Homeschool News Today Now Available as an Alexa Flash Briefing; Secular Homeschool Infographic

Homeschool News Today is now available on Amazon Alexa devices as a daily flash briefing. Find it in the skills section of your Alexa app and enable it today!

SecularHomeschool.com has released a handy infographic to help homeschoolers with the many acronyms and abbreviations associated with homeschooling. This is especially helpful for new homeschoolers or those new to social media.

The Coalition for Responsible Home Education published an in-depth article covering homeschool immunization requirements for all 50 U.S. states. Homeschoolers are encouraged to find out what the legal requirements are for your state.

The H.E.A.R.T. of the Wiregrass Homeschool Expo will be held on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at Hillcrest Baptist Church in Enterprise, AL. From 9 am to 5 pm, homeschooling families can learn from over 60 exhibitors about local educational resources, curriculum, and more.

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Homeschool News Today Podcast Returns After Year-Long Hiatus

The Homeschool News Today podcast returns after a year-long hiatus thanks to its Patrons. Published daily, Monday through Friday, Homeschool News Today provides news that encourages, entertains and equips homeschoolers. The podcast is available on Apple Podcasts and Google Podcasts immediately. The blog is updated daily by noon ET (it’s a little late today) and the podcast is released daily by 9 PM ET. An Alexa daily flash briefing and weekly newsletter will soon be added.

Todd Wilson, “The Familyman”, announces The Smiling Homeschooler. The Smiling Homeschooler is an online community that aims bring a smile to you and your children’s faces through social media, weekly podcasts, and a newsletter.

MyFunScience has an exciting new STEM Club that includes student connections, community experts, and monthly challenges. The cost is $49 per student and parents will receive a $50 coupon good towards their next order at MyFunScience after registration. The STEM club will meet twice a month online from September 2018 to May 2019. For more information, please visit MyFunScience.com.

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Serial Homeschool Entrepreneur Revives Business; East Coast HSPN Volleyball Tournament

Serial entrepreneur and former homeschool student, Kayla Duerstock, revives mattress company Revived 365. As a teenager, Kayla also started a coffee shop and photography business.

Homeschooler Mitchell Mudge recently earned the rank of Eagle Scout. Mitchell earned 34 merit badges, a Bronze & Gold Palm while working towards the honor. His brother Kyle is also an Eagle Scout.

Registration for the 2018 Homeschool Sports Network East Coast Volleyball Tournament is now open. Teams should register by July 15, 2018. Students will only be allowed to compete on one team (e.g. U-18 or U-16, not both).

Featured image is a stock photo from Revived365.com

Homeschooling in an Airstream; 11- and 15-Year Old Siblings Attend College Together

Nehemiah and Gabrielle Juniel recently enrolled at Lone Star College-CyFair after being homeschooled. Their unique learning styles prompted their mother, Corie, to remove them from public school.

Alex and Mary Herlocker travel across the United States in an Airstream while homeschooling their kids. “Learning can happen in more ways than sitting at a desk, filling out worksheets that will eventually be forgotten and discarded,” said Mary.

9-year-old Alexandria Hamilton plans to hike the entire Appalachian Trail to raise money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. Her mother, Amy, will homeschool her during the six-month adventure which starts in March 2019.