New page on how to get a child to brush teeth (because someone deleted a post with good responses)
Addition to page on research on eating:
Several additions to the already-rich Gilligan's Island page, but if you're not on a computer you won't see most of it.
Don't try to live by your phone alone!
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
New, thoughtful acccounts and commentary by Karen James on strewing, bottom of:
New at the bottom, Marty Dodd on superheroes:
New, two, top, by Belinda Dutch and Alex Arnott:
And something new on the still-new Zombie page:
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
What might turn your child into a zombie? Rules, mostly. Or zombie attack.
The page isn't new, but I added new writing, lower right, and I had not announced it previously!
There are several pages now about changing—becoming better parents, changing terminology and ideas, becoming softer and less inflexible, understanding why the discussions are as they are. Not all are directly helpful to new unschoolers. Some are meta-discussion (discussing the discussions, or analyzing why some advice is given, or how it is given).
Announced here before:
Thoughts on Changing
How Unschooling Changes People
http://sandradodd.com/gettingitphoto (a link) by Roya DedeauxThoughts on "yes" again (second section is an account of changes)
Not announced before:
Negative opinions changed to positive
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
New account of unexpected results and effects of unschooling, upper right, Janine Davies:
Short beginnings of a page on whether or how to instill "a work ethic"
Additions, bottom, about when to say "homeschool" and when to be more specific (my writing):
Friday, February 3, 2017
Newest addition at the bottom of the page on trust, plus smaller bits above that:
New on Connections, about supporting a child's interests:
Sometimes people jump to offense. Try not to.
Sometimes people take pride in their indignation or whip themselves up into outrage.
The first link is more fun because it has Donald Duck. Don't be Donald Duck.
Saturday, January 21, 2017
Addition, middle of page where it says "Words create mood. Words can BE negativity."
Overcoming food fears
When I recommended that people read a little, try a little, wait a while, watch, even about things that aren't unschooling, I was sent some ill wishes on the side. There's commentary at the bottom, for those curious who don't want to read the whole new page:
Friday, January 6, 2017
Several recent additions to the feedback page, tops of each column:
Two pages that weren't announced when they were new:
"Too much"—prejudices against loving or doing anything "too much"
The Use of Archaeology as Alternative Education, Helene McNeill
Tuesday, January 3, 2017
New by Karen James, about her first experience with virtual reality, but more than that...
It links to and is linked straight from my Karen James collection, which also other links you might have missed:
Sunday, January 1, 2017
Happier and more positive: a happy quote added to a long page, but this links straight to it.
Considerations about unschooling
Those considerations are a transcript of part of a recorded interview which is now here: