Thursday, October 31, 2013

Knowledge, Misconceptions, Marta Pires

All new pages:

"Of your own certain knowledge…" Beyond trust or faith, there is *really knowing.*
http://sandradodd.com/knowledge

Equívocos sobre o Unschooling (a translation of Misconceptions about Unschooling)
http://sandradodd.com/portuguese/misconceptions

And that seemed to require a link to the translator, so...
http://sandradodd.com/marta

Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Reality, unavailable alternate universes, and TV dangers

These links have all been announced here over at various times over the past year and a half, but the reality TV page has new writings. These three had not been previously all cross-linked or grouped. They all have to do with disorted reality, ideals, and wishes. The ideas here aren't so simple, but awareness of their existence is good!

Would you rather live in a stone-age village? Early 19th century sod house?
http://sandradodd.com/reality/

Unschool World, another sort of alternate reality
http://sandradodd.com/unschoolworld

This page was new in July 2013, and has new information, in the righthand column
Potential problems with Reality TV and unschoolers
http://sandradodd.com/problems/realityshows

The photo is by Bea Mantovani, and links to "Where and why, gradually gathered."


Monday, October 14, 2013

Deschooling mitosis—deschooling splits and grows


http://sandradodd.com/deschooling/
I had a page called deschooling, but it had become crowded, and when someone wrote something great, I had no great place to put it.

Now, there are several pages in a deschooling section. The new writing, by Rachel Marie, several quotes, and lots of links, are here:
From that, one can arrive at the original page, stripped down quite a bit:
http://sandradodd.com/deschooling.html
Also, to a newly created page with previously published writing by Robyn Coburn and Joyce Fetteroll:
http://sandradodd.com/deschooling/robyn.html

And from the old page, now not the main page, is one more:
http://sandradodd.com/deschoolingcomments

Monday, October 7, 2013

Neglect, "unschool world" and mechanical music

"Cheery Neglect"—Karen Lee asked about that phrase, which she remembered from a quote but couldn't find. Others quickly helped locate it. It seemed good enough to put on its own page.
http://sandradodd.com/neglect

Some people want to live with and around unschoolers, rather than in the real world around them.
http://sandradodd.com/unschoolworld

Mechanical Music—old, new, soothing, inspiring. Engineering, history, art.
http://sandradodd.com/music/mechanical.html

video
A calliope brought to Hollycombe Steam in the Country, July 2013,
for a gathering of steam-powered and hand-cranked or wind-up musical instruments.

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