Dec 1, 2019
Do you consider poetry to be a staple of your homeschool?
Oftentimes when the subject of poetry comes up with other parents, even the most enthusiastic homeschoolers will admit that they shy away from this subject. When I press to understand why that is, the answer is usually that they themselves are not excited about poetry - they consider it either intimidating or boring or have had such a bad experience with poetry that they loathe it entirely.
Join me today as I talk with Julie Bogart of Brave Writer, who
is known for her love of poetry as well as her writing and language
arts resources and her coaching and mentoring program for home
educators, The Homeschool Alliance. Julie shares with us the
enriching role poetry played as she homeschooled her five children
over the course of 17 years and shares with us the secret to making
the connection with your children (hint...it has something to do
Julie gives persuasive encouragement to moms and who would much rather pass on reading poetry in their homeschool as well as inspires moms who already love poetry by giving some practical ideas for integrating it more successfully into the homeschool routine.