Susan Wise Bauer is a mother of four, a writer, an academic, and a prominent figure in the world of home education. On this episode of the podcast, she shares her own experiences as a second-generation homeschooler and her observations about changes within the homeschooling community in recent decades.
Susan has some great insight about homeschooling within the overall context of the parent/child relationship, and she dispenses helpful advice about outsourcing subjects during the high school years. She also gives us the scoop on the upcoming 4th edition of The Well-Trained Mind. So sit back and enjoy!
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Links and resources from today’s show:
- The Well-Trained Mind by Susan Wise Bauer
- The Complete Writer by Susan Wise Bauer
- The Story of Western Science by Susan Wise Bauer
- The Lord of the Rings trilogy by J.R.R. Tolkien
- The Hornblower Saga by C.S. Forester
- New Seeds of Contemplation by Thomas Merton
- Well Trained Mind Academy
The Well-Trained Mind: A Guide to Classical Education at Home (Third Edition)The Complete Writer, Writing With Ease: Strong Fundamentals: A Guide to Designing Your Own Elementary Writing Curriculum (The Complete Writer)The Lord of the Rings: 50th Anniversary, One Vol. EditionMr. Midshipman Hornblower (Hornblower Saga)New Seeds of Contemplation
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Hi, there was a mention of a science book by SWB. What was it? Thanks
Mimi — It is The Story of Western Science. http://amzn.to/1IULE8v I added it to the show notes. Thanks!
Did Susan say when the 4th edition was coming out? I’m sure I just missed it since I’m wrapping presents while listening.
No hard date yet Cassie.
Hey Pam, where do I find the seminars you mentioned? I’d love to hear more of Susan’s speaking.
Here you go! https://peacehillpress.com/c/resources-for-parents/audio-workshops/
Thank you so much! What a rapid response as well!
Wonderful podcast. I am checking out the link you dropped of her audio workshops.
Loved this. Thanks to the both of you.