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Parenting26: Interview with Sandra Dodd


Unschooling is creating an environment in which children can learn easily and naturally all the time.” – Sandra Dodd

I’ve relied on Sandra Dodd‘s enormous “prairie dog village” of a website in my own unschooling journey, and have referred dozens if not hundreds of people to check it out as well.  Since it (both unschooling, and the website!) can be overwhelming at first, new unschoolers are recommended to start here or here.   If you want to talk live with other unschoolers  you can join Sandra’s online chats; if you want a regular hello from Sandra you can subscribe to her daily message at Just Add Light and Stir; and if you want something made of paper that you can carry in your purse with you at all times, you could buy one of her books: Moving a Puddle or The Big Book of Unschooling.

And as Sandra mentioned in her interview, Joyce Fetteroll’s website Joyfully Rejoycing is another must-read for every new (or old! or wannabe!) unschooler.

And finally, don’t miss Ryan Tennis’s Album Release Party at Yards Brewing Company on October 23rd – good music, good friends, good beer, good times.


2 comments to Parenting26: Interview with Sandra Dodd

  • I mispronounced “Bharadwaj,” from a fumble. I really can say it fairly well when I know I’m about to need to. (Sorry, Hema.)

    Once I said “unschooling” when I meant “homeschooling.”

    I feel better now. :-)
    That was fun, Amy!

  • Lori

    Great interview! Thanks for posting it. Fun to hear about those years with Sandra in Albuquerque. Loved Ryan’s song too.