The Wired Homeschool

by John Wilkerson

Tech, Tools, & Tips for Homeschooling a Digital Generation

  

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CES 2019 Round-Up

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. Last year, I had reports from people at CES but I was unable to coordinate […]

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Posted on 15 January 2019 | 2:26 pm


Top 5 Blog Posts & Podcasts of 2018

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 7 […]

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Posted on 31 December 2018 | 1:25 pm


How to Include STEM in Your Homeschooling Every Day

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: At the gas pump – How is fuel made? Watching sports – […]

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Posted on 15 December 2018 | 12:35 pm


Getting Devices Ready for Giving with Michael Prince

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. Michael and I talk about some of the things you’ll want to do before handing […]

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Posted on 30 November 2018 | 10:00 am


Code Apprentice Online Curriculum and Mentorship

Today I’m talking with Paul Drake. Paul is a homeschool alumnus, software designer, and founder/director of Code Apprentice, a program that provides high school students the skills and guidance they need to get a job in tech after graduation. Paul is also a committed Christian, a passionate sports fan (Go Cubs!) and a classical piano […]

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Posted on 15 November 2018 | 10:30 am


Dave Stotts – Drive Thru History Adventures – WHS 235

About Dave Stotts and Drive Thru History Dave Stotts has spent the last two decades in professional video and media production. His career in documentary production has taken him to nearly 30 countries to shoot and edit films on a wide variety of topics, including history, science, religion, homeland security, and Bible archaeology. In 2004, […]

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Posted on 30 October 2018 | 8:00 am


Teaching With Film - Hannah Ruth Earl From The Moving Picture Institute - WHS 234

Today I’m speaking with Hannah Ruth Earl of The Moving Picture Institute. Hannah works on MPI’s talent development programs, including recruiting and acquisitions for grants, internships, and masterclasses. She previously worked in independent film production at Bold Films and Rumble Films. Hannah was also homeschooled and has been reaching out to homeschoolers about the free […]

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Posted on 30 September 2018 | 7:03 am


Experience Astronomy with Luke Gilkerson

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, star, or just an airplane. About Luke Gilkerson Luke Gilkerson is the creator […]

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Posted on 30 August 2018 | 11:02 am


Online Great Books with Scott Hambrick

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 literature. At Online Great Books you’ll find a community that will help you understand […]

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Posted on 15 August 2018 | 7:59 am