5 Traits Your Child Can’t Learn from Textbooks or Online Curriculum – WHS 246

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


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 no means exhaustive but it’s a good start when considering what we want to encourage in our children. Continue Reading →

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How to Homeschool Like Ursula Burns – WHS 245

Ursula Burns, Chairman and CEO of Xerox smiles when she attends an interview at The Times Center in New York April 13, 2013. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz (UNITED STATES – Tags: BUSINESS) – RTXYKSJ



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 VEON, the eleventh largest mobile network operator in the world based on subscribers. Burns is also on the board of Uber. Continue Reading →

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What Homeschoolers Need to Know About Stadia by Google – WHS 244


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. Continue Reading →

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Using Science to Make Tools Safer [Video]


One of the greatest things about homeschooling is that we can expose our kids to many topics. Basic carpentry is something that our kids should learn. A lot of science happens when you’re building something.

Unfortunately, power tools can be dangerous and some parents are a little squeamish when it comes to giving a 10-year-old a circular saw. If that tool were safer, parents would be more inclined to teach with power tools.

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