The beauty of homeschooling is that you get to build it however you want. What better way to supplement your curriculum than finding different pieces to make it a successful learning experience? Incorporating nature and animals into a part of homeschooling is what Sarah Skebba, founder of EdZOOcating, does. EdZOOcating is an educational approach that integrates animal-based experiences into your child's learning journey.
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Find out tips and techniques your student can use to create positive study habits on this episode of Homeschool Your Way. Listen in as Janna is joined by Mark Pruitt, creator of Making the Grade as they discuss all things related to studying and being successful academically.
Wouldn’t be amazing if you could determine what actually motivates your children and you? Especially if those motivators are totally different and might even work against each other.
Tune in for the 2nd half of Janna and Nate Noorlander’s discussion on media literacy. How what we see is just the tip of the iceberg. How to critically think about the information we are exposed to and define the underlying reason ‘why’.
With the advance of technology, the news is literally at our fingertips coming from the world over and from countless sources. Join Janna and Nate from the Nomadic Professor, as they discuss media literacy.
As the global expanse shrinks with the use of technology, either through the ability to travel to other countries or visit new people ‘face-to-face’ on computers or phones. The barrier of time and distance is dissolving with one remaining hurdle: language. Language, is something we all learn and as we grow we realize learning a language can be more difficult than reciting words. That’s where Ideal School comes in with dual language immersion. Join Janna as she and Eric Franzen, co-creator of Ideal School discuss dual language immersion and the benefits for your student in learning a second language and creating a community, virtually and in person.
Strength-based learning. What is it? How does it work? Why should I care about it for my child? Join Janna on this episode of Homeschool Your Way with guest Sam Young as they discuss strength-based learning. Hear realistic ways that this could apply to your student and how you can get creative with balancing what they like with what they need.
Listen in as Janna, DeeDee, and Ximena talk about the joys and challenges of homeschooling multiple children for many years. See how the highs and lows that come with homeschooling balance out in the end with consistency and remembering to find your WHY each year as you decide what is best for your family and children.
Homeschooling puts parents in a responsible but empowering position. The homeschooling process has benefits but it also has quite a few challenges. One of these challenges is keeping your homeschoolers mentally stimulated. But in your homeschooling journey, you will have plenty of opportunities every day.
Good mood, bad mood, calm or frenzied, there’s a song that can inspire or elevate that feeling for us all. There’s a reason why every great movie has an equally great soundtrack! Singing is something that can be intensely personal but can be experienced with people of all ages and cultures. But what about the mechanics of singing? How can we easily try to fit more music into our family lives without it becoming a painful process or without the rolling of eyes (child and parent) over song choices? Well, we may not be able to fix the rolling eyes but on today’s podcast Janna and her guest Richard Fink, IV chat about music and singing and how to create a space in our lives for musical enrichment.