Unschooling memes for the week 18

walter_barbee_unschooling_memeIf you’ve told a child a thousand times and he still does not understand, then it is not the child who is the slow learner. – Walter Barbee.

alexandra_k_trenfor_unschooling_memeThe best teachers are those who show you where to look, but don’t tell you what to see. – Alexandra K. Trenfor.

john_taylor_gatto_unschooling_memeHow were we ever tricked into believing that specialists are needed for matters well within the reach of ordinary people? How did we come to think so little of ourselves? – John Taylor Gatto.

kelly_halldorson_unschooling_memeKindness, compassion, love directed toward those closest to us has the farthest reaching impact. – Kelly Halldorson.

john_taylor_gatto_unschooling_memeShouldn’t we also ask ourselves what the consequences are of scrambling to provide the “most” of everything to our children in a world of fast dwindling resources? – John Taylor Gatto.

gandhi_unschooling_memeThere is no school equal to a decent home and no teacher equal to a virtuous parent. – Gandhi.

kelly_halldorson2_unschooling_memeI don’t try and teach my kids what think or even how to think. They are born thinkers! What I try to do is stay out of their way and allow them to think. I do that by listening (more than talking), answering questions when asked, surrounding them with interesting things (and people and places), and giving feedback when requested. – Kelly Halldorson.

eleanor_roosevelt_unschooling_memeDo what you feel in your heart to be right – for you’ll be criticized anyway – Eleanor Roosevelt.

sandra_dodd_unschooling_memeHow you live in the moment affects how you live in the hour, and the day, and the lifetime – Sandra Dodd.

pennie_brownlee_unschooling_memePut the childhood back into early childhood, early childhood is not school. Pennie Brownlee.

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