Influences

Our Approaches to Parenting, Education, Being in Community.

This is a place we’ve put down many of the influences that have led to creating this community.  Spending time here will give you a better sense of the broader vision.  We embrace some of these influences more fully than others.

An Important Approach to Everything (give the video a little time)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jpXNlOxupmM

Our Parenting Style

Love and Logic explained (with other summaries): https://docs.google.com/document/d/1GyYZVVWCxgadVwRCHGIT20LMlb6ljyAq92DxhFaINrc/edit

No Drama Discipline Overview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6EFca4DJdc

On Community Building

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1mF36KlDyHh9ve1Hfl4_AoJ6HrAjTlfy6ZERob4ZpP-o/edit

Two Communities We Admire

http://www.siriuscommunity.org/our-fourfold-purpose/

https://plumvillage.org/

Nurturing Growth Mindsets

https://www.ted.com/talks/carol_dweck_the_power_of_believing_that_you_can_improve

https://www.khanacademy.org/talks-and-interviews/talks-and-interviews-unit/conversations-with-sal/a/the-learning-myth-why-ill-never-tell-my-son-hes-smart

Reinventing Education

https://khanlabschool.org/what-makes-us-different

https://www.redbridgesf.org/

https://www.ted.com/talks/sal_khan_let_s_teach_for_mastery_not_test_scores

Differentiated Education and Nurturing “Agency”

https://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2018/10/31/what-does-personalized-learning-actually-mean-it.html

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/the-case-for-the-ldquo-self-driven-child-rdquo/

Ray Dalio’s work on a Openness, Thoughtful Disagreement, and Idea Meritocracy

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B9XGUpQZY38

Videos here: https://www.bridgewater.com/  

  1. “Company Culture and the Power of Thoughtful Disagreement” 
  2. “Culture of Openness”
  3. Their 6 recruiting videos toward the bottom of the page.

Miscellaneous

The parenting dilemmas raised, regarding balancing modern influences on children, in the Captain Fantastic film resonate strongly.