Layers of Learning Notebooks and Student Journals

Episode 47: Organizing Layers of Learning Notebooks

Listen to the latest podcast episode, where Karen and Michelle offer advice for organizing Layers of Learning Notebooks. Learn about the two notebooks you’ll need, as well as the optional Student Journals that are available to keep your homeschool organized and on track.

Boy reading The Lion, The Witch, and the Wardrobe

Episode 46: Teaching the Love of Stories

Teaching your kids to love stories will unlock excitement for learning that you can’t gain any other way. These tips will help your family begin to truly love books and also learn about your library, how it’s organized, and the Dewey Decimal System.

Liz and Summer have bonded over a difference.

Episode 43: Teaching Tolerance

The Layers of Learning Podcast with Karen and Michelle is here to help you get your whole family learning together in your homeschool. We are the sisters behind Layers of Learning. We love getting together to chat about homeschooling and this podcast is just a series of our chats. We’re inviting you to listen in on …

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Episode 41: The World Is Your Classroom

Learning can and should happen everywhere! Here are some tips about how to take your homeschool away from the kitchen table and out into the world. From learning in your yard to expeditions in your town and vacations across the globe, the world is your classroom.

Episode 39: Learning Challenges

A relaxed and gentle approach to homeschooling kids with learning struggles can help kids find their strengths while they work on the skills that don’t come as easily to them. Recognizing their abilities as much as their disabilities is the key.

Episode 38: How Long Is Your Homeschool Day?

Are you wondering how long your homeschool day should be? Are you spending enough time doing school work? Are you expecting too much? Michelle and Karen talk about how to create balance in a day and incorporate just the right amount of learning.


Episode 37: Focus on Learning Skills, Not Content

Most homeschool parents worry that they will miss something as they provide an education for their kids. Karen and Michelle talk about why you need to set aside the expectations of mastering all of the content and instead, use the content as a means for developing learning skills that they will use throughout their lives.

Episode 36: Our Daily Routines

Michelle and Karen chat about what a homeschool day looks like in their homes. Routines rule over schedules and a rhythm is more important than exact plans. Each day, week, and year is flexible and made to fit an evolving family who is learning and growing together. Daily routines are the key to flexible stability.

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