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What will your children remember about you when you are gone?  Have you thought about that? The longer I am a parent, the more I long to leave my children with a godly legacy and loving memories.  But a legacy like that doesn’t just happen.  It takes intentionality, and these 5 actions are a great place to start. 1:42 Dinner4:10 Vacations6:10 Date nights8:18 Traditions9:45 Collections of Memories For a transcript of today’s show visit TheHomeschool5in10.com.   For more homeschooling takeaways, tips, and resources, become a Homeschool 5 in 10 Insider.Connect with Kathy Gossen: Email | Website | Instagram | Facebook | YouTube | PinterestLinks from today’s episode:·        Family Dinner Statistics from The Scramble·        Family Dinners Nourish Mental Health in Adolescents from McGill University Newsroom·        67 Family Travel Statistics and Trends from Ash the Traveler·        14 Benefits of Taking Family Vacations from Money Crashers·        Teen Stress Statistics from American Psychological Association·        Shutterfly·        Chatbooks·        Make Your Own Audiobooks tutorial·        Storyworth Note: Some links maybe affiliate links.  For more info, please read my disclosure policy. 
Does your child know what is ok to share and what is not?  Do they know how to share other’s content legally?  Today we are talking 5 copyright laws every student needs to know because not knowing could cost your child $150,000! 1:53 What’s legal?4:30 Creative Commons vs. Public Domain5:56 Bible Quotes and Recipes7:06 Images, Music, and Video8:59 Your Child’s Own Works For a transcript of today’s show visit TheHomeschool5in10.com.   For more homeschooling takeaways, tips, and resources, become a Homeschool 5 in 10 Insider.Connect with Kathy Gossen: Email | Website | Instagram | Facebook | YouTube | PinterestLinks from today’s episode:·        Fair Use Law FAQs·        Stanford University’s Fair Use Guidelines·        Plagium·        Bible Gateway·        YouTube’s Audio Library·        Wikimedia’s Commons database·        Clkr.com·        Public Domain Archive·        U.S. Copyright Office·        The Cost of Copyright Infringement Note: Some links maybe affiliate links.  For more info, please read my disclosure policy. 
Are you considering Apologia’s What We Believe series for your homeschool?  Or, are you looking for a biblical worldview curriculum that provides a solid foundation for your children as they grow older?  Today I’m looking at this 4-volume series and sharing an honest review based on our personal experience with each of the four textbooks.  As you consider this curriculum, you will want to make sure you have thought about these five things before you begin.1:26 What This Series is Not2:34 Hot Topics5:02 Consider Pairing5:58 How to Schedule6:45 What to Buy (or Not) For a transcript of today’s show visit TheHomeschool5in10.com.   For more homeschooling takeaways, tips, and resources, become a Homeschool 5 in 10 Insider.Connect with Kathy Gossen: Email | Website | Instagram | Facebook | YouTube | PinterestLinks from today’s episode:·        Apologia’s What We Believe series·        Mystery of History·        And the Word Became Flesh Bible Study Note: Some links maybe affiliate links.  For more info, please read my disclosure policy. 
Have a child who wishes grammar wasn’t so boring? Today Dr. Melanie Wilson, author of Grammar Galaxy, shares some simple ways to make grammar fun no matter what curriculum you use.  1:36 Find Mistakes3:09 Fun Sentences4:40 Homophones7:11 Games8:27 Stories For a transcript of today’s show visit TheHomeschool5in10.com.   For more homeschooling takeaways, tips, and resources, become a Homeschool 5 in 10 Insider.Connect with Kathy Gossen: Email | Website | Instagram | Facebook | YouTube | PinterestLinks from today’s episode:·        Homeschool Sanity Show·        Fun to Learn Books·        Grammar Galaxy·        Organized Homeschool Life·        Great Homeschool Conventions·        Canva·        HUGE List of Free Grammar Games·        FREE List of Online Grammar Games·        FREE List of Grammar Board Games·        Using Alexa in Your Homeschool·        Interview with Melanie discussing her first Grammar Galaxy book Note: Some links maybe affiliate links.  For more info, please read my disclosure policy. 
Do you own an Alexa device? If so, have you ever considered how you can use it in your homeschool?  And, if not, listening to today’s podcast may just convince to give Alexa a try, even if just on your phone.  Today’s podcast is not only filled with creative ideas and how-to’s regarding the use of Alexa in your homeschool, but also comes with three printable cheat sheets so you can immediately start using Alexa to enhance your homeschool today! 2:11 Keep track of time5:41 Listen to music, podcasts, and audiobooks7:42 Watch movies and documentaries8:09 Learn something9:56 Have funFor a transcript of today’s show (which includes the free cheat sheet printable) visit TheHomeschool5in10.com.  For more homeschooling takeaways, tips, and resources, become a Homeschool 5 in 10 Insider.Connect with Kathy Gossen: Email | Website | Instagram | Facebook | YouTube | PinterestLinks from today’s episode:·        Insider Radio Statistics·        Tech Crunch Statistics·        Oberlo Statistics·        Safe at Last Statistics·        Encompass Preschool Curriculum·        Echo Dot 3rd Generation·        Echo Dot 4th Generation·        Echo Dot 4th Generation with Clock·        Echo Show 8 2nd Generation·        Echo Show 10 3rd GenerationNote: Some links maybe affiliate links.  For more info, please read my disclosure policy. 
Today is the last day of our 3-part series on homeschool planning.  We have talked about planning our annual calendar, plugging our subjects into a weekly schedule, and today we are going to break down a typical homeschool day and discuss the pros and cons of different options.  0:33 How many hours?2:12 How flexible?5:53 What other activities?6:31 Preschoolers?8:18 How can I have less stress?For a transcript of today’s show visit TheHomeschool5in10.com.  For more homeschooling takeaways, tips, and resources, become a Homeschool 5 in 10 Insider.Connect with Kathy Gossen: Email | Website | Instagram | Facebook | YouTube | PinterestLinks from today’s episode:·        Brain Break Printable Cards·        Brain Balance Center Statistics·        Simply Charlotte Mason on Short Lessons·        Car schooling IdeasNote: Some links maybe affiliate links.  For more info, please read my disclosure policy. 
Need help scheduling all those subjects into your week? While this is going to look different for everyone, today we are going to focus on five popular schedules and discuss the pros and cons of each so you can make the best choice for your family.1:02 Period Scheduling2:24 Block Scheduling6:58 Loop Scheduling8.55 Spiral Scheduling9:40 Checklist SchedulingFor a transcript of today’s show visit TheHomeschool5in10.com.  For more homeschooling takeaways, tips, and resources, become a Homeschool 5 in 10 Insider.Connect with Kathy Gossen: Email | Website | Instagram | Facebook | YouTube | PinterestLinks from today’s episode:·        More about the Waldorf Block·        Comparison of online homeschool planners ·        Free printable planner·        Free Google Sheets planning template.  Note: Some links maybe affiliate links.  For more info, please read my disclosure policy. 
Getting ready to plan your homeschool calendar and not sure where to start?  In this episode, I look at a few popular ways homeschoolers schedule their year and compare the pros and cons of each.  Chapters1:17 Local School Calendar2:58 9-Week vs. 6-Week Terms5:12 Year-Round Schooling6:57 4-Day or 5-Day Weeks7:48 Other OptionsFor a transcript of today’s show visit TheHomeschool5in10.com.  For more homeschooling takeaways, tips, and resources, become a Homeschool 5 in 10 Insider.Connect with Kathy Gossen: Email | Website | Instagram | Facebook | YouTube | PinterestLinks from today’s episode:·        Dive Brief Study on Summer Learning·        Comparison of online homeschool planners ·        Free printable planner·        Free Google Sheets planning template.  Note: Some links maybe affiliate links.  For more info, please read my disclosure policy. 
Looking for a way to get in a little music education, develop some character skills, and/or work on fine motor skills?  In this episode, I talk with Gena Mayo of I Choose Joy! and Music in Our Homeschool about 5 reasons why learning to play the recorder can have some major benefits for children beyond just learning the notes on the page.  2:06 Easily Accessible3:09 Ease of Playing4:13 Musical Skills6:14 Physical Skills8:20 Character DevelopmentFor a transcript of today’s show visit TheHomeschool5in10.com.  For more homeschooling takeaways, tips, and resources, become a Homeschool 5 in 10 Insider.Connect with Kathy Gossen: Email | Website | Instagram | Facebook | YouTube | PinterestLinks from today’s episode:*        Recorder Time with Mr. Jerry*        I Choose Joy! *       Music in Our Homeschool*       Flight of the Bumblee on Recorder*       The Royal Wind Ensemble*       Olsan CharlesNote: Some links maybe affiliate links.  For more info, please read my disclosure policy. 
Looking for ways to add a little spice to your homeschool days and break up the monotony this spring?  Today we are going to be talking about five fun lesser-known holidays that can enhance your homeschool and increase your child’s understanding of literature, history, science, politics, language arts, and more.  This podcast is filled with amazing resources and ideas that you will be able to implement without ever leaving home!1:18 Children's Picture Book Day4:30 National Virtual Vacation Day6:04 Talk Like Shakespeare Day7:39 National Mother Goose Day 8:58 National Paper Airplane Day For a transcript of today’s show and/or the links to even more resources mentioned in today's show, visit TheHomeschool5in10.com.  For more homeschooling takeaways, tips, and resources, become a Homeschool 5 in 10 Insider.Connect with Kathy Gossen: Email | Website | Instagram | Facebook | YouTube | PinterestSome of the links from today’s episode:·        The White House·        The National Aquarium·        The Smithsonian Museum of Natural History·        Yellowstone National Park·        Ellis Island·        San Diego Zoo Live Cams·        New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art·        Colonial Williamsburg·        The Louvre·        Encompass Preschool Curriculum·        5 Easy Airplane DesignsNote: Some links maybe affiliate links.  For more info, please read my disclosure policy. 
Trying to figure out how to add some nature study this spring?  In this episode, I talk with Cindy West of Our Journey Westward, the creator of No Sweat Nature Study Live classes and NaturExplorers, about 5 things to look for in nature as the seasons change. Together, we talk about where to find specimens in the spring, what to do when you see them, and some things you can do to instill an excitement for nature study along the way. This is part 2 of 2. 1:01 Grasses3:29 MushroomsFor a transcript of today’s show visit TheHomeschool5in10.com.  For more homeschooling takeaways, tips, and resources, become a Homeschool 5 in 10 Insider.Connect with Kathy Gossen: Email | Website | Instagram | Facebook | YouTube | PinterestLinks from today’s episode:·        Our Journey Westward·        No Sweat Nature Study LiveNote: Some links maybe affiliate links.  For more info, please read my disclosure policy. 
Trying to figure out how to add some nature study this spring?  In this episode, I talk with Cindy West of Our Journey Westward, the creator of No Sweat Nature Study Live classes and NaturExplorers, about 5 things to look for in nature as the seasons change. Together, we talk about where to find specimens in the spring, what to do when you see them, and some things you can do to instill an excitement for nature study along the way.3:03 Bugs6:27 Birds8:33 Flowers For a transcript of today’s show visit TheHomeschool5in10.com.   For more homeschooling takeaways, tips, and resources, become a Homeschool 5 in 10 Insider.Connect with Kathy Gossen: Email | Website | Instagram | Facebook | YouTube | PinterestLinks from today’s episode:·        Our Journey Westward·        No Sweat Nature Study Live·        Birds in Oklahoma Field Guide Note: Some links maybe affiliate links.  For more info, please read my disclosure policy. 
Did you know that most of the habits your child will have as an adult are engrained in them by the time they are 9 years old?  That begs the question: what habits are the most important to teach early on?  These 5 rich habits are ones you can teach your kids now to benefit them long after they are grown up. 1:27 Rich Habit #14:27 Rich Habit #26:42 Rich Habit #38:13 Rich Habit #49:48 Rich Habit #5 For a transcript of today’s show visit TheHomeschool5in10.com.   For more homeschooling takeaways, tips, and resources, become a Homeschool 5 in 10 Insider.Connect with Kathy Gossen: Email | Website | Facebook | YouTube | Instagram Links from today’s episode:·        Psychology Today·        Rich Habits by Thomas Corley·        Statistics from Bigger Pockets·        Statistics from Young Up Starts·        Kay Arthur’s Discover 4 Yourself Inductive Bible Studies for Kids·        God and Me Devotion series for Girls·        How Great is Our God by Louie Giglio·        And the Word Became Flesh by Kathy Gossen·        Statistics from Mayo Clinic·        12 Fun Exercises Kids Can Do·        Statistics from Inc.com·        One Thousand Gifts by Ann Voskamp·        Gratitude Journal for Kids·        Statistics from Dave Ramsey·        Financial Peace Jr.·        Kingdom Code Entrepreneurial Curriculum·        Money Savvy Piggy Bank·        Statistics from PBS·        Statistics from Spring Note: Some links maybe affiliate links.  For more info, please read
Ever wondered how modern homeschooling came about or why homeschooling was shunned for a time in the first place?  Today we are going to take a look at the history of homeschooling in America and the impact that history has on our freedom to homeschool today.2:29 19503:23 19776:05 19808:28 19839:26 2020 For a transcript of today’s show visit TheHomeschool5in10.com.   For more homeschooling takeaways, tips, and resources, become a Homeschool 5 in 10 Insider.Connect with Kathy Gossen: Email | Website | Facebook | YouTube | Instagram Links from today’s episode:·        History of Homeschooling in the U.S.—Evolution·        Justia—People vs. Levisen·        Coalition for Responsible Home Education·        A Brief History of Homeschooling by Alkebulan Academy·        A History of Homeschooling on Learn.org·        Homeschool Freedom·        Great Homeschool Convention: A Brief History of Homeschooling ·        Home Grown Kids by Raymond Moore·        Better Late Than Early by Raymond Moore·        HSLDA Mission·        Patrick Henry College·        National Home Education Research Institute·        Dumbing Us Down by John Taylor Gatto·        For the Children’s Sake by Susan Schaeffer Macaulay·        The Brave Learner by Julie Bogart·        Homeschool Bravely by Jamie Erickson·        United States Census Bureau  Note: Some links maybe affiliate links.  For more info, please read my disclosure policy. 
Looking to save time and money in your homeschool?  You can save both by family schooling.  By studying subjects together, you can build stronger family relationships, save money, and save time.  These 5 subjects are a great place to start.1:43 History3:10 Science4:37 Bible6:36 The Arts7:35 Language Arts For a transcript of today’s show visit TheHomeschool5in10.com.   For more homeschooling takeaways, tips, and resources, become a Homeschool 5 in 10 Insider.Connect with Kathy Gossen: Email | Website | Facebook | YouTube | Instagram Links from today’s episode:·         Mystery of History·        Truthquest·        Biblioplan·        My First Journey Around the World (Geography Curriculum)·        Berean Builders Science ·        Apologia Science·        God’s Design Science·        Apologia’s What We Believe Series·        Together: Growing Appetites for God by Carrie Ward·        Music in Our Homeschool Online Courses·        Artistic Pursuits·        All About Spelling·        IEW Writing Curriculum·        My Father’s World·        Konos Note: Some links maybe affiliate links.  For more info, please read my disclosure policy. 
Typing—it’s one of those essential life skills in this technology age.  When is the best time to have your kids learn to type?  Are there any milestones we should consider before they begin typing? How often should they practice typing?  Can typing help them in other academic areas?  Today, we are going to talk about all of this and more as we discuss 5 things to know before your kids start to type.:55  When Should Students Start to Type3:17  Proper Typing Posture4:50  Can typing help other subjects?6:37  Cybersecurity and screen time8:41  Time and ExpenseFor a transcript of today’s show visit TheHomeschool5in10.com.  For more homeschooling takeaways, tips, and resources, become a Homeschool 5 in 10 Insider.Connect with Kathy Gossen: Email | Website | Facebook | YouTube | InstagramLinks from today’s episode:·         Research from the University of Northern Iowa·        How to Know of Your Child’s Attention Span is Typical by Red Crayon Imagination·        13 Proven Benefits of Limiting Screen Time for Kids by Middle Class Dad·        Typing.com·        Touch-Type Read & Spell (TTRS)·        All About Spelling·        Tech-Wise Family by Andy Crouch·        Bark·        Dance Mat Typing·        Power Typing·        FREE Cornerstone Confessions Lesson Plans·        Typing InstructorNote: Some links maybe affiliate links.  For more info, please read my disclosure policy. 
Preschool can be such a fun time of learning.  Everything is exciting!  The birds in the trees, the characters in storybooks, how high you can build a block tower—there’s so much to discover and do.  The question is where to start? Today Kathy shares five areas to focus on during the preschool years and provides practical tricks for each so you can have fun helping your child prepare for kindergarten.  0:41  Gross motor skills2:45  Fine motor skills4:14  Social skills6:18  Character7:50  Academic skills9:25  Make it easy For a transcript of today’s show visit TheHomeschool5in10.com.   For more homeschooling takeaways, tips, and resources, become a Homeschool 5 in 10 Insider.Connect with Kathy Gossen: Email | Website | Facebook | YouTube Links from today’s episode:·        Encompass Preschool Curriculum·        Hoot Owl Hoot·        Speech Sounds Development Chart Note: Some links maybe affiliate links.  For more info, please read my disclosure policy.  
Needing an online resource to help organize your homeschool? There are several amazing online homeschool planners available but very few make my top 5.  Listen to discover why. 1: 07  Homeschool Planet3:07  Homeschool Panda5:28  Lesson Trek6:33  Well Planned Day Online8:06  The Homeschool Tracker10:00  Free OptionsFor a transcript of today’s show visit: TheHomeschool5in10.com. For more homeschooling takeaways, tips, and resources, become a Homeschool 5 in 10 Insider.Connect with Kathy Gossen: Email | Website | Facebook | YouTube | InstagramOther Links from today’s episode:·        Previous Planner Comparison from 2015·        Original Homeschool Planet Review in 2015·        Free Excel Gradebook Template from Five J’s·        Free Excel Planner Template from Cornerstone Confessions  Note: Some links maybe affiliate links.  For more info, please read my disclosure policy.  
Having the end in mind as you plan your homeschool can assure you that you are headed in the right direction.  It's kind of like that old saying, "Those who fail to plan, plan to fail."  By completing these 5 steps you are creating a plan so you won't fail!  1:07   Foundation of education.2:45   High school recommendations.4:20   Long-term scope and sequence.7:49   Your child’s learning style.8:58   Finding curriculum For a transcript of today’s show visit: TheHomeschool5in10.com.  For more homeschooling takeaways, tips, and resources, become a Homeschool 5 in 10 Insider.Connect with Kathy Gossen: Email | Website | Facebook | YouTube Links from today’s episode:·        Our Homeschool Foundation·        Current high school graduation requirements in Oklahoma·        Current high school graduation requirements form the University of Oklahoma·        102 Top Picks for Homeschool Curriculum by Cathy Duffy·        The Way They Learn by Cynthia TobiasNote: Some links maybe affiliate links.  For more info, please read my disclosure policy. 
Since this is the first episode of the Homeschool 5 in 10, I thought there could be no better beginning than to share five reasons to keep on listening to this podcast.  0:30  You want the best for your kids1:35  Your time is valuable2:59  It allows you to multi-task3:57  You want to keep on learning4:56  You can only remember and apply so muchIf any of the above sound like you, then welcome!  You have come to the right place.  Hit that subscribe button, and let’s begin this journey together!For a transcript of today’s show visit TheHomeschool5in10.com.   For more homeschooling takeaways, tips, and resources, become a Homeschool 5 in 10 Insider.Connect with Kathy Gossen: Email | Website | Facebook | YouTube 
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