9 Techie Jobs Teens can do to Start a Business

9 techie jobs teens can do to start a business

214: 9 techie jobs teens can do to start a business (or for small businesses) with Katie Hornor

Katie Hornor, entrepreneur and business coach, is our guest in this episode and she shares 9 techie jobs teens can do to start a business – or they can do these tasks for small businesses.

These are the techie jobs she mentions:

1. Graphic design – tools Humorus.co, Canva
2. Bookkeeping
3. Data entry
4. Video editing – tools Capcut app, iMovie, Davinci
5. Podcast editing – tool Garageband
6. Youtube/social media management
7. Podcast notes
8. Email scheduling
9. Funnel building

For more ideas listen to the series from Summer 2021 where I interview 8 techie teens.

You can find Katie at theflamingoadvantage.com and KatieHornor.com . She is on Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn.

Special Offer from showsponsor FundaFunda Academy on their self-paced Computer Applications class which teaches many of the skills Katie mentions: a discount of $20 with HWT20 before the end of Februrary 2023

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9 techie jobs teens can do to start a business

Daily Online Puzzle Games

Daily online puzzle games

213: Daily Online Puzzle Games

Daily online puzzle games can be a fun way for families to learn new facts together. The ones mentioned in this episode are

  1. Wordle – listen to episode 201 on how to create your own Wordle-type games.
  2. Tridle
  3. Artle – guess the artist
  4. Artle UK version – guess the work of art
  5. Worldle – guess the country from its shape
  6. Tradle – guess the country or state from its exports
  7. Semantle – guess the word from its semantic relationship to other words
  8. Nerdle – figure out the equation
  9. Redactle – work out which Wikipedia page it is
  10. Spelling Bee – limited version is free

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Daily Online Puzzle Games

Teaching children to be kind online

Teaching children to be kind online

212: Teaching children to be kind online

Vicki Tillman is a veteran homeschool mom and a trained counselor and in this episode she shares ideas on teaching children to be kind online.

Topics covered include:

1) Why should we intentionally teach young people to be kind online?
2) When should we teach them to be kind online?
3) What are some guidelines for kindness to think about sharing with kids?
4) What should they do if they experience unkindness online?
5) What should they do if they slip up and act unkindly online?

Where you can find Vicki

Vicki Tillman is a fellow podcast host and you can listen to her on The Homeschool Highschool Podcast. Vicki also develops curriculum and is a homeschool coach at 7 Sisters Homeschool.

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Online learning for homeschool moms

Online Learning for Homeschool Moms

211: Online learning for homeschool moms

In this episode, I talk about why online learning for homeschool moms is important – and I suggest various free resources that make learning easy to do.

The resources I mention are listed below. Listen to the episode to learn more about each one.

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Online Learning for Homeschool Moms

Holiday Replay |Holiday Series: Stocking Stuffer

Stocking Stuffers | Holiday ReplayAre you stuck in holiday traffic? Are you locking yourself in the bathroom at your family get-together to avoid Crazy Uncle Larry? Are you sick of hearing Christmas music? This quick episode is just for you!

Merry Christmas HIRLers! Join Fletch and Kendra in this short and fun episode as we share Christmas laughs with you. You might find out a few things that you didn’t know about Fletch and Kendra. (No, she really doesn’t like Italian Christmas music!)

Find out more facts as we play a quick round of “Q and A with K and A.” Then see if you agree as we comment on your answers to our Facebook questions like “What Christmas song drives you nuts?” We each have goodies to lock into the HIRLer’s Treasure Chest, and then join us as we finish the podcast with a Christmas edition of “Would you rather…”

This episode is meant to be light-hearted, but it also gives you a chance to take a private peek at your two hosts. Join us as we celebrate Christmas week on this episode of Homeschooling In Real Life.

 


SHOW NOTES:

Recommended Resources:
Hope Shifting – by Jim Applegate

Previous Episodes Mentioned:
Why the Rise In African-American Homeschooling – Episode 54

Music clips used on this episode:
Wonderful Christmas Time- Paul McCartney – Go buy it on iTunes
Last Christmas – Wham! – Go buy it on iTunes
Blue Christmas – Elvis Presley – Go buy it on iTunes

Baby It’s Cold Outside – Dean Martin – Go buy it on iTunes
12 Days of Christmas – Bing Crosby – Go buy it on iTunes
All I Want For Christmas Is You – Mariah Carey – Go buy it on iTunes
Christmas Song – Chipmunks – Go buy it on iTunes
Carole of the Bells – John Williams – Go buy it on iTunes
Grandma Got Runover By A Reindeer – Elmo and Patsy – Go buy it on iTunes
Christmas Shoes – Newsong – Go buy it on iTunes
Santa Claus Is Coming To Town – Bruce Springsteen – Go buy it on iTunes
Dominic the Donkey – Lou Monte – Go buy it on iTunes

 


Thank you to our Sponsor | 5000 BLANKETS


Inspired by a true story, 5000 BLANKETS will encourage you to give to others. Find hope this holiday season when you see 5000 BLANKETS in theaters. Exclusively in theaters December 12 & 13! Coming to PureFlix!

 


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Techie Gifts for Your Children

Techie Gifs for your children

209: Techie Gifts for Your Children

Here is a list of techie gifts for your children you can use as inspiration this Christmas.

  • 3d pen – Listen to a previous episode (199) on 3D printing and visit the 3D printing tab here
  • headphones
  • Kindle / tablet / Gabb watch (listen to our recent episode), drawing tablet
  • Video games – Human Resources Game, Game Builder Garage
  • 30 days lost in space
  • Kits – robots, electricity etc
  • Coding board games
  • Creative software – Adobe, Canva etc
  • Let’s Roam Scavenger Hunts
  • Phone accessories like tripods, external battery
  • Classes to teach tech skills – see show sponsor FundaFunda Academy’s options and special offer below

You can find specific items for some of these suggestions at Stem Gifts Under 50 Dollars

Show sponsor FundaFunda’s programming classes – you can get $15 off any of them with code HWT15 until Dec 31, 2022: 5-week Beginner Scratch or Python or Full semester Scratch or Python classes

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Take a look at show sponsor, FundaFunda Academy to see what they offer for online classes and web-based unit studies.

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Techie Gifs for your children

Special Replay | Best of HIRL Christmas Series: Jesus vs. Santa

Does Santa have any place in the celebration of Christmas? If you listen to some homeschoolers talk about it, event the mention of Santa Claus associated with Christmas will land you in the “loner’s corner” of your co-op. Yet, others celebrate good ol’ jolly Santa Claus right next to the baby Jesus. There is also a third category of homeschoolers (like Fletch) who enjoy stirring the pot and cracking off remarks like: “You know…if you rearrange the letters in Santa…it spells S-A-T-A-N.” Fletch can be cheeky that way!

Where does that leave us?

Should we allow Santa to have a seat at the Christmas table or should he and Rudolph be hidden high up on the shelf with that pesky elf?

With sleighbells ringing and all the yuletide they can muster, Fletch and Kendra sit down for an open, honest discussion about the celebration of Christmas and answer the question: What should Christian homeschooling parents do with Santa Claus at Christmas? Tune in and join them for a fun and lively debate on this edition of HomeschoolingIRL.

 


 

Recommended Resources:
Prodigal God by Timothy Keller
Hope Shifting by Jim Applegate
5 Terrific Christmas Advent Devotionals – HomeschoolingIRL Blog

Previous Episodes Mentioned:
None

Music clips used on this episode:
Blue Christmas – Elvis Presley – Go buy it on iTunes
Santa Claus Is Coming To Town – Willie Nelson – Go buy it on iTunes


Thank you to our Sponsor | 5000 BLANKETS


Inspired by a true story, 5000 BLANKETS will encourage you to give to others. Find hope this holiday season when you see 5000 BLANKETS in theaters. Exclusively in theaters December 12 & 13! 


LISTEN HERE

Are you ready to listen to Fletch and Kendra get real about homeschooling? Press the PLAY button below.

Safe phones kids can wear

Safe Phones Kids Can Wear

207: Safe Phones Kids Can Wear

You probably don’t want your elementary-age child to have a phone – but there are times you wish you could contact them – and that is where safe phones that kids can wear ie watches are such a good option.

My sister, Lynne Robinson, bought one for her daughter and she answers these questions plus more:

  • Why did you get this watch?
  • How useful has it been?
  • What can the kids do on the watch?
  • What can’t they do?
  • Who can children call / text?

Currently (Nov 2022) the watch is on sale, but you can find all the info on costs here

Read this useful post about the Gabb watch

Love the podcast? Write a review wherever you listen to it, or share about it on social media. Take a photo or screenshot as proof and send it to meryl@fundafunda.com. To say thanks, select any $20 web-based unit study from show sponsor FundaFunda Academy and you will get free access. Let me know which you want when you send the screenshot. The offer is valid until 11/30/22.

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Take a look at show sponsor, FundaFunda Academy to see what they offer for online classes and web-based unit studies.

Join our Facebook Group, especially for the listeners of this podcast! You can ask questions and get advice as you try integrating technology into your homeschool.

Safe Phones Kids Can Wear

Using tech to encourage thankfulness in your homeschool

Using tech to encourage thankfulness in your homeschool

206: Using tech to encourage thankfulness in your homeschool

Here are some ideas on using tech to encourage thankfulness in your homeschool. Listen to thee episode which goes into more detail:

  • Email teachers and coaches
  • Write Reviews – books, podcasts, classes etc.
  • Create Digital cards or use a tool like Canva to make ones to print out.
  • Zoom or FaceTime or call

Use tech to remind your family to send thank yous. Set reminders on your phone. Use the Notes app or aa tool like Evernote or Google docs to keep track of people you want to thank.

Love the podcast? Write a review wherever you listen to it, or share about it on social media. Take a photo or screenshot as proof and send it to meryl@fundafunda.com. To say thanks, select any $20 web-based unit study from show sponsor FundaFunda Academy and you will get free access. Let me know which you want when you send the screenshot. The offer is valid until 11/30/22.

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Take a look at show sponsor, FundaFunda Academy to see what they offer for online classes and web-based unit studies.

Join our Facebook Group, especially for the listeners of this podcast! You can ask questions and get advice as you try integrating technology into your homeschool.

If you enjoyed this episode, please subscribe to the show and give a rating and maybe even a review! Subscribing will help you make sure you never miss an episode
Using tech to encourage thankfulness in your homeschool

How to Select Tech Tools for your Homeschool

How to select tech tools for your homeschool

205: How to Select Tech Tools for your Homeschool

It is overwhelming when looking at all thee options to figure out how to select tech tools that will be useful and not distracting in your homeschool.

Tech tools should do one of these things

1. Solve a problem

2. Prepare your kids for college and their future

3. Provide “professional” development for you

Listen to the episode to learn how I suggest you find the right tech tool to fit your needs

The three Facebook groups I mention in this episode are

Love the podcast? Write a review wherever you listen to it, or share about it on social media. Take a photo or screenshot as proof and send it to meryl@fundafunda.com. To say thanks, select any $20 web-based unit study from show sponsor FundaFunda Academy and you will get free access. Let me know which you want when you send the screenshot. The offer is valid until 11/30/22.

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Take a look at show sponsor, FundaFunda Academy to see what they offer for online classes and web-based unit studies.

Join our Facebook Group, especially for the listeners of this podcast! You can ask questions and get advice as you try integrating technology into your homeschool.

If you enjoyed this episode, please subscribe to the show and give a rating and maybe even a review! Subscribing will help you make sure you never miss an episode

How to select tech tools for your homeschool