How to Implement Family Learning
Apr19

How to Implement Family Learning

Hey, homeschoolers! When you are teaching more than one child, one of the best sanity-savers is using a family-learning approach. I had to teach this way with six kids and I made sure that Grammar Galaxy could be taught to students at multiple levels. My guest Kathy Gossen gives us simple tips for getting started. Before we get to the interview, I want to thank my sponsor: College Prep Genius. Here’s more about it. There is a...

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3 Simple Grammar Tips for Homeschool Moms
Feb08

3 Simple Grammar Tips for Homeschool Moms

Hey, homeschoolers! I wrote the curriculum series Grammar Galaxy in part because I’m a grammar nerd. Grammar has always come easily to me and I love it. But hand me a Rubik’s cube or another visual-spatial puzzle and I just can’t get it. If visual-spatial skills are your strength, you could send me written instructions for solving it and I might understand. In the same spirit, I want to give those of you whose...

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Project-Based Learning

Hey, homeschoolers! At this point in the year, I begin to think about changes I want to make in my homeschool. One change you may want to consider is adding some project-based learning. My guest today is going to help us with that. Before I introduce her, I want to let you know about the projects I’ve included in Grammar Galaxy Nova for middle schoolers. While learning about literature, vocabulary, spelling strategies, and...

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Discovering Your Kids’ Smarts with Dr. Kathy Koch
Oct14

Discovering Your Kids’ Smarts with Dr. Kathy Koch

Hey, homeschoolers. When we begin teaching our kids at home, we quickly realize that some of them have traditional smarts with words and logic, but others have smarts that aren’t celebrated in school. My guest today is well-known author Dr. Kathy Koch. I think she will inspire you to discover your child’s unique smarts so you can maximize them in your homeschool. http://ultimateradioshow.com Before we start, though, I want...

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How to Handle Mistakes in Homeschooling
Apr13

How to Handle Mistakes in Homeschooling

Hey, homeschoolers! I’ve been thinking a lot about mistakes in homeschooling. One reason I have is because I’ve been talking with homeschooling moms at the Great Homeschool Conventions. They’ve been asking me about their mistakes. Another reason I’ve been thinking about mistakes this because I see the end of my homeschooling years on the horizon. My youngest is a freshman this year, and it’s hard to...

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Unschooling Teens to Prepare Them for Life
Mar30

Unschooling Teens to Prepare Them for Life

Hey, homeschoolers! Do you have teens or will you soon? When you are homeschooling teenagers, the day they leave your home looms large. Whether they plan to attend college, begin working, or start their own business, you want to give them the best preparation possible. My guest today is going to help us prepare our kids for whatever lies ahead. Listen to the podcast But first, I want to thank my sponsor, CTC Math. Sponsor Before we...

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