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Homeschool Together Podcast

222 EpisodesProduced by Arial and Matthew BuzaWebsite

A working mom and a stay at home dad help you navigate the complex and dynamic world of secular homeschooling with a focus on early learners and gameschooling.

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Episode 208: Short Bite - Tranquility

May 19th, 2022

11:58

This week on the podcast we're reviewing a game we played recently with some friends. The game is called Tranquility. It's a fast and fun cooperative strategy game with think is perfect for early learners trying to flex …

Episode 210: Short Bite - Workbook Review - Evan Moor Smart Start: STEM (Kindergarten)

May 26th, 2022

20:31

In today's episode, we review the Evan Moor Smart Start: STEM Workbook for Kindergarteners.

Workbook Review: Evan Moor Smart Start: STEM - https://amzn.to/3sYu4QN
Topic: STEM
Grade Level: K
Cost: $6.99 - 9.99

Touring …

Episode 209: Our Summer School

May 23rd, 2022

45:56

Bring on summer! We're ready for this gloomy, rainy spring in the Pacific Northwest to end and our warm beautiful summer to begin. On today's show …

Episode 207: Summer Schooling

May 16th, 2022

54:56

It’s that time of year when we’re knee deep in planning for summer. Even though we may not follow the traditional school year, summer is a time when …

Episode 206: Short Bite - Build Your Library Harry Potter Unit Study with Jessica Weeks

May 12th, 2022

10:05

In today's episode we invite back this week's homeschool journey's interview, Jessica Weeks, to discuss her experience with the Build Your Library …

Episode 205: Homeschooling Journeys with Jessica Weeks

May 9th, 2022

55:39

In today's Homeschooling Journeys we have Jessica Weeks, a homeschooling mom of 2 children. Jessica balances her homeschooling with her local parent …

Episode 204: Short Bite - Using Word Ladders to Drive Literacy

May 5th, 2022

8:55

In today's episode we talk about a resource we've been using over the last few weeks to great success. We began to implement this after listening to …

Episode 203: Reading Aloud

May 2nd, 2022

1:08:50

Reading aloud is one of the most powerful and meaningful activities that we can do with our children. It’s a time for comfort, discovery, and …

Episode 202: Short Bite - Railroad Ink

April 28th, 2022

10:55

This week on the podcast we're reviewing a game we played on a recent vacation (yes, we got time with no children!). The game is called Railroad Ink. …

Episode 201: Homeschooling Journeys with Kayli from Love Learning Everyday

April 25th, 2022

57:33

In today's Homeschooling Journeys we have Kayli, a homeschooling mom of 2 gifted children. Kayli's family is a military family so they face their own …

Episode 200: Episode 200! And a checkup on our Homeschool

April 21st, 2022

24:26

It's episode 200. We've reached a big round number! So we take a moment to thank you, folks! And to check up on where we are in homeschooling :)

Episode 199: Safety and Emergency Preparedness

April 18th, 2022

1:05:45

One of the best parts of homeschooling is that we don’t need to stick strictly to the core academic subjects. We can incorporate life skills and …

Episode 198: Short Bite - Bookfinder is number 1!

April 14th, 2022

7:27

This is not an ad for Book Finder, but it should be (looking at you book finder). Listen to Arial talk lovingly about her favorite online book store.

Episode 197: Tackling Math with Maria Miller of Math Mammoth

April 11th, 2022

45:09

We were very lucky to have Maria Miller from Math Mammoth on the show today. We talked all about Math Mammoth, the nuances of teaching math, and how to help struggling math students to ensure positive math outcomes. It …

Episode 196: Short Bite - Gardening Books for the Homeschool Library

April 7th, 2022

15:39

As promised today's short bite details a few gardening books I think would fit well in a homeschool gardening library. This is by no way a complete …

Episode 195: Getting Started with Homeschool Gardening (Part 2)

April 4th, 2022

58:38

This is it. A crash course in gardening. Lots of ideas. Remember to keep it simple, grow what you eat, and start small. (Then insert 10,000 extra podcast words).

What to grow
How to Grow
Garden Costs
Garden Size
Other …

Episode 194: Short Bite - Everything about Book Outlet

March 31st, 2022

8:37

This is not an ad for Book Outlet. We just use it. And we think you should too.

Book Outlet - https://bookoutlet.com/
Buy All The Books -

Episode 193: Getting Started with Homeschool Gardening (Part 1)

March 28th, 2022

43:31

It’s getting to be early spring and we are all looking forward to the warm weather. A great way to get yourself and your kids outside is to start a …

Episode 192: Short Bite - Using Reading Challenges to Drive Reading Confidence

March 24th, 2022

14:38

In today's episode, we discuss adding reading challenges for your emerging reader. We talk about what we've been working on and some of the success we've seen.

BYL 2022 Reading Challenge -

Episode 191: Journey With Katelyn Mabry Through ADHD

March 21st, 2022

47:13

We had a great interview with ADHD expert Katelyn Mabry who's an ADHD coach, author, and podcaster. She was a wonderful interview and helped educate …

Episode 190: Short Bite - Workbook Review - Bargain Math Books

March 17th, 2022

12:34

In today's episode, we review the DK Math 10 Minutes a Day.

Bargain Math Books from Bargain Stores (Dollar Tree, etc)
Topic: Math (1st Grade)
Grade …

Episode 189: How to Talk About Difficult Topics

March 14th, 2022

54:34

As homeschoolers, our kids are with us for much of their day and it’s inescapable for them to be exposed to news and events that we are concerned …

Episode 188: Short Bite - Workbook Review - DK Math 10 Minutes a Day (1st Grade)

March 10th, 2022

14:30

In today's episode, we review the DK Math 10 Minutes a Day.

DK Math 10 Minutes a Day - https://amzn.to/3Cv6Q8r
Topic: Math (1st Grade)
Grade Level: Age Range 6-7
Cost: $9

Touring The World Resource Guides
Check out …

Episode 187: Unschooling Journeys with Porter Singer

March 7th, 2022

51:28

In today's Unschooling Journeys we have Porter Singer a performing artist and unschooling mother of 2. We continue to dive deeper into the …

Episode 186: Short Bite - Dream Home

March 3rd, 2022

6:35

This week on the podcast we're reviewing a game we got over the holidays, Dream Home. It's quickly become one of our favorite games to play with the …

Episode 185: Naysayers

February 28th, 2022

55:03

At some point, another person will express a negative opinion about your decision to homeschool your children. Whether it comes from a place of love …

Episode 184: Short Bite - Trails

February 24th, 2022

10:27

This week on the podcast we're reviewing a game we got over the holidays, Trails. It's one of the most popular family games out there! It's a …

Episode 183: What's Happening In Washington State Homeschooling with Moselle Campbell

February 21st, 2022

38:57

In today's podcast, we are doing something a little different. We are lucky to have Moselle Campbell back to talk about the latest news in Washington …

Episode 182: Short Bite - Sneaky Snacky Squirrel

February 17th, 2022

4:44

This week on the podcast we're reviewing the great preschool game, Wordle. Its a sweet game filled with color matching and dexterity skills. Our …

Episode 181: Homeschooling Journeys with Moselle Campbell

February 14th, 2022

1:00:52

In today's Homeschooling Journeys podcast we have Moselle Campbell a mother of three who is busy balancing three children, different curriculums, …

Episode 180: Short Bite - Wordle

February 10th, 2022

7:26

This week on the podcast we're reviewing the browser-based word game, Wordle. It's a game that's sweeping the online world, thanks to its simplicity, the cost (free), and it doesn't require a download or signup (all …

Episode 179: Teaching Unfamiliar Subjects

February 7th, 2022

47:37

Whether you’ve been homeschooling for years or are just getting started, we all have subjects that we, personally, don’t have strong skills in. Often …

Episode 178: Short Bite - Parks

February 3rd, 2022

9:25

This week on the podcast we're reviewing a game we got over the holidays, Parks. It's one of the most popular family games out there! It's a …

Episode 177: Lazy Homeschooling

January 31st, 2022

42:07

Every homeschooling family has those days. You know the ones, where you and/or your children just want to be, well, lazy. Today on the podcast we’ll …

Episode 176: Short Bite - Roller Coaster Challenge

January 27th, 2022

6:22

This week on the podcast we're reviewing a game we picked up recently and have been loving, Roller Coaster Challenge by thinkfun! Just like our other …

Episode 175: Unschooling Journeys with Lindsey Middlemiss

January 24th, 2022

1:07:23

In today's Unschooling Journeys we have Lindsey Middlemiss an unschooling mother of 2 from the UK. It was a wonderful conversation that spanned her …

Episode 174: Short Bite - Mobi

January 20th, 2022

7:06

On this week’s Short Bite we’re talking about a fun game for quick math practice, Mobi. This fast paced tile game has players making and remaking equations quickly.

Ages: 8 and up
Players: 1-6 players
Playtime: 10 min

Episode 173: Leaning Into Your Strengths

January 17th, 2022

30:34

All of us have skills and passions personally, but how often do we leverage these in our homeschooling? Today we’re discussing incorporating your …

Episode 172: Short Bite - My First Castle Panic

January 13th, 2022

7:14

On this week’s Short Bite we’re talking about a great preschool/early elementary game, My First Castle Panic, designed by Justin De Witt, and …

Episode 171: Our Review of our Public School Homeschool Parent Partnership

January 10th, 2022

1:00:56

This is a big one! We spend the episode discussing the Homeschool Parent Partnership. This is a local public school setup and geared towards …

Episode 170: Short Bite - Build Your Library Winter Holidays Around The World Unit Study

January 6th, 2022

10:11

In this short bite we discuss the winter holiday focused unit study from Build Your Library. We paused our around the world journey and took on this …

Episode 169: Our Kindergarten, 1st Grade, Pre-School Homeschool Year (2022)

January 3rd, 2022

44:40

We're back friends! The holidays are over, we survived, and it is podcast time. We sit down and chat abour our homeschool plans for this coming year …

Episode 168: (Encore) Build Your Library with Emily Cook

December 30th, 2021

47:19

It's Holiday's this week and we're very busy with family. So, if you would indulge us with some episodes from the archive. Thanks for all your …

Episode 167: (Encore) Thrifting

December 27th, 2021

45:53

It's Holiday's this week and we're very busy with family. So, if you would indulge us with some episodes from the archive. Thanks for all your …

Episode 166: (Encore) Kristina Garner of Blossom and Root

December 23rd, 2021

1:04:16

It's Holiday's this week and we're very busy with family. So, if you would indulge us with some episodes from the archive. Thanks for all your …

Episode 165: (Encore) Organize All the Books!

December 20th, 2021

59:54

It's Holiday's this week and we're very busy with family. So, if you would indulge us with some episodes from the archive. Thanks for all your …

Episode 164: Short Bite - Homeschoolers Introduction to Minecraft

December 16th, 2021

16:37

We've all heard it, we know people who play it, we've seen kids talking about it. But it's video games and that can scare many. We're thankful for …

Episode 163: Homeschooling Journeys with Noel Medici

December 13th, 2021

51:08

In today's Homeschool Journeys we have Noel Medici, mother of 2. It was a wonderful conversation that spanned her reasons to home educate, manage …

Episode 162: Short Bite - Tiny Towns

December 9th, 2021

9:06

It's time to gather your resources to build out your own Tiny Town! A great game filled with meeples and fun.

Players: 1-6 players
Playtime: 25-40 min
Ages: 7+
Educational Value: Resource Management, strategy, resource …

Episode 161: Second Annual Holiday Homeschool Holiday Gift Guide

December 6th, 2021

36:00

If you're looking for that last minute holiday gift we have arrived just in time with our second annual holiday homeschool gift guide! We've got a …

Episode 160: Short Bite - Workbook Review - D'Nealian (Kindergarten)

December 2nd, 2021

23:32

In today's episode, we review the D'Nealian Handwriting workbook.

D'Nealian Handwriting workbook - https://amzn.to/3xdLkTa
Topic: Handwriting
Grade Level: Age Range 5-6-7
Cost: $10

Touring The World Resource Guides

Episode 159: Second Annual Holiday Gameschooling Blowout Spectacular with Danielle Dabbs

November 29th, 2021

52:11

It's the second annual "Holiday Gameschooling Blowout Spectacular" (TM). We are proud to welcome back Danielle Dabbs of Board Game Babies fame. She …

Episode 158: Special Thank You Episode

November 25th, 2021

5:45

It's Turkey Day, and we wanted to say Thanks to you :)

Connect with us
Website: http://www.homeschool-together.com/
Store:

Episode 157: (Encore) Episode #22 - Buy All The Books

November 22nd, 2021

41:45

It's Turkey Week and we're very busy with family. So, if you would indulge us with an episode from the archive. It's one of our favorite topics, …

Episode 156: Short Bite - Workbook Review - Kumon: Telling Time (Kindergarten)

November 18th, 2021

14:37

In today's episode, we review the Kumon Telling Time workbook.

Workbook Review: Kumon Telling Time - https://amzn.to/3qrz2oN
Topic: Telling Time
Grade Level: Age Range 5-6-7
Cost: $5.99 - 7.99

Additional References:

Episode 155: Quiet time

November 15th, 2021

41:01

Contrary to uninformed public opinion, we homeschoolers are busy! There are playdates, co-ops, trips to the library, nature walks, sports, and those …

Episode 154: Short Bite - Workbook Review - Evan Moor Skill Sharpeners: Geography (Kindergarten)

November 11th, 2021

11:10

In today's episode, we review the Evan Moor Skill Sharpeners Kindergarten Geography Workbook.

Workbook Review: Evan Moor Skill Sharpeners - https://amzn.to/3ohdb0O
Topic: Geography
Grade Level: K
Cost: $6.99 - 9.99

Episode 153: Homeschooling Journeys with Kristin Dexnis Rosengrant

November 8th, 2021

58:01

In today's Homeschool Journeys we have Kristin Dexnis Rosengrant, mother of 2. It was a wonderful conversation that spanned her reasons to educate, …

Episode 152: 50 Days of Kindergarten Books We love (YouTube Series)

November 4th, 2021

10:45

We will be doing a lot of book reviews on our instagram and YouTube channel in the coming year. We wanted to take a moment to talk about our new …

Episode 151: Kitchen Classroom

November 1st, 2021

54:30

As homeschoolers, we know that learning happens all the time, even when we’re not formally conducting a “lesson”. This is especially true every time …

Episode 150: Short Bite - Halloween Games - Jaws

October 28th, 2021

15:45

Continuing our series on games for Halloween, on today’s Short Bite we’re reviewing Jaws, a board game adaptation for the classic horror movie and novel. In this game players work together to chase down and stop the …

Episode 149: Homeschooling Journeys with Leah DeRose-Wilson

October 25th, 2021

1:27:28

In today's Homeschool Journeys we have Leah DeRose-Wilson, mother of 5, and homeschooler herself. It was a wonderful conversation that spanned how to …

Episode 148: Short Bite - Halloween Games - Potion Explosion

October 21st, 2021

9:30

Continuing our series on games for Halloween, on today’s Short Bite we’re reviewing Potion Explosion. In this game players work to solve potions …

Episode 147: Homeschool Scheduling Series (Yearly)

October 18th, 2021

41:28

Completing our series about homeschool schedules, we’re talking about yearly homeschool plans. We’ll share options some families use and discuss the …

Episode 146: Short Bite - Halloween Games - Horrified

October 14th, 2021

10:42

Continuing our series on games for Halloween, on today’s Short Bite we’re reviewing Horrified from Ravensburger. In this game players work cooperatively to take on the monsters of Universal movie fame. It’s a hauntingly …

Episode 145: Homeschool Scheduling Series (Weekly)

October 11th, 2021

35:10

Last week we talked about daily homeschool schedules and today we’re talking about how to plan your week! We’ll share some options and opportunities …

Episode 144: Short Bite - Halloween Games - Hocus Pocus

October 7th, 2021

14:37

On today’s Short Bite episode we’re kicking off a series of game reviews to celebrate Halloween! First up is Hocus Pocus by Ravensburger. In this game players work cooperatively to relive the 90’s and defeat the …

Episode 143: Brains on Games with Dr. Brian MacDonald

October 4th, 2021

1:00:09

In today's episode we are fortunate to have Dr. Brian MacDonald, a child psychologist and creator of Brains on Games, here to talk to us about early …

Episode 142: Short Bite - Dinosaur Escape

September 30th, 2021

7:30

Today we’re reviewing another great preschool/early elementary game, Dinosaur Escape by Peaceable Kingdom! This cooperative game relies on a love of …

Episode 141: Homeschool Scheduling Series (Daily)

September 27th, 2021

46:35

Today we’re going to dive into the topic of a daily homeschool schedule! If your homeschool can sometimes feel chaotic, if there isn’t enough time to …

Episode 140: Short Bite - Why Chess Matters

September 23rd, 2021

20:32

In today's episode we talk with Ryan Billingsley from the Dad Suggests website. Ryan is a chess teacher and helps us homeschoolers and gameschoolers …

Episode 139: (Un)schooling Journeys with Ryan Billingsley of the Dad Suggests Blog

September 20th, 2021

1:09:47

On today's (Un)schooling Journeys episode, we're talking with unschooling dad Ryan Billingsley from the Dad Suggests Blog. This was a great episode …

Episode 138: Short Bite - Reading Curriculum Review - Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons

September 16th, 2021

21:46

Continuing with our Curriculum Reviews, in today's short bite we will be covering the popular Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons book. This …

Episode 137: Doing All The Things! (Homeschool FOMO)

September 13th, 2021

59:18

For many of us, we’ve chosen to homeschool our kids because we want to give them the education we never had. We want to show them a world of wonder …

Episode 136: Family Movie Night: Jungle Cruise and Vivo

September 9th, 2021

12:05

We're heading back to the movies with our review of the new Disney+'s Jungle Cruise, and Netflix's Vivo.

Jungle Cruise Trailer: https://youtu.be/f_HvoipFcA8
Rating: PG-13
Runtime: 2 hr 07 min
Availability: Disney+ …

Episode 135: Zero to Homeschool or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Start Homeschooling

September 6th, 2021

1:07:35

If you’ve just decided to homeschool and you’re not sure where to begin, this episode is for you! We know that it’s tough to know where to begin and …

Episode 134: Short Bite - Game Break (Hoot Owl Hoot)

September 2nd, 2021

10:42

In today's episode we talk about our newest skunkworks project, The Game Break. We've talked for a long time about our love of gameschooling. In …

Episode 133: Homeschooling Journeys with Mary Bathrick: Beauty in Ordinary Things

August 30th, 2021

57:14

On today's Homeschooling Journeys episode, we're talking with Mary Bathrick (AKA Beauty in Ordinary Things), a down-to-earth, hilarious homeschooling …

Episode 132: 2021 Listener Curriculum Week - Learning Dynamics: 4 Weeks to Read System (w/ Dawn McMurray)

August 27th, 2021

16:59

As we prepare to start the school year, we're reviewing curricula and it's time to hear from you! This week we'll be interviewing listeners about …

Episode 131: 2021 Listener Curriculum Week - Core Knowledge Pre-School Curriculum (w/ Justin and Caroline Shell)

August 26th, 2021

14:02

As we prepare to start the school year, we're reviewing curricula and it's time to hear from you! This week we'll be interviewing listeners about …

Episode 130: 2021 Listener Curriculum Week - Lightning Literature Curriculum (w/ Kathleen Decker)

August 25th, 2021

16:04

As we prepare to start the school year, we're reviewing curricula and it's time to hear from you! This week we'll be interviewing listeners about …

Episode 129: 2021 Listener Curriculum Week - Playing Preschool Curriculum (w/ Kathleen Decker)

August 24th, 2021

7:38

As we prepare to start the school year, we're reviewing curriculum and it's time to hear from you! This week we'll be interviewing listeners about …

Episode 128: 2021 Listener Curriculum Week - Kindergarten Math With Confidence Curriculum (w/ Kathleen Decker)

August 23rd, 2021

10:46

As we prepare to start the school year, we're reviewing curriculum and it's time to hear from you! This week we'll be interviewing listeners about …

Episode 126: 2021 MATH Curriculum Week - Right Start Math Curriculum

August 19th, 2021

27:34

As we prepare to start the school year, we're embarking on Math Week! This week we'll be reviewing several top math curriculums to give you insight …

Episode 125: 2021 MATH Curriculum Week - Singapore Math Curriculum

August 18th, 2021

19:02

As we prepare to start the school year, we're embarking on Math Week! This week we'll be reviewing several top math curriculums to give you insight …

Episode 124: 2021 MATH Curriculum Week - Math Mammoth Curriculum

August 17th, 2021

19:48

As we prepare to start the school year, we're embarking on Math Week! This week we'll be reviewing several top math curriculums to give you insight …

Episode 123: 2021 MATH Curriculum Week - Mathematical Reasoning Curriculum

August 16th, 2021

18:24

As we prepare to start the school year, we're embarking on Math Week! This week we'll be reviewing several top math curriculums to give you insight …

Episode 122: Short Bite - Wild Wild West (...and a bonus interview with the game creator Benny Sperling!)

August 12th, 2021

1:09:31

On today’s Short Bite we’re talking about the terrific roll and write, print and play, game Wild, Wild West created by Benny Sperling and Derik …

Episode 121: Morning Baskets

August 9th, 2021

42:00

We Homeschoolers all want to start the day off right and there's no better way than putting together a morning basket full of entertaining …

Episode 120: Short Bite - Rhino Hero

August 5th, 2021

9:30

In today's episode, we go building with Rhino Hero! This is a great stacking/building game for all ages. You never know, you might find yourself humming along with the Rhino Hero theme song created by the one and only, …

Episode 119: First Year Homeschoolers with Caroline and Justin Shell

August 2nd, 2021

1:05:40

Today on the show we interview Caroline and Justin Shell, a first year homeschooling family with 3 young children. We discussed their journey to …

Episode 118: Short Bite - Abandon All Artichokes

July 29th, 2021

17:08

In today's episode we cover Abandon All Artichokes by Gamewright, a game for all those Deck Builder fans who want to introduce their kids to this …

Episode 117: Thrifting

July 26th, 2021

45:53

Behold and Despair! The Thrifting Goddess has entered the Podcast!

While I’m sure we’d all love to have a “Supermarket Sweep” style run through your …

Episode 116: Short Bite - Nibble Munch Crunch (Early Learners First Games Series)

July 22nd, 2021

11:43

In today's episode we continue our early learners gameschooling series with a wonderful game from Haba, Nibble Munch Crunch. This game is as basic as …

Episode 115: "Adulting" while Homeschooling

July 19th, 2021

1:04:20

Do you ever feel like there just aren’t enough hours in the day to homeschool your kids and take care of your home responsibilities? Those days when …

Episode 114: Short Bite - Orbital Velocity

July 15th, 2021

19:42

On this week's Short Bite we're talking about a math and physics game called Orbital Velocity, designed by Pratap Ramamurthy and Swetha Ganapathi Raman. It's a great way to interest kids in Space Science and rocketry.

Episode 113: The Waldock Way with Jessica Waldock

July 12th, 2021

59:36

In today's episode, we had the pleasure to speak with Jessica Waldock from The Waldock Way. Her curriculum for elementary-aged children is unique in …

Episode 112: Short Bite - Barnyard Bunch

July 8th, 2021

12:35

Today we’re reviewing another great preschool/early elementary game, Barnyard bunch by HABA! This cooperative game relies on color recognition and …

Episode 111: Family Movie Night: Luca

July 5th, 2021

28:58

We're heading back to the movies with our review of the new Pixar film Luca, available on Disney+. It was a sweet film set in Italy and perfect for you Around the World learners. We loved the great messages of …

Episode 110: History Book By Book Resource

July 1st, 2021

14:31

In today's episode we talk about the wonderful resource just released by Emily Cook from Build Your Library called History Book By Book. It's an …

Episode 109: First Year Homeschoolers with Kathleen Decker

June 28th, 2021

1:33:16

Today on the show we interviewed Kathleen Decker a homeschool mom of 4 and all around super-mom. We discussed her journey to homeschooling, how she …

Episode 108: Short Bite - Announcements!

June 24th, 2021

22:50

We've been burning the midnight oil to get everything done for today's episode. Today on the show we make an announcement about our new website!

Episode 107: Kristina Garner of Blossom and Root

June 21st, 2021

1:03:29

Today on the show we interviewed Kristina Garner, creator of the fantastic secular curriculum Blossom & Root. We discussed what drove her to …

Episode 106: Short Bite - Snug As a Bug In A Rug

June 17th, 2021

9:17

Today we’re reviewing another great preschool/kindergarten game, Snug as a Bug in a Rug by Peaceable Kingdom! This game shines in its ability to work …

Episode 105: Designing Games with Kim Vandenbroucke

June 14th, 2021

57:36

How do you create a board game that will be interesting, well-balanced, and most of all, fun? Today on the show we talk with Kim Vandenbroucke, an inventor and reviewer of family tabletop games. We delve into the …

Episode 104: "Gameschool Summer" with the Gameschool Co-Op

June 10th, 2021

13:05

In this Short Bite we take a moment to talk about Gameschool Summer taking place through The Gameschool Co-Op. It will be a summer full of games, …

Episode 103: Homeschooling During the Summer

June 7th, 2021

42:20

Summer is here! On today’s show we discuss what summer means to us as year round homeschoolers and discuss some great ideas to keep learning fun and …

Episode 102: Short Bite - Laser Maze

June 3rd, 2021

11:51

Are you ready for a challenge? Laser Maze by Thinkfun is a terrific one player logic game. The perfect combination of laser, mirrors, splitters, and targets is necessary to achieve victory in 60 levels of play.

Ages: 6+

Episode 101: Family Movie Night: The Mitchells vs. the Machines

May 31st, 2021

25:32

On today’s Family Movie Night episode we’re discussing the new Netflix movie The Mitchells vs. the Machines. Produced by Lord and Miller this movie has the snappy dialogue and excellent jokes we’ve come to associate …

Homeschool Together 100 Episode Thank Yous

May 29th, 2021

3:49

Three numbers is a big moment. We say Thank You :)

Connect with us
Website: http://www.homeschool-together.com/
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Episode 100: Short Bite - Sum Swamp

May 27th, 2021

9:31

Many games contain some sort of hidden math, which is a terrific way to teach math concepts, but what about those times when your student needs to …

Episode 99: Post-Covid Homechooling Mindset

May 24th, 2021

55:57

After more than a year of isolation schooling during the pandemic, our area is now opening up with classes, meetups, and activities. On today’s show, …

Episode 98: Short Bite - Scrambled States of America

May 20th, 2021

9:30

Uncle Sam’s states are unsettled. They’re bored with their current locations and need a change of pace. What ensues is a madcap adventure where every state finds that there’s really no place like home. Based on the …

Episode 97: Homeschooling Journeys with Valerie Castle - Homeschooling with a Special Needs Child

May 17th, 2021

33:58

In today's podcast, we had the pleasure to speak with Valerie Castle of My Homeschool Castle. Valerie is a busy mom of a blended family and a special …

Episode 96: Short Bite - Wig Out (Early Learners First Games Series)

May 13th, 2021

5:03

On today's Short Bite we continue with our series on first games! These are games that can be played as young as 2 and help to develop fine motor …

Episode 95: Curriculum Series (Update): RightStart Math

May 10th, 2021

43:02

We are halfway through the Right Start Math Level 0 curriculum. We wanted to share our opinion on how the curriculum is going, the wins, the losses, …

Episode 94: Short Bite - Outside The Box Creation (Review)

May 6th, 2021

17:36

Art education can play a critical role in a child's development, but teaching art as parents (especially if you don't feel you have artistic talent …

Episode 93: Curriculum Series (update): All About Reading

May 3rd, 2021

37:47

We are halfway through the All About Reading Level 0 curriculum. We wanted to share our opinion on how the curriculum is going, the wins, the losses, …

Episode 92: Short Bite - Gravity Maze

April 29th, 2021

11:01

Today on the podcast we're discussing the terrific one player logic game Gravity Maze by ThinkFun. The game is a great workout for your child's 3D visualization skills. You can check out this episode as an audio only …

Episode 91: Homeschool Art with Beth Herrild

April 26th, 2021

57:30

Art education can play a critical role in a child's development, but teaching art as parents (especially if you don't feel you have artistic talent …

Episode 90: Canada Study Overview (Build Your Library & Torchlight Kindergarten Curriculums)

April 22nd, 2021

17:48

Today we're talking about our country study of Canada using Build Your Library and Torchlight curriculums. We discuss what we loved, what we adapted, …

Episode 89: Homeschool Burnout

April 19th, 2021

54:29

Homeschooling has it’s daily ups and downs, but every so often we just don’t get back up again as we normally would. We seem to lose momentum and …

Episode 88: Short Bite - Mathery Multiply

April 15th, 2021

13:21

As gameschoolers we use games to have fun and teach along the way. Math in particular is well served by games. Addition or subtraction are easily …

Episode 87: First Year Homeschoolers with Angie Burns

April 12th, 2021

54:22

Today, we’re continuing our series of interviews with first year homeschooling parents to discuss what went well, what didn’t, and what surprised …

Episode 86: Short Bite - Sagrada (Gameschooling After Dark)

April 8th, 2021

12:19

Continuing our Gameschooling After Dark series, this week we're talking about Sagrada, a gorgeous dice drafting game from Floodgate Games. With each …

Episode 85: Review of Little Passports Early Explorer's Subscription

April 5th, 2021

22:16

To continue our series on subscription boxes, today we’ll sit down to discuss Little Passports Early Explorers box. Our daughter is just began an around the world study with Torchlight and Build Your Library so we …

Episode 84: Short Bite - Feed The Kitty (Early Learners First Games Series)

April 1st, 2021

11:46

On today's Short Bite we continue with our series on first games! These are games that can be played as young as 2 and help to develop fine motor …

Episode 83: First Year Homeschoolers with Rebecca Riyana Sang

March 29th, 2021

47:11

Today, we’re continuing our series of interviews with first year homeschooling parents to discuss what went well, what didn’t, and what surprised …

Episode 82: Short Bite - Space Base (Gameschooling After Dark)

March 25th, 2021

15:50

Continuing our Gameschooling After Dark series, today we’re talking about Space Base, a dice rolling and card drafting game set in a distant galaxy. …

Episode 81: Blossom and Root Early Years (Vol. 2) Review and Curriculum Updates

March 22nd, 2021

52:22

We've just recently finished the Blossom and Root Early Years Vol. 2 Curriculum with our 5 yo and provide our complete and full review. We talk about …

Episode 80: Short Bite - Harry Potter Hogwarts Battle (Gameschooling After Dark)

March 18th, 2021

12:40

While we love to play games with our young learners, there are a plethora of terrific gameschooling games for older students and adults. Today we’re …

Episode 79: First Year Homeschoolers with Tresa Kaur

March 15th, 2021

51:23

Today, we’re continuing our series of interviews with first year homeschooling parents to discuss what went well, what didn’t, and what surprised …

Episode 78: Short Bite - Hisss (Early Learners First Games Series)

March 11th, 2021

8:14

On today's Short Bite we continue with our series on first games! These are games that can be played as young as 2 and help to develop fine motor …

Episode 77: Family Movie Night: Raya and The Last Dragon

March 8th, 2021

30:34

A warrior princess on a quest to find the last magical dragon? Count us in! On today’s show we review Raya and the Last Dragon newly released on Disney+ Premier. Join us and let us know what you thought of Disney’s …

Episode 76: Short Bite - Carcassonne

March 4th, 2021

12:35

On today’s Short Bite we’re discussing a classic tile laying game with easy-to-learn rules, great strategy, and lots of hidden math. It’s Carcassonne …

Episode 75: First Year Homeschoolers with Sarah Milloy

March 1st, 2021

55:53

Jumping into the world of homeschooling can be overwhelming, liberating, exhausting, and amazing. There are so many ups and downs of finding your …

Episode 74: Short Bite - Dragonwood

February 25th, 2021

7:22

Deep in the heart of a mythical forest lurk angry ogres, giggling goblins, and even the famed and fearsome fire-breathing dragons! Collect sets of …

Episode 73: Teaching Through the Tears (Building Motivation in Our Kids)

February 22nd, 2021

1:07:19

“I don’t want to do math! You can’t make me!” All of our careful homeschool planning can go right down the drain when our children dig their heels in …

Episode 72: Family Movie Night: Over The Moon

February 18th, 2021

11:35

On today’s Short Bite we’ll be reviewing the Golden Globe Nominated animated movie Over the Moon from Netflix. It’s the story of a young girl who, …

Episode 71: Interview With The Team From Timberdoodle

February 15th, 2021

47:41

We were so thankful to get a chance to sit down with the great team at Timberdoodle! If you’re overwhelmed by all the curriculum options available …

Episode 70: Short Bite - Labyrinth and Labyrinth Junior

February 11th, 2021

8:19

Find all your treasures before your fellow adventures, but beware, the path to reach those treasures changes every turn. It’s the classic Labyrinth from Ravensburger! This ever changing board game is perfect for family …

Episode 69: A Review of Kiwi Crate

February 8th, 2021

30:18

Kiwi Crate explores STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) topics through engaging, hands-on projects that aim to inspire and celebrate …

Episode 68: Short Bite - Unicorn Glitterluck (Early Learners First Games Series)

February 4th, 2021

6:52

On today's Short Bite we continue with our series on first games! These are games that can be played as young as 2 and help to develop fine motor …

Episode 67: Technology Series: Roku and Streaming Services

February 1st, 2021

53:55

It’s truly a golden age for the availability of educational video content. There are almost too many streaming services to count, many of which have …

Episode 66: Short Bite - Uno Moo (Early Learners First Games Series)

January 28th, 2021

9:14

On today's Short Bite we continue with our series on first games! These are games that can be played as young as 2 and help to develop fine motor …

Episode 65: Episode 65 - SMART Goals in your Homeschool

January 25th, 2021

51:18

It’s the time of year when we’re making plans and reflecting upon what went well and what didn’t last year. Seeing these plans through to fruition is about more than desire and persistence. You have to set yourself (and …

Episode 64: Short Bite - First Orchard (Early Learners First Games Series)

January 21st, 2021

8:27

On today's Short Bite we're starting a series exploring the best first games to play with your preschool child! These are games that can be played as …

Episode 63: Episode 63 - Organize All the Books! (Community Conversations)

January 18th, 2021

59:54

Having a house full of books is about more than providing entertainment or fulfilling a learning requirement. Books are gateways to experience new …

Episode 62: Short Bite - Catan

January 14th, 2021

16:27

Are you tired of playing Monopoly, Candyland, or insert Milton Bradley title here, but you're unsure how to get your family beyond the classic (and …

Episode 61: Getting to Know a Parent Partnership with the Sky Valley Education Center

January 11th, 2021

1:06:04

Today we sit down with Sky Valley Education Center (SVEC) director Karen Rosencrans and teacher Amber Ortiz to discuss their public Parent …

Episode 60: Short Bite - Ticket To Ride

January 7th, 2021

12:31

Choo Choo Homeschoolers! Today we talk about the extremely popular and widely available game, Ticket To Ride. There are endless expansions, …

Episode 59: Gameschooling with Danielle Dabbs

January 4th, 2021

1:22:54

Get your game on! You know we love using games in our homeschool and today we have a 'game geek out' sesson for you. We had the pleasure to talk with …

Homeschool Together Short Announcement!

January 3rd, 2021

3:05

We have a short announcement regarding the podcast!

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Episode 58: Homeschooling Journeys: Kristin Drenzek

January 1st, 2021

1:00:21

Every day can be an adventure! That’s the motto of today’s guest, Kristin Drenzek. We sit down with this Alaskan mom to discuss wild schooling, …

Episode 57: Short Bite - Kingdomino

December 30th, 2020

11:41

Tiles, tiles, and more tiles! In today’s Short Bite we’re discussing the tile building game, Kingdomino, by Blue Orange! In this strategy building game, you are trying to build your kingdom by maximizing common …

Episode 56: Homeschooling Purpose

December 28th, 2020

54:01

As we are about to embark on a new year full of the joys and challenges of homeschooling, we want to take a step back and discuss our purpose. When …

Short Bite - Homeschool Spaces with Kate Scott

December 25th, 2020

2:55

Close down Pinterest and put on the sweat pants, we’re talking homeschool spaces this week! New homeschoolers will often lose a ton of sleep trying …

Short Bite - Homeschool Spaces with Jordan Anderson

December 24th, 2020

1:49

Close down Pinterest and put on the sweat pants, we’re talking homeschool spaces this week! New homeschoolers will often lose a ton of sleep trying …

Short Bite - Homeschool Spaces with Hope Helms

December 23rd, 2020

2:19

Close down Pinterest and put on the sweat pants, we’re talking homeschool spaces this week! New homeschoolers will often lose a ton of sleep trying …

Short Bite - Homeschool Spaces with Emily Cook

December 22nd, 2020

1:08

Close down Pinterest and put on the sweat pants, we’re talking homeschool spaces this week! New homeschoolers will often lose a ton of sleep trying …

Short Bite - Homeschool Spaces with Abby Card

December 21st, 2020

3:26

Close down Pinterest and put on the sweat pants, we’re talking homeschool spaces this week! New homeschoolers will often lose a ton of sleep trying …

Episode 55: Technology Series: Leveraging YouTube in Your Homeschool

December 18th, 2020

56:26

A free platform to learn almost anything? A way to hear diverse voices and real experiences? The second largest search engine in the world? Yep, it’s YouTube! Today we’ll be talking about all the ways we leverage …

Episode 54: Short Bite - Race To the Treasure

December 16th, 2020

7:30

Get to the TREASURE! In today’s Short Bite we’re discussing the cooperative path building game called Race To The Treasure by Peaceable Kingdom! In this tile laying game you're trying to find the shortest path to the …

Episode 53: A Review of Sago Minibox

December 14th, 2020

22:48

Today we have a review of a wonderful art-based subscription box. The Sago minibox is that perfect monthly subscription box for that kid who's ready …

Episode 52: How We Manage The Younger Sibling

December 11th, 2020

58:39

Do you have a toddler who climbs up the bookshelves, eats crayons, rips the pages from books, screams when not the center of your attention, and …

Episode 51: Short Bite - Qwixx

December 9th, 2020

10:43

Decisions, decisions! In today’s Short Bite we’re discussing the addictive strategy dice game Qwixx by Gamewright! Playing is quick, it’s constantly …

Episode 50: A Review of Letters From Afar

December 7th, 2020

19:37

It seems there’s a monthly subscription for just about everything these days, but all those boxes start to add up! Today we’ll be talking about a surprising subscription that you can get for the cost of a fancy cup of …

Episode 49: Homeschooling Journeys: Shannon Demiter

December 4th, 2020

1:02:18

Today we sit down with Shannon Demiter, a hard-working mother homeschooling her three children, to discuss her journey and how she ensures that the …

Episode 48: Short Bite - Ice Cool

December 2nd, 2020

10:58

How good is your aim? Can glide (or jump!) your penguin to victory? Today we're talking about the cute and super fun dexterity game Ice Cool. Join us …

Episode 47: Homeschool Gift Guide

November 30th, 2020

50:43

‘Tis the Season! As we’re getting ready to celebrate the winter holidays, we wanted to bring out our first (and hopefully annual) Homeschooling Gift …

Short Bite - Homeschool Morning Routine with Kate Scott

November 27th, 2020

4:22

Morning Routines vary wildly. All this week we will ask a number of homeschooling parents, "What is your morning routine?" We hope that you find some …

Short Bite - Homeschool Morning Routine with Jordan Anderson

November 26th, 2020

2:31

Morning Routines vary wildly. All this week we will ask a number of homeschooling parents, "What is your morning routine?" We hope that you find some …

Short Bite - Homeschool Morning Routine with Hope Helms

November 25th, 2020

4:09

Morning Routines vary wildly. All this week we will ask a number of homeschooling parents, "What is your morning routine?" We hope that you find some …

Short Bite - Homeschool Morning Routine with Emily Cook

November 24th, 2020

2:39

Morning Routines vary wildly. All this week we will ask a number of homeschooling parents, "What is your morning routine?" We hope that you find some …

Short Bite - Homeschool Morning Routine with Abby Card

November 23rd, 2020

4:47

Morning Routines vary wildly. All this week we will ask a number of homeschooling parents, "What is your morning routine?" We hope that you find some …

Episode 46: Homeschooling Through The Holidays

November 20th, 2020

39:14

The winter holidays are almost here! As wonderful as this time of the year is, it also kicks us out of our routines and can cause a bit of …

Episode 45: Short Bite - HedBanz

November 18th, 2020

7:36

Who or what am I? In today’s Short Bite we’re discussing the silly and sometimes surprisingly difficult Hedbanz! This is great at dinnertime or as an …

Episode 44: Technology Series: Khan Academy Kids App Review

November 16th, 2020

25:17

Today we delve into the terrific Khan Academy Kids App! It's completely free, without ads or upsell, and contains engaging learning content for …

Episode 43: Homeschooling Journeys: Kate Scott

November 13th, 2020

53:46

Today we sit down with Kate Scott, a public school educator, a future principal, and now a homeschooling mom to discuss her journey into …

Episode 42: Short Bite - Planet

November 11th, 2020

10:18

If you ever dreamed of creating your own world then today's the day! We're talking about the fantastic "board" game Planet by Blue Orange Games! Using your own 20-sided sphere and magnetic terrain tiles, you will …

Episode 41: A Review of Universal Yums

November 9th, 2020

24:58

Subscription boxes are the latest craze. There are now so many that’s it’s difficult to choose! We’ve decided to try a few out for ourselves so that …

Episode 40: Build Your Library with Emily Cook

November 6th, 2020

47:19

Join us as we sit down with Emily Cook, creator of Build Your Library Curriculum! This is a terrific secular option inspired by Charlotte Mason and …

Episode 39: Short Bite - Sushi Go

November 4th, 2020

9:39

Pass the sushi! On today’s Short Bite episode we take a look at a terrific pick and pass card game that flexes the skills of strategy, basic probability, and addition. Sushi Go! is fast, fun, portable, and a must have …

Episode 38: Technology Series: Trello for Homeschoolers

November 2nd, 2020

54:46

There are lots of options when it comes to homeschool planners. Even the best paper planners are wrong practically from the start, but with a digital …

Episode 37: Family Movie Night: The *NEW* Mulan Movie

October 30th, 2020

14:39

With most businesses supporting family entertainment currently closed, there aren’t many sources of new content. So when Mulan appeared on streaming …

Episode 36: Short Bite - Sleeping Queens

October 28th, 2020

6:03

“Awaken my love!” By popular demand, we’re discussing a family favorite and perfect gameschooling example, Sleeping Queens! Featuring adorable …

Episode 35: The Global Journeys Kindergarten and Early Learners Resource List

October 26th, 2020

16:44

As we prepare to study the countries of the world with our Kindergartner, we found many amazing resources that we want to share with our listeners! We've compiled extension books, movies, documentaries, videos, games, …

Episode 34: Learning to Read with Drew Badger

October 23rd, 2020

1:08:31

Today we sit down with Drew Badger, creator of the reading app Frederick: Learn to Read to discuss ways we can help our children learn to read, …

Episode 33: Short Bite - Bananagrams

October 21st, 2020

7:34

Go ahead and toss your copy of Scrabble because on today’s show we’re talking about the next evolution of the letter-tile-laying-game, Bananagrams! …

Episode 32: Homeschooling in The Times of COVID

October 19th, 2020

41:46

We’ve been stuck at home for 8 months. The walls are starting to close in. I don’t remember what my coworkers look like. I’m loving the family time, …

Episode 31: Homeschooling Journeys: Jordan Anderson

October 16th, 2020

43:54

Jordan Anderson is a terrific young woman who’s just about to graduate college. Having been homeschooled for most of her education she talks about …

Episode 30: Short Bite - Mastermind by Pressman

October 14th, 2020

8:00

In today’s episode we review a great 2 player strategy game that we’ve adapted to play with our preschooler. Mastermind by Pressman is a classic code …

Episode 29: Am I Doing Enough? Early Elementary (Part 2)

October 12th, 2020

51:23

In a continuation of our series addressing the common question “Am I doing enough?”, today we breakdown the public school day in First, Second, and …

Episode 28: Am I Doing Enough? Kindergarten (Part 1)

October 9th, 2020

55:59

Homeschool Decision Made? Check. Curriculum? Check. Books? Check. Manipulatives and Games? Check. Willing students? Mostly Check. You’re all prepared …

Episode 27: Short Bite - Qwirkle by MindWare

October 7th, 2020

6:21

In today’s episode we review a solid family game that plays equally well with your preschooler, parent, or grandparent. Qwirkle by MindWare features …

Episode 26: Homeschooling Journeys: Abby Card

October 5th, 2020

58:14

Today we sit down with Abby Card to discuss her homeschooling journey with her three boys. We delve into her experience homeschooling in different …

Episode 25: Using the Library to the Fullest

October 2nd, 2020

48:42

You may already be well acquainted with your local public library, but libraries often have more to offer than many homeschoolers realize. Libraries …

Episode 24: Short Bite - Forbidden Island

September 30th, 2020

10:30

In today’s episode we review a terrific cooperative family game, Forbidden Island by Gamewright. You’ll create a team of adventurers trying to save four treasures before they are claimed by the sea. Can you and your …

Episode 23: The Importance of Outdoor Play with Hope Helms, Urban Eden Farm School

September 28th, 2020

39:16

Today we sit down with Hope Helms, a preschool teacher at Urban Eden Farm School in Spokane, WA to discuss what makes nature education programs so …

Episode 22: Buy All The Books

September 25th, 2020

41:45

Using the library is an amazing resource, but now that many libraries are shut down the need to purchase books is greater. Whether you’re looking to get the best deal on new or used books, today we’ll go through our …

Episode 21: Short Bite - Hoot Owl Hoot by Peaceable Kingdom

September 23rd, 2020

6:20

In this short bite episode we feature Hoot Owl Hoot.

FREE Resource Guide
Download our FREE North American Resources List to enhance your global studies with your learners!
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Show Notes
Hoot Owl …

Episode 20: Curriculum Series Part 8: Finding Used Curriculum

September 21st, 2020

20:39

Many homeschool curriculums are terrific, but not attainable based on your budget. Today we discuss options for finding used curriculum.

Discussion

Episode 19: Curriculum Series Part 7: RightStart Math

September 18th, 2020

44:52

RightStart math is a hands-on math curriculum for elementary through middle school students. We’ll discuss our experience using the program with our …

Episode 18: Short Bite - Telestrations

September 16th, 2020

6:22

In this short bite episode we feature Telestrations.

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Download our FREE North American Resources List to enhance your global studies with your learners!
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Show Notes

Episode 17: Curriculum Series Part 6: All About Reading

September 14th, 2020

54:52

All About Reading is a program to teach your young learner how to read. We’ll discuss our experience using the program with our almost kinder student.

Discussion
Approach
Structure
What does a lesson look like
How do I …

Episode 16: Curriculum Series Part 5: Our Kinder Program

September 11th, 2020

32:54

Detailed explanation of how we will be combining Torchlight Level K and Build Your Library Level 0 to create a dynamic around the world study for Kindergarten.

Discussion
Why Combine
Combination Structure
Challenges

Episode 15: Short Bite - Charades for Kids

September 9th, 2020

5:51

In this short bite episode we feature a print and play game, Charades for Kids.

FREE Resource Guide
Download our FREE North American Resources List to enhance your global studies with your learners!

Episode 14: Curriculum Series Part 4: Build Your Library (Review)

September 7th, 2020

42:12

Overview of the offerings from Build Your Library curriculum. Insight from our planning experience with Build Your Library Level 0.

Discussion

Episode 13: Curriculum Series Part 3: Torchlight (Review)

September 4th, 2020

54:05

Overview of the offerings from Torchlight curriculum. Insight from our experience using Torchlight Pre-K and planning Torchlight K.

Discussion

(Bonus Episode!) Community Conversations - Ideas on working from home while home educating

September 3rd, 2020

25:24

"I really loved the podcast yesterday and Blossom and Root sounds so cool. I'd love to try it with my 3rd grader but I'm afraid it wouldn't be …

Episode 12: Short Bite - Bear Went Over the Mountain

September 2nd, 2020

8:37

In this short bite episode we feature a print and play game, A Bear Went Over The Mountain.

FREE Resource Guide
Download our FREE North American Resources List to enhance your global studies with your learners!

Episode 11: Curriculum Series Part 2: Blossom And Root (Review)

August 31st, 2020

48:32

Overview of the offerings from Blossom & Root curriculum. Insight from our experience using B&R Early Years Vol. 2.

Discussion
Approach

Episode 10: Curriculum Series Part 1: Finding Curriculum

August 28th, 2020

26:57

You’ve decided that you want to base your home education on pre-made curriculum. Figuring out the best curriculum for your learner, your teaching …

Episode 9: Our Homeschool Preschool

August 26th, 2020

55:18

This will be an overview of what we do on a daily basis, including referencing the curriculum we are using (will not go in-depth). We will also …

Episode 8: Short Bite - Sequence by JAX

August 24th, 2020

4:07

In this short bite episode we feature one of our favorite Gameschooling games, Sequence by Jax.

FREE Resource Guide
Download our FREE North …

Episode 7: Homeschool Impostor Syndrome

August 20th, 2020

19:41

“Homeschooling is the pursuit of knowing, learning, and exploring the world without the pressures of school. Life and learning become one.” - Julie …

Episode 6: State and National Standards

August 17th, 2020

19:12

Your state may or may not require that you teach certain subjects, but they don’t specify what within those subjects you should teach. While you have …

Episode 5: Short Bite - Outfoxed by Gamewright

August 16th, 2020

3:44

In this short bite episode we feature one of our favorite Gameschooling games, Outfoxed by Gamewright.

FREE Resource Guide
Download our FREE North …

Episode 4: State Requirements

August 13th, 2020

25:48

National homeschooling standards do not exist. Each state has its own requirements. Today we’ll discuss the specifics of a couple of states as an …

Episode 3: Homeschooling Terminology Part 2

August 6th, 2020

32:41

With so many flavors of homeschooling, there are lots of new terms to learn. When new homeschooling families reach out and ask where to start they …

Episode 2: Homeschooling Terminology Part 1

August 6th, 2020

23:25

With so many flavors of homeschooling, there are lots of new terms to learn. When new homeschooling families reach out and ask where to start they …

Episode 1: How We Got Here

August 6th, 2020

14:58

We all have to start somewhere and this is a good enough place for that. Arial and Matthew talk about their inspiration and why they started a …

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