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Homeschool Conversations podcast Picture Books, Read Alouds, & the Power of Shared Stories sarah mackenzie

Picture Books, Read Alouds, & the Power of Shared Stories with Sarah Mackenzie

When it comes to choosing the best family read-alouds, few names are as beloved and trusted in the homeschool world as Sarah Mackenzie. It was a delight to chat with Sarah again in this Homeschool Conversations episode! We discuss all things picture books and family reading time, plus we talk about Sarah’s newest picture book […]

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Scope for the Imagination: Anne of Green Gables revisited with Katie Stewart

Few books had such a profound impact in my childhood as the Anne of Green Gables series by L. M. Montgomery. Anne’s passionate curiosity and wonder-filled approach to the world around her, fierce loyalty, and delightful imagination continue to delight readers of all ages. So I was beyond excited for the opportunity to chat with

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Homeschool Conversations podcast Reading with Friends Hosting a Book Club In Real Life with Karoline Strickland

Reading with Friends: Hosting a Book Club In Real Life (with Karoline Strickland)

What a joy to talk to one of my oldest friends, fellow second-generation homeschooler, and local book club leader in today’s Homeschool Conversations episode! If you’ve been following me on Instagram this year, you know I’ve been sharing what I’ve been reading lately. Many of those titles come from my monthly in-person book club! If

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Ancient Greece Textbook Free

Ancient Greece: A Textbook-Free History Study For Your Homeschool

I have been asked several times, “Do you have a Textbook-free book list for Ancient Greece?”. Now, the answer is finally yes! Below you will find lists of living books, memory work, and other fun ideas so that you can craft a multi-age Ancient-Greece history curriculum for your family. Textbook Free History Study: Ancient Greece

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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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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? Which writing activities for kids have the greatest impact? Fiction author, homeschool writing curriculum author, and speaker Janie B. Cheaney is here to share her experience as both

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The Joyful Power of Storytelling for the Homeschool Family (with Jim Weiss)

As a child I remember listening to Jim Weiss tell stories via cassette. What a delightful, surreal moment to get to chat with him on the podcast all about the powerful joy of storytelling! Jim shares read aloud tips, valuable insights into why stories are more important now than ever, and even tells a few

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