063: What Is Unschooling?

By |2021-11-22T23:44:18-05:00November 23rd, 2021|

What is Unschooling? People tend to have some funny ideas when they hear the name "unschooling," but the truth is far from a lack of education. Our favorite guest, Jennifer Jones, returns once again to share her experiences with unschooling, and discuss how surprising and rewarding this child-focused education philosophy can be. And stay [...]

062: How To Teach High School Science

By |2021-11-09T01:08:32-05:00November 9th, 2021|

Wondering how to teach high school science? It can be intimidating! With stricter standards and a lot more complexity, it easy for a home educator to feel a little lost. Today on the Happy Homeschooler Podcast, Holly and Melody share their experience and offer advice. From co-ops and enrichment academies, to going it on [...]

061: How To Teach K-8 Science

By |2021-10-25T22:51:03-04:00October 26th, 2021|

Science education is important, but can often seem dry. Homeschooling parents often wonder how to teach K-8 science. Just how do you make learning scientific concepts, theories, and laws fun and engaging? Don't fret and don't stress. Today, Holly and Melody discuss how to introduce science to your children, how their science education grows [...]

060: Penmanship, Cursive, and Typing

By |2021-10-12T11:31:36-04:00October 12th, 2021|

One of the most important parts of teaching reading and writing is the act of writing itself. Penmanship, cursive and typing put your student on the path of effective communication and prepare them for their future. But how do you start teaching kids handwriting and when? And is cursive important or passé? And just [...]

059: Traveling While Homeschooling

By |2021-09-28T09:55:03-04:00September 28th, 2021|

Homeschooling doesn't always have to stay in the home. The freedom homeschooling provides allows for a more mobile lifestyle, and travelling while homeschooling couldn't be easier! Holly is joined today by our favorite guest Jennifer Jones, to discuss her adventures travelling while homeschooling her family. And be sure to stay to the end when [...]

058: Pandemic Homeschooling in 2021

By |2021-09-15T01:05:39-04:00September 15th, 2021|

Pandemic Homeschooling in 2021 is very similar to last year, and very different too! Maybe you're considering homeschooling your child this year, or maybe you know someone who is. In today's pocket-sized episode, Holly shares her thoughts and advice on how to properly pull kids out of public school, and some special considerations we [...]

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