Schoolhouse Rocked: The Homeschool Revolution!

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May 13, 2019  

Sherri Seligson - The Joys of Motherhood and Homeschooling

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Yvette Hampton and Sherri Seligson share a conversation about the struggle that many moms feel of “putting their lives on hold” in order to homeschool their children. They also talk about how science can impact our children’s worth and value in Christ and how to transition from the elementary years, to the middle school years, to the high school years.

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Sherri Seligson is a 21-year veteran homeschool mom of 4 children, a degreed marine biologist, researcher, wife, and Christian. Before being promoted to motherhood, Sherri worked as a marine biologist at Walt Disney World’s Living Seas, publishing shark behavior research. She has authored Apologia’s Exploring Creation with General Science, Marine Biologyand Internship for High School Credit, instructional video courses for Apologia’s science curricula, and companion curricula for feature films including Dolphin Taleand War Horse. An international conference and retreat speaker, Sherri uses transparency, truth, and humor, to encourage moms on their homeschool journey and to teach families and students the importance and excitement of studying God’s creation.

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Books and Materials by Sherri Seligson: - https://www.apologia.com/?a_aid=5ae1f6ff83693

Exploring Creation with General Science – 7th Grade text, solutions manual, and instructional video series

Exploring Creation with Marine Biology – High school text, solutions manual, and instructional video series

Instructional video series for High School Biology, High School Chemistry, and High School Advanced Biology (The Human Body)

Internship for High School Credit

 

Other Resources Mentioned by Sherri:

Don’t Make Me Count to Three!By Ginger Hubbard - https://amzn.to/2DTmduO

Answers in Genesis - https://answersingenesis.org

Creation Ministries International - https://creation.com

Apologia - https://www.apologia.com

Institute for Creation Research - https://www.icr.org/

 

Connect with Sherri online:

Website: www.sherriseligson.com 

Facebook: SherriSeligsonAuthor 

Instagram: @sherriseligson

 

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May 6, 2019  

Tim Lambert - Homeschool 101, Understanding State Organizations

State Homeschool Organizations

Yvette Hampton and Tim Lambert, president of Texas Home School Coalition, discuss the importance of state homeschool organizations and conventions, why he and his wife began homeschooling, the history of homeschooling, and how the movement has changed since the 1980s. They also talk about some of the challenges we face today in homeschooling, the role of fathers, and how fathers can support and encourage their wives.

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Tim Lambert is the president of Texas Home School Coalition and has led THSC to become the largest state homeschool advocacy group in the country. Tim informs the public, legislators and agencies about home education in Texas and trains homeschool leaders in public relations and political activities. He is active in politics and represented Texas on the Republican National Committee from 1996-2004. Tim is passionate about protecting parents' God-given constitutional right to raise their children.

LINKS

Book recommended by Tim: The 5 Love Languages: The Secret to Love that Lasts by Gary Chapman

Article on homeschool conventions by Jamie Erickson 

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April 29, 2019  

Hannah Leary - A Firm Foundation

Using Audiobooks for Homeschooling

Yvette Hampton talks with Hannah Leary, winner and now co-host of the National Bible Bee Competition. In this episode, Hannah shares her personal testimony of how God used her time in the Bible during her middle school and high school years, her experience with the National Bible Bee, and her parents' dedication and guidance to prepare her for adult life. They also discuss growing up in a family that prioritized the Word of God, and how she got involved in, and prepared for, the Bible Bee, as well as how being homeschooled impacted her life.

After the podcast, Yvette and Hannah continue their discussion for Backstage Pass members to discuss practical ways to get into the Bible and memorize Scripture.

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Hannah Leary is a 2015 homeschool graduate and serves as the co-host to the National Bible Bee Competition. As the winner of the inaugural National Bible Bee Game Show and a competitor in the National Bible Bee Competition for six years, she can’t think of a better way to have spent the days of her youth than studying and memorizing the Word of God.  This study has led to her memorizing 12 books of the Bible! 

Now, as she ministers in her local church and community, she is passionate about encouraging and equipping other young people to get into God’s Word and to build a biblical foundation for their lives.  Hannah lives with her parents, six sisters, and three brothers in NY.

National Bible Bee

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Book by David and Jason Benham: Miracle in Shreveport: A Memoir of Baseball, Fatherhood, and the Stadium that Launched a Dream

 

 

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April 15, 2019  

Caleb Schroeder - A Public School Teacher’s Perspective of Homeschooling

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Caleb Schroeder is a public school teacher and adjunct college professor, and brings his wisdom and insight from his experiences in the public school system to this important interview for the Schoolhouse Rocked Podcast.

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In this episode of the Schoolhouse Rocked Podcast Yvette Hampton talks with Caleb Schroeder, a homeschool dad who was homeschooled himself. He and his wife Leah, who was also homeschooled, now homeschool their six children in Southern California. While their homeschool educations were relatively unstructured, they both went on to get college degrees (Caleb just finished his second master’s degree). In this interview Caleb talks about the philosophy and aims public schools from his perspective as a long-time teacher in the system. 

Book Recommendation:

The Gospel Comes with a House Key: Practicing Radically Ordinary Hospitality in Our Post-Christian World By Rosaria Champagne Butterfield

Links:

Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF)

Young Life

Campus Life

Classical Conversations

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This episode of the Schoolhouse Rocked Podcast is brought to you by Typesy, a fun and effective typing program that helps users practice typing by using games, exercises, and activities. They even have a Homeschool version for families which includes an admin interface where parents can manage their students' accounts and view their progress. Typesy is the same comprehensive keyboarding curriculum used by top schools nationwide. It's super-easy for homeschool families to set up and the basic homeschool account includes 5 years of access for up to four students (with options to add more),  It's very affordable and always AD FREE! Visit SchoolhouseRocked.com/type to find out how you can take advantage of their money back guarantee!

 

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April 8, 2019  

Kathy Barnette - Homeschooling to Impact God’s Kingdom

Yvette Hampton and Kathy Barnette speak about how Kathy went from a pig farm to the Big Apple and how the Lord has called her to her most important job yet... homeschooling her own children.

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Andre Furmanov - Homeschooling in Russia!

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Seen regularly on Fox & Friends, Kathy Barnette is a conservative commentator, and proud mother and wife. Kathy Barnette is a veteran, a former adjunct Professor of Corporate Finance, a conference speaker, and a political commentator. In addition to Fox & Friends, Kathy can also be seen on Neil Cavuto, Martha MacCallum, Fox & Friends First and several local news stations around the Philadelphia area. She served her country proudly for ten years in the Armed Forces Reserves, where she was accepted into officer candidacy school. Her corporate career includes working with two major financial institutions and in corporate America. She also sat on the board of a pregnancy crisis center for five years. Kathy is not only a public advocate, but she advocates for her own family. Perhaps her most cherished opportunity to date, besides being a wife, is the ability to homeschool her two children. You can learn more about Kathy and watch some of her media appearances by going to KathyBarnette.com.

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