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Reading for the Love of God with Dr. Jessica Hooten Wilson

Calling all book lovers and want-to-be readers: you won’t want to miss this literary conversation with Dr. Jessica Hooten Wilson! We discuss the art of reading, how to approach literature as Christians, why words matter, and more. Plus, you will be sure to enjoy Dr. Wilson’s suggestions for the books every student (and their parents) […]

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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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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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Reading, Relationships, and Restfully Homeschooling (with Sarah Mackenzie)

If you’re a book-loving homeschool mom, you probably already know and love Sarah Mackenzie. Her books and podcast are beloved by many, and her encouragement has been an integral part of my own homeschool journey for many years. So it made me absolutely giddy to get to chat with her recently for this special bonus

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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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