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Homeschool Together Podcast

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A working mom and a stay at home dad help you navigate the complex and dynamic world of secular homeschooling with a focus on early learners and gameschooling.

A working mom and a stay at home dad help you navigate the complex and dynamic world of secular homeschooling with a focus on early learners and gameschooling.

Location:

United States

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A working mom and a stay at home dad help you navigate the complex and dynamic world of secular homeschooling with a focus on early learners and gameschooling.

Language:

English

Contact:

4257809207


Episodes

Episode 161: Second Annual Holiday Homeschool Holiday Gift Guide

12/6/2021
If you're looking for that last minute holiday gift we have arrived just in time with our second annual holiday homeschool gift guide! We've got a ton of ideas across a wide range of ages (3-12yo) so you don't want to miss out! Touring The World Resource Guides Check out our country resource guides to help you with your around the world journey: https://gumroad.com/homeschooltogether Consider Leaving Us A Review If you have a quick moment please consider leaving a review on iTunes -...

Duration:00:34:49

Episode 160: Short Bite - Workbook Review - D'Nealian (Kindergarten)

12/2/2021
In today's episode, we review the D'Nealian Handwriting workbook. D'Nealian Handwriting workbook - https://amzn.to/3xdLkTa Topic: Handwriting Grade Level: Age Range 5-6-7 Cost: $10 Touring The World Resource Guides Check out our country resource guides to help you with your around the world journey: https://gumroad.com/homeschooltogether Connect with us Website: http://www.homeschool-together.com/ Store: https://gumroad.com/homeschooltogether Youtube:...

Duration:00:22:19

Episode 159: Second Annual Holiday Gameschooling Blowout Spectacular with Danielle Dabbs

11/29/2021
It's the second annual "Holiday Gameschooling Blowout Spectacular" (TM). We are proud to welcome back Danielle Dabbs of Board Game Babies fame. She is a board game and gameschooling expert, and is here to give us her top holiday gameschooling picks from ages pre-k to 12. You don't want to miss out! Follow Danielle's Game Reviews Find more on Danielle's charitable efforts through her instagram: https://www.instagram.com/boardgamebabies/ Her blog: https://boardgamebabies.wordpress.com/ And her...

Duration:00:45:45

Episode 158: Special Thank You Episode

11/25/2021
It's Turkey Day, and we wanted to say Thanks to you :) Connect with us Website: http://www.homeschool-together.com/ Store: https://gumroad.com/homeschooltogether Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/homeschooltogether Facebook: www.facebook.com/groups/homeschooltogetherpodcast/ Instagram: www.instagram.com/homeschooltogetherpodcast Twitter: https://twitter.com/hs_together The Gameschool Co-Op: https://www.facebook.com/groups/gameschoolcoop/ Email: homeschooltogetherpodcast@gmail.com

Duration:00:05:38

Episode 157: (Encore) Episode #22 - Buy All The Books

11/22/2021
It's Turkey Week and we're very busy with family. So, if you would indulge us with an episode from the archive. It's one of our favorite topics, BOOKS! We're getting into the holiday season and we know you're going to be shopping for books so we think this might help. Enjoy! :) Discussion New Books Amazon Prime: need it now regardless of price Book Outlet or KidsBooks.com: limited title selection. Create wishlist, emails when available, need $35 to free ship (otherwise $5 to US/CAN) Used...

Duration:00:41:44

Episode 156: Short Bite - Workbook Review - Kumon: Telling Time (Kindergarten)

11/18/2021
In today's episode, we review the Kumon Telling Time workbook. Workbook Review: Kumon Telling Time - https://amzn.to/3qrz2oN Topic: Telling Time Grade Level: Age Range 5-6-7 Cost: $5.99 - 7.99 Additional References: Eeboo Telling Time Clock Game - https://amzn.to/31Vg53T Melissa and Doug Telling Time - https://amzn.to/3qsBY4r Touring The World Resource Guides Check out our country resource guides to help you with your around the world journey: https://gumroad.com/homeschooltogether Connect...

Duration:00:14:37

Episode 155: Quiet time

11/15/2021
Contrary to uninformed public opinion, we homeschoolers are busy! There are playdates, co-ops, trips to the library, nature walks, sports, and those are just the things we do outside of the home. While at home we’re busy creating art, performing science experiments, acting out scenes from history, or reading our 67th book of the day. While a full schedule can be lots of fun, today on the show we want to explore an equally important item on the agenda: quiet time. This is an opportunity for...

Duration:00:39:50

Episode 154: Short Bite - Workbook Review - Evan Moor Skill Sharpeners: Geography (Kindergarten)

11/11/2021
In today's episode, we review the Evan Moor Skill Sharpeners Kindergarten Geography Workbook. Workbook Review: Evan Moor Skill Sharpeners - https://amzn.to/3ohdb0O Topic: Geography Grade Level: K Cost: $6.99 - 9.99 Touring The World Resource Guides Check out our country resource guides to help you with your around the world journey: https://gumroad.com/homeschooltogether Connect with us Website: http://www.homeschool-together.com/ Store: https://gumroad.com/homeschooltogether Youtube:...

Duration:00:10:49

Episode 153: Homeschooling Journeys with Kristin Dexnis Rosengrant

11/8/2021
In today's Homeschool Journeys we have Kristin Dexnis Rosengrant, mother of 2. It was a wonderful conversation that spanned her reasons to educate, and ultimately her desire to support her homeschooling community with a cottage school. Its a great interview that you can't miss. Touring The World Resource Guides Check out our country resource guides to help you with your around the world journey: https://gumroad.com/homeschooltogether Show Notes Montessori -...

Duration:00:55:17

Episode 152: 50 Days of Kindergarten Books We love (YouTube Series)

11/4/2021
We will be doing a lot of book reviews on our instagram and YouTube channel in the coming year. We wanted to take a moment to talk about our new YouTube series, "50 Days of Kindergarten Books We love". Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/homeschooltogether Instagram: www.instagram.com/homeschooltogetherpodcast Touring The World Resource Guides Check out our country resource guides to help you with your around the world journey: https://gumroad.com/homeschooltogether Connect with us Website:...

Duration:00:10:45

Episode 151: Kitchen Classroom

11/1/2021
As homeschoolers, we know that learning happens all the time, even when we’re not formally conducting a “lesson”. This is especially true every time we get our kids in the kitchen with us. Preparing a family meal, a special dessert, or just a snack can host a wealth of learning opportunities. Today we’re going to dive into Kitchen Classroom to discuss the importance of cooking with your kids and how you can make it a rich and positive experience for everyone! Why cook with your kids? What...

Duration:00:52:51

Episode 150: Short Bite - Halloween Games - Jaws

10/28/2021
Continuing our series on games for Halloween, on today’s Short Bite we’re reviewing Jaws, a board game adaptation for the classic horror movie and novel. In this game players work together to chase down and stop the shark before...well before the swimmers get...(QUEUE THE MUSIC) Da Na! Da Na! Players: 2-4 players Playtime: 45-60 min Ages: 9+ Educational Value: Probability, strategy, cooperative, resource management Touring The World Resource Guides Check out our country resource guides to...

Duration:00:14:57

Episode 149: Homeschooling Journeys with Leah DeRose-Wilson

10/25/2021
In today's Homeschool Journeys we have Leah DeRose-Wilson, mother of 5, and homeschooler herself. It was a wonderful conversation that spanned how to educate four kids and a baby, beat the dreaded socialization issue with loads of activities, and balance that all with working from home. Its a great interview from a super mom that you can't miss. Touring The World Resource Guides Check out our country resource guides to help you with your around the world journey:...

Duration:01:25:39

Episode 148: Short Bite - Halloween Games - Potion Explosion

10/21/2021
Continuing our series on games for Halloween, on today’s Short Bite we’re reviewing Potion Explosion. In this game players work to solve potions using beads to gather victory points and be the best wizard or witch in Potions Class! Players: 2-4 players Playtime: 30-45 min Ages: 8+ Educational Value: Pobability, strategy Touring The World Resource Guides Check out our country resource guides to help you with your around the world journey: https://gumroad.com/homeschooltogether Show Notes...

Duration:00:08:54

Episode 147: Homeschool Scheduling Series (Yearly)

10/18/2021
Completing our series about homeschool schedules, we’re talking about yearly homeschool plans. We’ll share options some families use and discuss the benefits to help you choose a yearly plan that works for your family! Cycle Schooling Traditional Schooling Year Round Schooling Follow co-op or parent partnership year Schedule around key extracurriculars Calendar schooling Keep in mind any state requirements about days of instruction Touring The World Resource Guides Check out our country...

Duration:00:50:53

Episode 146: Short Bite - Halloween Games - Horrified

10/14/2021
Continuing our series on games for Halloween, on today’s Short Bite we’re reviewing Horrified from Ravensburger. In this game players work cooperatively to take on the monsters of Universal movie fame. It’s a hauntingly good time! Players: 1-5 players Playtime: 45-60 min Ages: 8+ Educational Value: Cooperation, strategy Touring The World Resource Guides Check out our country resource guides to help you with your around the world journey: https://gumroad.com/homeschooltogether Show Notes...

Duration:00:07:39

Episode 145: Homeschool Scheduling Series (Weekly)

10/11/2021
Last week we talked about daily homeschool schedules and today we’re talking about how to plan your week! We’ll share some options and opportunities to set up your homeschooling week for success! Traditional 5 day week 4 day week 1 subject a day 1 subject a day plus Enrichment driven schedule Shift work Ad hoc 11 and 1 Subject scheduling options Touring The World Resource Guides Check out our country resource guides to help you with your around the world journey:...

Duration:00:42:25

Episode 144: Short Bite - Halloween Games - Hocus Pocus

10/7/2021
On today’s Short Bite episode we’re kicking off a series of game reviews to celebrate Halloween! First up is Hocus Pocus by Ravensburger. In this game players work cooperatively to relive the 90’s and defeat the Sanderson sisters! Players: 2-6 players Playtime: 30 min Age: 8+ Educational Value: Cooperation, strategy, communication Touring The World Resource Guides Check out our country resource guides to help you with your around the world journey: https://gumroad.com/homeschooltogether Show...

Duration:00:09:07

Episode 143: Brains on Games with Dr. Brian MacDonald

10/4/2021
In today's episode we are fortunate to have Dr. Brian MacDonald, a child psychologist and creator of Brains on Games, here to talk to us about early childhood development, common issues he sees in his practice, and a number of ways we can include play and games to improve and enhance our homeschool experiences. Brains on Games YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/brainsongames Brains on Games Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/brainsongames Touring The World Resource Guides Check...

Duration:01:08:02

Episode 142: Short Bite - Dinosaur Escape

9/30/2021
Today we’re reviewing another great preschool/early elementary game, Dinosaur Escape by Peaceable Kingdom! This cooperative game relies on a love of dinosaurs, matching, and some strategic thinking to keep from triggering the volcano eruption. Ages: 4-6 Players: 2-4 Playtime: 15 min Educational Value: cooperation, matching, probability, strategic thinking Touring The World Resource Guides Check out our country resource guides to help you with your around the world journey:...

Duration:00:05:40