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Conversations on education, lifestyle, personal development, and freedom — all in ardent pursuit of a life well lived.

The Hannah Frankman Podcast Hannah Frankman

    • Education
    • 4.9 • 102 Ratings

Conversations on education, lifestyle, personal development, and freedom — all in ardent pursuit of a life well lived.

    Erin Doppelt: Navigating Your Own Unique Path

    Erin Doppelt: Navigating Your Own Unique Path

    Erin Doppelt is a spiritual psychology + meditation teacher and author of the new book Nothing Can Stop You.



    In this episode, expect to learn what a mindfulness practice can do to improve your life and help regulate your nervous system, why children are innately good meditators, the importance of finding your own path in life, and Erin’s top pieces of advice for parents who are on the unconventional path.



    Disclaimer: We experienced some audio issues while recording this episode, so apologies for the quality. The message still shines through!



    This episode is sponsored by John Galt Mortgage Company

    https://www.johngaltmortgage.com





    Chapters:

    0:00 - Intro

    3:26 - What Erin Does as a Spiritual Psychology and Meditation Teacher

    6:15 - What is Meditation?

    8:51 - How We Self Sooth in the Modern World

    11:38 - Healthy vs. Unhealthy Self Soothing

    18:15 - How Our Innate Instincts Get Squashed as Adults

    25:29 - Cultural Conditioning that Holds Us Back

    36:34 - Sponsor: John Galt Mortgage Company

    38:36 - Navigating Desire

    39:59 - Positive Language

    47:28 - Becoming a Mom

    54:20 - Advice for Moms

    1:07:36 - How the Modern World Makes Meditation Difficult?

    1:14:48 - How to Connect with Erin



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    Resources Mentioned in this Episode:

    The Spiritual Child - Dr. Lisa Miller: https://www.amazon.com/Spiritual-Child-Parenting-Lifelong-Thriving/dp/1250033837

    Becoming a Writer - Dortohea Brande: https://www.amazon.com/Becoming-Writer-Dorothea-Brande/dp/0874771641

    The Magical Path of Intuition - Florence Scovel Shinn: https://www.amazon.com/Magic-Intuition-Florence-Scovel-Shinn/dp/1401944159



    Connect with Erin Doppelt:

    Instagram | @erinrdoppelt

    Website | https://www.erinracheldoppelt.com

    Book | https://www.erinracheldoppelt.com/NothingCanStopYou



    Connect with Hannah Frankman:

    Twitter | https://twitter.com/HannahFrankman

    RebelEducator | https://twitter.com/rebelEducator

    Website | http://hannahfrankman.com



    Follow along for conversations on education, lifestyle, personal development, and freedom. All in ardent pursuit of a life well lived.

    • 1 hr 16 min
    Laura Mazer: Building the Future of Montessori

    Laura Mazer: Building the Future of Montessori

    This week we have Laura Mazer on the podcast. Laura, a former surgeon, is now on the leadership team at Guidepost Montessori, the largest network of Montessori schools in the world

    In this episode, you’ll learn about Maria Montessori, the Montessori method, and how Montessori approaches education and development differently from traditional schools. You’ll learn about the importance Montessori places on children gaining a sense of independence and how Guidepost implements agency at different stages of development. You’ll hear the genesis of Guidepost and how it became the largest network of Montessori schools in the world. You’ll also learn about Laura’s career journey from the medical world to the education world and some of the through lines between the two.

    This episode is sponsored by John Galt Mortgage Company
    https://www.johngaltmortgage.com

    Chapters:
    0:00 - Intro
    02:00 - What is Montessori and Who Was Maria Montessori?
    5:43 - What is Guidepost Montessori?
    7:24 - Montessori Teacher Training
    14:47 - Creating Curriculum with Real World Results
    18:20 - Establishing Values for Montessori Students
    26:42 - Planes of Development (Medium?)
    38:28 - Sponsor: John Galt Mortgage Company
    39:25 - Montessori’s Emphasis on Independence & Agency
    43:47 - Humanism
    49:07 - External Pressure and Expectations for Children
    56:46 - The Virtue of Living a Good Life
    1:02:00 - Implementing the Montessori Method for Older Kids
    1:14:55 - Laura’s Path from Surgeon to Educator
    1:26:23 - The Benefits of Having a Medical Background in Education
    1:29:40 - How to Connect with Laura and Guidepost

    If You Enjoy This Show Please Subscribe and Give Us a 5-Star Rating ★★★★★ and Review on Apple Podcasts & Spotify

    Connect with Guidepost Montessori:
    Website | https://www.guidepostmontessori.com
    Parenting Guide | https://theparentingguide.substack.com

    Connect with Hannah Frankman:
    Twitter | https://twitter.com/HannahFrankman
    RebelEducator | https://twitter.com/rebelEducator
    Website | http://hannahfrankman.com

    Follow along for conversations on education, lifestyle, personal development, and freedom. All in ardent pursuit of a life well lived.

    • 1 hr 31 min
    Should I Homeschool My Kids?

    Should I Homeschool My Kids?

    We’re doing something a little different in this episode. After nearly 50 interviews, we bring you the first ever solocast. Expect to learn Hannah’s personal alternative education experience, why she chose not to go to college, advice for parents, answers to the most frequently asked questions, and how to think about choosing a school for your child.



    Chapters:

    0:00 - Intro

    1:24 - The Active Mind Conference

    2:31 - Hannah’s Formative Education Story

    12:06 - High School Experience

    13:56 - Choosing Not to Go to College

    17:37 - Discovering and Working for Praxis

    25:09 - Advice For Parents

    25:21 - Don’t Stress Out About College

    28:53 - School As We Know it is an Outdated Idea

    32:17 - Teach Your Kids How to Learn

    34:00 - Don’t Stress Out About Grades

    37:14 - Don’t Force Kids to Learn Things Before Their Ready

    40:11 - Embrace Efficiency

    41:25 - A Liberal Arts Education is a Worthy Endeavor

    43:26 - More Things Are Education Than You Think

    45:27 - Give Your Child Agency in Their Education

    47:47 - “Socialization” is Overrated

    51:01 - Choosing the Right School For Your Kids



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    Resources Mentioned in this Episode:

    The Great Courses: https://www.thegreatcourses.com

    Moonrise: https://www.moonrise.com



    Connect with Hannah Frankman:

    Twitter | https://twitter.com/HannahFrankman

    RebelEducator | https://twitter.com/rebelEducator

    Website | http://hannahfrankman.com



    Follow along for conversations on education, lifestyle, personal development, and freedom. All in ardent pursuit of a life well lived.

    • 56 min
    Paul Millerd: Stepping Off the Conventional Path

    Paul Millerd: Stepping Off the Conventional Path

    Paul Millerd is the author of the Pathless Path, which tells his story of leaving the high status consulting world to become a nomad, a freelancer, and a writer.
    In this episode, expect to learn how Paul started to unwind and ultimately reject some of these stories and how we can find the courage to think critically about what we actually want in life and what really brings us fulfillment and meaning. Ultimately, how changing our scripts and asking the right questions can help us live a life on our own terms.

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    This episode is sponsored by John Galt Mortgage Company
    https://www.johngaltmortgage.com

    Chapters:
    0:00 - Intro
    1:45 - Are We Asking the Right Questions About Life
    4:50 - Why Paul Chose to “Blow Up His Life” in His Early Thirties
    9:12 - Mapping Moral Judgement Onto Work
    12:35 - Setting The Compass for Your Life Path
    19:45 - Building Your Life Around What You Want to Do
    32:45 - Debunking Career Scripts
    38:25 - LevelUp Conference
    40:11 - Writing New Scripts for Life
    49:13 - Unwinding Our Beliefs Around Work
    54:48 - The Ingredients for a Good Life
    1:00:22 - Sponsor: John Galt Mortgage Company
    1:01:20 - Finding the Courage to Make Changes in Your Life
    1:16:16- Navigating a Career with Kids
    1:25:49 - What’s Coming Next From Paul
    1:27:50 - How to Connect with Paul

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    Resources Mentioned in this Episode:
    How to Be Successful: Sam Altman
    https://blog.samaltman.com/how-to-be-successful

    Connect with Paul:
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/p_millerd
    Pathless Path Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-pathless-path-with-paul-millerd/id1328600107
    Pathless Path Book: https://www.amazon.com/Pathless-Path-Imagining-Story-Work/

    Connect with Hannah Frankman:
    Twitter | https://twitter.com/HannahFrankman
    RebelEducator | https://twitter.com/rebelEducator
    Website | http://hannahfrankman.com

    • 1 hr 29 min
    Jenny Clark: How ESAs Are Changing Education

    Jenny Clark: How ESAs Are Changing Education

    Jenny Clark is a homeschooling mom of 5 and the founder of Love Your School, an organization that helps families find, access, and figure out their eligibility for ESAs in Arizona and West Virginia.

    In this episode, you’ll hear about Jenny’s journey from high achieving career to homeschooling mom, the ESA movement’s effect on the education landscape at large, and the inception of Love Your School.



    This episode is sponsored by John Galt Mortgage Company

    https://www.johngaltmortgage.com



    Chapters:

    0:00 - Jenny Clark

    0:50 - Why Books Are So Important for Kids

    3:20 - Building a Culture of Reading

    5:30 - Jenny’s Journey of Motherhood

    13:40 - Delayed Adolescence and Preparing for Parenting

    16:30 - How Having a Family Can Lead to Success

    20:45 - Why Are We So Career Oriented?

    22:45 - Homeschooling and Accessing ESAs

    32:30 - The ESA Movement at Large

    36:30 - Sponsor: John Galt Mortgage Company

    37:30 - The Politics of ESAs

    49:09 - What’s Unique About Arizona in the ESA Movement

    53:38 - The Adoption of the New ESA Movement

    56:41 - Other States Getting Involved in ESAs

    1:01:30 - Arizona’s Unique Support for Children with Disabilities

    1:02:54 - The Genesis of Love Your School

    1:07:29 - The Most Common ESA Questions

    1:11:55 - Friction Points to ESAs

    1:15:12 - Jenny’s Favorite Education Designs

    1:17:58 - Balancing Work and Homeschooling

    1:20:28 - Advice to Other Mothers About Balancing (Medium)

    1:27:10 - Logistical Advice for Parents Outside of Arizona and West Virgina

    1:28:47 - How to Connect with Jenny



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    Resources Mentioned in this Episode:

    Love Your School: https://www.loveyourschool.org

    EdChoice: https://www.edchoice.org

    yes. every kid. : https://yeseverykid.com

    Stand Together: https://standtogether.org

    American Federation for Children: https://www.federationforchildren.org



    Connect with Jenny Clark:

    Love Your School Podcast: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-love-your-school-podcast/id1516411058

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/ClarkRimsza



    Connect with Hannah Frankman:

    Twitter | https://twitter.com/HannahFrankman

    RebelEducator | https://twitter.com/rebelEducator

    Website | http://hannahfrankman.com



    Follow along for conversations on education, lifestyle, personal development, and freedom. All in ardent pursuit of a life well lived.

    • 1 hr 30 min
    Cade Prior: Do Homeschoolers Have Friends?

    Cade Prior: Do Homeschoolers Have Friends?

    Cade Prior is a filmmaker with a passion for creating content that captures the emotion and beauty of life. He is also a real life example of successful homeschooling.

    In this episode, expect to hear Cade’s experience growing up homeschooled, whether or not being a homeschooler was an asset in his career, and how homeschooling allowed him to become self-directed, ultimately enabling him to become a successful filmmaker in the alternative health space.



    This episode is sponsored by John Galt Mortgage Company

    https://www.johngaltmortgage.com



    Chapters:

    0:00 - Cade Prior

    3:18 - Debunking the Homeschooling Myths

    6:48 - Making Friends as a Homeschooler

    9:58 - The Average Day of a Homeschooler

    15:33 - Cade’s Early Career

    22:48 - Cade’s Career as a Filmmaker

    29:53 - Sponsor: John Galt Mortgage Company

    30:51 - Opting Out of College

    32:41 - Opportunities and Limits of Being Homeschooled

    37:08 - Homeschooling and Entrepreneurship

    45:18 - Shifting Career to Filmmaking

    48:53 - The Power of The Internet for Learning

    52:38 - Learning in the Real World

    56:44 - Cade’s Film Awards

    59:48 - Cade’s Focus on Alternative Health

    1:05:18 - Mattress Wars

    1:13:08 - Unconventional Topics that Cade Covers in His Videos



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    Resources Mentioned in this Episode:

    Nourished Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ZbmSh9wllM&feature=youtu.be



    Connect with Cade Prior:

    Youtube | https://www.youtube.com/c/CadePriorVideos

    Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/cadeprior/

    Website | https://www.cadeprior.com



    Connect with Hannah Frankman:

    Twitter | https://twitter.com/HannahFrankman

    RebelEducator | https://twitter.com/rebelEducator

    Website | http://hannahfrankman.com

    • 1 hr 16 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
102 Ratings

102 Ratings

ethan910 ,

Excellent

Super interesting podcast. Learning a lot.

Errcaahh ,

Breath of fresh air

We have recently started our journey of unschooling. I stumbled upon this podcast after seeing some reels on Instagram and I'm hooked. I love that Hannah asks all the hard questions and when she adds her opinions. It's nice to see a young lady so passionate about change! Forever fan!

dasniemand ,

Thought provoking

The conversations happening here are vital to the future of education. Interesting guests and thought provoking discussion.

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