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Homeschooling from To-Do List to Purposeful Pursuit

January 02, 2024
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If homeschooling, learning, and educational remediation are ruling your life, then it is time to step back and determine if what you are doing is just checking boxes that you were told you needed to check to help your student progress or if your pursuits are learning to the desired outcome you are hoping for.

Our special guest this week on Empowering Homeschool Conversations was Dawn Jackson M.Ed has over 30 years of experience in education and is a retired homeschool mom. She is the owner and director of Solimar Academy with credentials in General education, Special Education, and a certified Learning Styles Coach. Dawn shared with us about "Homeschooling from To-Do List to Purposeful Pursuit"

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Website: https://solimaracademy.com/

The book Dawn reference during the interview is Dumbing us Down by John Taylors Gattos https://www.amazon.com/Dumbing-Down-Curriculum-Compulsory-Schooling/dp/0865718547

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Meet Your Host
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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