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The Homeschooling with Technology Podcast is a weekly show, hosted by Meryl van der Merwe, where she shares ideas on how to use technology to be more productive as a homeschool parent and on how to use technology to make lessons more engaging. In addition, she covers techie skills your children need to learn and how to easily incorporate them into your homeschooling. Meryl homeschooled her 4 children after working as a computer programmer for many years. She uses technology whenever she can when teaching both live co-op classes and online classes for homeschoolers. In this podcast, she shares all the best tech resources she finds with you.

The Homeschooling with Technology Podcast is a weekly show, hosted by Meryl van der Merwe, where she shares ideas on how to use technology to be more productive as a homeschool parent and on how to use technology to make lessons more engaging. In addition, she covers techie skills your children need to learn and how to easily incorporate them into your homeschooling. Meryl homeschooled her 4 children after working as a computer programmer for many years. She uses technology whenever she can when teaching both live co-op classes and online classes for homeschoolers. In this podcast, she shares all the best tech resources she finds with you.

Location:

United States

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The Homeschooling with Technology Podcast is a weekly show, hosted by Meryl van der Merwe, where she shares ideas on how to use technology to be more productive as a homeschool parent and on how to use technology to make lessons more engaging. In addition, she covers techie skills your children need to learn and how to easily incorporate them into your homeschooling. Meryl homeschooled her 4 children after working as a computer programmer for many years. She uses technology whenever she can when teaching both live co-op classes and online classes for homeschoolers. In this podcast, she shares all the best tech resources she finds with you.

Language:

English


Episodes

Tech Knowledge Teens Need to Run a Business

5/25/2022
182: Tech knowledge teens need to run a business with Adeola Ariyo Guest Adeola Ariyo from Next Genpreneur shares tech knowledge teens need to run a business. What tech should teens know how to use to run a business? Canva for graphics Excel or Google Sheets for Record keeping Coding Listen to the episode to […] The post Tech Knowledge Teens Need to Run a Business appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:15:13

How Writing on the Computer Helps Kids become Better Writers

5/18/2022
181: How Writing on the Computer Helps Kids become Better Writers Veldorah Rice from Write From the Heart is our guest in this episode and explains how writing on the computer can help kids write better. Be sure to also listen to her episodes on best practices for internet research. This is the outline of […] The post How Writing on the Computer Helps Kids become Better Writers appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:17:25

Representation in Kid Tech

5/11/2022
180: Representation in Kid Tech Guest Amber O’Neal Johnston discusses some of the ideas about representation in kid tech that she covers in one chapter of her new book – A Place to Belong. the book releases on May 17th. You can pre-order it here. Amber was the guest in Episode 157 – Technology and […] The post Representation in Kid Tech appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:25:13

Free Tools for Researching Colleges and Universities

5/4/2022
179: Free Tools for Researching Colleges and Universities with Holly Ramsey Holly Ramsey from Thoughtful Homeschooling shares a number of free tools for researching colleges and universities in this episode. All the tools she suggests during the interview are listed below, but you can request her full free guide here. Know Yourself: Tools to explore […] The post Free Tools for Researching Colleges and Universities appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:26:53

Tech Electives for High School

4/27/2022
178: Tech Electives for High School As we live in a techy world, tech electives are not only fun for most high schoolers, but also necessary. These electives can cover a wide range of interests and abilities. Computer Applications/Digital Literacy – this elective will make sure students are ready for all the tech they will […] The post Tech Electives for High School appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:16:11

More Online Poetry Resources

4/20/2022
177: More Online Poetry Resources This episode offers more suggestions for online poetry resources – last April for National Poetry Month I recorded an episode with other resources. So be sure to check out episode 127 if you haven’t listened to that one already as I have not repeated any of those resources this year. […] The post More Online Poetry Resources appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:13:28

Gamification in your Homeschool

4/13/2022
176: Gamification in your Homeschool There are many benefits to using gamification in your homeschool. Listen to this episode to learn: 1. What gamification is (hint: it isn’t adding games to your homeschool) 2. How to gamify your homeschool. Websites mentioned here are: Duolingo Prodigy Math Vocabulary.com Khan Academy 3. How to track points and […] The post Gamification in your Homeschool appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:22:40

12 Ways to use Canva in your Homeschool

4/6/2022
175: 12 Ways to use Canva in your Homeschool Canva is a very versatile graphics creation tool and in this episode, we explore 12 ways to use Canva in your homeschool. To learn more about how Canva was started you can listen to Guy Raz’s podcast episode on How I built this. 1. Digital poster […] The post 12 Ways to use Canva in your Homeschool appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:14:14

Best Practices for Internet Research

3/30/2022
174: Best practices for Internet Research Veldorah Rice from Write From the Heart is our guest in this episode and she shares some best practices for internet research. This is the outline of the episode – be sure to listen to hear these points explained. 1. Benefits of Internet Research a. Convenience b. Amount of […] The post Best Practices for Internet Research appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:16:25

Social Media Templates for Fun Assignments

3/23/2022
173: Social Media Templates for Fun Assignments This episode delves into using social media templates for fun assignments for your children. Listen in for ideas on how to use fake social media templates in your homeschool. Here are the different places to find the templates mentioned in this episode: Classtools has a Fakebook template and […] The post Social Media Templates for Fun Assignments appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:13:13

Social Media and Homeschooling

3/16/2022
172: Social Media and Homeschooling How social media can help you in your homeschooling Here are the ideas mentioned: 1. Modeling social media use for your children 2. Choose your channel(s) – you don’t need to be everywhere 3. Choose social media accounts and types that have a positive effect on your life 4. Connect […] The post Social Media and Homeschooling appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:23:58

Compassion in an interconnected world

3/9/2022
171: Compassion in an Interconnected World This episode covers ways to help people around the globe in times of disaster. The websites mentioned are: Charity Navigator – which provides a rating system for charities Airbnb – search by the area where you want to support people Etsy – Search for digital downloads and use the […] The post Compassion in an interconnected world appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:16:13

Online Resources about Ukraine and Russia

3/2/2022
170: Online Resources about Ukraine and Russia In this episode, you will find online resources about Ukraine and Russia you can use in your homeschool. There are resources that relate to the current conflict but also resources to learn about the history, geography, and culture of the two countries involved. Instagram accounts mentioned in this […] The post Online Resources about Ukraine and Russia appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:18:29

PDF tips and tricks

2/23/2022
169: PDF tips and tricks Learn about a number of free tools that allow you to manipulate PDFs in this episode on PDF tips and tricks. The tools mentioned in this episode are: Scannable – app that scans documents and saves to PDF. Sejda to fill out and sign PDFs Mac PDF Preview – select […] The post PDF tips and tricks appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:13:45

Online Black History Resources

2/16/2022
168: Online Black History Resources As February is Black History Month, here are some online Black History resources to add to your homeschool. If you haven’t already listened to last year’s episode on the topic, you can find it here. None of the resources I mentioned in this episode are repeated from last year. Here […] The post Online Black History Resources appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:15:01

Free Online Word Games and Apps

2/9/2022
167: Free Online Word Games and Apps The free online word games and apps mentioned in this episode are: Wordle Klura and Wordus are phone apps similar to Wordle Words with Friends – similar to Scrabble Typeshift – move the columns of letters to create words, new one each day 7 Little Words – find […] The post Free Online Word Games and Apps appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:13:06

Replay: How to Create Online Choose Your Own Adventure Games

2/2/2022
This is a rerun of episode 50 which references 3 resources to create Choose Your Own Adventure Games online You can find the show notes on the original episode here. ————————————————————————————————– Take a look at show sponsor, FundaFunda Academy to see what they offer for online classes and web-based unit studies. Join our Facebook Group […] The post Replay: How to Create Online Choose Your Own Adventure Games appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:12:08

Organizing your Homeschool with Tech in 2022

1/26/2022
166: Organizing your homeschool with tech in 2022 In this episode, we look at various tech tools you can use for organizing your homeschool. Here are the resources mentioned: * Planning – Google sheets, Evernote * Record keeping – grades, all high school things (hs challenge) * Calendar – Google calendar * Assigning tasks – […] The post Organizing your Homeschool with Tech in 2022 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:13:06

Improving tech skills in your homeschool in 2022

1/19/2022
165: Improving tech skills in your homeschool in 2022 We discussed why it is important to keep improving tech skills for both you and your children – listen to the episode for that info. Websites mentioned in this episode: Pixlr – photo editing Strava – fitness monitoring app Lynda – lots of classes, often free […] The post Improving tech skills in your homeschool in 2022 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:13:40

Email Strategy in your Homeschool for 2022

1/12/2022
164: Email strategy in your homeschool for 2022 This episode discusses email strategy in your homeschool – we talk about how it relates to both your children and yo, the parent. 1. Your kids and email When to get it How to use it: Episode 60 – Teaching Kids Soft Skills for Digital Communication 2. […] The post Email Strategy in your Homeschool for 2022 appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:14:21