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Tech, tools & tips for homeschooling the digital generation
Tech, tools & tips for homeschooling the digital generation

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My thoughts on the Google Pixel 3, Home Hub, and Pixel Slate for homeschoolers

Google recently held an event in New York City and announced three new products: Pixel 3, Slate, and Home Hub. While these devices aren’t directly aimed at home education, I thought I’d write down some initial thoughts I had about each and how you could…
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Michael Prince from Family Tech Update has a great rundown of Apple’s recent keynote. New iPhone and iWatch models dominated the event but there are some interesting features coming to these devices too.
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Experience Astronomy with Luke Gilkerson #homeschool #astronomy #PodernFamily

Many kids and parents are fascinated by the night sky but don’t know where to start with nightly observations. With Experience Astronomy homeschool parents and students can learn to navigate the heavens and figure out if that bright light is a planet,…
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Online Great Books with Scott Hambrick - WHS 232 cc: @onlinegreatbook #podcast #podernfamily #homeschool

Every homeschooler understands that reading is essential. However, sometimes we may not know what our children should be reading. Or, perhaps we know what they should read but we don’t understand the essential themes and ideas of a piece of great…
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https://homeschoolnewstoday.podbean.com/mf/play/jnzhfw/hsnt-20180724.mp3 Singapore Homeschool has launched Little U, an affordable, open-learning program for homeschoolers throughout Singapore. A guest speaker series and community outreach are also part…
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https://homeschoolnewstoday.podbean.com/mf/play/mwpyrb/hsnt-20180723.mp3 The Florida Parent Educators Association is holding a STEM-focused conference on September 7&8 at the Sundial Beach Resort in Sanibel, Florida. Sherri Seligson and Catie Frates will…
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10 Ways to Use an Amazon Echo Dot for #Homeschooling - WHS 230 #podcast #PodernFamily

When the Amazon Echo Dot was originally released many people saw the smart speaker as nothing more than a novelty. Many people bought it and its older sibling the Amazon Echo and quickly realized how helpful it could be in their day-to-day lives. The…
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https://homeschoolnewstoday.podbean.com/mf/play/yhttnm/hsnt-20180719.mp3 Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) introduced legislation that would allow homeschooling families to take advantage of 529 savings plans for educational expenses. Currently, 529 plans can be used…
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https://homeschoolnewstoday.podbean.com/mf/play/vr4kbi/hsnt-20180718.mp3 Kerry MacDonald has written an excellent article for fee.org about the advantages homeschoolers have in the “gig economy”. In the article, MacDonald writes that homeschooling or…
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