If you’ve been homeschooling for any amount of time, you’ve likely discovered Cathy Duffy and her amazing review site! Homeschool moms look to Cathy Duffy Reviews for help in choosing curriculum for their kids. We’re honored to have Cathy join us today on the show to chat about her personal homeschool story, how to choose curriculum, and the importance of worldview.
Welcome to the show notes for Episode #116 of the Homeschool with Moxie Podcast!
As a former classroom teacher, now homeschooling mom of five, I love to equip and encourage other homeschooling families.
On the Homeschool with Moxie Podcast our goal is to inspire and encourage you with actionable strategies to take you from overwhelmed to confident in your homeschool adventure. Listen to interviews with amazing influencers in the homeschool world and beyond.
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About Cathy Duffy
Cathy Duffy is best known as a curriculum specialist.
Cathy began educating her three sons at home in 1982 and continued all the way through high school. In addition to teaching her own sons, she has taught numerous group classes for home educated students and church groups. Her extensive research and experience have made Cathy a popular speaker at home education conferences around the world.
How To Choose Homeschool Curriculum
Are you wondering how to choose homeschool curriculum for your children? Every child has a unique learning style, and you as the homeschool mom have a unique teaching style. Then, you’ll also want to consider your family’s educational goals and worldview expectations for the curriculum you use.
Well, the good news is – you don’t have to start from scratch when searching for curriculum! Cathy Duffy has been reviewing curriculum for the homeschooling community since 1984.
We cover so many topics on this episode. Listen in to hear what Cathy has to say about:
- her personal homeschool story
- what it was like to homeschool in the 1980s
- how the homeschool market has changed over the years
- what makes a good curriculum or resource for the homeschool market
- the importance of knowing your philosophy of education
- why you need to know your children’s learning styles
- the importance of worldview and what it is
- how to choose homeschool curriculum that will be a good fit for their family
- why homeschooling is such a great educational choice
Homeschool Curriculum Resources
Cathy Duffy’s book, 102 Top Picks for Homeschool Curriculum, makes the job of selecting the right curriculum easy! It includes extensive reviews of each of her Top Picks. This book walks you through the entire curriculum selection process, helping you select from only the best products on the market.
Cathy Duffy’s newest book, How to Choose Homeschool Curriculum, makes the job of selecting the right curriculum easy! In this ebook, Cathy simplifies the curriculum selection process with questionnaires and charts. She walks her readers through the process of figuring out their preferences in terms of a philosophy of education, learning styles, and goal setting.
Finally, check out our family’s list of favorite homeschool resources!