use video creatively in your homeschool

What a fun episode! Tracey and I approach using videos from two different angles: creating them and using pre-made ones to learn subject matter. They both have their own pros and cons, and both have viable roles in your homeschool.

How do YOU use videos in your homeschool? Leave a comment below and let’s learn together!

Listen to the episode here. Links to the resources we discussed are below the audio:

Udemy – While not free, courses here start at $14.99, so you can’t really complain about that! They have over 185,000 courses available…and counting.

Coursera – This link will take you to a catalog of courses available for homeschooled high schoolers.

Skillshare Skillshare has a plethora of courses available for free. For example, if you have an idea for starting your own Etsy store, you can take the “Building an Etsy Shop that Sells” course. Or, you can take a Productivity Masterclass to learn how to study more efficiently when in high school and college.

YouTube/edu  – from “the math you’ll use in Chemistry” to “How to Start Your Own Business” – use this for links to free courses from 8 Ivy League schools

Through Phlearn, you can learn more about Photoshop, Lightroom and mobile editing, as well as the fundamentals of taking great pictures for free with video streaming on demand.

Khan Academy – Use their search function to discover a myriad of courses – all free!

edX – Also free online courses, from some of the world’s top institutions. You can even find advanced degree programs here.

Quill – Near and dear to my heart, this site offers free tools to help your kiddos become better writers. 

Codecademy – Find free and paid programs here. Especially helpful are their Career Path and Curriculum features.

College Board – Everything helpful for college-bound students and their parents!

Don’t forget – let us know: how do YOU use video in your homeschool? Got any tips that could help out a fellow home educator? Leave ’em below!

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