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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

Description:

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

Online Resources for Creative Writing

10/21/2020
105: Online Resources for Creative Writing with Ayanna Murray Ayanna Murray is the guest in this episode and she shares her favorite online resources for creative writing. Ayanna is an author herself and she shares how she taught her children to enjoy and excel at creative writing. You can learn about Ayanna at her website […] The post Online Resources for Creative Writing appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:16:40

Creative Ways to Use Tech for Foreign Language Learning

10/14/2020
104: Creative Ways to Use Tech for Foreign Language Learning This episode explains some creative ways to use tech for foreign language learning. This is not about apps and websites to teach a language, but rather on how to use tech to allow you to practice what you are learning in a natural way. The […] The post Creative Ways to Use Tech for Foreign Language Learning appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:12:10

Using Youtube in your Homeschool

10/7/2020
103: Using Youtube in your Homeschool This episode covers a number of tools that can help you when you are using Youtube in your homeschool. Listen to the episode which explains these in more detail. 1. Use Filters when you search on Youtube to find videos that meet your needs 2. Playlists – a useful […] The post Using Youtube in your Homeschool appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:11:44

How to use Google Lens in your homeschool

9/30/2020
Episode 102: How to use Google Lens in your homeschool with Dr. Kristin Moon Today’s interview is with Kristin Moon from Kristin Moon Science and she explains what Google Lens is and how to Use Google Lens in your homeschool. You can also follow her on Facebook Dr. Moon teaches Chemistry for show sponsor FundaFunda […] The post How to use Google Lens in your homeschool appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:11:39

Moving and Creating with Minecraft Earth

9/23/2020
Episode 101: Moving and Creating with Minecraft Earth Minecraft Earth is an augmented reality app that could be described as a cross between Minecraft and Pokemon GO. It gets students moving because they have to move to collect resources and it gets them creating as they build their own worlds. Students can not only build, […] The post Moving and Creating with Minecraft Earth appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:09:54

100 Free Digital Resources for Homeschool Families

9/16/2020
Episode 100: 100 Free Digital Resources for Homeschool Families This is the 100th episode of the podcast and to celebrate I created a document that lists 100 free digital resources for homeschool families. Some of the items on the list have paid versions as well as free, but the free version is enough to be […] The post 100 Free Digital Resources for Homeschool Families appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:14:28

Online Election Resources For Students

9/9/2020
99: Online Election Resources For Students With the upcoming election, this seems to be a good time to talk about online election resources for students. iCivics Lots of teacher resources Also games – Win the White House, Cast your Vote Scholastic Race to 270 – simulation that teaches about the electoral college The Issues – […] The post Online Election Resources For Students appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:12:11

Digital Resources for Music Appreciation

9/2/2020
98: Digital Resources for Music Appreciation Our guest in this episode is Gena Mayo who blogs about many topics (including homeschooling and fashion) at I Choose Joy specifically about music and homeschooling at Music in Our Homeschool. Digital Resources for Music Appreciation For All Ages Philharmonia.co.uk This orchestra provides live (online through YouTube during the […] The post Digital Resources for Music Appreciation appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:13:45

Profile of a Successful Online Learner

8/26/2020
97: Profile of a Successful Online Learner So many students in high school and college are now learning online, and they don’t always know how to navigate and excel in a different environment to the physical classroom. As I have been teaching online for many years now, I hope this episode helps those of you […] The post Profile of a Successful Online Learner appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:23:21

Online Forensic Science Resources

8/19/2020
96: Online Forensic Science Resources Our guest in this episode is Emily Boyle and she shares with us online forensic science resources. Emily coaches Crime Busters and Forensics for a homeschool Science Olympiad team and she teaches Forensic Science to high schoolers at FundaFunda Academy. These are the resources Emily mentions: Science News has a […] The post Online Forensic Science Resources appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:13:00

Online Tools to learn about the Stock Market

8/12/2020
95: Online Tools to learn about the Stock Market In this episode, the following online stock market resources are mentioned: 1. TED ED talk How does the Stock Market work? 2. Stock Market rap song 3. Quizlet and Quizizz are good websites to use to teach students the basic terms in a fun way. 4. […] The post Online Tools to learn about the Stock Market appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:11:03

Online Classes and Costs

8/5/2020
94: Online Classes and Costs When you consider online classes and their costs, you need to remember that you usually get what you pay for. Free online classes will expect parents to grade and may not be as in-depth as paid classes. Low-cost online classes are usually self-paced with automatic grading (ie assignments are quizzes) […] The post Online Classes and Costs appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:14:59

A year-round virtual curriculum fair

7/29/2020
93: A year-round virtual curriculum fair Our guest in this episode is Heather Bowen from Mom for All Seasons and in this interview you can learn about the year-round virtual curriculum fair she has created. This virtual curriculum fair allows you to find curricula based on age, subject, type of curriculum, and worldview. It is […] The post A year-round virtual curriculum fair appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:16:16

The role of tech with special needs students

7/22/2020
92: The role of tech with special needs students Our guest in this episode is Peggy Ployhar, founder/CEO of SPED Homeschool, and she is going to share with us about using tech with special needs students. Peggy has a wealth of wisdom to share, and you will need to listen to this episode to get […] The post The role of tech with special needs students appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:17:56

How your teens can build their own computer

7/15/2020
91: How your teens can build their own computer August Smith, who is now studying to be a Mechanical Engineer is our guest and explains how your teens can build their own computer – because it is something he did as a high school student. August has been a student at, and then a teaching […] The post How your teens can build their own computer appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:15:08

How to make virtual field trips engaging

7/8/2020
90: How to make virtual field trips engaging In this episode, our guest, Shannan Swindler, shares how to make virtual field trips engaging. Shannan’s home base is in Scotland, where she and her husband homeschool their two kids (ages 11 & 15) and they learn on location throughout Europe as much as possible. She is […] The post How to make virtual field trips engaging appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:16:34

Creating Electives with Online Resources

7/1/2020
89: Creating Electives with Online Resources In this episode, I first explain why I believe homeschoolers should add electives for high school and then I dive into the topic – creating electives with online resources Find content for electives in the following places: Great Courses Your public library’s online resources eg Lynda, documentaries MOOCs Youtube […] The post Creating Electives with Online Resources appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:14:41

Replay: Tips for Buying and Selling Curriculum Online

6/24/2020
Special replay from Homeschooling with Technology: If you are buying or selling curriculum online this summer, here are some tips to help you. The post Replay: Tips for Buying and Selling Curriculum Online appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:16:37

Online resources to make science engaging

6/17/2020
88: Online Resources to make Science Engaging In this episode, show sponsor, FundaFunda‘s science teachers share some of their favorite online resources to make science more engaging. Heather Fulghum (Ecology and Earth Science teacher) mentions these resources For Water Quality – virtualbiologylab.org Jeopardy labs Pokemon go lab – listen for the explanation! Dr. Dana Underwood […] The post Online resources to make science engaging appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:17:53

Online Resources to teach kids about racism

6/10/2020
87: Online Resources to Teach Kids about Racism In this episode, I share some online resources to teach kids about racism. All the websites I refer to are linked below. Resources to help parents know how to talk about racism National Museum of African American History and Culture has a section “Talking About Race.” Be […] The post Online Resources to teach kids about racism appeared first on Ultimate Homeschool Podcast Network.

Duration:00:17:35