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Educating, encouraging, and supporting homeschooling parents in their role as the primary educator.

Educating, encouraging, and supporting homeschooling parents in their role as the primary educator.
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United States

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Educating, encouraging, and supporting homeschooling parents in their role as the primary educator.

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English

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760-546-0101


Episodes

Nurturing a Love for Reading in Middle School

1/9/2019
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Reading Specialist Elaine Brazele empowers young students to become more effective readers. She shares how learning to read for pleasure is essential to building reading skills such as fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. https://lexile.com/ https://www.goodreads.com/ http://freerice.com/#/english-vocabulary/1430

Duration:00:12:01

New California History Framework

12/11/2018
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History teacher, Kelly Schaller, discusses the redeveloped California History Framework and how it encourages inquiry, discussion, and discourse. The new framework doesn't specifically direct teachers how to teach, but provides guidelines for developing conversations while aligning with other standards.

Duration:00:13:58

The One Room Classroom - Homeschooling Multiple Grades

11/27/2018
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Homeschooling multiple children at different grade levels can be a challenge. However, there are strategies you can incorporate into you days and weeks that will allow you to be more productive, provide students with one-on-one time, and build independence.

Duration:00:08:17

Raising a Modern Day Knight

11/13/2018
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Father, coach, and teacher Jon Goodman grew up being told to “be a man” without a proper example of what that meant. He found inspiration in the book Raising a Modern Day Knight. Goodman practices transformational coaching by encouraging his own athletes to work hard, live pure, lead with courage, and honor their family. "Raising a Modern Day Knight" by Robert Lewis: https://www.amazon.com/Raising-Modern-Day-Knight-Fathers-Authentic/dp/1589973097

Duration:00:14:20

Homeschooling Kindergarten - Balancing Academics and Play

10/30/2018
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How much time should your kindergarten student spend playing vs. schooling? Kindergarten teachers Jill McNiff and Shannon Andolina address this common question they get from parents.

Duration:00:19:00

What High School Students Wish Their Parents Knew

10/16/2018
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Class of 2018 seniors, Dalton and Gabby have a transparent conversation about being a teenager. Their hardest years, things they wish their parents understood, social media, the pressure of college, and the idea of "adulting".

Duration:00:13:28

Five Types of Bullying and How to Know if Your Child is Being Bullied

10/2/2018
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Bullying comes in various forms and can lead to depression and suicide. School Counselors Alissa Atkins and Jennifer Meehan explain the five types of bullying, and how to know if your child is being bullied. They offer resources and ideas on how to address a bully at school. Signe Watson- 8 Keys to End Bullying- Strategies for Parents and Schools https://www.amazon.com/Keys-End-Bullying-Strategies-Parents/dp/0393709280 Pacers National Prevention Center https://www.pacer.org/bullying/...

Duration:00:24:44

Keeping the Personalized in Personalized Learning

9/18/2018
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Dr. Stacey Perez shares the importance of incorporating Personalized Learning into your homeschool day. She has found that her students grow, thrive, and take personal responsibility for their own learning when challenged to pursue their interests and passions.

Duration:00:09:01

Sebastian's Story- A Look at Teen Suicide

9/4/2018
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Teen suicide is the second cause of death among teenagers. The warning signs aren't easy to spot and it can happen to the happiest of families. Join school counselor Laura Hughes and her honest discussion with Mike and Jennifer Hardy who lost their son, Sebastian. Recorded on the 6 month anniversary of his death, and released during Suicide Prevention Month, they discuss how anxiety, stress levels, and overachieving impact teens differently. September is National Suicide Prevention Month....

Duration:00:42:15

Character Education at Coastal Academy

8/21/2018
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Social emotional growth and academic success are closely linked. When students feel safe, they are ready to learn! Join Coastal Academy Principal Marcy Cashin as she discusses the 8 Keys of Excellence and Positive Behavior Intervention System (PBIS). These programs improve trust, build character, and lead to better student outcomes. PBIS- http://www.pbisworld.com/ 8 Keys of Excellence- http://www.8keys.org/

Duration:00:12:13

The 5 Identity Questions in Life

8/7/2018
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What if there as a way to have have clarity about who you are and where you are heading in the future? This year's closing keynote JumpStart speaker, Scott Schimmel is the Chief Guide at Youschool. He discusses finding your purpose, self-definition, resiliency, and guiding young adults to passionate, meaningful futures.

Duration:00:30:31

Why iGen is Less Prepared for Adulthood

7/30/2018
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Dr. Jean Twenge is a psychologist, professor, author, and speaker who specializes in researching generational differences. Dr. Twenge discusses the trends she sees with those born after 1995. This generation, knows as iGen, is safer, less likely to take risks, are delaying independence, and taking longer to find careers and marry. Dr. Twenge offers advice for helping teens unplug and engage.

Duration:00:21:25

Social Emotional Learning - A Missing Link to Success

7/17/2018
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When students feel safe they are ready to learn! School counselors Charity Marino and Charles Threat III discuss the importance of students establishing relationships, becoming self-reliant, and managing their feelings and emotions. Social emotional skills can be taught at a young age and lead to happier, healthier teens and adults.

Duration:00:18:22

Five Habits of Success to Teach Life-Long Skills

7/3/2018
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Create self-directed, passionate learners! Join middle school teacher, Tyler Powell as he discusses the 5 Habits of Success that lead to success in the classroom and beyond.

Duration:00:16:37

Preparing for College with Karen Withem

6/19/2018
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The ACT, PSAT, SAT, FASFA, and the Common App…there are many acronyms to be familiar with when preparing for college! College Counselor Karen Withem decodes the college preparation and application process and offers practical suggestions for students and parents.

Duration:00:27:16

The Anxious Student - Tools to Help Overcome Anxiety

6/5/2018
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Anxiety is a normal reaction to stress and can be beneficial or disastrous - but how do you know when anxiety is normal or debilitating? School counselors Jennifer Meehan and Jessica Novello will explain the difference between normal anxiety and an anxiety disorder. They offer suggestions for overcoming learned behaviors and ways to cope and respond to anxiety.

Duration:00:19:13

Growth Mindset vs. Fixed Mindset - Teaching Your Child to Overcome the Fear of Failure

5/15/2018
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Teach your student to push through learning challenges, be resilient, and embrace a growth mindset by praising the process. Teacher Karrie Tardiff has learned how changing the narrative can help students (and adults!) overcome perfectionism and be successful in and out of the classroom. Carol Dweck: https://www.ted.com/talks/carol_dweck_the_power_of_believing_that_you_can_improve Teacherspayteachers.com

Duration:00:10:30

Charter Schools 101

5/7/2018
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Cameron Curry Executive Director for The Classical Academies and Board Member with the California Charter Schools Association hosts an in-depth conversation about charter schools in celebration of National Charter Schools Week, May 7th-11th. Learn what charter schools are, how they operate, how they are funded, and how they are different than traditional public schools.

Duration:00:12:52

Teach Your Child to Love Reading- Healthy Habits of Strong Readers

5/1/2018
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Your student can learn to love reading! Reading Specialist Mindy Weate has over a decade of experience teaching struggling readers to overcome challenges. She shares strategies, activities, and tools to help homeschooling parents and teachers help their students be successful.

Duration:00:15:44

ADHD and the Brain- New Ways to Support Learning Challenges

4/17/2018
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Program Specialist Dana Lenahan discusses the learning challenges associated with ADHD. She shares her own journey with her son’s ADHD diagnosis and how she was able to help him find success.

Duration:00:12:27