In Episode Two, co-hosts Gina and Christyn help you figure out how to think outside the box when school moves off the beaten path and it feels like education has taken a back seat. They assure you it hasn’t! By using the two Magic Questions, you can relax, knowing that learning has taken place – you just have to change the context.
1:10 — Will it blend?
2:15 — When homeschool moves off the beaten path, we often question “Will it count?”
3:44 — Education happens around us all the time
4:04 — Gina’s “a-ha!” moment about homeschooling: birdwatching
7:22 — Christyn’s “a-ha!” moment: infectious disease
9:06 — Just because you didn’t plan it doesn’t mean it doesn’t count
9:30 — Differentiating between “school” and “education”
12:18 — The Magic Questions
14:00 — Jotting down all your daily activities gives you a baseline for seeing where the learning happened
15:00 — The craziest thing Christyn counted as homeschool hours: Marvel movies
19:26 — Gina plays “Will it count?” in high school with geocaching and writing
25:03 — Change the context to switch a subject from elective/non-core hours to core subjects
25:40 — Gina’s superpower of making any learning count as core hours helps Christyn switch an elective
30:23 — Asking yourself “Will it count?” opens up all the possibilities
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