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Importance of memorization!

By Futurehomeschooler! - Nov 03 2018
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I was so encouraged by this podcast, because this is something I believe is very important as well!

Love it!

By Sithhappens44142 - Jul 18 2017
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Love the episodes... love hearing different ideas and perspectives. Refreshing!

iTunes Ratings

56 Ratings
Average Ratings
51
3
1
0
1

Importance of memorization!

By Futurehomeschooler! - Nov 03 2018
Read more
I was so encouraged by this podcast, because this is something I believe is very important as well!

Love it!

By Sithhappens44142 - Jul 18 2017
Read more
Love the episodes... love hearing different ideas and perspectives. Refreshing!
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101 Homeschool Ideas

Latest release on Jun 24, 2017

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Rank #1: John Taylor Gatto

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Public education–even with teachers doing everything they can–continues to lose traction. Nationwide, students today are falling further behind those from other countries. We all know that the school system, as it is constituted today and generally speaking, is not succeeding.   The Symptoms Anytime you get sick, you actually do not feel the germs or CONTINUE

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Aug 12 2014

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Rank #2: Carole Joy Seid and Homeschooling Made Simple

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In today’s episode I interview Carole Joy Seid. Carole is a fantastic advocate for simple homeschool and her approach is one that I whole-heartedly agree with and that we try to utilize in our own home. Sometimes we get a little complicated and we have to reel back a little and readjust… but hey, that CONTINUE

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Apr 22 2015

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Rank #3: Get your children excited about learning. Ready… Set… Learn…

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In this episode I am going to tell you about the biggest mistakes that teachers make almost every day. With relatively little effort you can drastically improve your learning experiences with your children. They will be excited to learn whatever you are trying to teach them with just a little extra effort on your part. I CONTINUE

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May 23 2014

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Rank #4: Math U See

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Bill Coder from Math U See was so great to visit with me about their math curriculum. When we started homeschooling, there were two or three math programs that I felt like I was hearing mentioned over and over again. Math U See was one of the top two. We had never tried Math U CONTINUE

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Jul 24 2014

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Rank #5: Choosing a Curriculum Pt. 1

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For many homeschooling parents, choosing a curriculum is the most overwhelming hurdle between them and peace of mind. There are so many choices and variations and the impending doubt of “What if I choose wrong????” Well, we want to help you make your curriculum choices easier. In order to do that there are a few CONTINUE

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Jun 09 2015

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Rank #6: Ep. 62 Getting Children to DO Hard Things

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Episode 62: Getting Our Children to Do HARD Things Hey everyone, welcome back. I have a couple of books I want to review for you today. One is a book that I think you should completely avoid: Founding Mothers: The Women Who Raised Our Nation by Cokie Roberts. It is a New York Bestseller, but CONTINUE

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Feb 20 2015

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Rank #7: Kinesthetic Learning Activities

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In episode 27, I focus on the kinesthetic learner. Here are some fun activities that your kinesthetic learners will love. Show Notes for Episode 27: Kinesthetic Learners TED Talks The tool/app of the day is the TED Talks App for both iOs and Android devices. You can get the TED Talks app by clicking on CONTINUE

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Apr 25 2014

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Rank #8: Ep 81 How Much “Screen Time” Should Your Children Get?

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Here is the next episode. Enjoy. Episode show notes coming soon!!!

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Aug 24 2015

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Rank #9: Terri Brady and Finding Your “Why” to Homeschool

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Vision is one of the most important pieces when it comes to successfully tackling a new adventure like Homeschooling your Children. Every homeschool family should have a list of reasons WHY TO HOMESCHOOL and a second list of 25 THINGS YOU WANT TO GET OUT OF HOMESCHOOL.  You may think those are two lists are exactly the CONTINUE

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Jun 03 2014

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Rank #10: Ep 87 Ridiculous Games You Have To Play This Weekend

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What is it about games that get parents so excited? As I looked back over the past two years of podcasts, by far the most successful episodes have dealt with how to build relationships with your children through games. I was actually a little surprised. We have posted some great information on learning styles and CONTINUE

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Jan 09 2016

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Rank #11: Ep 85 Creative Dinner-time Games

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Have you ever noticed at the dinner table how quickly younger children lose interest when you start a conversation with their older brothers and sisters? How long does it take for your older children to drift back to electronic devices when your youngest child starts repeating every single detail of the day? Dinner time can CONTINUE

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Dec 01 2015

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Rank #12: Ep 86 Teaching Fractions to Young Children

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Episode 86 is a fraction of the length of my typical podcast length because we are talking about how you can teach your 7 or 8 year-old children the foundational information about fractions. So let’s just jump in and divide the subject up. Here are just 3 ideas that will help your children Visualize the CONTINUE

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Jan 08 2016

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Rank #13: Get Your Children to Trust You

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“[Trust] is the central issue in human relationships within and outside organizations. Without trust you cannot lead. Without trust you cannot get extraordinary things done. Individuals are unable to trust others fail to become leaders, precisely because they can’t bear to be dependent on the words and work of others. So they either end up CONTINUE

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Aug 29 2014

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Rank #14: 2 Critical Mindsets for Homeschool Parents

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2 Important Mindsets for Homeschool Parents There are so many issues that affect you emotionally as a homeschool parents. You face pressure to do everything just right—every day. Many of you have pressure—either direct or at least implied—to prove you are doing it right and that your children are not falling behind into some major CONTINUE

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May 15 2015

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Rank #15: Ep. 64 Homeschool and Fear of Failure

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There are so many factors that can affect our effectiveness as homeschool parents. Even the weather can mess things up for us. Have you ever recognized that sometimes it is you that magnifies an issue with the way you react to a situation? I do this all the time. On today’s episode, I want to CONTINUE

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Mar 04 2015

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Rank #16: Home School

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Sarah Ratliff lives in Tyler, Texas and shares her awesome homeschool journey in this interview. I am so grateful for her willingness to participate and visit with me for a few minutes. Check out one of Sarah’s favorite educational sites: The Ten Boom Institute. Just click on the following link. www.tenboominstitute.com

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Mar 28 2014

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Rank #17: Top 10 Ideas for Homeschool Parents

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I decided that I would recap our last 14 episodes and the ideas that we are getting from the awesome interviews. I have really been so grateful for all of the people that we have had the opportunity to interview and I have some great podcasts ready for you starting with episode 16. I will CONTINUE

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Mar 17 2014

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Rank #18: Choosing Curriculum Pt. 2

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We have talked about you as the parent… Now lets take a few days and consider your children. In this episode, I am going to share a few questions for you to ask yourself about each child. Now… these questions need to be considered for each child as an individual. DO NOT GROUP YOUR CHILDREN CONTINUE

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Jun 10 2015

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Rank #19: Homeschool Questions

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12 questions from people who don’t quite understand homeschool and how I answer them. Let’s face it. Every one of us has asked that question we regretted as soon as the words left our mouth. Maybe for you it was: “When is your baby due?” … Only to realize that there is no baby, or CONTINUE

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Apr 09 2014

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Rank #20: Homeschool Ideas Ep 14 New Teaching Skill

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Here is another edition of the Friday skill and review podcast. This skill, that I call “All Talk/No Talk,” is an excellent skill for managing the energy level of your class or discussion on the fly. I also get to introduce you to my oldest son, Paden. He gives a review of a new math CONTINUE

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Mar 15 2014

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Episode 92 Why memorization is still important

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Memory is not what it used to be! And I don’t mean what you put in your computer. Memorization is taking a backseat in today’s approach to curriculum… and in case you were wondering, that is not a good thing.   Memorization is necessary We are all familiar with the phrase: “Use it or Lose CONTINUE

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Jun 24 2017

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Episode 91 Helping Your Homeschool Child

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Do you have a child that is falling behind with their learning? How do you help your homeschool child when you feel like they are not performing? Today, I want to talk about helping your homeschool child get out of a learning rut. Helping Your Homeschool Child These are tricky questions… Especially if you are CONTINUE

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May 08 2017

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Episode 90 Standing Up

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Picture telling your children that they were going to be standing to all of their homework today? What would they say? Can you picture the look on their faces? Maybe you could start by telling them that sitting down is more dangerous than smoking? More Dangerous Than Smoking? If you are anything like me you CONTINUE

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Apr 29 2017

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Episode 89 Bill Heid and The Dragon & The Raven

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Hold on to your seat and get ready for another great interview with Bill Heid from Heirloom Audio Productions.

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Jan 11 2017

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Ep 88 Take a Break and Learn More

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Current educational research demonstrates the HUGE benefits that come from studying in shorter spurts with breaks rather than study-binging for long periods of time. Check out the podcast episode 88 and figure out why breaks in your day might be just the thing you need to help your children get more out of less time. CONTINUE

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Jan 28 2016

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Ep 87 Ridiculous Games You Have To Play This Weekend

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What is it about games that get parents so excited? As I looked back over the past two years of podcasts, by far the most successful episodes have dealt with how to build relationships with your children through games. I was actually a little surprised. We have posted some great information on learning styles and CONTINUE

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Jan 09 2016

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Ep 86 Teaching Fractions to Young Children

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Episode 86 is a fraction of the length of my typical podcast length because we are talking about how you can teach your 7 or 8 year-old children the foundational information about fractions. So let’s just jump in and divide the subject up. Here are just 3 ideas that will help your children Visualize the CONTINUE

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Jan 08 2016

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Ep 85 Creative Dinner-time Games

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Have you ever noticed at the dinner table how quickly younger children lose interest when you start a conversation with their older brothers and sisters? How long does it take for your older children to drift back to electronic devices when your youngest child starts repeating every single detail of the day? Dinner time can CONTINUE

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Dec 01 2015

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Ep 84 Intrinsic Motivation Through Customization

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True or False: One of the biggest challenges to teaching is addressing all of the needs of different children? False The truth is: Children will do well in school when they are motivated to do so. The real challenge to teaching is to find the specific motivation key that will strike at the heart of each CONTINUE

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Nov 27 2015

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Ep. 83 Fun Writing Games

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Today I introduced the book that will be hitting Amazon within the week. I am really, really excited about this book. I hope it will help you start asking questions in such a way that will help (allow) your children to open up and let you inside of their experiences and feelings. Sometimes our questions CONTINUE

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Nov 24 2015

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Ep. 82 Ask Brian & No More Tests

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Is it possible? Could it be? Are they really?   Public Universities Getting Rid of Standardized Tests? No more pencils… No more books… No more teacher’s ugly looks… Well, I don’t know about the other things, but there are a growing number of colleges and universities that are getting rid of the standardized test requirements CONTINUE

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Nov 20 2015

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Ep 81 How Much “Screen Time” Should Your Children Get?

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Here is the next episode. Enjoy. Episode show notes coming soon!!!

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Aug 24 2015

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Ep 80 With Lee in Virginia

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In today’s episode I sat down with Bill Heid, the executive producer for Heirloom Audio Productions. Bill and I visited last December about their INCREDIBLE audio adventure, In Freedom’s Cause. Click here to check out that podcast interview. Today, Bill and I are talking about “With Lee in Virginia,” Heirloom Audio Productions newest audio adventure. To CONTINUE

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Jul 28 2015

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Ep 79 Creative Writing Resource For All Ages

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In our episode today I have an awesome resource for you that will help you teach your children how to be more creative in their writing! If you have ever given your children a writing assignment, you have probably felt the frustration of receiving a one sentence answer. They have addressed your answer, but there CONTINUE

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Jul 27 2015

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Ep 78 Q&A Housework vs. Homeschool?

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Today I am going to address a voice question that came to me a few weeks ago from Sarah. I think this is a really GREAT QUESTION ABOUT HOMESCHOOL! It is a question that every parent has worried about as they stand on the edge of the homeschool decision.   How can I get everything CONTINUE

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Jul 26 2015

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Ep 77 Tim Milosch and College-Bound Homeschooler

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Homeschooling High School… You can do it. In today’s episode, I am going to share with you an interview with Tim Milosch. Tim is a K-12 homeschooled product from Southern California. He has a Masters Degree and is currently pursuing his PhD… so if anyone can provide some evidence to the fact that you can CONTINUE

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Jul 10 2015

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Ask Your Children for Input About Curriculum

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I had a great conversation with my 14 year-old son about his school experience this year. It opened my eyes regarding how he saw homeschool and why he thought we decided to take this journey. He could not have been more far from the reality… but in the end the only thing that matters to CONTINUE

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Jun 23 2015

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Choosing Curriculum Pt. 2

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We have talked about you as the parent… Now lets take a few days and consider your children. In this episode, I am going to share a few questions for you to ask yourself about each child. Now… these questions need to be considered for each child as an individual. DO NOT GROUP YOUR CHILDREN CONTINUE

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Jun 10 2015

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Choosing a Curriculum Pt. 1

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For many homeschooling parents, choosing a curriculum is the most overwhelming hurdle between them and peace of mind. There are so many choices and variations and the impending doubt of “What if I choose wrong????” Well, we want to help you make your curriculum choices easier. In order to do that there are a few CONTINUE

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Jun 09 2015

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12 Ways to Use an iPad in Homeschool

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Some of these you are probably already using and maybe you won’t get any new ideas from this list… on the other hand, you might learn something that will totally transform your homeschool iPad experience. Here are 12 Ways that you can successfully use an iPad in your Homeschool.

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May 28 2015

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iTunes Ratings

56 Ratings
Average Ratings
51
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1
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1

Importance of memorization!

By Futurehomeschooler! - Nov 03 2018
Read more
I was so encouraged by this podcast, because this is something I believe is very important as well!

Love it!

By Sithhappens44142 - Jul 18 2017
Read more
Love the episodes... love hearing different ideas and perspectives. Refreshing!