Homeschooling Styles and How-Tos

Dawn Duran Plutarch for the Charlotte Mason Homeschool Family podcast

Plutarch for the Homeschool Family (with Dawn Duran)

Plutarch, anyone? If you’ve ever wondered why to study Plutarch, how to read Plutarch’s Lives (without getting confused or overwhelmed), and the value Plutarch has for a Charlotte Mason homeschool in particular, then you won’t want to miss this delightful conversation with Dawn Duran! Who is Dawn Duran? Dawn lives in Maryland with her husband, …

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Reading, Writing, and Making Connections: Homeschooling High School English (with Betsy Farquhar)

The only thing better than being excited about books on your own is getting to chat with someone who is as excited about reading as you are. So it’s no wonder I loved this conversation with Betsy Farquhar! Betsy demystifies the process of reading and discussing literature with your homeschool high school students, and shares …

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Kings Meadow Humanities from StandFast: Homeschool High School History Curriculum Review

As I look back on my own experience as a homeschooled high school student, the Kings Meadow Humanities Curriculum from StandFast emerges in my mind as perhaps the most foundational course of all. Through Dr. George Grant’s lectures I learned so much more than facts about history (though copious amounts of facts were indeed covered). …

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Homeschool Conversations Podcast interviews Homeschooling with Confidence in Times of Crisis with Vicki Bentley

Homeschooling with Confidence in Times of Crisis (with Vicki Bentley)

It can be hard to homeschool with confidence in the best of times. But what about when life blindsides your homeschool? Job loss, moves, death, and illness (not to mention the blessed, but still disruptive, realities of new babies) can throw a wrench into our carefully laid homeschooling plans. Vicki Bentley joins us in today’s …

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The 26 Best Historic Speeches For Homeschool Memory Work

Here are the best historic speeches to include in your homeschool memory work for kids to teens! From Pericles to Churchill, Cicero to Ghandi, Anthony to Earhart, this collection of some of the greatest and most influential speeches of history from around the world are sure to bring more depth and adventure to your homeschool …

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Strategies for Teaching Homeschool Writing Janie B. Cheaney

Strategies for Teaching Homeschool Writing (with Janie B. Cheaney)

Have you wondered how to teach writing effectively in your homeschool? There’s essay writing and creative writing and grammar and sentence structure and… ohmy! Where to start? Fiction author, homeschool writing curriculum author, and speaker Janie B. Cheaney is here to share her experience as both a writer and teacher. This Homeschool Conversations episode is …

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Keys to a Successful Homeschool Year Amber Smith Homeschool Conversations podcast interview

Keys to a Successful Homeschool Year (with Amber Smith)

Whether you’re a new homeschooler just beginning your home education adventure or a veteran homeschooler looking for some encouragement at the beginning of the new homeschool year, this is the episode for you! Amber Smith and I talk about the priority of relationships and family culture, the value of reading aloud and modeling lifelong learning, …

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