Jamie Martin is co-founder and editor of simplehomeschool.net and author of "Give Your Child the World: Raising Globally Minded Kids One Book at a Time."
In this episode, Jamie, David, and Rebecca use the Martin & Sylvia story “A Map of the Year” to talk about planning, choosing curriculum and finding balance when homeschooling your children.
Finding a comfortable balance with form and inspiration
Resources for curriculum and pedagogical support
How to meet the needs of very different children
Playing to strengths and interests
And here is a list of global book recommendations from Jamie:
- Over the Hills and Far Away: A Treasury of Nursery Rhymes from Around the World (for littles 4-6)
- Throw Your Tooth on the Roof: Tooth Traditions from Around the World (6-8)
- The Golden Rule by Ilene Cooper (8-10)
- What the World Eats (10-12)
SparkleCast Episode 15 – An Introduction to Homeschooling with Jamie Martin
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More about Jamie Martin!
Jamie is a mama to three cute kids born on three different continents. She is the co-founder and editor of Simple Homeschool, where she writes about mindful parenting, intentional education, and the joy found in a pile of books. Jamie is also the author of a handful of titles, including her newest release, Give Your Child the World.
About the Author
Rebecca is Sparkle Stories' former production manager and co-host (along with David) of the SparkleCast podcast. She is also a writer, producer, and storyteller who performs in theaters, films, and living rooms. Find out more at rebeccabeegle.com.