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The Wired Homeschool provides practical advice for homeschooling parents who use technology as part of their homeschool curriculum. Topics include STEM education, responsible Internet use for families, and how to apply the use of digital devices and media to homeschooling. In addition to instructional content, you’ll find articles and podcasts on topics like homeschooling philosophy, how the digital age influences our daily lives, and product reviews.

The Wired Homeschool John Wilkerson

    • Education for Kids
    • 4.6, 36 Ratings

The Wired Homeschool provides practical advice for homeschooling parents who use technology as part of their homeschool curriculum. Topics include STEM education, responsible Internet use for families, and how to apply the use of digital devices and media to homeschooling. In addition to instructional content, you’ll find articles and podcasts on topics like homeschooling philosophy, how the digital age influences our daily lives, and product reviews.

    Homeschooling After a Pandemic

    Homeschooling After a Pandemic

    If you were forced into homeschooling because of the pandemic this year, you may be considering continuing to homeschool your children.







    Maybe you’re not comfortable with how your school district is planning to reopen or you’ve decided that this is something you think is a good fit for your family.







    In this episode of The Wired Homeschool, my wife, Lisa joins me to talk about homeschooling philosophy, curriculum, online resources, and more.







    We condense 20 years of homeschooling into a 30-minute episode. Listen in to learn what you need to know if you plan to homeschool after COVID.







    Resources mentioned (in order):







    DuckstersCathy Duffy ReviewsThe Great CoursesKhan AcademyMultiflyerMark RoberCincinnati ZooDeep Space SparkleArt for Kids HubScouter MomDanica McKellar’s Math Books







    Do you have homeschooling questions? Leave a comment below or email feedback@thewiredhomeschool.com and we’ll do our best to answer them in a future episode. You can also message us on Facebook, if you prefer.







    Be sure to follow the podcast on Instagram so you can watch my Summer STEM Series and get a free teaching guide each week.









    If you enjoyed this episode of The Wired Homeschool, consider supporting the podcast by buying me a coffee.







    Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, and more.







    Music for the podcast is “RetroFuture Clean” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/







    Disclosure of Material Connection: Some of the links in the post above are “affiliate links.” This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, I will receive an affiliate commission. In some cases, I may have been given a free sample of a product to review. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsement.

    • 35 min
    Kirk Martin (Encore)

    Kirk Martin (Encore)

    This month’s encore episode is an interview with Kirk Martin from October 2017.







    Kirk helps parents restore calm in their homes with practical advice for parents of strong-willed children. Find out more about his courses and seminars.









    If you enjoyed this episode of The Wired Homeschool, consider supporting the podcast by buying me a coffee.







    Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, and more.







    Music for the podcast is “RetroFuture Clean” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/







    Disclosure of Material Connection: Some of the links in the post above are “affiliate links.” This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, I will receive an affiliate commission. In some cases, I may have been given a free sample of a product to review. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsement.

    • 34 min
    Tony Ceraso (Encore)

    Tony Ceraso (Encore)

    In this encore episode, we revisit an interview I did with Tony Ceraso from Homeschool Astronomy. This interview was originally recorded at the 2012 Northeast Great Homeschool Convention.









    If you enjoyed this episode of The Wired Homeschool, consider supporting the podcast by buying me a coffee.







    Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, and more.







    Music for the podcast is “RetroFuture Clean” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/







    Disclosure of Material Connection: Some of the links in the post above are “affiliate links.” This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, I will receive an affiliate commission. In some cases, I may have been given a free sample of a product to review. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsement.

    • 6 min
    Todd Wilson (Encore)

    Todd Wilson (Encore)

    In this encore episode, we revisit an interview I did with Todd Wilson from Familyman Ministries.







    This interview was conducted in June of 2012 at the Northeast Great Homeschool Convention.









    If you enjoyed this episode of The Wired Homeschool, consider supporting the podcast by buying me a coffee.







    Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, and more.







    Music for the podcast is “RetroFuture Clean” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/







    Disclosure of Material Connection: Some of the links in the post above are “affiliate links.” This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, I will receive an affiliate commission. In some cases, I may have been given a free sample of a product to review. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsement.

    • 7 min
    Andrew Pudewa (Encore)

    Andrew Pudewa (Encore)

    In this encore episode, we revisit an interview I did with Andrew Pudewa from the Institute for Excellence in Writing.







    This interview was conducted in June of 2012 at the Northeast Great Homeschool Convention.









    If you enjoyed this episode of The Wired Homeschool, consider supporting the podcast by buying me a coffee.







    Subscribe to the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, and more.







    Music for the podcast is “RetroFuture Clean” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 4.0 License http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/







    Disclosure of Material Connection: Some of the links in the post above are “affiliate links.” This means if you click on the link and purchase the item, I will receive an affiliate commission. In some cases, I may have been given a free sample of a product to review. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsement.

    • 6 min
    Emergency Homeschooling and COVID-19

    Emergency Homeschooling and COVID-19

    COVID-19 has led a number of school districts across the United States and the world to close.



    It's important that we do not panic and show kindness and compassion towards each other during these difficult times.

    • 2 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
36 Ratings

36 Ratings

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Great Ideas for Old Smart Phone

Hi John. I just heard you on Ask Pat and enjoyed listening to uses for old smart phones. I met Pat (and others) this past summer at Podcast Movement and have just launched The New Teacher Podcast.

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A True Gem

John Wilkerson’s The Wired Homeschool is a tremendous podcast for navigating the sea of online homeschool resources. His depth of knowledge is astounding. I loved listening in and learning about real tools that make real strides in our homeschool. Thanks for your commitment to this project John!

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