Posts Tagged ‘ John Taylor Gatto ’

Collected Quotes on Learning

Collected Quotes on Learning

The American Homeschool Association has been collecting and compiling good quotes about education since the organization first took shape in 1995. The AHA site includes a page dedicated to quotes relating to homeschooling, learning, children, families, freedoms, personal responsibilities and more. Among those quoted are David and Micki Colfax, Earl Gary Stevens, Isaac Asimov,...
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John Taylor Gatto is disabled and needs our help

John Taylor Gatto is disabled and needs our help

John Taylor Gatto, much loved and admired advocate for unschooling and homeschooling for decades and author of Weapons of Mass Instruction, Dumbing Us Down and others, has suffered a stroke and is currently partially paralyzed and bedridden. His brain is working well and his mind is sharp, in fact he is working on another...
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Good Quotes

Good Quotes

“I suppose it is because nearly all children go to school nowadays, and have things arranged for them, that they seem so forlornly unable to produce their own ideas” -Agatha Christie “One of the first things a family tries to teach its children is the difference between good and evil, right and wrong. One...
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Turning Points: 27 Visionaries

Turning Points: 27 Visionaries

Turning Points: 27 Visionaries in Education Tell Their Own Stories, with contributions from writers such as Alfie Kohn, Carlo Ricci, Chris Mercogliano, Helen Hegener, Herbert Kohl, John Taylor Gatto, Mary Leue, Pat Montgomery, Riane Eisler, and many others, is a collection of stories about education from those who have dared to do things in...
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For the Sake of Our Children

For the Sake of Our Children

For the Sake of Our Children, by Léandre Bergeron, translated by Pamela Levac and with a foreword by John Taylor Gatto, is a powerful description of a life led respecting and trusting children, from the naturalness of home birth and breastfeeding on demand, through learning by living and working together on a small...
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