The Wired Homeschool

The Wired Homeschool

John Wilkerson

Description: Weekly tips for using technology in your homeschool.

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Your Devices Are Listening to You – WHS 218 - The Wired Homeschool - Tech, Tools, & Tips for Homeschooling a Digital Generation

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Looking for a fun game to play with the whole family? I’ll review a new game from Osmo and briefly cover some tech news in this week’s episode of The Wired Hoemschool.

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Google Home Mini Always Listening to You

See What’s Saved in Your Voice & Audio Activity...

Google Pixel 2 Event Initial Reaction – WHS 217 - The Wired Homeschool - Tech, Tools, & Tips for Homeschooling a Digital Generation

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Google’s recent Pixel 2 event revealed some exciting technology that homeschoolers will be able to take advantage of in their homes.

Not everything announced looks to be immediately useful in the homeschooler’s toolbox but there are a few interesting things that parents may want to keep...

Osmo Genius Kit Review – WHS 216 - The Wired Homeschool - Tech, Tools, & Tips for Homeschooling a Digital Generation

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The Osmo Genius Kit includes 5 hands-on games that foster creativity & problem solving skills: Masterpiece, Newton, Tangram, Numbers, and Words.

In this episode of The Wired Homeschool I’ll share my thoughts on the Osmo Genius Kit and preview some upcoming episodes...

iPhone X Initial Reaction and Cassini’s Grand Finale – WHS 215 - The Wired Homeschool - Tech, Tools, & Tips for Homeschooling a Digital Generation

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Apple’s announcement of the iPhone X was a bit underwhelming but Cassini’s “grand finale” left me grinning from ear-to-ear.

In this episode of The Wired Homeschool I’ll share my initial reaction to the iPhone X, go over Cassini’s grand finale, and talk about how...

Amazon Fire 7 Tablet with Alexa Review – WHS 214 - The Wired Homeschool - Tech, Tools, & Tips for Homeschooling a Digital Generation

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On Prime Day, I purchased 3 Amazon Fire 7 Tablets for our family. We’ve been Fire users since the first generation and now that the 7th generation is out I thought it was time to review their newest model...

2017 Eclipse Wrap-Up – WHS 213 - The Wired Homeschool - Tech, Tools, & Tips for Homeschooling a Digital Generation

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My trip to see the 2017 eclipse was a great success. Here are my thoughts on the trip, the event, and planning for the next one in 2024.

No show notes for this episode because I was speaking with little preparation...

Special Eclipse Update – WHS - The Wired Homeschool - Tech, Tools, & Tips for Homeschooling a Digital Generation

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A quick update ahead of tomorrow’s eclipse. Hope to hear from you if you’re watching it!



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Games in Education Symposium Wrap-Up – WHS 212 - The Wired Homeschool - Tech, Tools, & Tips for Homeschooling a Digital Generation

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The 11th annual Games in Education Symposium (GiE17) brought together educators from the United States and Canada to learn how to supercharge their classrooms with video games.

While this conference’s target attendee is the public school teacher, I was able to present as well as attend. While...

Games in Education Symposium Announcement - The Wired Homeschool - Tech, Tools, & Tips for Homeschooling a Digital Generation

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This Friday, August 4, 2017, at 11 a.m. I will be presenting “There’s an App for That! STEM Homeschooling with Games and Apps” at the Games in Education Symposium.

In this presentation, I will share from my personal experience the pros and cons of using apps and games in homeschoo...

Top 5 Homeschooling Podcasts in Apple Podcasts – WHS 211 - The Wired Homeschool - Tech, Tools, & Tips for Homeschooling a Digital Generation

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There is a growing number of homeschooling podcasts in Apple Podcasts (also known as iTunes) and they cover a variety of topics from the sacred to the secular.

In this episode of The Wired Homeschool I’m reviewing the highest-ranked homeschooling podcasts found in Apple Podcasts (iTunes) in t...
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