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:
Pat Fenner, from Breakthrough Homeschooling, and Tracey Hagerman, author of The Happy Homeschooler, candidly discuss all things homeschooling: the good, the bad, and the brilliant. Go ahead and grab your favorite drink, find a cozy spot, and join this week’s lively discussion. Follow us on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcast, Spotify, Stitcher, Amazon, IHeart Radio, and please leave us a review! Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/you-can-homeschool/support
Whether it’s a student-created project or incorporating online learning, there are many reasons to include video in your home education program. And many fun ways to do it!
Links mentioned in this episode:
How to Teach Public Speaking (Even if it’s Your Biggest Fear) – YCH085
Incorporating Fine Arts Into Your High School Program – YCH078
Find the extended show notes here: https://breakthroughhomeschooling.com/use-video-creatively
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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”
Homeschool.com – 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!