Liberal arts might be scoffed at sometimes, but we think you might want to take a second look at it. Not just for college and high school, a liberal arts approach might just be the answer to some of the challenges of the modern day homeschooler. Listen to today’s pocket-sized episode and hear about the shortcomings of a STEM-only approach, how people misunderstand liberal arts, why you might be trying to shy away from teaching arts and humanities, and more!

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How Music Education Benefits Students –  Learning Lift Off

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How Physical Activity Helps Learning – ADDitude Magazine

Build Your Muscles, Build Your Brain – ADDitude Magazine

Fine Arts Courses Help Students Excel In Math And Science – Forbes

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The Happy Homeschooler Podcast is a Transcript Maker Production. It is hosted by Holly Williams Urbach and Melody Gillum, produced by Matthew Bass, and edited by Norah Williams. Our graphic design is by Pete Soloway and our music is by The Great Pangolin.

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