The Homeschool Advantage Podcast

The Homeschool Advantage Podcast

Welcome to the Homeschool advantage, an interview based podcast that connects homeschoolers to vendors, curriculum content creators, coops and more. My name is Bex Buzzie and I am a teacher, coach and educational course content creator from San Diego California. The homeschool advantage is here to give you the leg up in a world that is slightly upside down by connecting parents who want to homeschool, parent who have been homeschooling, teachers who are looking for an edge or new material to some of the top academy’s, microschools, co-ops and vendors, subscribe to the Homeschool Advantage.

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September 26, 2022 29 min

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Mike Zietsma CEO and Founder of www.homeschoolamericanhistory.com and in short Mike loves teaching history, whether its directly to kids in his classroom or through the material he produces for homeschool learning. Mike feels history is undervalued in education, and has a pas...

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DeeDee and Ximena, also known as the Chips & Salsa Ladies are the CEO's and Founders of chipsnsalsahomeschooling.com. A little behind the scenes about how they got the name "Chips & Salsa" so many people had said they blended so well when they sang together at church that these best friends decided to keep the name and applied it to one of their biggest passions: homeschooling. You can find them on chipsn...

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September 22, 2022 20 min

Register for the Two hour Live Online Lesson Planning Masterclass Below   

October 15th from 10am to 12pm PST for only $25!! 

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This part of teaching is the simplest but the most effective part of the lesson.  Here is where you answer that nagging question all of you parents have ruminating in the back of your mind "how do I know if they learned?" Our objective today is to help you be able to assess yo...

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Melissa Brander is CEO and Founder of Pockethomeschool.com and the creator of the SMART Learning Collection - SMART stands for Simple to Implement, Meaningful Family Experiences, Academically Oriented, Reasonably Priced, Tools for Explorative Learning. This is her mission and vision for Pocket Homeschool. In this episode Melissa explains how Some really Good friends of Melissa encouraged her and showed her that she had somet...

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Jael Penn is CEO and Founder of Penn Academy she is also a Texas state certified educator with decades of experience including elementary, special and gifted education.  

This preparatory program will help your child succeed academically and equip them to walk with the Lord as Kingdom builders. She offers live instruction rather than pre-recorded videos. At Academy they desire to glorify God, educate children, and train teac...

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Penny Mayes is a professional art teacher, a professional educator, and a veteran home-school mom of 20 years. Her passion is integrating hands-on art projects with art history and history unit studies. She is also a wife and the mother of three adult children. She holds a master’s in education and makes her home in North Carolina. Her story from homeschool mom to curriculum developer will not only inspire you but challenge ...

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On Thursday Teacher Talk I am hoping to help you with your lesson plans the difference here is that in classroom settings we have to think about the amount of time we have to teach this one subject or topic so we as classroom teachers must focus on timed activities you however don't you can go on trips and work with or without the resources.

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  • Sometimes we have basic definitions for words and don'...

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    Diana Kluwin is CEO and Founder of Willow Ridge Academy in San Diego California. Willow Ridge Academy is Christ-centered, freedom loving, and family supporting private homeschool group. They assist families in exiting government schools, maintaining school records, and supporting parental freedom. 

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  • That true social emotional learning is byproduct of homeschool education.  
  • Public Schools are not really pu...
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    Cameron Curry CEO of The Classical Academies is an organization of award-winning, tuition-free, California Public Charter Schools serving North San Diego County since 1999. With 7 campuses serving in the Northern Region of San Diego, Escondido, Vista, and Oceanside, The Classical Academies is open to all students in San Diego, Orange, and Riverside Counties. 

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  • How Classical Academies can tailor programs g...
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    Merry Marinello gives a stellar interview and description of the Founder of All about Learning Press Marie Rippel, who had a child with severe dyslexia. They were told he would never read or write. She researched, figured out how to teach her son and also tutored kids for 20 years. She doesn’t want anyone to have to go through what they did. Merry also talks about the powerful results that this program has accomplished and M...

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    There are different types of learners and what works with one child may not work with another. Learning a bit about how the learning styles play into how you will introduce the lesson matters! You want to grab them right form the start!! 

    In this episode I discuss the different learning style and how you can create anticipatory sets that are targeted for you beautiful child or children. 

    Kinesthetic 

  • Have your students moving  
  • Acti...
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    LITTLE NUGGET Learning! 

    Tiffany Bynum is CEO and Founder of this family owned and operated business (based in South Florida). She is dedicated to finding products that encourage sensory exploration; help improve motor skills; foster language development, inspire creative play & more! They are very selective in the products they carry in their store--quality being top priority and affordability.  

     

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    Agustina A.K.A. Maria A. Burgos is a homeschool mother who majored in Finance with a Commercial Real Estate Concentration from Rutgers Business School in New Jersey, where she was a star student and President of the Real Estate Society. She has worked on over $2 billion of real estate transactions in major cities of the United States. Is also creator of Uncommon education and online program that when your child finishes thei...

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    Sam Sorbo is an Education Freedom Advocate. She is an author, writer,  podcast host of the Sam Sorbo show. She is also an actor and producer and is known for Miracle in East Texas (2019), Andromeda (2000) and Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (1995). She has been married to Kevin Sorbo since January 5, 1998 and they have three beautiful children. 

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  • One foundational lesson we learn in the traditional school syst...
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    Thursday Teacher Talk

    Topic: Attention grabbers, Hooks, and Setting the stage part 1

    How to grab your child's attention and have them organically interested and focused on any lesson or topic.

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    The MLLC was founded by Kristine Dizon who wanted to combine her passions for language and music to share with students all over the world. The Music and Language Center provides high-quality, interactive, online music and language instruction to learners everywhere. Their mission is to provide the highest quality and level of language & music instruction for all levels. The Music & Language Center wants to accommoda...

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    Amy Villeda is a mother of 4, group fitness instructor, and piano teacher. Coming from a musical family, she began to learn the piano when she was 7 years old.  She graduated in 2005 from Dixie State University with a degree in teaching.  After graduating, she spent time traveling the world and seeking adventure.  She  has many years of teaching experience, both abroad and domestic.  She loves teaching piano and helping stud...

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    Dr. Melanie Wilson is a Christian psychologist who became a homeschooler and is a mother of six. Two of her sons are now attending college, leaving her with children ranging from a 5th-grader through a high school junior that she is still homeschooling. She credits God and her husband of 24 years for the time to write, speak, and homeschool too. While she doesn’t practice anymore, she does share sanity-saving ideas at her bl...

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    Today’s Master class is going to be focused on Materials and Conditions and it is not going to be what you think: we will be discussing, how culture trumps everything, creating positive identities in class that are honoring and how you parents don’t need to be on the defensive but can work on the offensive and breathe life into your children.

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    Thank you for supporting this show by listening and sharing with friends! I...

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    August 24, 2022 13 min
    Intro: This episode we will be focusing on what learning objectives are and how we measure them? 3 Topics of Todays Discussion 1) What are Learning Objectives? Objectives are very specific, they state clear actions that the student must take to be successful. 2) Why use Learning Objectives? To gauge and to assess what your student(s) know by the end of the period/week/month/semester and if you all are going to achieve sa...
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