Layers of Learning Podcast

Listen as Michelle and Karen get together to talk homeschooling.  Learn to get more organized, keep records, feel happy in your homeschooling, use Layers of Learning effectively, learn how to family homeschool, be a learner in your homeschool and not just a teacher, plus so much more.

Episode 61: Student Journals

Student journals are a perfect way to have your kids write about what they are learning in small doses with help from prompts, printables, and their mentor. Each day they add a tiny tidbit in their journal, and over the years, it adds up to an incredible memento of all they are learning about in your homeschool.

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Episode 60: High School in Homeschool

Homeschooling in high school can feel intimidating, but it doesn’t have to. With just a few adjustments to your mindset, you can help your teen find themselves as they grow into independence, prepare for college or careers, and grow through the high school years.

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Episode 59: Layers of Learning 101

Learn all about the Layers of Learning curriculum, directly from the authors. Listen to how it’s organized, what it covers, and how to adapt it to meet your family’s needs and create your dream homeschool.

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Episode 58: Library Lists

Each Layers of Learning unit begins with a Library List. The Library Lists are a resource to help you locate great resources, but it isn’t a checklist. Listen in for tips on how to acquire resources and incorporate reading in your homeschool.

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Episode 57: All About Planning

Tips on homeschool planning from “Minimalist Michelle” and ” Perfectionist Planner Karen.” Hopefully, you can find a happy medium somewhere in the middle!

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Episode 56: Why You Should Teach Art

Art is the overlooked subject in the educational world, but it is so important! Listen in to find out just what an art education provides.

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Episode 55: Teaching Kids To Listen

Here are some tips for teaching kids to listen…this one skill will transform your home and your homeschool.

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Episode 54: Preventing Summer Slide

Year-round homeschooling isn’t for everyone. If you’re like us and need a break in the summer, listen in for some tips on preventing summer slide.

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Episode 53: Preschool

Are you homeschooling and wondering how to do preschool? Here are some tips for helping little learners get ready for their school years in your homeschool.

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Episode 52: The Brand-New Layers of Learning

An introduction to the brand new Layers of Learning curriculum along with answers to all of your questions.

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Episode 51: Baby Steps

Everyone goes through tough homeschool seasons. Sometimes all you can do to get through those is to take tiny baby steps. Taking even the tiniest of baby steps will allow you to progress. Those small bits add up and then one day, you’ll look back and see how far you’ve come.

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Episode 50: Word Work

Word Work is the spelling and vocabulary component of Writer’s Workshop that will have your kids learning all about words through a variety of written, manipulative, physical, and verbal activities that will appeal to lots of learning styles.

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