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27
JUN

Meet World Champion Athlete Dani Auberger

In this week's episode of The Modern Home School, host Shannon Hood Hayes is joined by local home schooler, and world champion athlete, Dani Auberger. Having been home schooled her entire school career, they discuss her home school journey, and how she juggled teaching classes, training for karate and kickboxing championships, and staying on top of school work.
13
JUN

Unschooling

In this week's episode of The Modern Home School, host Shannon Hood Hayes is joined by local mother of 4 Amber Jones. They discuss one of the many options parents have when homeschooling their children - unschooling, which is allowing the children to choose what they want to learn, and how they learn those lessons differs from a traditional home school setting or curriculum.
30
MAY

Working & Homeschooling

In this week's episode of The Modern Home School, host Shannon Hood Hayes is joined by local working mom and entrepreneur Jerri Tuttle. They discuss how it is possible to home school your children while also maintaining a full time 40 hours a week job, how homeschooling is different from your standard 8 hours a day traditional classroom setting, and some tips on how to balance homeschooling your children with all of life's other responsibilities.
16
MAY

Homeschooling & The Military

In this week's episode of The Modern Home School, host Shannon Hood Hayes is joined by Brianna Lemanski, a local home school mother who's son is participating in a military training program.They discuss homescshoolers entering the military upon graduating, homeschoolers participating in military training programs while still in high school, and what homeschoolers need in order to register for these programs.
02
MAY

Homeschooling & Warren County

In this week's episode of The Modern Home School, host Shannon Hood Hayes is joined by Jenny Farr, a local homeschooling mother of two. They discuss the offerings for homeschoolers available in the McMinnville and Warren County area, as well as her homeschooling experiences to highlight how everyone home schools differently.
18
APR

The Putnam County Library

In this week's episode of The Modern Home School, host Shannon Hood Hayes is joined by Sarah Crawford, Children's Library Assistant at the Putnam County Library in Cookeville. They discuss how your local library can help you home school your children, as well as the various types of classes and activities that the library offers for children.
04
APR

Meet Brianne Pryor

In this week's episode of The Modern Home School, host Shannon Hood Hayes is joined by local home school graduate, and local author, Brianne Pryor. They discuss everything that she has achieved since graduating from being home schooled including writing her first book - "The Unforgotten Past," how she and when she got started writing stories, and the work that she does now at Peachtree Learning Center in Cookeville.
21
MAR

Meet Angie Smuin

In this week's episode of The Modern Home School, host Shannon Hood Hayes speaks with local author and mother of five, Angie Smuin. They discuss how homeschooling plays into her life as a mother, and how she helps women lead healthy lives and raise families with purpose and intention.
07
MAR

Homeschooling & Special Needs

In this week's episode of The Modern Home School, host Shannon Hood Hayes speaks with Heather Dahl, a leader at the Upper Cumberland Inclusive Homeschoolers Co-Op, to discuss how to support and educate children with individual and special needs, why this is a top reason for families to choose to homeschool, and why creating individualized support and lesson plans can benefit children with special needs while in a home setting.
22
FEB

Homeschoolers & Sports

In this week's episode of The Modern Home School, host Shannon Hood Hayes speaks with Leah Duquette and her twins Billy and Cassidy Gilroy to learn about their home school journey, their experience playing sports in the public school system where they live, and how you can look into registering your homeschoolers.
08
FEB

Roadschooling

In this week's episode of The Modern Home School, host Shannon Hood Hayes speaks with Marissa Moss of Less Junk, More Journey on YouTube. They discuss the process of taking homeschooling on the road, and what it's like raising children on the road in an RV.
25
JAN

Homeschooling 101

In the debut episode of The Modern Home School, Shannon will discuss the history of homeschooling, the legal aspects of homeschooling, and the local landscape of homeschooling.

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