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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.

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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 176: Short Bite - Roller Coaster Challenge

1/27/2022
This week on the podcast we're reviewing a game we picked up recently and have been loving, Roller Coaster Challenge by thinkfun! Just like our other favorite ThinkFun games Gravity Maze and Laser Maze, this is also a fun solo experience! Age: 6+ Players: 1 player Game Play: 5 min + Skills: logic, problem solving, visual perception Touring The World Resource Guides Check out our country resource guides to help you with your around the world journey: https://gumroad.com/homeschooltogether...

Duration:00:06:22

Episode 175: Unschooling Journeys with Lindsey Middlemiss

1/24/2022
In today's Unschooling Journeys we have Lindsey Middlemiss an unschooling mother of 2 from the UK. It was a wonderful conversation that spanned her reasons to home educate, the pivot to unschooling, and working with her neurodivergent ADHD children. It's a great interview for any homeschooling family that might be interested in unschooling. Touring The World Resource Guides Check out our country resource guides to help you with your around the world journey:...

Duration:01:05:08

Episode 174: Short Bite - Mobi

1/20/2022
On this week’s Short Bite we’re talking about a fun game for quick math practice, Mobi. This fast paced tile game has players making and remaking equations quickly. Ages: 8 and up Players: 1-6 players Playtime: 10 min Educational Value: addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division 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 Mobi - https://amzn.to/3K4Quab...

Duration:00:07:05

Episode 173: Leaning Into Your Strengths

1/17/2022
All of us have skills and passions personally, but how often do we leverage these in our homeschooling? Today we’re discussing incorporating your talents and those of people around you to bring fun and energy into your homeschool! Identify your talents Look outside yourself How to turn your talent/passion into a learning opportunity Touring The World Resource Guides Check out our country resource guides to help you with your around the world journey: https://gumroad.com/homeschooltogether...

Duration:00:30:33

Episode 172: Short Bite - My First Castle Panic

1/13/2022
On this week’s Short Bite we’re talking about a great preschool/early elementary game, My First Castle Panic, designed by Justin De Witt, and published by Fireside Games. This cooperative game is lots of fun for both kids and adults while introducing light strategy and preparing kids for more challenging games. Ages: 4-8 Players: 1-4 players Playtime: 20 min Educational Value: color and shape matching, cooperation, hand management Touring The World Resource Guides Check out our country...

Duration:00:07:14

Episode 171: Our Review of our Public School Homeschool Parent Partnership

1/10/2022
This is a big one! We spend the episode discussing the Homeschool Parent Partnership. This is a local public school setup and geared towards homeschoolers (I know!). We've been attending this school for the last quarter of 2021. We discuss what we like, what we didn't like, the culture of the school, support, class types, and just about everything. If you're lucky enough to have a school choice option in your local area and are looking to join a parent partnership this is the episode for...

Duration:01:00:53

Episode 170: Short Bite - Build Your Library Winter Holidays Around The World Unit Study

1/6/2022
In this short bite we discuss the winter holiday focused unit study from Build Your Library. We paused our around the world journey and took on this unit study over the holidays. We discuss the things we liked, the things we didn't, and our overall impressions. 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 Holidays Around The World -...

Duration:00:10:11

Episode 169: Our Kindergarten, 1st Grade, Pre-School Homeschool Year (2022)

1/3/2022
We're back friends! The holidays are over, we survived, and it is podcast time. We sit down and chat abour our homeschool plans for this coming year as our 6yo finishes kindergarten and transitions into 1st grade. And (yikes) our toddler becomes a kid and we start a basic curriculum! 2022 will be a fun year! So, sit down, grab a warm beverage as we share our plans for 2022. Touring The World Resource Guides Check out our country resource guides to help you with your around the world journey:...

Duration:00:44:38

Episode 168: (Encore) Build Your Library with Emily Cook

12/30/2021
It's Holiday's this week and we're very busy with family. So, if you would indulge us with some episodes from the archive. Thanks for all your support! We look forward to an exciting new year! Enjoy! :) Join us as we sit down with Emily Cook, creator of Build Your Library Curriculum! This is a terrific secular option inspired by Charlotte Mason and full of amazing books to enjoy with your learners. We discuss how Charlotte Mason principles have been incorporated into this curriculum, what...

Duration:00:47:19

Episode 167: (Encore) Thrifting

12/27/2021
It's Holiday's this week and we're very busy with family. So, if you would indulge us with some episodes from the archive. Thanks for all your support! We look forward to an exciting new year! Enjoy! :) Behold and Despair! The Thrifting Goddess has entered the Podcast! While I’m sure we’d all love to have a “Supermarket Sweep” style run through your local book, game, or educational resource store, that’s not in the budget for most homeschool families including us. Today on the show we’ll...

Duration:00:43:44

Episode 166: (Encore) Kristina Garner of Blossom and Root

12/23/2021
It's Holiday's this week and we're very busy with family. So, if you would indulge us with some episodes from the archive. Thanks for all your support! We look forward to an exciting new year! Enjoy! :) Today on the show we interviewed Kristina Garner, creator of the fantastic secular curriculum Blossom & Root. We discussed what drove her to develop this curriculum, why nature based learning is so critical, and how we should approach using the resources she provides. She also has lots of...

Duration:01:03:05

Episode 165: (Encore) Organize All the Books!

12/20/2021
It's Holiday's this week and we're very busy with family. So, if you would indulge us with some episodes from the archive. Thanks for all your support! We look forward to an exciting new year! Enjoy! :) Having a house full of books is about more than providing entertainment or fulfilling a learning requirement. Books are gateways to experience new places and people, launchpads to discovery, and friends waiting to be met. In our family, our book collection is large and constantly growing. At...

Duration:00:59:52

Episode 164: Short Bite - Homeschoolers Introduction to Minecraft

12/16/2021
We've all heard it, we know people who play it, we've seen kids talking about it. But it's video games and that can scare many. We're thankful for Homeschooling Mom Noel Medici in helping educate us on Minecraft and how she uses it in her homeschool. Players: 1-Infinity players Playtime: Infinity Ages: ? Educational Value: Digital Legos Touring The World Resource Guides Check out our country resource guides to help you with your around the world journey:...

Duration:00:16:16

Episode 163: Homeschooling Journeys with Noel Medici

12/13/2021
In today's Homeschool Journeys we have Noel Medici, mother of 2. It was a wonderful conversation that spanned her reasons to home educate, manage homeschooling in a big city, and deal with health issues along the way. It's 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 All About Reading -...

Duration:00:40:17

Episode 162: Short Bite - Tiny Towns

12/9/2021
It's time to gather your resources to build out your own Tiny Town! A great game filled with meeples and fun. Players: 1-6 players Playtime: 25-40 min Ages: 7+ Educational Value: Resource Management, strategy, resource management 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 Tiny Towns - https://amzn.to/3d9eQQT Connect with us Website:...

Duration:00:08:31

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