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Created with the homeschool mom in mind, the Joyfully Homeschooling podcast is here to encourage and inspire you on your homeschool journey. Through real stories, real struggles, and real life, Misty Bailey and her guests share how to embrace imperfection and strive for a more joyful homeschool. Misty is a homeschool mom to three kids and has been homeschooling for over 9 years. Learn more about her mission to encourage and equip the homeschool mom on her blog Joy in the Journey (findingjoyi ...
 
Is science one of those subjects that you struggle with teaching in your homeschool? You have come to the right place! Hi, I'm Paige Hudson, a veteran homeschooling mom, and author of the programs of Elemental Science. In each season of the Tips for Homeschool Science Show, we are going to take the complexities of teaching science and break those down into building blocks you can use in your homeschool! New episodes will release every Monday until the season is complete. But don't worry, on ...
 
Hosted by a homeschool dad / former college professor. The purpose of this podcast to encourage and equip homeschool moms to teach science (6th - 12th grade) and to make it interesting and enjoyable for students (and mom). Some topics include: order of science classes, prep for ACT, teaching college prep vs. "non-science" students, labs and lab reports, lots of stories from teaching thousands of university and homeschooled students, teaching biology, chemistry, physics, and anatomy & physiol ...
 
But Why is a show led by kids. They ask the questions and we find the answers. It’s a big interesting world out there. On But Why, we tackle topics large and small, about nature, words, even the end of the world. Know a kid with a question? Record it with a smartphone. Be sure to include your kid's first name, age, and town and send the recording to questions@butwhykids.org!
 
You are special, created in God’s own image. Each week join author, TV host, and researcher David Rives as he explores an infinite number of wonders that point us directly to our Creator, the God of the Bible. Wonders Without Number. Whether you are interested in the incredible design we see in the things around us, or want the tools to defend your faith in Jesus Christ, this is the podcast for you. We are not mere animals, the result of evolution, natural selection, or chance over millions ...
 
*A homeschool podcast sharing information, support, and resources to empower parents to find the best way for their children to learn. *Explore "outside the lines" learning methods and ideas with Ann Ryan, mom of 4, with 14+ yrs of homeschool experience with 4 very different learners. *If you want "to the point" practical information and resources, give a listen! Find me at https://www.learningoutsidethelines.com FB https://www.facebook.com/learningoutsidethelinespodcast/ or https://www.inst ...
 
REACH: A Space Podcast for Kids is a weekly, family friendly exploration of our galaxy (and beyond!) with hosts Brian Holden and Meredith Stepien. Built for kids and based on questions from kids, REACH educates with entertaining segments, fun at-home experiments, and interviews with subject matter experts & thought partners from leading institutions like the Adler Planetarium, Cosmosphere, Exploration Place, and more. Subscribe today, and get knowledge...within your Reach. A co-production be ...
 
Welcome to Raising Wildlings, a podcast about parenting, alternative education and stepping into the wilderness, however that looks, with your family. Each week, we’ll be interviewing experts that truly inspire us, to answer your parenting and education questions. We’ll also be sharing stories from some incredible families that took the leap, and are taking the road less travelled. Whether you’re a parent looking for tips on how to better handle those sibling squabbles and tantrums, a couple ...
 
Christlike Thinking is a bi-weekly podcast dedicated to discussing how Christians are engaging culture and living out Romans 12:2, which says, "Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewal of your mind, that by testing you may discern what is the will of God, what is good and acceptable and perfect."
 
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Homeschool Science Tip of the Month - Be a student first. When we started sharing monthly science tips over four years ago, I wasn't sure how long we would keep doing so. Well, here we are at tip number 52. And I feel like this is the perfect time to wrap-up the homeschool science tip of the month series. The final tip I want to leave you all with …
 
This episode may not be suitable for our youngest listeners or for particularly sensitive kids. We're discussing animal ethics with author Hal Herzog. In a follow up to our pets episodes, we look at how we treat animals very differently depending on whether we think of them as pets, food, or work animals. Why do some cultures eat cows and others do…
 
So, I hope you guys are enjoying this series. Today it is coming to an end with the method I most wanted to use when I first began homeschooling and that is the Charlotte Mason method. I LOVE so many of Charlotte’s ideas to education and have read books about this method but have never been able to fully implement it into our homeschool. So, I was …
 
In the global race to find a vaccine, is Canada well-positioned to ensure its citizens will be inoculated as quickly as possible? What will happen to poorer countries in this race? To discuss these issues, The Agenda welcomes by Alan Bernstein, president and CEO, Canadian Institute for Advanced Research; Jason Nickerson, humanitarian affairs adviso…
 
Science journalist Latif Nasser discusses his latest Netflix documentary series "Connected," in which he travels the world, exploring the fascinating connections between seemingly disparate ideas and objects such as migratory bird patterns, musical frequencies, and lunar bacteria. Nasser is also director of research for WNYC's Radiolab.…
 
During quarantine, I’ve heard from many of you asking for help with cravings and weight gain caused by stress and the emotional toll all of this is taking. To that end I brought in Brittany Watkins, one of my favorite people for advice on natural ways to stop emotional eating, control food cravings, and end self-sabotage. In fact, she’s one of the …
 
Just days after the province declared a state of emergency for this COVID-19 crisis, Michael Sabia argued in the pages of the Globe and Mail that now is the time for governments to take bold action to reshape the economy. Six months in, are governments getting it right? Sabia, the director of the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at t…
 
Guaranteed annual income or a basic income is a policy idea that's been considered for decades. Under the previous government, Ontario undertook a partial pilot project to see how it could work. But the arrival of this pandemic, and the introduction of CERB (Canada Emergency Response Benefit) has accelerated the conversation around whether it's an …
 
On this episode of REACH, Brian and Meredith learn what it takes to be an astronaut from a very special guest, we hear some space related jokes from the REACH Learning Community, and we have a visit from TWO planets in our segment "Did You Know...?" Hosts: Brian Holden and Meredith Stepien Written by: Sandy Marshall with Nate DuFort, Meredith Stepi…
 
Hospitality makes up a large part of the economy in Ontario, and few industries have been hit harder throughout the pandemic. Patio season brought a reprieve to restaurants, but with cases rising and cold weather stopping people from eating outside, the next few months could be even harder. The Agenda discusses the challenges to this industry and w…
 
In this episode we chat with Occupational Therapist Kaya Lyons of Active OT for Kids about how Child Development occurs naturally through play, connecting & exploring. We discuss trauma and the impact on development and interactions and how therapy can and should be integrated into daily life. Discussion How occupational therapy helps children to l…
 
She’s back! If you listened to her other podcast episode, you already know how much I love Carol Garner-Houston. Her ideas have influenced me as a parent and homeschool teacher, not to mention in business. Carol is a licensed occupational therapist who has been helping adults and children for the last 25 years. She is the co-founder and Chief Medic…
 
Acclaimed filmmaker Mira Nair discusses her newest work, "A Suitable Boy," a captivating BBC miniseries, premiering at the 2020 Toronto International Film Festival. The series is based on Vikram Seth's epic novel of the same name. Nair's revious work include "Salaam Bombay," "Mississippi Masala," "Monsoon Wedding," and "The Reluctant Fundamentalist…
 
Today I am talking with Dianna Kennedy about the classical method of homeschooling and NO this is not all about CC. I share in this episode that the only experience I had with Classical education was our local CC group. Dianna really breaks down the idea of classical conversation and I thoroughly enjoyed learning about it from her. Podcast Sponsors…
 
Canadian-American, singer, songwriter and composer Rufus Wainwright discusses his latest offering "Unfollow the Rules." And his foray into opera, growing up in a musical family (he's the son of legendary folk musicians, the late Kate McGarrigle, and Loudon Wainwright III), writing music in a politically fraught time, and why creating music is his g…
 
Just as film and TV production marked its best year in 2019, the COVID-19 pandemic caused hundreds of sets to shut down in March. ACTRA Toronto's Alistair Hepburn, FilmOntario's Cynthia Lynch, and Halfire Entertainment's Marla Boltman discuss whether Ontario's $2 billion business can bounce back, what protocols must be in place to ensure safety of …
 
It wasn’t one of the first health hacks I tried, but it’s impossible to ignore the stress-reducing benefits of using the breath to calm the body. Max Gomez is my guest today, and he’s the co-founder and CEO of Breathwrk, a wellness company dedicated to teaching people breathing exercises for stress reduction, anti-anxiety, and more After suffering …
 
This summer, Leslyn Lewis was catapulted from political obscurity to a star candidate in the federal Conservative leadership race; the first woman of colour to compete for that top job. Steve Paikin speaks to the lawyer and academic about her campaign, how she's breaking Tory stereotypes, racism, and why she believes social conservatives deserve a …
 
In 1995, the newly elected Ontario government led by premier Mike Harris found itself embroiled in a full-blown crisis. Indigenous protesters were locked in a confrontation with the OPP at Ipperwash Provincial Park in southwestern Ontario. By the time the dust had settled, a demonstrator named Dudley George had been shot and killed, by an OPP offic…
 
When it comes to re-opening school, unions disagree with the Ontario governments over class sizes, ventilation, and whether the reopening plan violates the province's own health and safety rules. In fact, the dispute is headed to the Ontario Labour Relations Board. Last week we heard from the minister of education. Now, we welcomes Sam Hammond who …
 
It's been a great year for the stock market. But it's been a terrible year for the economy. How does that make sense? Steve Paikin talks to Frances Donald, managing director, Global Chief Economist & Global Head of Macroeconomic Strategy for Manulife Investment Management; and Brian Milner, freelance business and economics writer.…
 
REACHing Out are bi-weekly mini-episodes where we answer YOUR Questions. This week's question comes from Megan in Perth Australia who asks "How are solar systems formed?" Hosts: Brian Holden and Meredith Stepien Written by: Sandy Marshall with Nate DuFort, Meredith Stepien and Brian Holden. Co-Created, Produced by: Nate DuFort and Sandy Marshall Ed…
 
The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted many Ontario families to turn to homeschooling for the first time. But do they know what they're getting into? To help Ontarians better understand what homeschooling entails, Steve Paikin speaks with a parent who's spent the past 17 years teaching her children at home, a homeschooling advocate, and a psychologist …
 
Childcare in Ontario is the most expensive in Canada. The system has been broken for a long time, according to experts, and the pandemic has only exacerbated the challenges. The post-COVID path forward will require great investment and reforms of the childcare sector. We examine the issue from a sociological, economic, policy, and labour perspectiv…
 
Episode Description In this episode, we’re talking about nature playgroups, why we’re so passionate about them, and some of the misconceptions people might have when they go to attend one. So, wondering if nature playgroup is for you? In this episode, we answer that question. 👉 Discussion Points What is nature playgroup? Aimed at 0-3, immersed natu…
 
Let’s Talk About Discipline Success with Felice Gerwitz Do your children know what you expect? Do you have discipline success in your home? Do your children know how to answer and when to come? Having children who are obedient and follow your lead is very important, but following these seven simple steps can be very helpful. See the show notes belo…
 
Welcome to a new school year and new season of the podcast. This year I'll be sharing more information and resources for middle school and high school since those seem to be areas with less resources. I'll also continue sharing information for all ages/stages. I would greatly appreciate it if you enjoyed the podcast, please leave me a review wherev…
 
This episode is a must listen, I would say, especially for women and moms. I’m here with Diana Rogers, who is a licensed, registered dietician with a focus on real foods. She’s the host of the “Sustainable Dish” podcast, a mom of two, and an internationally recognized speaker on topics like sustainability, social justice, animal welfare, and food p…
 
This week's review of our programming includes a look at how federal, provincial, and local politicians have fared over the summer under the duress of a pandemic. Then, evaluating how Canada and Ontario will recover economically from the COVID-19 crisis. And, a look at how children and youth have been affected in terms of mental health.…
 
Why do dogs have whiskers? Why are dogs' eyesight black and white? Why do dogs have so many babies? Why do dogs have tails and we don't? Why are dogs thumbs so high on their paw? Why don't dogs sweat? Why do dogs roll in the grass? Why aren't dogs and cats friends? Veterinarian and dog scientist Jessica Hekman has answers. Download our learning gui…
 
We are halfway through this series all about homeschool methods. I hope you have enjoyed the series so far. Today I am chatting Literature-Based homeschooling with Kay Chance. In this episode, Kay and I chat amazing books, natural learning methods, the importance of the 3R’s and so much more. I loved that we had read many of the same books with our…
 
We've often heard the idea that challenges of the Great Depression and the Second World War shaped the so-called greatest generation. Today's youth cohort is coming of age in an era of rising economic inequality, social unrest, climate-change challenges, and now, a global pandemic. Will Gen Z rise to the challenge? How will this pandemic shape thei…
 
This episode brings back one of my favorite guests, and one of your favorites as well, because he is one of the most requested repeat guests. I’m here with Ari Whitten, best-selling author and founder of the Energy Blueprint. I have a tremendous amount of respect for his research and look to him for guidance in many areas. In this episode, we tackl…
 
In the three-month period between April and June Canada's GDP had its steepest decline on record, dating back to 1961. In June, however, the GDP's growth from the previous month was the biggest bounce-back on record. We explore where Canada is on the road to economic recovery from the financial effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. And what will it tak…
 
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