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Think Outside the Classroom – Kelly Crawford, Part 2

What does real education look like? How has today’s traditional school model strayed from the heart of true education, and what can we do as homeschooling parents to avoid these traditional schooling traps?

Former public school teacher, Kelly Crawford, joins Yvette Hampton to talk about the difference between ‚ÄúSchool” and “Education.‚ÄĚ

Come back tomorrow for the rest of this important conversation.

Think Outside the Classroom - Kelly Crawford on the Schoolhouse Rocked Podcast

Watch this full conversation on our YouTube channel.

In this interview Kelly discusses the following topics:

  • How to take the stress out of homeschooling
  • How parents can deprogram from the way they think school should look in order to have more freedom and less stress in homeschooling
  • The natural ability children have to learn on their own
  • How intelligence takes many forms, and why we can trust our children to navigate through the learning process
  • Why test scores are a bad indication of intelligence
  • Why the college degree path is overrated and my just be a trap
  • What homeschooling parents fear most and what causes them the most stress?

Kelly Crawford and her husband, Aaron, live on a quiet farm in the deep South. They have 11 children and have been homeschooling since 2001. Kelly has been featured in several publications, on several radio programs and does occasional speaking about topics related to homeschooling, family and finance. She has authored the book, “When Motherhood Feels Too Hard”, “Think Outside the Classroom,” as well as several others, and has been blogging at Generation Cedar for 16 years, where she seeks to encourage mothers and wives in their Kingdom calling of building Christian homes and discipling their children.

Recommended Resources:

Think Outside the Classroom: A Practical Approach to Relaxed Homeschooling: A closer look at what an education really is and how to implement it in a relaxed, homeschooling style, by Kelly Crawford

Devotions, Advice & Renewal for When Motherhood Feels Too Hard, by Kelly Crawford

Borrowed Future: How Student Loans are Killing the American Dream (documentary)

God’s Heart Toward Children: And the Profound Effect it Has On Us, by Kelly Crawford

10 Secrets to Raising Happier Kids, by Kelly Crawford


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About the Author
Yvette Hampton - Host Yvette is a homeschool mom through and through, but it wasn't supposed to be this way. Like so many other homeschoolers, Yvette and her husband, Garritt, said they would NEVER homeschool their kids, but God had other plans. Yvette is the producer and host of the upcoming documentary, Schoolhouse Rocked: The Homeschool Revolution, being directed by her husband, Garritt Hampton. As a mom who is concerned for the future of this generation and the future of our country, Yvette has a deep passion to see a culture shift by encouraging people through the truth of God’s Word. Her greatest joy in life is being a wife and mom! - - - - - - - - - - - - In the fall of 2016, she and her family sold their home and almost all of their possessions, loaded up in an RV, and began traveling the country to film Schoolhouse Rocked. They have a passion for the homeschool community and are humbled and honored that the Lord has called them to tell the stories of the millions of families who have been impacted by the homeschool revolution. - - - - - - - - - - - - Yvette and Garritt have been married since 1995. They have two daughters, Brooklyn and Lacey, who they have homeschooled since the very beginning. - - - - - - - - - - - - To see the Schoolhouse Rocked movie trailer and find out more visit - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Aby Rinella - Cohost Aby Rinella is homeschool mom to 3, writer, speaker and director of her local homeschool support group. She writes and speaks to encourage and inspire women to live the life they were designed to live, to train up their children in God’s Word and to stand on truth in a culture that has lost its foundation. Aby and her husband, Jesse, love the outdoors and speak and write on the benefits of pointing children to their Creator by spending time in His creation. Aby is a featured speaker for the 2020 Homegrown Generation Family Expo. - - - - - - - - - - - - Read more from Aby at - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Garritt Hampton - Producer Garritt is a entertainment industry veteran who got his start in the record industry before moving into film. His credits include some of the biggest movies of the last decade, including Interstellar, Furious 7, TRON: Legacy, GI Joe: The Rise of Cobra, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, and many more. He is passionate about using his talents to build up the family and glorify God.