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116: Why it’s Important to Allow Kids to Follow Their Passions and Interests

 

This week, I'm discussing the following questions:

  • Does planning have any place in unschooling?
  • Can we make attractive planners using Evernote?
  • Will I continue my Evernote workshop series?
  • How does balance fit into an unschooling life?
  • Why is it very important that we let our kids follow their passions and interests?
  • Is it okay to acknowledge our kids' talents?
  • Can we praise our kids?
  • Are we obliged to develop and use our own talents?
  • Can reality, lifestyle and documentary TV series provide us with lots of wonderful learning experiences?
  • How do we make homeschool record notes about TV shows we've watched?

 

Show Notes

 

My Evernote workshop series

50 Coloured Evernote Background Note Templates (to download)

Evernote and homeschool record keeping

My unschooling book series

Are We Incomplete Without Our Interests and Passions?

Should Unschooled Kids Live Balanced Lives? 

Unschooling Sausages

The Big Painting Challenge (episodes available on Youtube at time of posting)

Blog posts about The Big Painting Challenge

Imogen Elvis on Youtube

 

Podcast music: Twombly by Podington Bear(CC BY-NC 3.0)

 

Thank you for listening to this episode. If you enjoy my podcast, please consider writing a review and sharing the link so we can spread the word about unschooling!

Please feel welcome to visit my blog Stories of an Unschooling Family to leave a comment on today's episode. Or just stop by to say hello!

 

 

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115: Learning During a Crisis

This week, I'm sharing and discussing two stories: Learning From Life and Homeschooling in a Crisis

I'm talking about those times when we don't need to strew because life is rich enough without any help from us. Maybe life is sometimes too rich. We might have a crisis to deal with that prevents us from getting involved with our kids' learning. Should we worry if we can't do all the things we normally do? And what about our homeschool records books? What will we write in them when we're learning from life or homeschooling in a crisis?

 

Show Notes

 

Evernote and homeschool record keeping

My unschooling book series

Imogen Elvis on Youtube

 

Podcast music: Twombly by Podington Bear(CC BY-NC 3.0)

 

Thank you for listening to this episode. If you enjoy my podcast, please consider writing a review and sharing the link so we can spread the word about unschooling!

Please feel welcome to visit my blog Stories of an Unschooling Family to leave a comment on today's episode. Or just stop by to say hello!

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