Spoken Word and Video files
Recordings Free unless otherwise indicated


Episode 197 - Sandra Dodd, “Everything Counts”, interviewed by Rebecca Bohman, of The Luminous Mind

Changes in Parents, interviewed by Pam Laricchia

Ten Questions with Sandra Dodd, interviewed by Pam Laricchia

Amy Childs' series of fifteen-minute podcasts, three four that feature Sandra Dodd:

Learn Nothing Day
Family Bonding
Episode 52 of 52: Extras with Sandra Dodd
I'm one of several voices in over half of the others, I think,
but Amy made me the star of the show in those above.

Unschooling and Yoga Philosophy – An Interview with Sandra Dodd, by Cate Stillman, January 2013, free to download, or listen at the provided link.

Sandra Dodd interview—2012 Unschooling Summit (Audio interview, sold by Michelle Barone, the interviewer)

Sandra Dodd in Leiden:

Leiden 2012 (at the bottom of that page)
Big Noisy Peace, from Live and Learn in Albuquerque, September 2006

Flow "Liquids flow, life flows, ideas flow, learning flows..." (from that same conference)

There are more free-to-hear things below, but these for sale from HSC are especially good ones:

For Sale from Homeschooling Association of California (HSC):
2012 conference:
Happiness Inside and Out ($7 download from HSC)

Why "Radical" Unschooling?($7 download from HSC)

August 2010 conference:
Partnerships and Teams in the Family ($7 download)
Seeing and avoiding adversarial relationships. Nurturing partnerships with spouses or significant others, and with our children.


Unschooling: How to Screw it Up ($7 download)
Michelangelo said that to carve his statue of David, he just chipped away everything that didn't look like David. Or maybe he didn't say that. But clearly that's what he ultimately did. Here will be ideas to help you chip away what doesn't look like unschooling. It's not as difficult as you might think.

August 2012 conference:

coming soon
Readable notes are here: SandraDodd.com/hsc

Two talks from May 2011 in Edinburgh:
The page: http://www.sandradoddvisit.ebhe.org.uk/
The particular sound-file pages:
Morning talk: Unschooling information and inspiration part 1 and here is part 2

Afternoon talk: Unforeseen Benefits of Unschooling part 1 and here is part 2 of that one

The Past, The Future and Now (London, July 2011). When thoughts are stuck or whirling, which way can we go? Where can we turn? What helps with natural learning, and what hinders? Can people go too far or not far enough? Is it possible to mess this up? On the LTTL.org site

From the Good Vibrations Conference in September 2009:
Roya Repeating Herself, Roya Sorooshian

Connections, Sandra Dodd

Transformations, Sandra Dodd

Teen and Young Adult Panel, Ronnie Maier, Moderator

Introduction to Unschooling, Sandra Dodd in 1997

Peaceful Parenting, a talk given in 2002 with Richard Prystowsky

Mindful Parenting, a 2005 talk with Ren Allen


Amy Childs' Interview with Sandra Dodd, on WhateverAmen.com, October 11, 2010. You can listen to a 20 minute version, a 40 minute version, or download the MP3.

Amy Childs' series of 15-minute podcasts about unschooling, including
Learn Nothing Day Why Unschool? Who can Unschool?
Deschooling Learning from Screens Academics
Peace Food Bedtimes / Sleep
Principles Strewing and others

Relaxed Homeschooler Podcast from September 8, 2008
The show lasted 90 minutes and I talked most of that time! Listen to the whole thing on my blog here.

Improving Unschooling radio interview by Beatrice Ekwa Ekoko

Unschooling: What It's Really All About Sandi Schwartz interviewed me September 30, 2009. Listen free or download (quotes, links and comments on the page)

Yi-Tan Weekly Tech Call

Yi-Tan, one-hour discussion of unschooling on Monday, September 21, 2009, with Tammy Takahashi, Sandra Dodd and PS Pirro. It's a quick download, not an online file: http://yitantechcall.wordpress.com/2009/09/24/special-one-hour-yi-tan-call-248-unschooling/
It's a beepy phone call, but at the end the host does an awesome summary.



Doing Unschooling Right (2012)

Fazer o "Unschooling" Bem (legendas e transcrições em Português)

Sandra Dodd Pt 1 : Path To Unschooling (2009)

Sandra Dodd Pt 2: Unschooling & Real Learning (2009)

Unschooled Teenager Holly Dodd (2009)

Sandra Dodd Pt 3 : The Universe Inside Your Head (2009)


Video of part of "Unexpected Benefits" talk, Sandra Dodd in November 2009

Video by and of Unschoolers, various:

Videos by Unschoolers not necessarily about unschooling

Videos of Unschooling

Unschoolers about Unschooling