The third interview in the Ultimate Guide to Homeschool Methods was a delight to record. I loved chatting with my old friend, Sue Elvis who blogs at sueelviswrites.com. Sue unschools her large family where they focus on doing their own projects, relationships, and trusting the child.
Listen to the Interview
Resources From the Interview
- A Little Way of Homeschooling
- Homeschooling with Gentleness: A Catholic Discovers Unschooling
- A Perfect Method for Keeping Unschooling Records
- A Successful Evernote Homeschool Registration Visit
- Registering as Homeschoolers Using Evernote Homeschool Records
Other Unschooling Resources and Blog
- Teach Your Own: The John Holt Book of Homeschooling
- Moving a Puddle
- Free to Learn: Why Unleashing the Instinct to Play Will Make Our Children Happier, More Self-Reliant, and Better Students for Life
- These Temporary Tents
- I’m Unschooled. Yes, I Can Write.
- Journey Into Unschooling
The minute and second mark to find the following topics.
- 6:26 Sue describes the philosophy of unschooling.
- 9:21 Sue explains “strewing”
- 11:28 How does Sue make sure her children learn the basic skills
- 16:03 Sue’s favorite resources for moms interested in unschooling
- 17:06 What does a typical day look like in Sue’s home
- 21:05 The Elvis kids’ university experiences and how unschooling prepared them
- 23:25 How Sue uses Evernote to keep her legal homeschool records
- 26:15 Why Sue thinks that unschooling is the best way for children to learn
- 27:30 What would Sue do if one of her children decided to check out and not learn for a while
- 28:27 The importance of Mom’s example in unschooling
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