Using Audiobooks in your Homeschool – Jim Hodges

Join Yvette Hampton as she speaks with audiobook recording artist, Jim Hodges. They discuss homeschooling, how Jim got started recording audiobooks, why he loves G.A. Henty novels, and how audiobooks play an important role in homeschooling.

Using Audiobooks for Homeschooling

The video interview continues for Schoolhouse Rocked Backstage Pass members where Jim and Yvette discuss how audiobooks are helpful to students with special needs and tips for parents on reading aloud. The interview ends with Jim reading aloud the first chapter of Stuart Little, to give you a taste of his reading talent! So, grab your kids for the last 10 minutes – you won’t want to miss it! Not a Backstage Pass member yet? Use the coupon code “PODCAST10” to save 10% on any paid membership. Memberships start at just $4.99 per month, but don’t wait! These introductory prices won’t last long, so use coupon code “PODCAST10” to save 10% when you sign up today

 
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Jim Hodges is a committed Christian, husband to Monica for 39 years, father of three grown home-schooled children, and 20-year Navy retiree.  Monica once asked him what is dream job would be? He answered “I’d record books.” And so began Jim Hodges Audio Books, producing unabridged recordings of the G. A. Henty historically accurate adventure novels, children’s books, Overtly Christian titles, Classic Literature, and reissues of Old Time Radio Shows.  Loving history, he happily lives in historic Annapolis, MD.

FIND JIM ONLINE:

Website: JimHodgesAudiobooks.com

Facebook: Facebook.com/JimHodgesAudioBooks/ 

 
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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 SchoolhouseRocked.com. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 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 CalledToTheTop.com. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - 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.