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Web Miscellany: Compilation #3

Hello friends, and welcome to another week of web miscellany! How is the weather where you are? We’re hitting record temperatures, so I’m planning to pick up some fresh watermelon from the farmer’s market and then stay indoors as much as possible. 740 more words

Design

Tide is High

The first thing that popped into my mind when I saw the today’s word prompt Tide was the melody from the song “The Tide is High.” This song was written by John Holt I believe during the late 1960’s during the time when the early stages of Jamaican music also known by the names of reggae, rockers, rocksteady was developing. 218 more words

Daily Prompt

Children are forced into gov't educational "factories during their most impressionable years"

This is an old idea but it’s also a new idea for those who haven’t seen it or heard it or grasped it.  Calling schools factories may sound like the cynicism of a grumpy socialist who’s given up on his dreams.  1,090 more words

John Holt

April 22

What was advertised in a colonial American newspaper 250 years ago today?

“LETTERS from a FARMER in PENNSYLVANIA, to the INHABITANTS of the BRITISH COLONIES.” 754 more words

Daily Advert Update

GG Records GG 4529 # John Holt – Keep It Up / A Love Like Yours (GG Records) 1972 UK 7”

John Holt – Keep It Up / John Holt – A Love Like Yours (GG Records # GG 4529) 1972 UK 7”

Written by A. Ranglin / Alvin Ranglin… 6 more words

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Physical Culture: Kenneth Pendelton

“There is no difference between living and learning… it is impossible and misleading and harmful to think of them as being separate.” – John Holt

Pittsburgh PA

The Road to Life Learning, Part 2

Once my husband and I began discussing homeschooling again, and as a serious option, I started gathering as much information as I could- legal requirements, curriculum options, educational methods. 210 more words