Gameschooling! Cindy West, Part 1
What in the world is “Gameschooling?” It’s where fun meets education and it can literally bring life to your entire homeschool day! Yvette Hampton talks with Cindy West about this great way to make homeschooling fun (and still fabulously educational).
Sometimes it’s hard to get rid of the “traditional school” mindset as we know it and venture into new ideas. But incorporating games into our homeschool creates countless opportunities for learning, social and communication skills, building relationships, creative thinking, problem solving, and…FUN!
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Cindy West is passionate about homeschooling joyfully and loves to share strategies to tackle things that tend to steal joy in the day-to-day grind. A 19-year veteran of homeschooling with a master’s degree in education, Cindy has graduated two children and is currently homeschooling an 8th grader. She’s a Charlotte Mason homeschooler at heart but knows that any method or curriculum must be adjusted to work with the needs of individual families and even individual children. One of her specialties is helping parents figure out the best ways to tweak homeschooling to find great success. She teaches monthly, online Homeschool Masterclasses to parents and regularly shares creative and encouraging homeschooling solutions on her blog, Our Journey Westward. She has written several helpful books and curricula such as Homeschooling Gifted Kids and the popular NaturExplorers series. Teaching twice monthly, online classes to 1st-8th graders during No Sweat Nature Study LIVE lessons is one of her very favorite pursuits ever. She and her students have so much fun learning science and creating nature journal pages together!
Find Cindy’s GAME RECOMMENDATIONS here: 100 Educational Games for Homeschooling
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