The Wired Homeschool

The Wired Homeschool

John Wilkerson

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

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5 Traits Your Child Can't Learn from Textbooks or Online Curriculum

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Our children can learn a lot of things from textbooks and online curriculum but there are some intangible things that cannot be learned through typical schooling.

Often, it’s intangible traits or characteristics in our children that determine whether or not the will succeed. This list is by n...

How to Homeschool Like Ursula Burns

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Ursula M. Burns became the first black woman to head a Fortune 500 company when she was appointed CEO of Xerox. She also became the first woman to succeed another as head of a Fortune 500 company.

Burns led the STEM program of the White House from 2009 to 2016 and is the current chairman and CEO of...

What Homeschoolers Need to Know About Stadia

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Google recently announced a gaming service that requires no console. They’ve made some big promises about this new product and it looks to be the future of gaming. Michael Prince from BecauseFamily joins me today to discuss what parents and homeschoolers need to know about Stadia...

Rob Jensen and Art for Kids Hub

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Rob Jensen graduated from BYU with a BFA in Industrial Design. After graduating, he moved to Michigan to work for Ford Motor Company where he designed future cars for 7 years.

After moving back to Utah and starting a business, Rob began drawing with my kids and realized it would be fun to share the...

Scratch That Coding Itch with Ryan Swanstrom

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Scratch 3.0 was released in January 2019 and includes a number of great new features including the ability to create and play projects on a tablet.

Ryan Swanstrom joins me today to discuss Scratch 3.0 and how homeschoolers can use it to teach their kids how to code, for free!...

Homeschooling With Hulu? 10 Documentaries You Can Watch Now

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Educational content is available all over the Internet. As streaming services become more popular, more educational documentaries become available to homeschoolers.

Previously, I’ve shared YouTube channels and documentaries on Netflix that are educational. In this episode of The Wired Homesch...

CES 2019 Round-Up

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This year at CES, there were a number of themes amid all the tech that was on display. This is the third year in a row I’ve covered CES from afar and each year things get more and more interesting...

Top 5 Blog Posts & Podcasts of 2018

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Throughout 2018, there were a number of blog posts and podcasts that readers and listeners found helpful.

Some of them were published this year, and some are more popular now than they have been in the past.

Here are the top five blog posts and podcasts for 2018.

Top 5 Blog Posts of 2018...

How to Include STEM in Your Homeschooling Every Day

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Looking for practical ways to teach your kids STEM topics? Today I share some suggestions for teaching your kids about STEM topics through everyday things like visiting the gas pump or watching sports.

Briefly, the three examples I give in this podcast are:...

Getting Devices Ready for Giving with Michael Prince

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Michael Prince from BecauseFamily joins me again to discuss safe digital parenting.

With the holidays just around the corner, you’ll want to make sure any gifts you’re giving to your kids are safe and ready to use when they’re unwrapped...
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