Summer Reading List: 2021 Edition

 

Summer Reading List: 2021 EditionSummer Reading List: 2021 Edition– Episode 97

Summer is the perfect time to settle in with a good book. We have some great suggestions for your kids and you! Because reading is not just for kids! Grab a book, a bottle sunblock and head out to the water!

Plan Your Year

 

Plan Your Year Plan Your Year– Episode 96

Join FPEA Chairman Suzanne Nunn and Sharon Rice for this episode where we discuss tips and thoughts on planning your homeschool year.

Thinking About Homeschooling – Things to Consider – MBFLP 264-2

Are you one of the thousands of families just beginning homeschooling – or thinking seriously about it this year? Surveys say that over one and a quarter million students aren’t returning to public schools, and the number of homeschooling families doubled between April and October last year. This episode, we continue our conversation about our own decision to homeschool – this time, thinking about unexpected lessons we learned along the way, and things you may want to consider making your own decision!

1:25 – “Homeschooling is bigger in the inside”
2:15 – A different model than the modern classroom
3:50 – The efficiency of homeschooling – even with several grade levels
5:38 – Why “difficult” and “unpleasant” isn’t “better”
7:50 – What about finding the perfect curriculum
9:43 – Why “the way it’s done” in classrooms isn’t helpful for homeschooling
10:55 – But can homeschooled kids make it to college?
13:20 – Watching friends who homeschooled and others in public school
14:35 – How long should you expect each day?
15:56 – The reason you begin homeschooling may not be the reason you continue homeschooling
16:30 – Homeschooling and family relationships
18:00 – Some free resources

 

SCRIPTURE

“And these words which I command you today shall be in your heart. You shall teach them diligently to your children, and shall talk of them when you sit in your house, when you walk by the way, when you lie down, and when you rise up.” – Deuteronomy 6:6-7 (NKJV)

ARTICLES

 

UPCOMING EVENTS

We’ll be speaking and exhibiting at the Chattanooga Home School Expo at Camp Jordan, East Ridge, Tennessee – July 16-17, 2021 – sponsored by the Chattanooga Southeast Tennessee Home Educators Association.

This is a live event but registration is online – CLICK HERE for more information! We hope to see you there!

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The Secrets of Gardens

 

The Secrets of GardensThe Secrets of Gardens– Episode 95

Join FPEA Chairman Suzanne Nunn and Sharon Rice for this episode where we discuss the secrets of gardens. Looking back at childhood memories and what makes gardens special to us. We have some ideas on what you can do to introduce the magic of flower gardens to your kids.

Pursuing Passions: A Reason to Homeschool

 

Pursuing Passions: A reason to HomeschoolPursuing Passions: A Reason To Homeschool – Episode 94

Join FPEA Chairman Suzanne Nunn in this episode where she discusses raising kids to follow and explore their passions. What this looks like, and how you can navigate your way to cultivating your children’s passions. She will answer common questions regarding this “method” of homeschooling.

Homeschooling in Russia – Andre Furmanov

Homeschooling in Russia – Andre Furmanov

In 2017, Israel Wayne traveled to speak at a homeschooling conference in St. Petersburg, Russia. One of the speakers and interpreters from English to Russian at that conference was a respected and influential Russian pastor named Andre Furmanov. Andre and his wife are homeschooling parents of three daughters and they share their story of how they learned about home education and decided to pursue it for their family. Learn more about what it is like to homeschool in Russia through this fascinating interview.

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Questions God Asks: Unlocking the Wisdom of Eternity

Questions Jesus Asks: Where Divinity Meets Humanity

Pitchin’ A Fit! Overcoming Angry & Stressed-Out Parenting

Education: Does God Have an Opinion? – A Biblical Apologetic for Christian Education & Homeschooling

Answers for Homeschooling: Top 25 Questions Critics Ask

Raising Them Up – Parenting for Christians

 

Convention Planning

Convention Planning 101

Convention Planning 101 – Episode 93

Join FPEA Chairman Suzanne Nunn and Sharon Rice, as we walk through how to plan for FPEA’s Florida Homeschool Convention! 2021 is shaping up to be a great homeschool convention and we hope  you will make plans to join us!

Register Here

Check the links below to learn more about this event!

 

Sacred Music Florida Competition

Convention Preview

2021 FPEA Convention Preview

Convention Preview – Episode 92

Join FPEA Chairman Suzanne Nunn and Sharon Rice, as we walk through what to expect from FPEA’s Florida Homeschool Convention! 2021 is shaping up to be a great homeschool covnention and we hope  you will make plans to join us!

Register Here

Check the links below to learn more about this event!

 

Sacred Music Florida Competition

Managing Your Homeschool with Less Stress

Managing Your Homeschool with Less Stress

Managing Your Homeschool with Less Stress – Episode 91

Join FPEA Chairman Suzanne Nunn and veteran homeschooler, Hannah Kartagener, as they look at ways to travel your homeschool journey with less stress.

Topics Discussed on the Show

  • Organizing
  • Feeding People
  • Schooling
  • Staying Ahead of the Details
  • Finding Your Quiet Space
  • Finding Your Unique Way
  • -FPEA Convention

Meet HannahHannah Kartagener

Hannah runs an international online community called Creative Homeschool Journal. Her community offers creative, fun, and educational ideas. She is a consultant, writer, speaker, and mentor to others. Teaching others about nature study, books, art, and organizing are some of her favorite things. Her home library is an ever-expanding work in progress, and she hopes it will bless her family for generations to come. She also serves the Florida Parent Educators Association (FPEA) as a Regional Representative.

How to Manage Teen Screen Time

Hey, homeschoolers!

Someone in The Homeschool Sanity Circle group on Facebook asked about phones and screen time for teens. After I shared my experience, I was asked if I could share more. I agreed to do a podcast on the topic.

Sponsor

Before we dive in, I want to thank my sponsor for this episode: CTC Math. Are you looking for a new Math Curriculum? CTCMath specializes in providing online video tutorials that take a multi-sensory approach to learning. Favorably reviewed in Cathy Duffy’s 102 Top Picks and The Old Schoolhouse Crew Review, the lessons are short and concise to help your children break down concepts and appreciate math in a whole new way! The lessons are taught the traditional way, not to a “test”. Each one of the video tutorials is taught by an internationally acclaimed teacher, Pat Murray, who is renowned for teaching math concepts in a simple, easy-to-understand way (and in only a few minutes at a time). Using a multi-sensory approach having the combination of effective graphics and animation synchronized with the voice of a friendly teacher together with practical assessment. This three-pronged attack makes learning so much easier and more effective. Even students who struggled with math are getting fantastic results! And ones who were doing OK before are now doing brilliantly. Visit c-t-c-math.com today to start your free trial. Join me next time as we discuss how to teach your kids to share their faith. Have a happy homeschool week!

Teen Screen Time Resources

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