Should You Upgrade to Windows 10? – WHS 161

If you have Windows 7 or Windows 8 you’ve probably seen a notification from Microsoft urging you to upgrade to Windows 10.

For many people, upgrading an operating system is a daunting task. There are some concerns over losing your existing files, settings, and other customization.

On top of all that, there has been a lot of press about privacy concerns with Windows 10.

In this episode of The Wired Homeschool I will answer the question, “Should You Upgrade to Windows 10?”
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Back to Homeschool Tech Tune-Up – WHS 160

If you homeschool year-round or take a break over the summer you’re probably still beholden to your school district’s school schedule. Getting your documentation prepared and making sure you have the correct curriculum in place is probably at the forefront of your back-to-(home)school preparations.

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5 Ways to Increase Your Tech Budget for Homeschooling – WHS 159

This week’s topic is inspired by a recent episode of Homeschooling in Real Life, Can We Afford to Homeschool?

I understand that many homeschooling parents are on a tight budget. My family is on a tight budget. The challenges of maintaining a household on one income can really put a lot of stress on homeschooling parents.

With that in mind, I want to share with you 5 Ways to Increase Your Tech Budget for Homeschooling.

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5 Lies Homeschoolers Believe About Their Kids and Tech – WHS 158

I’ve spoken about the use of technology in homeschooling for five years now. Occasionally, I encounter a parent that is either confused, confident, or concerned about their kids using smartphones, tablets, and computers to learn.

Some of the parents I talk to fear exposing their kids to too much tech while other think nothing short of total immersion will prepare them for life in the 21st century. Both of these points of view are extreme and today on the podcast I’m going address these and other misconceptions about homeschooling and tech.

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