The Homeschooling Saints Podcast
Episode 81: Unschooling: It’s Not What You Think!

Episode 81: Unschooling: It’s Not What You Think!

April 28, 2021

Episode 81: Unschooling: It’s Not What You Think!

 

When people hear the term, Unschooling, they very often experience a moment of confusion. How can you be a home educator, they wonder, if you’re not schooling? Veteran homeschooler Patrice Jennings is here to discuss a really fun topic: Unschooling: It’s Not What You Think!

 

Resources Patrice recommends:

Life of Fred: https://www.lifeoffred.uniquemath.com

Math Start: https://www.mathstart.net/books.html

Sir Ci

https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/series/SI8/sir-cumference (can be found many places)

Mathematicians Are People, Too

https://www.goodreads.com/en/book/show/1629218.Mathematicians_Are_People_Too (Volumes I and II)

 

Graphic Classics

 

 

Today's Short Feature: Books & Blessings, A.J. Catttapan

Topic: The King's Prey, by Susan Peek

Contact: https://www.ajcattapan.com/ 

 

Thank you to the following contributors who made this podcast possible:

Our Sponsor HomeschoolConnections.com

Homeschooling Saints Theme Music Composed by Taylor Kirkwood

Intro voice Dave Palmer radio personality and author of St. Thomas Aquinas for Everyone

Our host Lisa Mladinich

 

Episode 80: Car Schooling: My Joyful Journey

Episode 80: Car Schooling: My Joyful Journey

April 21, 2021

Episode 80: Car Schooling: My Joyful Journey

 

Homeschooling is often a movable feast of learning, with co-ops, field trips, and cultural experiences woven into the fabric of family life. But the family van can also be a place where learning happens in ways both natural and innovative. Today’s guest is Marine veteran and homeschooling veteran, Teresa Hansen, here to tell us about Car Schooling!

 

Find Teresa Hansen at ethkids@yahoo.com

 

Teresa recommends:

 

Your Story Hour

https://www.yourstoryhour.org/

 

Nest Learning

https://nestlearning.com/

 

Classical Conversations (skip counting songs)

https://www.classicalconversations.com/

 

Sing Yourself Smart Activity Book

https://www.amazon.com/Sing-Yourself-Smart-Activity-Book/dp/1884548512

 

Sing Yourself Smart CD

https://www.worldcat.org/title/sing-yourself-smart-with-donna-whyte/oclc/54395980

 

The Family Ness

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gxjqMZd-BVE

 

Audio Books (your public library)

 

Today's Short Feature: From Ideal to Real, Chantal Howard

Topic: The Power of Perseverance

Contact: https://www.aromarosary.com/ 

 

Thank you to the following contributors who made this podcast possible:

Our Sponsor HomeschoolConnections.com

Homeschooling Saints Theme Music Composed by Taylor Kirkwood

Intro voice Dave Palmer radio personality and author of St. Thomas Aquinas for Everyone

Our host Lisa Mladinich

Episode 79: Helping Special Needs Students to Succeed (Part I)

Episode 79: Helping Special Needs Students to Succeed (Part I)

April 14, 2021

Episode 79: Helping Special Needs Students to Succeed (Part I)

 

We love our children, and most of the time, we know better than anyone else what is best for them. But sometimes our children face challenges that require an expert’s help and encouragement. Today’s guest, Margaret Walsh, is a wonderful lady who loves Helping Special Needs Students to Succeed.

 

Please send in your questions and we’ll answer them in Part II! Coming soon!

 

Contact Margaret Walsh:

https://www.secretgardenep.com/contact/

 

Secret Garden Educational Pathways: https://www.secretgardenep.com 

 

Homeschool Legal Defense Association

https://hslda.org

 

Dr. Campbell-McBride’s research on nutrition and psychology:

https://www.gapsdiet.com

 

Mindware educational toys

https://www.mindware.orientaltrading.com

 

For easy-to-read information: understood.org which has some good articles on different disabilities.

 

One good article that distinguishes between "tutoring" and "therapy" is here: https://www.understood.org/en/learning-thinking-differences/treatments-approaches/therapies/the-difference-between-tutors-and-educational-therapists

 

Today’s Short Feature: Dan Louzonis

Topic: Truth, Beauty, and Metrical Feet: The Place of Poetry in Your Catholic Homeschool

Contact Dan at https://www.einsteinblueprint.com/ 

 

Listen to The Einstein Blueprint Podcast (600+ episodes!)

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-einstein-blueprint/id1167562659

 

Subscribe to my YouTube Channel

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC4KdL0YYfvAzYJJeEXND72Q?reload=9&sub_confirmation=1

 

See the 111 books I read in 2016

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1gUHkFbR_1Mnzo9n4ybyc5do7xGaHuNQKKBfmbIXdDKA/edit 

 

https://kidsgetrich.com/book

 

Thank you to the following contributors who made this podcast possible:

Our Sponsor HomeschoolConnections.com

Homeschooling Saints Theme Music Composed by Taylor Kirkwood

Intro voice Dave Palmer radio personality and author of St. Thomas Aquinas for Everyone

Our host Lisa Mladinich

Episode 78: Learning from Literature Starts with Scripture

Episode 78: Learning from Literature Starts with Scripture

April 7, 2021

Episode 78: Learning from Literature Starts with Scripture

 

A desire to ignite our kids with great ideas and an appreciation for their dignity as children of God often leads us to good books that jumpstart great conversations! But where to begin? Today, our guest is the delightful Kevin O’Brien, here to explain why Learning from Literature Starts with Scripture.

 

Find Kevin O’Brien at Homeschool Connections and at his wonderful website, www.grunky.com

 

Classes With Kevin

https://www.schole.education

 

The Catholic Reading Club

https://catholicreadingclub.com/

 

No Short Feature this week.

 

Thank you to the following contributors who made this podcast possible:

Our Sponsor HomeschoolConnections.com

Homeschooling Saints Theme Music Composed by Taylor Kirkwood

Intro voice Dave Palmer radio personality and author of St. Thomas Aquinas for Everyone

Our host Lisa Mladinich

 
 
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