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The podcast that helps you create the homeschool you love for the people you love.

    SaintCards: An Ingenious New Game

    SaintCards: An Ingenious New Game

    Episode 55: SaintCards! An Ingenious New GameWouldn’t you love a game that would bring your family together and get everyone having a great time, while effortlessly learning about the saints? Today’s guest, David Williams, is the co-creator of SaintCards, An Ingenious New Game. You’ll love this.Find SaintCards here: https://www.saintcards.com/ $5.00 Discount Code: HOMESCHOOL5($5 off through Dec. 31, 2020)CCC 828: saints and renewalNote spelling of “Loci Method”Today’s Short Feature: A.J. Cattapan, Books & BlessingsTopic: Tiger Queen, by Annie Sullivanhttp://www.ajcattapan.com/ Thank you to the following contributors who made this podcast possible:Our Sponsor HomeschoolConnections.comHomeschooling Saints Theme Music Composed by Taylor KirkwoodIntro voice Dave Palmer radio personality and author of St. Thomas Aquinas for EveryoneOur host Lisa Mladinich

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    How to Foster Religious Vocations in Your Homeschool

    How to Foster Religious Vocations in Your Homeschool

    Episode 54: How to Foster Religious Vocations in Your HomeschoolDid you know that Catholic homeschoolers are producing a remarkable harvest of religious vocations? Today’s guest is the mother of a cloistered sister. Ana Braga-Henebry is here to share some wonderful insights on How to Foster Religious Vocations in Your Homeschool. CONTACT ANA: at her blog, Ana Braga-Henebry’s Journalhttp://anabragahenebrysjournal.blogspot.com/Today’s Short Feature: Chantal Howard, From Ideal to RealTopic: The Wheat and the WeedsFind Chantal here: https://www.chantal-howard.com/https://www.aromarosary.com/  Thank you to the following contributors who made this podcast possible:Our Sponsor HomeschoolConnections.comHomeschooling Saints Theme Music Composed by Taylor KirkwoodIntro voice Dave Palmer radio personality and author of St. Thomas Aquinas for EveryoneOur host Lisa Mladinich 

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    Math is Just Plain Good for You!

    Math is Just Plain Good for You!

    Episode 53: Math is Just Plain Good for You!After Would you like a great answer to your child’s question—“Mom! Why do I have to do math?” Our guest today, Marie Siobhan Gallagher, believes Math is Just Plain Good for You! After this episode, you’ll be convinced, too.Find Marie Siobhan here: mariesiobhangallagher@hotmail.com or call 516-655-3395Kahn Academy for instant feedback https://www.khanacademy.org/ ExtraMath.com instead feedback—not overwhelming https://xtramath.org/#/home/index Kumon workbooks/centers (drills) https://kumonbooks.com/ Saxon Math (textbook) https://www.hmhco.com/programs/saxon-math Teaching Textbooks (videos/online) http://www.teachingtextbooks.com/ Math U See (manipulatives) https://www.mathusee.com/ Singapore Math https://www.singaporemath.com/ Math for the Gifted Student https://www.amazon.com/Math-Gifted-Student-Challenging-Activities/dp/1411434366 Mathcounts.org https://www.mathcounts.org/ Math Olympiad https://www.moems.org/ Life of Fred Mathematics https://www.lifeoffred.uniquemath.com/ Today's Short Feature: Celeste Behe The Homeschool Housefly: Topic: Snack Time! http://celestebehe.com/Thank you to the following contributors who made this podcast possible:Our Sponsor HomeschoolConnections.comHomeschooling Saints Theme Music Composed by Taylor KirkwoodIntro voice Dave Palmer radio personality and author of St. Thomas Aquinas for EveryoneOur host Lisa Mladinich 

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    How Read-Alouds Can Bless Your Family in Times of Suffering

    How Read-Alouds Can Bless Your Family in Times of Suffering

    Episode 52: How Read-Alouds Can Bless Your Family in Times of SufferingFor most of us, captivating stories have long blessed our homeschools. But did you know that in times of intense suffering, reading aloud to your children can have an amazing impact? Today’s guest is someone I’m extremely proud of, a former student and author, Grace Anne, here to tell us about her new book, “The Winter Elf” and How Read-Alouds Can Bless Your Family in Times of Suffering.Find Grace Anne and her book here:Website: TheWinterElf.comInstagram: @GraceAnneOriginalsFacebook/GraceAnneOriginalsToday’s Short Feature: Dan Louzonishttps://www.einsteinblueprint.com/https://kidsgetrich.com/book  Thank you to the following contributors who made this podcast possible:Our Sponsor HomeschoolConnections.comHomeschooling Saints Theme Music Composed by Taylor KirkwoodIntro voice Dave Palmer radio personality and author of St. Thomas Aquinas for EveryoneOur host Lisa Mladinich

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    Why Phys-Ed is Important, Even if You and Your Kids Are NOT Athletic!

    Why Phys-Ed is Important, Even if You and Your Kids Are NOT Athletic!

    Episode 51: Why Phys-Ed is Important, Even if You and Your Kids Are NOT Athletic!Creating a physical education program for our children is more than just sending them out to play. Today, it’s my joy to talk with Dr. Kerrie Berends, who will tell us Why Phys-Ed is Important, Even if You and Your Kids Are NOT Athletic!Find Dr. Berends here:Dr_berends@msn.comDr. Berends teaches the following courses at Homeschool Connections:• High School Health: Personal Fitness• High School Health: Nutrition• ASL I• ASL IIOther resources recommended by Dr. Berends:P.E. Centralhttps://www.pecentral.org/ACSM: Complete Guide to Fitness and Healthhttps://www.acsm.org/read-research/books/acsm-complete-guide-fitness-healthTeaching With the Brain in Mind, by Eric Jensenhttps://www.amazon.com/Teaching-Brain-Mind-Revised-2nd/dp/1416600302/[No short feature today]Thank you to the following contributors who made this podcast possible:Our Sponsor HomeschoolConnections.comHomeschooling Saints Theme Music Composed by Taylor KirkwoodIntro voice Dave Palmer radio personality and author of St. Thomas Aquinas for EveryoneOur host Lisa Mladinich 

    • 31 min
    Compelling Reasons to Homeschool An Only Child

    Compelling Reasons to Homeschool An Only Child

    Episode 50: Compelling Reasons to Homeschool An Only ChildIf you’re the parent of an only child, you may be wondering if it’s a good idea to homeschool. Our guest today is the awesome Megan Fassero, whose only child flourished in their homeschool and went on to a great Catholic college. Today we’ll unpack some Compelling Reasons to Homeschool An Only Child.Find Megan Fassero at Benedictine College’s website:https://www.benedictine.edu/References to the Catechism of the Catholic Church: 2373, 2374, 2378Other episodes featuring Megan Fassero:How Homeschool Grads Perform in College, with Megan Fassero, Episode 10https://homeschoolingsaints.podbean.com/e/how-homeschool-grads-perform-in-college/Insider Tips From the College Admissions Office, with Megan Fassero, Episode 42https://homeschoolingsaints.podbean.com/e/insider-tips-from-the-college-admissions-office/Today’s Short Feature:Books & Blessings with A.J. CattapanTopic: Shadow in the Dark, by Antony Barone KolencFind Amy here: http://www.ajcattapan.com/Thank you to the following contributors who made this podcast possible:Our Sponsor HomeschoolConnections.comHomeschooling Saints Theme Music Composed by Taylor KirkwoodIntro voice Dave Palmer radio personality and author of St. Thomas Aquinas for EveryoneOur host Lisa Mladinich 

    • 37 min

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