Join us as we support the homeschooling community to spotlight a range of dyslexic needs, struggles, signs, while bringing awareness to the issue of dyslexia. Our host, Janna, met with Sophia D’Antonio, a diagnosed dyslexic and gifted homeschooler.
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Children can be a source of amazement and marvel. Have you ever looked at your child and wondered, why are you acting like that?
What makes a successful student or person? While there are a LOT of items on that checklist, there are a set of skills that can make it a great deal easier to be successful. This skill set is called executive functioning. It is a broad group of mental skills that enable people to complete tasks and interact with others. It is a skill set that allows a student/person to write that final paper, plan a business outline, or follow a set of instructions on what chores to do in a specific manner.
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.
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.