Empowered Homeschool

Empowering Homeschool Conversations

Power up your at home teaching strategies with Empowering Homeschool Conversations! Join Peggy Ployhar, Founder & CEO of SPED Homeschool, as she hosts a special guest each week for a conversation that will empower you to teach successfully at home.

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December - Parent Care Strategies

Cultivating Spiritual Creativity as a Parent


Our special guest this week on Empowering Homeschool Conversations will be Annie Yorty, wife, mother, special needs homeschooler, writer, and speaker. Annie will share with us about "Cultivating Spiritual Creativity as a Parent"

Maintaining Healthy Boundaries as a Homeschool Parent


Our special guest this week on Empowering Homeschool Conversations will be Dr. Amber Sorcic, homeschool mom, clinical nutritionist and chiropractor. Dr. Amber will share with us about "Maintaining Healthy Boundaries as a Homeschool Parent"

Nutrition 101 for Busy Homeschooling Parents


Our special guest this week on Empowering Homeschool Conversations will be Leslie Hurd, homeschool mom & co-op leader and nutrition advocate. Leslie will share with us about "Nutrition 101 for Busy Homeschooling Parents"

Wholistic Self-Care Practices for Parents


Our special guest this week on Empowering Homeschool Conversations will be Lisa Paul, special needs homeschool mom, health advocate and one of Peggy Ployhar's dearest friends. Lisa will share with us about "Wholistic Self-Care Practices for Parents"

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January - Alternative Therapy for Homeschooled Student

Shifting Teaching to Unlock Your Child's Learning Potential

Shifting Teaching to Unlock Your Child's Learning Potential


Our special guest this week on Empowering Homeschool Conversations will be Mandi Frost, certified academic life coach, veteran home educator, speaker, career coach, and ACC ICF coach. Mandi will share with us about "Shifting Teaching to Unlock Your Child's Learning Potential"

Fixing Intrinsic Motivation in Students

Fixing Intrinsic Motivation in Students


Our special guest this week on Empowering Homeschool Conversations will be Dr. Lee Jenkins, author, speaker, consultant and a recognized expert in improving educational outcomes. Dr. Jenkins will share with us about "Fixing Intrinsic Motivation in Students"

Transform ADHD and Sensory Issues with Movement


Our special guest this week on Empowering Homeschool Conversations will be Sonia Story, developer of the Brain and Sensory Foundations training and owner of Move Play Thrive. Sonia will share with us about how to "Transform ADHD and Sensory Issues with Movement"

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February - Homeschooling Alongside Hearing/Visual/Physical Limitations

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Homeschooling a Child with Hearing Loss

Homeschooling a Child with Hearing Loss


Our special guest this week on Empowering Homeschool Conversations will be Angelina Myers, homeschooling mom and AR Hands & Voices - GBYS Co-Coordinator. Angelina will share with us about "Homeschooling a Child with Hearing Loss"

Conquering Homeschooling Obstacles

Conquering Homeschooling Obstacles


Our special guest this week on Empowering Homeschool Conversations will be Jenny Swan M.Ed., homeschool mom, army spouse, and Hands & Voices Military Project Leader. Jenny will share with us about "Conquering Homeschooling Obstacles"

March - Homeschooling Twice Exceptional Children

Student Stress Management

Student Stress Management

Our special guest this week on Empowering Homeschool Conversations will be Dr. Kelly S. Frindell, Ph.D., founder of InHouse Test Prep. Dr. Kelly S. Frindell, Ph.D. will share with us about "Student Stress Management"

At-Home Strategies for Developing Executive Functioning Skills

At-Home Strategies for Developing Executive Functioning Skills

Our special guest this week on Empowering Homeschool Conversations will be Julie Wright, M.Ed., owner of Endurance Tutoring & Consulting LLC. Julie will share with us about "At-Home Strategies for Developing Executive Functioning Skills"

Scheduling Home Education with a Whole Child Focus

Our special guest this week on Empowering Homeschool Conversations will be Veronica Flores, wife, mother, special needs homeschooler, blogger/vlogger, and curriculum developer. Veronica will share with us about "Scheduling Home Education with a Whole Child Focus"

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April - Alternative High School Pathways for Homeschoolers

How to Prepare the ID Child for Life after High School

How to Prepare the ID Child for Life after High School

Our special guest this week on Empowering Homeschool Conversations will be Stephanie Buckwalter, special needs homeschooling mom, curriculum developer, and the creator of the ELARP™ Method. Stephanie will share with us about "How to Prepare the ID Child for Life after High School"

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May - Homeschooling Nonverbal Children

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Understanding the Nonverbal Child's Brain

Understanding the Nonverbal Child's Brain

Our special guest this week on Empowering Homeschool Conversations will be Stephanie Buckwalter, special needs homeschooling mom, curriculum developer, and the creator of the ELARP™ Method. Stephanie will share with us about "Understanding the Nonverbal Child's Brain"

June - Adapting Curriculum Based on Your Homeschool Methodology

Ways to Use Assistive Technology with Various Teaching Methodologies

Our special guest this week on Empowering Homeschool Conversations will be Katie Larew, M. Ed., C-SLDI, ATP, CERI Certified Structured Literacy Dyslexia Interventionist, and RESNA Certified Assistive Technology Professional. Katie will share with us about "Ways to Use Assistive Technology with Various Teaching Methodologies"

Don’t Throw Out the Books if Your Student Refuses to Read

Don’t Throw Out the Books if Your Student Refuses to Read

Our special guest this week on Empowering Homeschool Conversations will be Julia Nalle, BiblioPlan's curriculum designer & co-author. Julia will share with us why we "Don’t Throw Out the Books if Your Student Refuses to Read"

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July - Homeschool Survival Stories

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Homeschooling When Grieving the Loss of a Child

Homeschooling When Grieving the Loss of a Child

Our special guest this week on Empowering Homeschool Conversations will be Nichelle Nelson, veteran homeschool mom, Air Force brat/wife/mom, and virtual education entrepreneur. Nichelle will share with us about "Homeschooling When Grieving the Loss of a Child"

August - Documenting Homeschool Student Progress

All In Homeschooling—Persevering to Finish Well

All In Homeschooling—Persevering to Finish Well

Our special guest this week on Empowering Homeschool Conversations will be Annie Yorty, wife, mother, special needs homeschooler, writer, and speaker. Annie will share with us about "All In Homeschooling—Persevering to Finish Well"

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September - Fostering Child-Directed Learning at Home

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October - Homeschool Behavioral Intervention Strategies

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Therapeutic Behavioral Intervention Strategies for Parents

Therapeutic Behavioral Intervention Strategies for Parents

Our special guest this week on Empowering Homeschool Conversations will be Karen Haggard M. Ed, Barton certified literacy consulting specialist and owner of Literacy Consulting Specialties. Karen will share with us about "Therapeutic Behavioral Intervention Strategies for Parents"

When Your Child Struggles with Social Behaviors

When Your Child Struggles with Social Behaviors

Our special guest this week on Empowering Homeschool Conversations will be Mara McLoughlin, MS, CCC-SLP Founder & Lead Facilitator at IRL Social Skills. Mara will share with us about "When Your Child Struggles with Social Behaviors"

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November - Homeschooling with Extended Family

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December - Single Parent Homeschooling

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