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Throughout 2018, there were a number of blog posts and podcasts that readers and listeners found helpful.
Some of them were published this year, and some are more popular now than they have been in the past.
Here are the top five blog posts and podcasts for 2018. Continue reading “Top 5 Blog Posts & Podcasts of 2018 – WHS 239”
Homeschooling parents know science can be a difficult subject to teach. Even if your student understands basic scientific principles, some children simply do not like science and that can lead to a lot of complaining. Add to that, the cost of equipment and materials for labs and it’s understandable why so many parents shy away from teaching science at home.
Online science classes allow parents to hand over some of the responsibility to online classrooms. Your kids can engage with a teacher during a live class or with interactive courses that help homeschool students learn at their own pace.
While not a replacement for your teaching, an online course can help fill in any gaps in your homeschooling or supplement your current curriculum.
Here are 5 Online Science Classes for Homeschoolers that I’ve found that will help homeschooling parents teach science to their kids. Continue reading “5 Online Science Classes for Homeschoolers”
Writing is one of the most difficult subjects to teach in homeschooling. Many parents recognize good writing but don’t know how to teach it.
There are many online courses your child can take to learn to write but even with excellent instruction, they’ll still make mistakes.
Your kids may be perfect but their writing can use some improvement. These five online grammar tools will have your child turning in flawless writing assignments.
Continue reading “5 Best Online Grammar Tools for Flawless Writing”
Last year was a great year for the podcast. I had more listeners and released more episodes than in past years. I saw significant growth and I’m truly blessed to have met some other great podcasters along the way. I’ll be sharing another top 5 list next week. This week I’m being a little selfish.
Top 5 Downloaded Podcasts of 2014
- What’s New in iOS 8 and Yosemite for Homeschoolers?
- Is Your Homeschool Teen Ready for College?
- How to Choose the Best Tablet for Homeschooling
- Interview with Michael Prince of Four Point Families
- How to Keep Using Windows XP After End of Life
What was your favorite podcast from last year?
2013 has been an up and down year for me as a podcaster, blogger, and public speaker. It’s hard to believe that because of my podcast I was invited to speak at two regional homeschooling conventions. Another amazing thing is the outpouring of support from all of you when I announced my “retirement” from podcasting (more on that in next week’s episode).
I was looking through some statistics for the podcast and decided to wrangle up a quick top 5 list for you of the most-downloaded shows of 2013. I hope you enjoyed listening to these as much as I enjoyed recording them. Here are the top 5 podcasts you listened to in 2013: Continue reading “Top 5 Podcasts of 2013 – The Wired Homeschool”