The Wired Homeschool

by John Wilkerson

Tech, Tools, & Tips for Homeschooling a Digital Generation

  

Latest Episodes

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


7 Alexa Skills Homeschoolers Can Use With Their Amazon Echo – WHS 231

Last week I talked about 10 Ways to Use an Amazon Echo Dot for Homeschooling and one of those ways was to use educational skills. This week I’ll share 7 Alexa skills homeschoolers can use with their Amazon Echo. If you’re using an Amazon Echo for homeschooling, let me know how you’re using it in […]

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Posted on 4 August 2018 | 11:20 am


10 Ways to Use an Amazon Echo Dot in Your Homeschool

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 Amazon Echo Dot has a lot of functionality in it that […]

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Posted on 20 July 2018 | 2:06 pm


7 YouTube Channels for Homeschoolers to Learn How to Fix Cars

A major part of homeschooling involves teaching practical life-skills like how to fix cars. OK, maybe not everyone needs to learn to fix a car but basic maintenance or knowing when to take your car to a mechanic are skills every homeschooler should learn. If you have a budding mechanic or if you don’t think […]

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Posted on 30 June 2018 | 12:21 pm


Shawn Barrieau of My Fun Science

Shawn and Heather Barrieau founded MyFunScience in 2016 to fill a need they saw in the homeschooling community. They noticed that parents were struggling to teach math and science starting in the middle and high school grades. The classes are taught from a Christian perspective and they believe: A well-rounded STEM curriculum is critical to […]

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Posted on 15 June 2018 | 12:30 pm