The Wired Homeschool

The Wired Homeschool

John Wilkerson

Description: Tech, tools, and tips for homeschooling a digital generation

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Acer Chromebook Tab 10 vs 2018 Apple iPad: Which is Better for Homeschooling? – WHS 226 - The Wired Homeschool

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At the end of March, Acer and Apple announced new tablets targeted at education. Acer’s Chromebook Tab 10 and Apple’s 2018 iPad are priced competitively but which is better for homeschooling?

Acer Chromebook Tab 10...

5 Steps to Protect Your Facebook Privacy – WHS 225 - The Wired Homeschool

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Facebook has been in the news quite a bit lately because of privacy concerns.

A third-party (Cambridge Analytica) used data it collected from Facebook to profile users. That information was used to serve ads and articles to people via the social media network and influence their behavior online...

Connect Movie Review and Discussion with Michael Prince of Family Tech Blog – WHS 224 - The Wired Homeschool

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Kirk Cameron’s new movie Connect aims to make parents aware of the dangers of social media for teens and provide parents with tools to steer kids away from social media’s traps.

Does it succeed? Michael Prince from Because Family joins me to review the movie and to provide some practica...

Winter Olympic Games and STEM - The Wired Homeschool

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I recently became a grandfather so there is no full podcast for February 15th. Instead, I’ve provided links to some videos that explain the science behind some of the Olympic events.

Please check out the Homeschooling and Liberty Summit to hear my session...

5 3D Printers Under $500 for Homeschooling – WHS 223 - The Wired Homeschool

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When you think of 3D printers, what comes to mind? Do you think technology like 3d printing is beyond the reach of homeschoolers?

It’s not! 3D printers have become affordable and easy to use. There are many 3D printers that have been specifically designed for home use and homeschoolers can use...

CES 2018 with Matt Kamla and Michael Prince – WHS 222 - The Wired Homeschool

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CES 2018 has passed but coverage still continues. There’s no doubt you’re seeing many articles about the gadgets and gizmos from CES 2018 that will make your life easier or more connected.

Matt Kamla (a listener of the podcast) and Michael Prince from Family Tech Blog both attended CES t...

Top Posts and Podcasts for 2017 – WHS 221 - The Wired Homeschool

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Throughout the year it’s interesting to see which posts and podcasts are the most popular with my readers and listeners. I’m not counting only those posts published this year. I’m counting the ones that got the most reads or listens...

10 More Internet Safety Tips for Homeschoolers - The Wired Homeschool

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As our kids grow up, we begin to give them a little bit more freedom. Maybe they get a smartphone or a laptop for themselves. This can be a scary time for parents who are concerned about the safety of their children...

Managing Your Kids’ Screen Time with Kirk Martin – WHS 219 [Interview] - The Wired Homeschool

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Managing your kids’ screen time when you homeschool can sometimes feel like a daunting task. How much is too much?

How do you get your kids to step away from the computer?

Kirk Martin is the founder of Celebrate Calm and has given over 600,000 parents and teachers in 19 countries very specifi...

Your Devices Are Listening to You – WHS 218 - The Wired Homeschool

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Looking for a fun game to play with the whole family? I’ll review a new game from Osmo and briefly cover some tech news in this week’s episode of The Wired Homeschool.

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Google Home Mini Always Listening to You

See What’s Saved in Your Voice & Audio Activity...
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