Thursday, April 24, 2014

If you do this well...

"Expect imagination and interest and excitement and passion."

—Mary Gold
(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
photo by Karen James

Tuesday, April 22, 2014


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