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How Challenges and Creativity Increase Student Success

November 28, 2021
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Our special guest this week on Empowering Homeschool Conversations was Travis Lish, CEO of The Startup Academy. Travis shared with us about "How Challenges and Creativity Increase Student Success"Other topics covered in this episode:Why Learning MUST be Fun for ChildrenIncreasing Internal Motivation in StudentsStrategies for Finding a Student's Learning Sweet SpotGamification of Every Day LearningWatch the full broadcast on YouTube at you WriteShop for sponsoring this episode of Empowering Homeschool Conversations. To learn more about WriteShop and the products they offer family's home educating children with learning struggles, visit connect with the StartUp Academy clubs that Travis runs use this link: find out more about SPED Homeschool, visit our website at how you can join the SPED Homeschool movement by visiting our year-end giving campaign at Check out our most recent articles on SPED Homeschool at up your homeschool knowledge by joining SPED Homeschool's new learning and community platform, the Empowered Homeschool Network. Look and see how you can join a webinar, take part in a mentoring group, or just chat with other parents' home educating students who learn differently. We can't wait for you to join us and to empower you for your homeschooling journey.#gamification #learningchallenges #studentmotivation #spedhomeschool

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Peggy Ployhar, SPED Homeschool Founder & CEO, is a physicist turned home educator who left a lucrative career in the medical device industry to teach the struggling learners in her own home.

Peggy founded SPED Homeschool in 2017 after working in the special education homeschooling industry for over a decade and now she and her team empower families across the globe to homeschool students with diverse learning needs.

She is certified by the American Association of Christian Counselors and trained as a Precept Bible Study leader. Peggy is also a professional aerial silks performer and instructor. In her free time, Peggy enjoys vegan/gluten-free cooking, paddle boarding, hiking and reading. She and her husband Doug live in League City, TX, and after 19 years of homeschooling have now graduated all three of their children from their home school.

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