Thursday, April 24, 2014

If you do this well...

"Expect imagination and interest and excitement and passion."

—Mary Gold


SandraDodd.com/game/nintendogold
(Follow from Mary's "If you give a kid a Nintendo"
to Crystal's "If you give a cat a Nintendo.")

photo by Sandra Dodd, in Keith, South Australia

Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Learning through experience

 photo IMG_5124.jpg "If you wait to do unschooling *after* you understand it, it's unlikely you'll ever understand it. Learning itself works through experience. Unschooling is the same way. It's largely grasped by experiencing it."
—Katherine Anderson
SandraDodd.com/readalittle
photo by Karen James

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Seriously...

If learning for fun creates more connections than "serious learning" did, I can no longer look at "serious learning" seriously. photo DSC09860.jpg
SandraDodd.com/schoolinmyhead
photo by Sandra Dodd

Monday, April 21, 2014

Already full

"I don't need to stuff him full of who I need him to be, because he's already full of who he is."

—Schuyler Waynforth
March 29, 2014
Gold Coast symposium
 photo DSC01902.jpg
SandraDodd.com/understanding
photo by Sandra Dodd of a wonga pigeon at Schuyler's
(The quote is about her son, not about a pigeon.)

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Open and sensible

 photo DSC00246.jpgExploring the world (including food) needs to be done in a supported and supportive way, in an open and non-fearful way, in a sensible and sensitive way.
SandraDodd.com/food
photo by Sandra Dodd, of a chocolate Bilby in Australia
(which I bought and ate)

Saturday, April 19, 2014

See what you see

Things don't need to be colorful to be fun.

Ordinary can be colorful. Plain can be exotic.
SandraDodd.com/unschool/sparkly
photo by Sandra Dodd (click for another view)

Friday, April 18, 2014

A different place

"Your perspective will change when you've experienced new things, seen the world from a different place."
—Debbie Regan
The quote above inspired this page:
SandraDodd.com/readalittle
photo by Sandra Dodd
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