Schoolhouse Rocked: The Homeschool Revolution!

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July 9, 2019  

Brittney Howard - Homeschooling Multiple Ages and Working From Home

Brittney Howard - Homeschooling Multiple Ages

Yvette Hampton speaks with homeschool mom, Brittney Howard, who has 5 kids of multiple ages and helps to support her family through working from home. They discuss how she balances homeschooling with little ones, including a preschooler, setting up systems to make it all run a smoothly as possible, and managing her time well which has enabled her to homeschool while building a successful home business.

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Brittney Howard - Homeschooling While Working From Home Video

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Brittney Howard is a homeschooling mom of 5 children who range in age from toddlers to teenagers. She has been homeschooling for 17 years and loves Jesus, reading, coffee, and good conversations. She’s a Sapphire ambassador with Plexus Worldwide and has been able to bless her family financially while also successfully homeschooling her kids. She lives with her husband and kids in a tiny town near Savannah, GA. She loves empowering others to reach their potential and is passionate about leadership.

Website: mysite.plexusworldwide.com/brittneyhoward

Internet security system used by Brittney: https://www.covenanteyes.com

 

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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July 2, 2019  

Leigh Bortins - Classical Education and Homeschooling High School

Leigh Bortins - Homeschooling High School

“I just don’t want any barriers of entry to any parent who wants to home school. They don’t have to join Classical Conversations. I just firmly believe in homeschooling.” – Leigh Bortins, Classical Conversations

Yvette Hampton speaks with Leigh Bortins, a nationally acclaimed educator, perhaps best known for her ability to demystify the fundamental tools of learning. As a teacher, author and commentator, Leigh is credited with helping to launch the “home-centered learning” education movement.

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Transcripts are provided by MakeCrate. MakeCrate provides your homeschooler with the STEM skills they need for the future! Fun, hands-on electronics kits paired with an online learning platform teach your middle or high schooler engineering and coding fundamentals right at home! No technical expertise is required. Order your MakeCrate today at MakeCrate.Club/SR.

 

Leigh Bortins Interview Video - Classical Conversations

Schoolhouse Rocked Backstage Pass Members can watch the video of this interview with Leigh Bortins. Not a member yet? Use the coupon code "Podcast10" to save 10% on any paid membership. Become a Backstage Pass Member today and watch the extended conversation between Yvette and Jamie! Members get access to tons of great homeschool content while helping to support the ministry of Schoolhouse Rocked!

Through teaching study skills for 30 years to children and adults, she has written several books including The Core, The Question and The Conversation, a series which explores the classical trivium from a parent’s perspective. She has also authored complete K-12 curriculum guides for parents and homeschool tutors all across the country. Check out her books here.

Leigh is the founder and chief visionary officer of Classical Conversations Inc., an organization that models the home-centered learning approach to empower learners of all ages. She trains facilitators dedicated to duplicating her methods and is thereby transforming education and improving the quality of family and community life. Learn more at ClassicalConversations.com.

Leigh is currently working on developing a math curriculum that maps the structure of learning K4-12 math from a classical, Christian perspective. Leigh’s emphasis on the time-tested enjoyment of learning and the fundamentals of education and critical thinking skills grew out of her own experiences in homeschooling her four boys with her husband Robert. They, their children and grandchildren live near Pinehurst, North Carolina.

Books Written by Leigh Bortins

The Core

The Question

The Conversation

Echo in Celebration: A Call to Home-Centered Education

Helpful links

https://www.classicalconversations.com

https://www.parentpracticum.com

https://leighbortins.com

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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June 25, 2019  

Israel Wayne - Answering The Homeschool Critics - Rebroadcast

Israel Wayne - Answering the Homeschool Critics

“my job is that general contractor role where I have to know what’s going on in the family. I have to know my children by heart. I have to know where their weak points are, where their strengths are. I have to be able to identify when one of them is not doing well spiritually, when one of them is failing academically in some way. I need to have those conversations with my wife because she’s on the frontline, right? So, she sees … every day and have those conversations; “How are the kids doing? How are you doing? What do you need?” - Israel Wayne

This week we are rebroadcasting on of our most popular episodes. Yvette Hampton talks with homeschool dad, Israel Wayne about answering the homeschool critics, teaching a Biblical worldview, and how dads can be great spiritual leaders and support their wives as they train their children. Israel is a national speaker and the author of several books including Education: Does God Have an Opinion? and his newest book, Answers for Homeschooling: Top 25 Questions Critics Ask. Israel appeared in the excellent documentary, Indoctrination, and we were very excited to interview him for Schoolhouse Rocked

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Israel Wayne Interview Video - Homeschool Critics

Schoolhouse Rocked Backstage Pass Members can watch the behind-the-scenes video of this interview with Israel Wayne, which is nearly an hour long. Not a member yet? Use the coupon code "Podcast10" to save 10% on any paid membership. Become a Backstage Pass Member today and watch the extended conversation between Yvette and Jamie! Members get access to tons of great homeschool content while helping to support the ministry of Schoolhouse Rocked!

Sign up for Israel's newsletter HERE.

Listen for Yvette on Israel's excellent podcast at https://ultimateradioshow.com/family-renewal/ 

You can find Israel online at:

Website: https://www.familyrenewal.org

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/IsraelWayneAuthor/

https://www.facebook.com/israel.wayne

https://www.facebook.com/familyrenewal/

Twitter: @Israelwayne

 

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May 30, 2019  

Important Production Update - Summer 2019 Schedule

Schoolhouse Rocked Production Update

Don't miss this important production update. Yvette and Brooklyn Hampton discuss the plans for finishing the film. 

PLEASE PARTNER WITH US TO FINISH PRODUCTION ON
SCHOOLHOUSE ROCKED: THE HOMESCHOOL REVOLUTION!

Dear Friends and Family,

Thank you for your amazing support, encouragement, and prayers over the past several weeks. God is doing BIG things and we are so excited to share them with you. We asked you to pray for the Lord to guide us, and He has! We are SO excited to tell you that in a few weeks, we are driving west from Georgia to Washington to complete the filming of Schoolhouse Rocked with Heidi St. John!

The remainder of what needs to be filmed to complete the movie is the narrative portion. We have interviewed several fantastic homeschool experts and families, but in order for Schoolhouse Rocked to be an entertaining and compelling film, there must be an engaging and relatable storyline to tie all the interviews together. That’s where Heidi comes in. We will join Heidi at the Firmly Planted Homeschool Resource Center in Vancouver, Washington to talk about the ups and downs, benefits and blessings, challenges and victories of homeschooling.

For those of you who are not familiar with Heidi, she is a homeschool mom of 7 and an outspoken advocate for truth. She is dedicated to changing culture through the faithful application of God’s Word. She is a popular speaker and author, and host of the Heidi St. John podcast. You will be BLESSED by her important part in Schoolhouse Rocked!

BUT WE NEED YOUR HELP!  As you can imagine, this cross-country journey and filming in Washington is going to be quite costly. God has been faithful to provide for production up until now, through people like yourself, as well as a few awesome sponsors, and we know He will continue to do so.

In order to complete filming with Heidi, we need to raise approximately $30k, in the next few weeks, for crew, travel, equipment, and other costs. It’s a big number, we know. But, we also know that our God is really big and that where He guides, He ALWAYS provides! Our trip is planned, our family is packed up, and we are going! Will you help us get there?

Here’s how YOU can help – 

 
PRAY~ God hears our prayers and is faithful and able to answer. We have continuously seen Him at work throughout this important project. 

DONATE~ Make a tax-deductible donation of any amount.

SHARE~ Share this message with friends and family who believe in the importance of homeschooling.

We are thankful for you, the homeschool community, who continue to walk this journey with us through prayer, encouragement, and financial support.

We are in this together and can’t wait to update you on God’s amazing provision!

Sincerely,
Yvette Hampton, Producer

 
Soli Deo gloria!

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