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 Sue unschools her large family where they focus on doing their own projects, relationships, and trusting the child.

Unschooling: The Ultimate Guide to Homeschooling Methods


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Audio Notes

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

Free Resource Sheet

The Ultimate Guide to Homeschool Methods Printable ResourceIs Unschooling right for you? As a gift to you, I am offering this free downloadable resource sheet on homeschooling methods. Find out which method might appeal to you, and the number one resource I recommend for beginning to explore each method.

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Pam Barnhill

Pam Barnhill

Pam is the author of The Your Morning Basket Guide and Plan Your Year: Homeschool Planning for Purpose and Peace. She also is the host of three popular  podcasts -- The Homeschool Snapshots Podcast, Your Morning Basket, and The Homeschool Solutions Show. She lives in the Deep South with her husband and three kids, where she is the go-to lady for great curriculum recommendations or a just a pep talk on a rough day.

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