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The Raising Lifelong Learners podcast helps parents -- especially homeschooling parents -- encourage their differently-wired kids to learn, explore passions, cultivate creativity, and become fascinated by the world around them. Join host Colleen Kessler -- educational consultant, gifted specialist, author, and speaker -- for interviews, audioblogs, tips, and encouragement to help your differently-wired kiddos become lifelong learners -- children who know that they can find the answers to any ...
 
Join us as we delve into the principles and practices of homeschool Morning Time aka Morning Basket or Circle Time. With both experts in their fields and mentor-moms, we will discuss everything from how to choose the right books for a wide age range, to how to memorize a poem, to how to get the kids to sit still. All your burning Morning Time questions answered right here -- every other Tuesday.
 
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Today on the podcast I am joined by my good friend Colleen Kessler who is a homeschooling mom of four and a gifted education specialist. Colleen and I chat about the benefits of a Morning Basket for your gifted kids as well as some of the challenges that moms of gifted and twice exceptional children might face when it comes to getting everyone on t…
 
The hilarious Arden Myrin talks with me about Steve Martin’s influence on her, listening to this album for the first time for the show, and acting for him on stage. It’s a fantastic conversation with a brilliantly funny comedian and actor. Host: Jason Klamm Producer: Mike Worden Guest: Arden Myrin ardenmyrin.com A Wild and Crazy Guy on Vinyl Please…
 
On today's podcast I am joined by the very punny host of CNN10, Carl Azuz. With balanced news coverage, wonderful explanations, and a winning host, the 10-minute news show has become a favorite part of our family's Morning Basket. It's the way we love to cover current events. On this podcast Carl and I chat about how he got his start in journalism,…
 
It happens to all of us at one point or another: reading shifts in our kids’ lives from being principally about joy and delight into something that needs to be done for school. A lot of us notice a significant drop in how much our kids are reading for pleasure once the school year is well underway. This is a problem. According to the National Liter…
 
In this very special episode of the podcast, the RAR team is discussing our favorite way to study history: through picture book biographies. We’re also sharing a brand new FREE resource – a huge list of our favorite picture book biographies, organized by time period and category. This resource will be a huge help to your history studies, because we…
 
Writer, cartoonist, graphic novelist and more Mimi Pond was kind enough to sit down and talk with me about the ever-popular Nichols and May, and discuss her history in the publishing and cartooning industries, as well as why we hold on to the things we make. Host: Jason Klamm Producer: Mike Worden Guest: Mimi Pond http://www.mimipond.com/ An Evenin…
 
Today I am joined my Missy Andrews from the Center for Lit to talk about her book My Divine Comedy: A Mother’s Homeschooling Journey. I can't explain how encouraged I was by today's episode. No spoilers, but there is one nugget that Missy lays down that is going to have lasting change on how I view myself as a homeschool mom and how I view the work…
 
A tranquil mind. Any chance you want one of those? I know I do. Today on the Read-Aloud Revival podcast, we’re talking about how readers can give themselves the gift of a tranquil mind by reading old books. Wait, did I just say “by reading old books?” I did. And I have a feeling this episode will challenge and expand your expectation for what readi…
 
For the second rare occasion of this year, we’re talking with the artist himself. Also, we’re once again talking about Dolemite Is My Name. Scott Bomar is an accomplished composer and musician and he was a Rudy Ray Moore fan before he was ever involved in scoring Dolemite Is My Name, and he met the man himself! Host: Jason Klamm Producer: Mike Word…
 
The theme of this episode of the podcast is all about making Morning Time work for your family. I am joined by Jessica Waldock, host of the Morning Baskets and more Facebook community to talk about how using themes saved her Morning Basket. Jessica homeschools an only-child who likes to deep-dive into topics, so a themed Morning Basket is a perfect…
 
If you need a boost of sunshine in your week, stop whatever you’re doing and listen to this podcast. Why? Because in this episode, Australian icon Mem Fox joins me to talk about the unique gift this specific time can offer us — the chance to read together, to connect, and to help our kids fall in love with books on a whole new level. Mem Fox is Aus…
 
Peter has written for things that have dotted the childhoods and young adulthoods of a few generations, now, including Rugrats and The Simpsons. Like a lot of young comedy types growing up, he was fascinated by Nixon, and David Frye was hard to miss when you were interested in Nixon as a comedy figure. Host: Jason Klamm Producer: Mike Worden Guest:…
 
He’s a stand-up, an author, an actor and a TV writer, and this week Josh Gondelman talks about an album he loved before he ever met and befriended it’s creator, Matt Braunger. Host: Jason Klamm Producer: Mike Worden Guest: Josh Gondelman JoshGondelman.com Soak Up the Night on Vinyl Please subscribe to us on Apple Podcasts, follow us on Twitter and …
 
Professor and homeschool mom Jill Hummer joins me on this episode of the podcast to talk all about teaching civics and current events in your Morning Time. We chat about what Civics is, exactly, as well as the best ways to bring a living knowledge of citizenship to your kids. We also discuss age-appropriate ways to include civics, what to do about …
 
What would happen if you decided to be your child’s mentor, rather than their teacher? What if you awakened their wonder and curiosity, so that they became the kind of people who thirst for knowledge and understanding? What if you could fall in love with homeschooling your kids? In this episode, Sally Clarkson and I continue a conversation we start…
 
From Ian Shoales to Duck’s Breath to much more, Merle Kessler’s work started with influences that have their roots in his family’s Columbia Record Club subscription. Host: Jason Klamm Producer: Mike Worden Guest: Merle Kessler IanShoales.com The Wonderful World of Jonathan Winters on Vinyl Please subscribe to us on Apple Podcasts, follow us on Twit…
 
On today's episode of the podcast I welcome Sally Clarkson, author and homeschool mom, to chat about her soon-to-be-released book Awaking Wonder. Education does not have to be difficult or stifling. Find out how homeschool families can create delightful learning based on good books and beautiful experiences. For show notes and episode downloads, vi…
 
We need a drumroll today, because on the podcast we’re revealing all of our autumn picks for RAR Premium. I’m also answering podcast listener Corrie’s question about how to preserve her son’s love of reading. It’s easy to slip into schooly habits that kill our kids’ love of reading– so how can we help preserve our children’s love of reading even af…
 
I came across one of Colleen’s articles about vinyl comedy and found out later that she’s fairly new to the world of comedy albums, which made me more intrigued as to what kept her hooked. She was kind enough to sit down and speak with me about a bargain find to discuss the record, her fascination with history, John Mulaney, the Beat Era and a numb…
 
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