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Memory is not what it used to be! And I don’t mean what you put in your computer. Memorization is taking a backseat in today’s approach to curriculum… and in case you were wondering, that is not a good thing.   Memorization is necessary We are all familiar with the phrase: “Use it or Lose CONTINUE …
Do you have a child that is falling behind with their learning? How do you help your homeschool child when you feel like they are not performing? Today, I want to talk about helping your homeschool child get out of a learning rut. Helping Your Homeschool Child These are tricky questions… Especially…
Picture telling your children that they were going to be standing to all of their homework today? What would they say? Can you picture the look on their faces? Maybe you could start by telling them that sitting down is more dangerous than smoking? More Dangerous Than Smoking? If you are anything li…
Hold on to your seat and get ready for another great interview with Bill Heid from Heirloom Audio Productions. The post Episode 89 Bill Heid and The Dragon & The Raven appeared first on 101 Homeschool Ideas.
Current educational research demonstrates the HUGE benefits that come from studying in shorter spurts with breaks rather than study-binging for long periods of time. Check out the podcast episode 88 and figure out why breaks in your day might be just the thing you need to help your children get mor…
What is it about games that get parents so excited? As I looked back over the past two years of podcasts, by far the most successful episodes have dealt with how to build relationships with your children through games. I was actually a little surprised. We have posted some great information on lear…
Episode 86 is a fraction of the length of my typical podcast length because we are talking about how you can teach your 7 or 8 year-old children the foundational information about fractions. So let’s just jump in and divide the subject up. Here are just 3 ideas that will help your children Visualiz…
Have you ever noticed at the dinner table how quickly younger children lose interest when you start a conversation with their older brothers and sisters? How long does it take for your older children to drift back to electronic devices when your youngest child starts repeating every single detail o…
True or False: One of the biggest challenges to teaching is addressing all of the needs of different children? False The truth is: Children will do well in school when they are motivated to do so. The real challenge to teaching is to find the specific motivation key that will strike at the heart of…
Today I introduced the book that will be hitting Amazon within the week. I am really, really excited about this book. I hope it will help you start asking questions in such a way that will help (allow) your children to open up and let you inside of their experiences and feelings. Sometimes our ques…
Is it possible? Could it be? Are they really?   Public Universities Getting Rid of Standardized Tests? No more pencils… No more books… No more teacher’s ugly looks… Well, I don’t know about the other things, but there are a growing number of colleges and universities that are getting rid of the sta…
Here is the next episode. Enjoy. Episode show notes coming soon!!! The post Ep 81 How Much “Screen Time” Should Your Children Get? appeared first on 101 Homeschool Ideas.
In today’s episode I sat down with Bill Heid, the executive producer for Heirloom Audio Productions. Bill and I visited last December about their INCREDIBLE audio adventure, In Freedom’s Cause. Click here to check out that podcast interview. Today, Bill and I are talking about “With Lee in Virginia…
In our episode today I have an awesome resource for you that will help you teach your children how to be more creative in their writing! If you have ever given your children a writing assignment, you have probably felt the frustration of receiving a one sentence answer. They have addressed your ans…
Today I am going to address a voice question that came to me a few weeks ago from Sarah. I think this is a really GREAT QUESTION ABOUT HOMESCHOOL! It is a question that every parent has worried about as they stand on the edge of the homeschool decision.   How can I get everything CONTINUE The post …
Homeschooling High School… You can do it. In today’s episode, I am going to share with you an interview with Tim Milosch. Tim is a K-12 homeschooled product from Southern California. He has a Masters Degree and is currently pursuing his PhD… so if anyone can provide some evidence to the fact that y…
I had a great conversation with my 14 year-old son about his school experience this year. It opened my eyes regarding how he saw homeschool and why he thought we decided to take this journey. He could not have been more far from the reality… but in the end the only thing that matters to CONTINUE Th…
We have talked about you as the parent… Now lets take a few days and consider your children. In this episode, I am going to share a few questions for you to ask yourself about each child. Now… these questions need to be considered for each child as an individual. DO NOT GROUP YOUR CHILDREN CONTINUE…
For many homeschooling parents, choosing a curriculum is the most overwhelming hurdle between them and peace of mind. There are so many choices and variations and the impending doubt of “What if I choose wrong????” Well, we want to help you make your curriculum choices easier. In order to do that t…
Some of these you are probably already using and maybe you won’t get any new ideas from this list… on the other hand, you might learn something that will totally transform your homeschool iPad experience. Here are 12 Ways that you can successfully use an iPad in your Homeschool. The post 12 Ways to…
Have you noticed how your children seem to natively migrate to technology and seem to have come to this earth with an innate understanding of how techy stuff works? It is frightening!   As parents there are so many things that we worry about when it comes to technology and what our children come in…
2 Important Mindsets for Homeschool Parents There are so many issues that affect you emotionally as a homeschool parents. You face pressure to do everything just right—every day. Many of you have pressure—either direct or at least implied—to prove you are doing it right and that your children are n…
Can you go too far in search of equality and fairness? Adam Swift has, and he has no intention of slowing down… Swift and his colleagues suggest that you should not read as much to your children because it provides them with an unfair advantage over the child whose parents don’t read to them!!!   C…
What do you do when health issues keep you child out of school: YOU HOMESCHOOL! On today’s show, I answered a question from Anna about her daughter in the 7th grade that has some health issues that they are working through. Anna wanted to know what she could do to help her daughter keep up CONTINUE…
In today’s episode I interview Carole Joy Seid. Carole is a fantastic advocate for simple homeschool and her approach is one that I whole-heartedly agree with and that we try to utilize in our own home. Sometimes we get a little complicated and we have to reel back a little and readjust… but hey, t…
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Started
Jan 23rd, 2014
Latest Episode
Jun 24th, 2017
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No. of Episodes
92
Avg. Episode Length
28 minutes

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