Schoolhouse Rocked: The Homeschool Revolution!

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March 25, 2019  

Jim Hodges - Using Audiobooks in your Homeschool

Using Audiobooks for Homeschooling

Join Yvette Hampton as she speaks with audiobook recording artist, Jim Hodges. They discuss homeschooling, how Jim got started recording audiobooks, why he loves G.A. Henty novels, and how audiobooks play an important role in homeschooling.

The video interview continues for Schoolhouse Rocked Backstage Pass members where Jim and Yvette discuss how audiobooks are helpful to students with special needs and tips for parents on reading aloud. The interview ends with Jim reading aloud the first chapter of Stuart Little, to give you a taste of his reading talent! So, grab your kids for the last 10 minutes - you won’t want to miss it! Not a Backstage Pass member yet? Use the coupon code "PODCAST10" to save 10% on any paid membership. Memberships start at just $4.99 per month, but don't wait! These introductory prices won't last long, so use coupon code "PODCAST10" to save 10% when you sign up today

 

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Jim Hodges is a committed Christian, husband to Monica for 39 years, father of three grown home-schooled children, and 20-year Navy retiree.  Monica once asked him what is dream job would be? He answered "I'd record books." And so began Jim Hodges Audio Books, producing unabridged recordings of the G. A. Henty historically accurate adventure novels, children’s books, Overtly Christian titles, Classic Literature, and reissues of Old Time Radio Shows.  Loving history, he happily lives in historic Annapolis, MD.

FIND JIM ONLINE:

Website: JimHodgesAudiobooks.com

Facebook: Facebook.com/JimHodgesAudioBooks/ 

 

Classical Conversations, Sponsor of Schoolhouse Rocked

This episode of the Schoolhouse Rocked Podcast is brought to you by Classical ConversationsClassical Conversations leads the home-centered education movement by teaching parents and students the classical tools of learning so that they can discover God’s created order and beauty. Share the love of learning through a Christian worldview and fellowship with other families. Our families thrive using three keys to a great education: Classical, Christian, and Community.

 

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March 18, 2019  

Ruth Adams - A Homeschooling Legacy

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Yvette Hampton and Ruth Adams discuss what it was like for Ruth to be homeschooled in the 80s and 90s and talk about the blessings she received through her homeschool experience. They also discuss what the Lord is teaching her now as a homeschooling mom, lessons she’s learned in 40 years of homeschool involvement, and how to keep discipleship the main thing (hint...Seek First the Kingdom of God, Matthew 3:33)!

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Ruth Adams is the author of the book Legacy Reflections of a Homeschooled, Homeschooling Mama and is the host of the Legacy Homeschool Reflections Podcast. She was home educated herself in the 1980’s and the 1990’s and is now homeschooling her own seven children, seeking to pass on the legacy of faith her parents imparted to her. She has an almost forty-year perspective on the homeschooling movement and encourages parents to reach the hearts of their children with the gospel of Jesus Christ. She offers warnings against falling into ditches and exhorts parents to take a Biblically balanced approach in raising their children for the glory of God. Ruth understands the challenges and joys of being a homeschooling mama and loves mentoring other mothers who desire to disciple the hearts of their children for Christ.

FIND RUTH HERE:

Website: LegacyHomeschoolReflections.com

Podcast: LegacyHomeschoolReflections.com/podcast/

Facebook: facebook.com/legacyhomeschoolreflections/ 

BOOKS MENTIONED:

Legacy: Reflections of a Homeschooled, Homeschooling Mama by Ruth Adams

Ordinary Homeschool Dad by Matthew Adams (Ruth’s Husband) – https://amzn.to/2Bfbvgp

Better Late Than Early: A New Approach to Your Child’s Education by Dr. Raymond S. Moore

Listen to Better Late Than Early – Dr. Dobson Talks with Dr. Raymond Moore

 

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March 11, 2019  

Andre Furmanov - Homeschooling in Russia!

Join Yvette Hampton as she speaks with Russian pastor and homeschool dad, Andre Furmanov, about how and why he and his wife began homeschooling and what homeschooling looks like in Russia.

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Andre Furmanov - Homeschooling in Russia!

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Andre Furmanov came to Christ while still living in Communist Russia. He is a graduate of Leningrad State University, with an English philology, literature and translation major. Considers himself a pastor by default, since his ministry started after his high school class accepted Christ almost in its entirety through his witness as a teacher.

Andre is a graduate of the pastoral training center at the International Church of St. Petersburg and has been pastoring his flock for the past 29 years. Andre is a major advocate of Parenting ministry in Russia and the initiator of the Christian homeschooling movement in his hometown of Vyborg. He and his wife, Nadya, have been married for 21 years. They have three daughters – Emily (18), Erika (17) and Elsie (16), who they have been raising according biblical principles and homeschooled for the past 6 years.

You can support Andre and his family at https://www.novo.org/projects.Select “VCC- Andre Furmanov” in the designation drop-down list. (once in the list you can search, rather than scrolling).

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March 4, 2019  

Marisa Boonstra - Homeschooling and the Great Commission

Join Yvette Hampton and Marisa Boonstra as they discuss fulfilling the Great Commission in our children and how we can equip our kids with a Biblical Worldview through their education. 

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Marisa is a homeschooling mom of two and author of Bucking The System: Reclaiming Our Children’s Minds For Christ, published in January 2016. She writes to encourage women to find purpose and joy in their God-given calling as mothers, helping them raise children with a biblical worldview. She relies on Jesus and coffee to get her through the day, and loves marveling at the cultural differences between New Jersey where she grew up and Oklahoma where her family has been transplanted! You can find more of her writings over at CalledtoMothering.com.

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Links:

CalledtoMothering.com

Bucking The System: Reclaiming Our Children’s Minds For Christby Marisa Boonstra

Wise Words for Moms by Ginger Hubbard

Child Training Bible

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