Sunday, October 24, 2010

Abundance, Deschooling, India

New analogy on "filling up" by Joyce (third item):

Another perfect piece of Joyce-thought, on deschooling, and I'll quote it below, but it's also here:

Don't expect right now to feel smooth. The days spent in school are like living with a broken leg. The days when unschooling runs smoothly are like living with two strong legs. But the deschooling phase between them is like living with a cast while the leg heals. It won't be as bad as school but won't be as smooth as unschooling.—Joyce Fetteroll
I'm in India for a month, visiting unschooling families. Notes and images are starting to be collected here:

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Efficiency, Pokemon, Add Light, Ouija Book

Something new by Schuyler about the efficiency of unschooling:

Old page, refurbished a bit, with links to others you might be glad to see again:
something new by Jenny Cyphers, but definitely re-read the others

In case anyone missed the notice last month, the Just Add Light and Stir blog/mailing list is going strong:

A note on using The Big Book of Unschooling as a "ouija book":

Monday, October 11, 2010

Co-sleeping; memories; interview

Something new about co-sleeping in India, upper right:

Some of the writings that led to the post noted above (new page):

Amy Childs interviewed me recently, and today published short and long versions, set in a very nice page! New home; click here.

Click the photo for its source.

Friday, October 8, 2010


New list on the Priorities page, "Example of priorities than can hamper unschooling"
Down a bit on the righthand side, in a box. Can't miss it.

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Dads; phrases to avoid; relatives

One Dad’s Journey Thru Unschooling
Phil Biegler—Northeast Unschooling Conference, Wakefield, MA, August, 2010
(now with photos)

There are also new photos at the dads page, of Ross Bentley and his daughter:
(upper left)

Two additions to "Phrases to Avoid," one at the top and one near the bottom.

Kelly Lovejoy made a great suggestion about responding to critical grandparents. I added it here: