Can an Only Child Have a Positive Homeschool Experience Lesson 26

Candace Howze discusses being homeschooled from K-12 | the CleverlyChanging Podcast Episode 26

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This is episode 26 and we hope that every other week you are enjoying our conversations on the Cleverly Changing Podcast. This episode is especially important because we get to hear from a former homeschooler who is an only child. Candance Howze was homeschooled by her mom and dad and then went on to college. Listen to her interview and find out how homeschooling has impacted her life.

Remember, our goal on the Cleverly Changing Podcast is to provide you with encouragement, insight about African history, and support as a parent and home educator. Please take a moment to tell a friend about our show and subscribe so our podcast can grow and we can continue to provide you with this resource.

Intro (0:00)

The African proverb for this week’s podcast:

“You don’t teach a giraffe to run.”

Word of the Episode (1:14)

imbali means flower in Swahili.

Cleverly Cultured Kids (01:38)

One of our Cleverly Cultured kids will share a brief report about a living African American pioneer. Today’s report highlights Vashti Harrison. Learn more abou Vashti Harrison by listening to her NPR interview: ‘Little Legends’ Celebrates Big Lives Of Black History

Grown Folks Convo (3:14)

Candace is a freelance writer and podcast host. She loves sharing her homeschool journey, but doesn’t get an opportunity to discuss her experience often. As an only child who was homeschooled from K-12 her experience was very unique and she loves sharing anything that might be helpful to new homeschool parents or students. You can connect with her in the following places:

Questions Regarding Candace’s Homeschool Journey as an Only Child

  1. What were some of the greatest strengths that you learned while being homeschooled? Intellectual independence and Efficiency
  2. What role did your dad play and how is it impacting you now?
  3. How did homeschooling nurture your creativity/creative process? Thinking out of the box.
  4. What did you study while you were in college?
  5. Do you have any advice you’d give to parents when days are difficult? Communication
  6. What would you tell a young homeschooler who doesn’t see the value in the experience yet?
  7. Would you be open to homeschool your kids?

And here’s where you can find some of our resources, including a Homeschool Portfolio Template.


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