Author: Samuel Muia

leo_tolstoy_unschooling_meme 0

Unschooling memes for the week 27

Parental instruction conforms to the ideal arrangement. It is, first of all, individualized instruction, the teacher dealing directly with the unique child, and addressing himself to his capabilities and interests. Second, what people can know the aptitudes and attitudes of the child better...

henry_david_thoreau_unschooling_meme 0

Unschooling memes for the week 26

It isn’t a coincidence that governments everywhere want to educate children. Government education, in turn, is supposed to be evidence of the state’s goodness and its concern for our well-being. The real explanation is less flattering. If the government’s propaganda can take root...

henry_ford_unschooling_meme 0

Unschooling memes for the week 24

Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think. – Albert Einstein. As long as you live, keep learning how to live. – Seneca. Failure is the opportunity to begin again more intelligently. – Henry Ford. If...

ray_leblond_unschooling_meme 0

Unschooling memes for the week 23

Children can learn almost anything if they are dancing, tasting, touching, hearing, seeing, and feeling information. – Jean Houston. You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child. – Dr. Seuss. Tell me and...

robert_brault_unschooling_meme 0

Unschooling memes for the week 22

I am still learning. – Michaelangelo. There are three ingredients in good life: learning, earning and yearning – Christopher Mosley. Too much of what is called “education” is little more than an expensive isolation from reality. – Dr. Thomas Sowell. The biggest enemy...

0

Unschooling memes for the week 21

A machine’s natural state is to move according to the dictates of its operator. The natural state of a child is move according to his own developing brain, which is seeking specific inputs to construct itself. – Trevor Eissler. The way our government...

dolly_parton_unschooling_meme 0

Unschooling memes for the week 20

Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is. – Isaac Asimov. My education was interrupted only by my schooling. – Winston Churchill. I hated school, even to this day when I see a school bus it’s just depressing to...

alejandro_jodorowski_unschooling_meme 0

Unschooling memes for the week 19

People learn by playing, thinking, and amazing themselves. They learn while they are laughing at something surprising, and they learn while they are wondering, ‘what the heck is this?’ – Sandra Dodd. Birds born in a cage think flying is an illness. –...