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The homeschooling year has started for many. That means long days sitting around the kitchen table reading books and listening to mom or dad lecture about Algebra or World History. Maybe that’s the way thing go in your house but my family is out of the…
The homeschooling year has started for many. That means long days sitting around the kitchen table reading books and listening to mom or dad lecture about Algebra or World History. Maybe that's the way thing go in your house but my family is out o...
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Have you ever thought about hitting the road and living a modern, nomadic lifestyle? How would you start that transition? What would be the most challenging aspects of living in an RV full-time? Today’s guest, Kimberly Travaglino, is an author, co-founder…
Have you ever thought about hitting the road and living a modern, nomadic lifestyle? How would you start that transition? What would be the most challenging aspects of living in an RV full-time? Today's guest, Kimberly Travaglino, is an author, co...
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Microsoft Pushes Emergency Patch for IE http://buff.ly/1E5bWaM // Install it ASAP, especially if you use Internet Explorer. No reboot.
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The Season 9 trailer of Doctor Who dropped today so it seems like a good time to mention this here. #DoctorWho   #homeschool  
Have you ever seen the BBC sci-fi series Doctor Who? I've found there are many life lessons homeschoolers can take away from this fun show.
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How to Download Windows 10 for Free

I created this quick tutorial to show you how to download Windows 10. It’s available for free to Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users.
I created this quick tutorial to show you how to download Windows 10. It’s available for free to Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users. Related
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5 Lies Homeschoolers Believe About Their Kids and Tech - WHS 158

I’ve spoken about the use of technology in homeschooling for five years now. Occasionally, I encounter a parent that is either confused, confident, or concerned about their kids using smartphones, tablets, and computers to learn. Some of the parents I…
I've spoken about the use of technology in homeschooling for five years now. Occasionally, I encounter a parent that is either confused, confident, or concerned about their kids using smartphones, tablets, and computers to learn. Some of the paren...
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ICYMI: Here's one from three years ago. I still recommend these apps.
The start of a new homeschool year is upon us and with that comes book, supplies, website, and app recommendations from all over the Internet.  Not wanting to be left out of the fun I decided to compile a list of 5 apps to kickstart your homeschool. ...
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If you have Windows 7 or Windows 8 you’ve probably seen a notification from Microsoft urging you to upgrade to Windows 10. For many people, upgrading an operating system is a daunting task. There are some concerns over losing your existing files,…
If you have Windows 7 or Windows 8 you've probably seen a notification from Microsoft urging you to upgrade to Windows 10. Should you do it?
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If you homeschool year-round or take a break over the summer you’re probably still beholden to your school district’s school schedule. Getting your documentation prepared and making sure you have the correct curriculum in place is probably at the…
If you homeschool year-round or take a break over the summer you're probably still beholden to your school district's school schedule. Getting your documentation prepared and making sure you have the correct curriculum in place is probably at the for...
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This week’s topic is inspired by a recent episode of Homeschooling in Real Life, Can We Afford to Homeschool? I understand that many homeschooling parents are on a tight budget. My family is on a tight budget. The challenges of maintaining a household on…
This week's topic is inspired by a recent episode of Homeschooling in Real Life, Can We Afford to Homeschool? I understand that many homeschooling parents are on a tight budget. My family is on a tight budget. The challenges of maintaining a house...
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Periscope has gained a lot of momentum since Twitter acquired it in March 2015. If you’re not familiar with Periscope your teens probably are. Periscope is a live-streaming app that allows users to broadcast video to the Internet from their smartphone.…
Periscope has gained a lot of momentum since Twitter acquired it in March 2015. If you’re not familiar with Periscope your teens probably are. Periscope is a live-streaming app that allows users to broadcast video to the Internet from their smartphone. Replays are available for 24 hrs and then they are gone “forever”. Along with …
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The Wired Homeschool provides practical advice for homeschooling parents who use technology as part of their homeschool curriculum. Topics include Internet safety, responsible computer use, smartphones, tablets, e-readers, educational apps, social media, and more.

John Wilkerson combines his professional experience in the computer industry with 16 years of homeschooling 7 children to give parents easy to understand advice on the application of technology in their homes.

In addition to instructional articles and podcasts you’ll find articles on homeschooling philosophy, how the digital age influences our daily lives, and how parents can use technology to teach their children at home.

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