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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 209: Our Summer School

5/23/2022
Bring on summer! We're ready for this gloomy, rainy spring in the Pacific Northwest to end and our warm beautiful summer to begin. On today's show we're talking about our summer plans for our learners! ELA Math Handwriting Science BYL/TL finish Harry Potter Unit Study 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...

Duration:00:45:53

Episode 208: Short Bite - Tranquility

5/19/2022
This week on the podcast we're reviewing a game we played recently with some friends. The game is called Tranquility. It's a fast and fun cooperative strategy game with think is perfect for early learners trying to flex their math skills. 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 Tranquility - https://amzn.to/38CWLfh How to Play - https://youtu.be/Ogph5neI43g...

Duration:00:11:58

Episode 207: Summer Schooling

5/16/2022
It’s that time of year when we’re knee deep in planning for summer. Even though we may not follow the traditional school year, summer is a time when there are special opportunities for learning that don’t happen the rest of the year. Today we’re going to discuss some ideas to make this a great (and educational) summer! Homeschooling Through The Summer - https://homeschooltogether.fireside.fm/103 Dive into media library book challenges Camps Try curriculum samples Review and Mastery Push...

Duration:00:54:53

Episode 206: Short Bite - Build Your Library Harry Potter Unit Study with Jessica Weeks

5/12/2022
In today's episode we invite back this week's homeschool journey's interview, Jessica Weeks, to discuss her experience with the Build Your Library Harry Potter unit study. Arial and Jessica drive this chat with their radiant love of all things Potter, while Matt stares off at the wall and thinks about the books he needs to read next year. Build Your Library Harry Potter Unit Study - https://buildyourlibrary.com/unit-study-harry-potter-sorcerers-stone/ Unofficial 1,000 Magical Herbs and Fungi...

Duration:00:10:05

Episode 205: Homeschooling Journeys with Jessica Weeks

5/9/2022
In today's Homeschooling Journeys we have Jessica Weeks, a homeschooling mom of 2 children. Jessica balances her homeschooling with her local parent partnership, shifted spouse work schedules, and working part time herself. This was an inspiring interview full of great ideas and motivation! 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...

Duration:00:52:45

Episode 204: Short Bite - Using Word Ladders to Drive Literacy

5/5/2022
In today's episode we talk about a resource we've been using over the last few weeks to great success. We began to implement this after listening to Dr. Tim Rasinski on the Science of Reading podcast. Scholastic Word Ladders (K-1) - https://amzn.to/3vBlTMa Timothy Rasinski - http://www.timrasinski.com/ Dr. Tim on the Science of Reading Podcast - https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/s1-04-the-importance-of-fluency-instruction-tim-rasinski/id1483513974?i=1000457953504 Touring The World...

Duration:00:08:55

Episode 203: Reading Aloud

5/2/2022
Reading aloud is one of the most powerful and meaningful activities that we can do with our children. It’s a time for comfort, discovery, and connection. Today we’ll be delving into the world of reading aloud, exploring the benefits, do’s and don’ts, and how to make it the best time spent each day! 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...

Duration:01:08:48

Episode 202: Short Bite - Railroad Ink

4/28/2022
This week on the podcast we're reviewing a game we played on a recent vacation (yes, we got time with no children!). The game is called Railroad Ink. It's a fast and fun roll and write game that we think will be in heavy rotation over the next few years. 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 Railroad Ink - https://amzn.to/3ryJb2Q Board Game Arena -...

Duration:00:10:55

Episode 201: Homeschooling Journeys with Kayli from Love Learning Everyday

4/25/2022
In today's Homeschooling Journeys we have Kayli, a homeschooling mom of 2 gifted children. Kayli's family is a military family so they face their own challenges and uncertainties. It was a fascinating discussion about how they face those challenges and ensure success with their homeschool. Kayli was a great interview, full of ideas and lots of curriculum talk! Love Learning Everyday YouTube Channel - https://www.youtube.com/c/LoveLearningEveryday/featured Touring The World Resource Guides...

Duration:00:50:54

Episode 200: Episode 200! And a checkup on our Homeschool

4/21/2022
It's episode 200. We've reached a big round number! So we take a moment to thank you, folks! And to check up on where we are in homeschooling :) 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 Right Start Math All About Reading Math Mammoth Build Your Library Blossom and Root Waldock Way Playing Preschool Torchlight Connect with us Website:...

Duration:00:24:24

Episode 199: Safety and Emergency Preparedness

4/18/2022
One of the best parts of homeschooling is that we don’t need to stick strictly to the core academic subjects. We can incorporate life skills and important lessons that our children might not otherwise get. Today we’ll be discussing ways that we can teach our kids about safety and emergency preparedness. How to Approach Talking to Your Kids About Safety and Emergency Preparedness Safety Emergency Preparedness Resources & Equipment Things to Keep in Mind Show Notes Safety with Strangers -...

Duration:01:05:42

Episode 198: Short Bite - Bookfinder is number 1!

4/14/2022
This is not an ad for Book Finder, but it should be (looking at you book finder). Listen to Arial talk lovingly about her favorite online book store. Book Finder - https://www.bookfinder.com/ Buy All The Books - https://homeschooltogether.fireside.fm/22 Organize All The Books - https://homeschooltogether.fireside.fm/63 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...

Duration:00:07:26

Episode 197: Tackling Math with Maria Miller of Math Mammoth

4/11/2022
We were very lucky to have Maria Miller from Math Mammoth on the show today. We talked all about Math Mammoth, the nuances of teaching math, and how to help struggling math students to ensure positive math outcomes. It was a wide-ranging discussion that you don't want to miss. Math Mammoth - https://www.mathmammoth.com/ 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...

Duration:00:45:09

Episode 196: Short Bite - Gardening Books for the Homeschool Library

4/7/2022
As promised today's short bite details a few gardening books I think would fit well in a homeschool gardening library. This is by no way a complete and exhaustive list of books, but they are the books that I find myself going back to over and over. 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 Rodales's Organic - https://amzn.to/38r61Tv Backyard Composting -...

Duration:00:15:39

Episode 195: Getting Started with Homeschool Gardening (Part 2)

4/4/2022
This is it. A crash course in gardening. Lots of ideas. Remember to keep it simple, grow what you eat, and start small. (Then insert 10,000 extra podcast words). What to grow How to Grow Garden Costs Garden Size Other Gardening Alternatives 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...

Duration:00:58:34

Episode 194: Short Bite - Everything about Book Outlet

3/31/2022
This is not an ad for Book Outlet. We just use it. And we think you should too. Book Outlet - https://bookoutlet.com/ Buy All The Books - https://homeschooltogether.fireside.fm/22 Organize All The Books - https://homeschooltogether.fireside.fm/63 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:...

Duration:00:08:37

Episode 193: Getting Started with Homeschool Gardening (Part 1)

3/28/2022
It’s getting to be early spring and we are all looking forward to the warm weather. A great way to get yourself and your kids outside is to start a garden. In today’s episode we’ll talk gardening with kids and folding that experience and skill into your homeschool life. Answer initial questions Things to remember Educational Aspects of Gardening Advice on Gardening with Kids Touring The World Resource Guides Check out our country resource guides to help you with your around the world...

Duration:00:43:30

Episode 192: Short Bite - Using Reading Challenges to Drive Reading Confidence

3/24/2022
In today's episode, we discuss adding reading challenges for your emerging reader. We talk about what we've been working on and some of the success we've seen. BYL 2022 Reading Challenge - https://buildyourlibrary.com/2022-build-your-library-reading-challenge/ Buy All the Books! - https://homeschooltogether.fireside.fm/22 Organize All The Books! - https://homeschooltogether.fireside.fm/63 Using the Library to the Fullest - https://homeschooltogether.fireside.fm/25 https://slickdeals.net/...

Duration:00:14:37

Episode 191: Journey With Katelyn Mabry Through ADHD

3/21/2022
We had a great interview with ADHD expert Katelyn Mabry who's an ADHD coach, author, and podcaster. She was a wonderful interview and helped educate us on the broad topic of ADHD. We learned a ton and we know this will help families who have ADHD children or are suspecting that you may have an ADHD child. Please check out Katelyn's website and subscribe to her podcast with the links below. Katelyn Mabry Website: https://www.katelynmabry.com/ Katelyn's Podcast:...

Duration:00:46:32

Episode 190: Short Bite - Workbook Review - Bargain Math Books

3/17/2022
In today's episode, we review the DK Math 10 Minutes a Day. Bargain Math Books from Bargain Stores (Dollar Tree, etc) Topic: Math (1st Grade) Grade Level: Age Range 6-7 Cost: $1-2 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:00:12:33