Some people find history as dry as summer without rain…not this week’s podcast guest! Join Lisa Bailey as she talks to Kelli Wilt about celebrating summer by “playing with history” on this week’s Everyday Educator podcast. You’ll be encouraged to explore the history of your hometown, to find history at a family reunion, and to fuel the imaginations of your kids as they act out what they’re reading about with you. Gain some practical ideas that sound like so much fun you’ll want to play too!
Grab some new ideas for nature explorations on this episode of the Everyday Educator Podcast; join Amy Jones and Lisa Bailey for a rousing conversation about the blessings and benefits of exploring the outdoors with your family. Practical suggestions are offered for outside AND inside science study that will bring rest, peace, camaraderie, and fun to your summer!
Think studying Latin doesn’t sound much like a celebration of summer? Think again! Listen to these inviting suggestions for incorporating a little Latin learning into your summer celebrating and discover how to strengthen the skills that will make learning languages easier as your kids grow. Playing games, solving puzzles, dressing up, reading stories-even some Latin ideas to incorporate into vacation travel! Guest Denise Moore is a fountain of enthusiasm and good ideas!
You have what seem to be competing goals: extend and build on the math skills your kids acquired during the year AND have a restful, fun-filled summer break; is there a resolution? Of course! On this week’s Everyday Educator podcast, Kelli Wilt and Lisa Bailey brainstorm some easy ways to incorporate math skills into the fun you have with your family: building projects, cooking experiments, small business opportunities, and other “as you go” suggestions for creating memories as you play with numbers together.
Did you know that ants have cows? Really! I learned all about it from listening to Stephanie Meter talk about our new Copper Lodge Library selection Exploring Insects with Uncle Paul! If you want to discover more about this read-aloud resource, listen to this week’s Everyday Educator podcast; you’ll be reminded about using read alouds to start your morning off well, and how easy it is to explore creation when you pique the curiosity of your kids. Stephanie introduces both Uncle Paul and the new Kings of Rome volume, and helps us see why stories of all kinds fuel our imaginations, build family relationships and encourage wonder. Find new material for your morning baskets and prepare for Cycle 1 at the same time!