforth, and anyone who hasn't been there for a while should revisit it anyway. I have the transcript of a talk she gave in London last summer, too.
http://sandradodd.com/schuylerwaynforth

In Europe there is a campaign against spanking. The one-minute public service announcement video and a news interview are both here:
http://sandradodd.com/s/europe
and it's been added in the bottom right corner of the page about spanking
http://sandradodd.com/spanking

Deb Lewis wrote about her son's reading having a great leap from watching Godzilla with subtitles. It joins another Godzilla article, with a link to a slightly revamped wolfman and monsters article, with kid art:
http://sandradodd.com/t/godzilla
http://sandradodd.com/t/monstermania

Friday, February 5, 2010

Thanks! ...and a new video

I'm grateful for gratitude. Thanks for this thank-you:
http://crunchyconmom.xanga.com/721284269/thank-you-to-sandra-dodd-and-alwayslearning/
Susan May has documented some specific changes in her life and thoughts,and credited me, Pam Sorooshian, Joyce Fetteroll and others. It's not on my site, but it's partly about my stuff, and it's worth a read.

Lee Stranahan has put up a new video of me on YouTube, but I have it here, too (with notes):
http://sandradodd.blogspot.com/2010/02/unexpected-benefits-of-unschooling.html

There's more, for supporters of his Unschooling movie project. You can still subscribe to that if you want to, and see more video here: http://unschoolingmovie.info/

None of that's actually on my own page, though, so I hope you don't mind some news that's not directly at SandraDodd.com this time. I did touch up the index page a bit lately, and I try to remember to update the main unschooling page when the blogs change. And there are a few new quotes on the random quotes generator, and some new ones on support! So though these aren't radically different, there are tweaks and improvements here:
http://sandradodd.com
http://sandradodd.com/unschooling
http://sandradodd.com/support

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