Thursday, March 22, 2018

The more you know...

The more you know about something, the more you can know, because there are more and more hooks to hang more information on—more dots to connect.
Concepts, experience and emotions
photo by Jo Isaac

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Children want to learn

"We who believe that children want to learn about the world, are good at it, and can be trusted to do it with very little adult coercion or interference, are probably no more than one percent of the population, if that. And we are not likely to become the majority in my lifetime."
—John Holt
Teach Your Own
photo by Karen James

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

The peace of the world

Everyone who helps others unschool or to live peacefully with their children is contributing to the peace of the world.
(I wimped out of leaving the full, real quote, but I left the positive part.)
photo by Megan Valnes

Monday, March 19, 2018


When I was in elementary school, the lowest marks I got were C's (average) in conduct, or deportment. I talked too much. Way more than once I was shushed in class with the admonition, "You're not here to socialize."
photo by Gail Higgins

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Making things disappear

Unschool as well as you can, and lots of the side questions disappear.
photo by Karen James

Saturday, March 17, 2018

How will you be?

How will you be, as a parent, and why? What's keeping you from being the way you want to be?
photo by Bea Mantovani

Friday, March 16, 2018


"Create a rich environment.
Support and feed their interests.
Connect with them."

That is what Joyce Fetteroll said my whole site could have said—one page, simple—if natural learning were easy to trust.

Read the rest:
photo by Karen James
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