Episode 10: From Fears to Triumphs | Educating Through the Everyday with Lisa Bailey

Robert and Lisa Bailey discuss her homeschooling journey from why she first chose to homeschool to the importance of committing long-term to the homeschool process.

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Episode 10 Lisa Bailey

Summary

Lisa Bailey is the host ofĀ Everyday Educator, a long-running Classical Conversations podcast, and is also the Lead Curriculum Developer for the Global Curriculum team of our publishing company, Classical Conversations MultiMedia (CCMM). Since joining the Classical Conversations family in 2004 as a Challenge B Director, Lisa has graduated two daughters out of the Challenge program and has served in various roles within the company. In this episode, Robert and Lisa discuss her homeschooling journey from why she first chose to homeschool to the importance of committing long-term to the homeschool process.

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“When we’re in community together, as long as we don’t all have a bad day on the same day, we all can keep going. Because somebody will pull us up out of the pit and remind us of why we decided to do this big, hairy, audacious thing and why we can keep going.”

Lisa Bailey

Topics

  • Intro to Lisa Bailey [1:05]
  • How Lisa first got involved in homeschooling [1:31]
  • It’s a full-time job to create your own homeschool curriculum [6:35]
  • Foundations prepares students for Challenge [7:23]
  • The greatest challenges Lisa has faced in her homeschooling journey [7:52]
  • Colleges and employers want homeschool students [12:12]
  • Lisa’s favorite memories from homeschooling her children [14:14]
  • Homeschool parents should course-correct, not drive the car [20:33]
  • Lisa’s struggles teaching math and science [21:24]
  • Advice and tips for struggling or disheartened homeschool parents [27:17]
  • The benefits and blessings of homeschooling in community [30:29]
  • Farewell to Lisa [33:37]
  • Classical Tools Recap [35:00]
  • Current Events Discussion: A biblical perspective on unborn life [36:23]
  • Ad: ActorsBible [39:34]
  • Classical Crypto: Bitcoin halving cycle [40:30]
  • Outro [43:40]

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