Schoolhouse Rocked: The Homeschool Revolution!

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July 16, 2019  

Andrew Pudewa - Motivating Your Homeschool Student - Rebroadcast

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Andrew Pudewa is the founder of the Institute for Excellence in Writing (IEW). He is a popular speaker and author, who has been talking to homeschool families around the world for 30 years. We were privileged to have been able to interview him for Schoolhouse Rocked and have been blessed by the support of IEW as a gold sponsor of the film.

In this episode Mr. Pudewa talks about the growth of homeschooling in Russia, China, and around the world. He also addresses how to motivate our kids to work diligently and effectively.

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A listener asks, "How do you motivate the daydreamer to buckle down and complete their assignments quickly but well so that they can have more free time to pursue their passions. We’ve tried everything and even a scaled back assignment will take all day because she has no drive to finish. Do we just have to nag?" In his answer, Andrew Pudewa talks about four principals of motivation.

You can find Andrew Pudewa and IEW online at IEW.com.

Andrew Pudewa recommends the following resources in his interview.

Homeschool Legal Defense Association: HSLDA

IEW: Teaching Boys & Other Children Who Would Rather Build Forts All Day

IEW Recommended Book List (Books for Boys & Other Children Who Would Rather Make Forts All Day)

Read Aloud Revival with Schoolhouse Rocked cast member, Sarah Mackenzie.

Book Recommendations:

However Imperfectly by Andrew Pudewa

IEW Book List: Timeline of Classics

Center for Lit: Reading Roadmaps

Honey for a Child’s Heart by Gladys Hunt

Cultural Literacy: What Every American Needs to Know by E.D. Hirsch Jr.

The Swiss Family Robinson by Johann David Wyss

 

This episode of the Schoolhouse Rocked Podcast is brought to you by Teaching Textbooks. Try the first 15 lessons in any of their programs for free at TeachingTextbooks.com

 

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July 9, 2019  

Brittney Howard - Homeschooling Multiple Ages and Working From Home

Brittney Howard - Homeschooling Multiple Ages

Yvette Hampton speaks with homeschool mom, Brittney Howard, who has 5 kids of multiple ages and helps to support her family through working from home. They discuss how she balances homeschooling with little ones, including a preschooler, setting up systems to make it all run a smoothly as possible, and managing her time well which has enabled her to homeschool while building a successful home business.

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Brittney Howard - Homeschooling While Working From Home Video

Watch the video of this interview with Brittney Howard on the Schoolhouse Rocked Backstage Pass website.

Use the coupon code "Podcast10" to save 10% on any paid membership. Become a Backstage Pass Member today and watch the extended conversation between Yvette and Jamie! Members get access to tons of great homeschool content while helping to support the ministry of Schoolhouse Rocked!

Brittney Howard is a homeschooling mom of 5 children who range in age from toddlers to teenagers. She has been homeschooling for 17 years and loves Jesus, reading, coffee, and good conversations. She’s a Sapphire ambassador with Plexus Worldwide and has been able to bless her family financially while also successfully homeschooling her kids. She lives with her husband and kids in a tiny town near Savannah, GA. She loves empowering others to reach their potential and is passionate about leadership.

Website: mysite.plexusworldwide.com/brittneyhoward

Internet security system used by Brittney: https://www.covenanteyes.com

 

Classical Conversations, Sponsor of Schoolhouse Rocked

This episode of the Schoolhouse Rocked Podcast is brought to you by Classical ConversationsClassical Conversations leads the home-centered education movement by teaching parents and students the classical tools of learning so that they can discover God’s created order and beauty. Share the love of learning through a Christian worldview and fellowship with other families. Our families thrive using three keys to a great education: Classical, Christian, and Community.

 

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July 2, 2019  

Leigh Bortins - Classical Education and Homeschooling High School

Leigh Bortins - Homeschooling High School

“I just don’t want any barriers of entry to any parent who wants to home school. They don’t have to join Classical Conversations. I just firmly believe in homeschooling.” – Leigh Bortins, Classical Conversations

Yvette Hampton speaks with Leigh Bortins, a nationally acclaimed educator, perhaps best known for her ability to demystify the fundamental tools of learning. As a teacher, author and commentator, Leigh is credited with helping to launch the “home-centered learning” education movement.

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Leigh Bortins Interview Video - Classical Conversations

Schoolhouse Rocked Backstage Pass Members can watch the video of this interview with Leigh Bortins. Not a member yet? Use the coupon code "Podcast10" to save 10% on any paid membership. Become a Backstage Pass Member today and watch the extended conversation between Yvette and Jamie! Members get access to tons of great homeschool content while helping to support the ministry of Schoolhouse Rocked!

Through teaching study skills for 30 years to children and adults, she has written several books including The Core, The Question and The Conversation, a series which explores the classical trivium from a parent’s perspective. She has also authored complete K-12 curriculum guides for parents and homeschool tutors all across the country. Check out her books here.

Leigh is the founder and chief visionary officer of Classical Conversations Inc., an organization that models the home-centered learning approach to empower learners of all ages. She trains facilitators dedicated to duplicating her methods and is thereby transforming education and improving the quality of family and community life. Learn more at ClassicalConversations.com.

Leigh is currently working on developing a math curriculum that maps the structure of learning K4-12 math from a classical, Christian perspective. Leigh’s emphasis on the time-tested enjoyment of learning and the fundamentals of education and critical thinking skills grew out of her own experiences in homeschooling her four boys with her husband Robert. They, their children and grandchildren live near Pinehurst, North Carolina.

Books Written by Leigh Bortins

The Core

The Question

The Conversation

Echo in Celebration: A Call to Home-Centered Education

Helpful links

https://www.classicalconversations.com

https://www.parentpracticum.com

https://leighbortins.com

Classical Conversations, Sponsor of Schoolhouse Rocked

This episode of the Schoolhouse Rocked Podcast is brought to you by Classical ConversationsClassical Conversations leads the home-centered education movement by teaching parents and students the classical tools of learning so that they can discover God’s created order and beauty. Share the love of learning through a Christian worldview and fellowship with other families. Our families thrive using three keys to a great education: Classical, Christian, and Community.

 

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June 25, 2019  

Israel Wayne - Answering The Homeschool Critics - Rebroadcast

Israel Wayne - Answering the Homeschool Critics

“my job is that general contractor role where I have to know what’s going on in the family. I have to know my children by heart. I have to know where their weak points are, where their strengths are. I have to be able to identify when one of them is not doing well spiritually, when one of them is failing academically in some way. I need to have those conversations with my wife because she’s on the frontline, right? So, she sees … every day and have those conversations; “How are the kids doing? How are you doing? What do you need?” - Israel Wayne

This week we are rebroadcasting on of our most popular episodes. Yvette Hampton talks with homeschool dad, Israel Wayne about answering the homeschool critics, teaching a Biblical worldview, and how dads can be great spiritual leaders and support their wives as they train their children. Israel is a national speaker and the author of several books including Education: Does God Have an Opinion? and his newest book, Answers for Homeschooling: Top 25 Questions Critics Ask. Israel appeared in the excellent documentary, Indoctrination, and we were very excited to interview him for Schoolhouse Rocked

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Israel Wayne Interview Video - Homeschool Critics

Schoolhouse Rocked Backstage Pass Members can watch the behind-the-scenes video of this interview with Israel Wayne, which is nearly an hour long. Not a member yet? Use the coupon code "Podcast10" to save 10% on any paid membership. Become a Backstage Pass Member today and watch the extended conversation between Yvette and Jamie! Members get access to tons of great homeschool content while helping to support the ministry of Schoolhouse Rocked!

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Listen for Yvette on Israel's excellent podcast at https://ultimateradioshow.com/family-renewal/ 

You can find Israel online at:

Website: https://www.familyrenewal.org

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IsraelWayneAuthor/

https://www.facebook.com/israel.wayne

https://www.facebook.com/familyrenewal/

Twitter: @Israelwayne

 

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Lifeschooling Conference

This episode of the Schoolhouse Rocked Podcast is brought to you by the Lifeschooling Conference. This free conference will teach you to merge life with homeschooling. learn more at https://lifeschoolingconference.com/?wpam_id=7

 

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June 18, 2019  

Jamie Erickson - You Can Homeschool Bravely!

Jamie Erickson - Homeschool Bravely: How to Squash Doubt, Trust God, and Teach Your Child With Confidence

Yvette and return guest, Jamie Erickson, discuss her new book Homeschool Bravely: How to Squash Doubt, Trust God, and Teach Your Child With Confidence and her new Mom to Mom podcast! They discuss how Jamie’s homeschooling journey began, the importance of community, how to deal with the naysayers in your life, how to handle homeschool mom overwhelm, and why ⅓ of all new homeschool moms quit after the first year.

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Jamie Erickson - You Can Homeschool Bravely

Schoolhouse Rocked Backstage Pass Members can watch this full interview, which includes 30 minutes of great bonus content. Not a member yet? Use the coupon code "Podcast10" to save 10% on any paid membership. Become a Backstage Pass Member today and watch the extended conversation between Yvette and Jamie! Members get access to tons of great homeschool content while helping to support the ministry of Schoolhouse Rocked!

Jamie Erickson is a Christian mother to five blissfully abnormal kids, a former school teacher, and wife to her formerly homeschooled husband, Dain. She can be found encouraging and equipping a growing tribe of mothers all across the globe on the Mom to Mom podcast, through her blog The Unlikely Homeschool, at national conferences, and in her book Homeschool Bravely: How to Squash Doubt, Trust God, and Teach Your Child With Confidence. In addition to writing and speaking, Jamie loves talking faith and family over a cup of coffee, and hanging out with her family.

Links:

Jamie’s New Book...

Homeschool Bravely: How to Squash Doubt, Trust God, and Teach Your Child With Confidence

Other Links...

The Unlikely Homeschool Blog: https://www.theunlikelyhomeschool.com/

Homeschool Bravely:  https://www.homeschoolbravely.com/

The Unlikely Homeschool Facebook: Security Check Required

The Unlikely Homeschool Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/unlikely_homeschool/

Mom to Mom Podcast: http://momtomompodcast.com/

Mom to Mom Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/momtomompodcast

Listen to more from Jamie:

Jamie Erickson first appeared on episode 11 of the Schoolhouse Rocked Podcast. Listen to "Letting Go of 'School' to Homeschool with Excellence", which aired September 10th, 2018.

 

IEW Institute for Excellence in Writing, Andrew Pudewa

This episode of the Schoolhouse Rocked Podcast is brought to you by the Institute for Excellence in Writing. IEW equips teachers and teaching parents with methods and materials which will aid them in training their students to become confident and competent communicators and thinkers. Using the Structure and Style writing method, IEW will give you the ability to fill young minds with language-building skills, laying the groundwork for a lifetime of excellent writing.

 

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