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Showcasing our Students
Amazing projects, clever creativity, big ideas...great things are happening with our Sequoia Grove students! Hear what it was like inside a Student Showcase in May 202...
Rebecca's Homeschool Journey
Four kids and two continents....this is Rebecca's homeschool journey. She shares the good and the regrets. Listen in for ideas, lessons learned, and encouragment in yo...
Building Emotionally Aware Kids--and Parents!
Do your kids have the words to describe how they're feeling? Emotional well-being is crucial for a good learning environment. In this episode, Mary Stein introduces us...
Digital Literacy and Internet Safety
Equipping our kids to be safe in the digital world, while still helping them to learn the necessary skills is a tricky job! Trisha Brandow joins me to talk about how t...
Getting the Most out of your Sequoia Grove Experience
It can be confusing to keep track of all that's going on with Sequoia Grove. Are you feeling confused by the opportunities available? Join Rebecca and Sara, two of our...
Finding Your Math Match
Many of us are intimidated by the idea of teaching math. A google search for "homeschool math curriculum" will turn up almost endless results. So we ask friends what t...
Can I Homeschool High School?
Is homeschooling high school a good idea? As a parent, we worry about all the things for our teens--the difficult subjects that need to be covered, social activities, ...
Giving Kids the Tools to Think!
I'm teaching my kids to write and speak well, but how do I equip them to have something worth saying? Andrew Pudewa, creator of IEW, joins me to answer the question "H...
Let's Get Real - Parents Weigh in on Testing
You are not alone! Listen to other Sequoia Grove parents talk about how their families tackle state testing. Why do they even bother? You're sure to gain new ideas and...
Taking the Fear out of Testing
Do you dread state testing? Are you wondering if you should even bother having your kids participate? Listen in and hear why it's critical to our schools AND how it ca...
Season 3 Trailer
Season 3 releases February 1!
A Glimpse Into a Homeschool Journey, Episode 2
Concluding the conversation with Carrie Carlson, reflecting on her family's homeschool journey. Carrie has many insights and tips along the way.
A Glimpse Into a Homeschool Journey, Episode 1
Carrie Carlson, Sequoia Grove TK-8 Program Administrator, shares insights and memories from her family's homeschool journey.
Science Fun with Amy Griffin
Intimidated by science? Do you always leave it for last and there's never time? Amy has great ideas for these problems and motivation for so much more!
The Magic of Music and Theater
Ronni Ernenputsch talks to us about the lifelong benefits that come from experiencing performing arts.
The Stories that Make Art History
Beth Oakes, creator and storyteller from HiGasfy, joins me to talk about learning about art through compelling stories.
The Joy of Reading Aloud
Reading aloud is essential for our children. Listen in and be inspired to build this healthy habit into your homeschool.
Math! Great Ideas with Kelley
HST Kelley Soper shares her long experience with homeschooling and teaching math. Listen in for some great ideas and resources!
Getting Excited About History
Listen in while HST Scott Steffens talks about creative ways to teach fascinating history and inspires us to help our kids think deep thoughts about the past.
The Importance of Current Events
Carl Azuz from CNN10 joins me for a fun conversation to talk about current events and the importance of news-trality.
Planning Your Day
Fellow Family Liaison Beka Heath joins me to talk about how to plan out your homeschool day. Lots of great ideas and advice!
Meet our Executive Director
Jenell Sherman is at the helm of our schools. Go behind the scenes at Sequoia Grove and hear about her heart and vision for our schools. Listen in and learn what it ta...
Sequoia Breeze Trailer Season 2
We're back! First episode drops on September 7. You won't want to miss it!
Personality and Homeschooling part 2
Join Karen Dreager and I for the conclusion of our discussion about the Myers-Briggs personality types and how understanding them can help your homeschool run more smo...
Personality and Homeschooling, part 1
Karen Draeger tells us how understanding your child's and your own personality throught the Myers-Briggs personality assessment can enhance your homeschooling (and par...
Learning to Write!
HST Elva Burlingham shares her passion for helping parents teach kids to write well. She explains what curriculum she's seen work with kids from all ages and stages.
Planning Your Year
Join me to gather some helpful tips and tricks to thinking through and preparing so you are ready for your school year!
Teaching Your Child to Read, part 4
Erin Emerson joins me to conclude our series about teaching your child to read.
Teaching Your Child to Read, part 3
Erin Emerson continues her conversation with me about teaching your child to read.
Teaching Your Child to Read, part 2
With Erin Emerson, talking about teaching your child to read. Today we talk about join sound and letters as a child takes their first steps into reading.