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Apologia Exploring Creation Earth Science homeschool curriculum

Exploring Creation with Apologia Earth Science

Want an easy-to-use science curriculum that inspires wonder and curiosity in your elementary age students? Apologia’s Young Explorer Series may be just what you’re looking for! Longtime blog readers know that our family prefers to go textbook-free whenever possible, particularly when studying history and science in the younger grades. So would it surprise you to …

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Adrienne Freas Homeschool Conversations Podcast interview classical charlotte mason homeschooling

Classical Charlotte Mason Homeschooling (with Adrienne Freas)

In our final regular episode of Homeschool Conversations Season 3, I’m joined by Adrienne Freas, another one of the lovely guest suggestions I received from Karen Glass. Adrienne has experience as a Classical Charlotte Mason homeschooling mom, and has also worked to implement these ideas in charter school programs. Our conversation touched on topics like …

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Sonlight Science: Discover and Do With a Literature-Based Homeschool Science Curriculum

The youngest child in a homeschool family often just tags along for the ride. When the older siblings are studying science, sometimes the younger ones merely observe. While this often works out fine, sometimes I see a glimmer in my little guy’s eye. He would like to be the one discovering and experimenting and exploring …

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Foreign Language Learning at Home Anne Guarnera Homeschool Conversations Podcast interview

Language Learning at Home (with Anne Guarnera)

Have you wanted to include a foreign language in your homeschool, but you’re just not sure how? Have you wondered why language learning is even important? Maybe you’ve been entranced by the idea of bilingual education, but that sounds way too complicated for your ordinary homeschooling family life. Well, today’s Homeschool Conversations guest, Anne Guarnera, …

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Jami Marstall Charlotte Mason Classical Education Homeschool

Conversations, Relationships, and a Charlotte-Mason Education During High School (with Jami Marstall)

Jami Marstall is a Charlotte Mason homeschooling mom of 4, including 2 homeschool graduates! When I was exploring options for podcast guests, I reached out to previous guests Karen Glass and Cindy Rollins for their recommendations. When both of them mentioned Jami as someone I should talk to, I knew she would be a scintillating …

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Homeschooling with Dyslexia Homeschool Conversations podcast interview learning differences Marianne Sunderland

Homeschooling with Dyslexia (with Marianne Sunderland)

What do struggles with tying your shoes, using correct prepositions, and telling time have in common? They are all early warning signs of dyslexia. These and other signs can help you discern if your child is just a late reader or is dealing with underlying learning challenges. Today’s Homeschool Conversations guest Marianne Sunderland is a …

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