Homeschooling Styles and How-Tos

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Hop, Skip, and a Rhyme: Listening Well and Delighting in the Beauty of Words (with Megan Andrews)

Few things communicate “homeschool family” like stacks of read alouds, overflowing shelves, and library cards filled to bursting. Most of the homeschoolers I know love words, but sometimes we are at a loss how to teach our young children how to wisely approach the books and poetry they’re reading. Ought we to set them free …

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How to Choose a Standardized Achievement Test for Your Homeschool

Are you wondering which standardized achievement test is best to use in your homeschool? Homeschoolers who need to take end-of-year or standardized achievement tests to meet state laws or other needs may be overwhelmed with the options available. How do you choose an achievement test that’s best for your child? Homeschool parents know that there …

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Musical Education for Young Children (with Elizabeth Nixon)

This was such a fun conversation for me! I see Elizabeth each week on the computer screen as Isaac and I sign in for his Clap for Classics! live class on Tuesday mornings. Her musical enthusiasm brings loads of joy to our homeschool day. And it’s been fun to get to know her as grown-ups, …

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A Common Arts Education in Our Classical Homeschool (with Chris Hall)

Hang around with Classical and/or Charlotte Mason educators, and you’ll probably hear about the Liberal Arts pretty quickly. You’ll likely even hear discussion about including the Fine Arts in our homeschool education. But, what about the Common Arts? What does it look like to include the Common Arts in our education, and why are they …

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Living Well and Learning Well (with Alicia Hutchinson)

Homeschooling and all the other parts of life are intertwined. How can we both live well and learn well as homeschool families? Are there practical tips and strategies that can help? Mindset shifts to change the way we approach our days? Alicia Hutchinson joins us on this episode of Homeschool Conversations to discuss these and …

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