7 Alternatives to Apple’s Podcasts App – App Advent – WHS 134 – The Wired Homeschool

If you have an Android smartphone or tablet or if you’re not happy with the built-in Podcasts app in iOS you’re in luck! There are many apps out in the Android and iOS stores to choose from. Here are seven apps that are worth giving a try.

7 alternatives to Apple's Podcasts App
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Top 5 Free Kids Apps: App Advent – WHS 133 – The Wired Homeschool

Top 5 Free Kids Apps

1. Dr. Seuss Treasury: Over 50 Dr. Seuss classic books in one app! Your child will love reading these Dr. Seuss classics with their favorite characters – the Cat in the Hat, the Grinch, the Lorax, Sam-I-Am, and many, many more! Parents can see their children’s reading skills improve with statistics for number of books read, hours read, pages turned, and words tapped. Try it FREE for 7 days, then subscribe for unlimited access to a library of 55 digital books you can take with you anywhere. Continue Reading →


Do you want PORN with that Happy Meal? – The Wired Homeschool

The ubiquity of wi-fi access is great! You can check your email, update your social media statuses, check the latest scores, and find a video for your kids to watch while you’re waiting in line somewhere or at a restaurant.

There is something that is troubling, however. One particular restaurant that markets itself to your kids doesn’t filter Internet access: McDonald’s. That’s right, ole Ronald doesn’t care if your kids have access to porn in their restaurants. Continue Reading →


Top 5 Free Education Apps: App Advent – WHS 132 – The Wired Homeschool

Top 5 Free Educational Apps

1. iTunes U: iTunes U is the best way to create and experience courses on iPad. The iTunes U app gives you access to complete courses from leading universities and other schools — plus the world’s largest digital catalog of free education content — right on your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch. Whether you’re majoring in molecular biology at a university, taking Spanish in high school, or just interested in European history, you now have a valuable tool to help you learn anytime, anywhere. Continue Reading →


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