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Homeschool 101 - A Conversation with Karla Canon: Podcast Episode 315

When an episode ends with the number 5, you can expect it to be another podcast that is part of the Homeschool 101 series. In Episode 315 Andrew and Julie welcome Karla Canon... read more

Apr 01, 2022

Announcing IEW’s 2022 Summer Conference

Spring is in the air. How can you tell? Birds are building nests, trees are beginning to bud, and conferences for teachers and parents are starting to occur all over the country. Andrew... read more

Mar 31, 2022

Get Ready for The Great TWSS Adventure!

While the summer months beckon students with the promise of a rest from the rigors of school assignments, for many educators the summer provides a different but equally welcome respite: the opportunity to... read more

Mar 28, 2022

Common Editing Marks

Early in the Structure and Style for Students courses, Andrew Pudewa exhorts his students to hire an editor. While a variety of editorial roles (content editors and copy editors, for example) exists, in... read more

Mar 25, 2022

Imitation as the Foundation for Innovation, Creativity, and Development: Podcast Episode 314

Whether it be ordering the same flavor of ice cream or wearing similar shoes, from a young age children imitate peers and adults. When children learn to walk or talk, they first observe... read more

Mar 23, 2022

Which Words Work? A Lot, Allot, or Alot?

When I review my students’ papers, the same words tend to be confused and misused. Among the most frequent errors I encounter are the words a lot, allot, and alot. If you have... read more

Mar 18, 2022

Announcing the 2022 Arts of Language Magalog: Podcast Episode 313

IEW’s Arts of Language Magalog is a portmanteau: a word that blends the sounds and meaning of other words. In this case it’s a combination of the words magazine and catalog. In IEW’s... read more

Mar 17, 2022

Getting to the Root of It

The English language is a challenging one to learn. This difficulty primarily stems from the fact that English is a melting pot of words that come from other languages. While there are influences... read more

Mar 14, 2022

Learning about Laughter: Podcast Episode 312

Over the years Andrew Pudewa has gained somewhat of a nickname. Kids frequently call him “the Funny Guy.” When a student mentions to Andrew that he enjoys the Structure and Style for Students... read more

Mar 10, 2022

Inspiring an Appreciation for Poetry

Instilling a love for literature and poetry is a top priority for many educators. In today’s interactive, social media-driven society, it can be difficult to achieve. Students are accustomed to viewing colorful, quick... read more

Mar 08, 2022

Optimizing Instruction for Boys and Girls: Podcast Episode 311

If you ask pretty much any mother of both boys and girls, she will tell you that there are some notable differences in her boys’ behavior versus her girls’. She may comment that... read more

Mar 04, 2022

Announcing IEW’s 2022 Writing Contest!

We are excited to announce the writing prompts for IEW’s 2022 Writing Contest and invite your students to submit their compositions for a chance to win a cash prize. Why should your students... read more

Mar 03, 2022

Homeschool Conventions and Conferences: Gathering Goodness

Now that we are approaching the end of February, winter is finally waning, and a new season is on the horizon: homeschool convention season! This season stretches several months and offers homeschool parents... read more

Feb 25, 2022

Ask Andrew Anything: Podcast Episode 310

It’s that time again! Every tenth podcast is set aside so that listeners can “ask Andrew anything.” In podcast Episode 310 listeners asked the following questions: How do I know if I’m expecting too... read more

Feb 23, 2022

An Exciting Addition to Premium Membership: TTAP

Being a premium member presents plenty of great benefits. Not only do premium members have the ability to stream the entire Teaching Writing: Structure and Style video course; they also have the opportunity... read more

Feb 15, 2022

A Beginner’s Introduction to the International Phonetic Alphabet

kæn juː riːd ðɪs If you have not heard of the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA), then the above characters likely look extremely odd. If you don’t know what they say, you can find out... read more

Feb 11, 2022

Learning about Learning Pods

In the past few years, a unique educational option has received increasing attention, partially driven by the COVID-19 virus. Because many schools were forced to online formats or were shut down altogether, bands... read more

Feb 07, 2022

Changing Someone’s Mind – the Power of Persuasive Writing: Podcast Episode 307

What is an essay? How is it distinguished from a report? Why is it important to teach our students how to write persuasively? And how do we help our students transition from writing... read more

Feb 02, 2022

Reading: Ideas to Encourage Your Students

As Andrew Pudewa explains in his presentation Cultivating Language Arts: Preschool through High School, there are four arts that combine to build strong thinkers and communicators: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Because February... read more

Feb 01, 2022

“Winter Wonderland Adventure”

One of the most gratifying experiences our company enjoys is receiving mail, especially from appreciative students. We recently received an email directed to Andrew Pudewa from a student who had responded to a... read more

Jan 28, 2022

Speaking of Spelling: Podcast Episode 306

Over the years there have been many approaches to teaching students how to spell. Presently most students learn either by writing in a workbook or by learning to spell through using technology such... read more

Jan 26, 2022

Homeschool 101 - A Conversation with Karla Canon: Podcast Episode 315

When an episode ends with the number 5, you can expect it to be another podcast that is part of the... read more

Announcing IEW’s 2022 Summer Conference

Spring is in the air. How can you tell? Birds are building nests, trees are beginning to bud, and conferences for... read more

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Get Ready for The Great TWSS Adventure!

While the summer months beckon students with the promise of a rest from the rigors of school assignments, for many educators... read more

Common Editing Marks

Early in the Structure and Style for Students courses, Andrew Pudewa exhorts his students to hire an editor. While a variety... read more

Imitation as the Foundation for Innovation, Creativity, and Development: Podcast Episode 314

Whether it be ordering the same flavor of ice cream or wearing similar shoes, from a young age children imitate peers... read more

Which Words Work? A Lot, Allot, or Alot?

When I review my students’ papers, the same words tend to be confused and misused. Among the most frequent errors I... read more

Announcing the 2022 Arts of Language Magalog: Podcast Episode 313

IEW’s Arts of Language Magalog is a portmanteau: a word that blends the sounds and meaning of other words. In this... read more

Getting to the Root of It

The English language is a challenging one to learn. This difficulty primarily stems from the fact that English is a melting... read more

Learning about Laughter: Podcast Episode 312

Over the years Andrew Pudewa has gained somewhat of a nickname. Kids frequently call him “the Funny Guy.” When a student... read more

Inspiring an Appreciation for Poetry

Instilling a love for literature and poetry is a top priority for many educators. In today’s interactive, social media-driven society, it... read more

Optimizing Instruction for Boys and Girls: Podcast Episode 311

If you ask pretty much any mother of both boys and girls, she will tell you that there are some notable... read more

Announcing IEW’s 2022 Writing Contest!

We are excited to announce the writing prompts for IEW’s 2022 Writing Contest and invite your students to submit their compositions... read more

Homeschool Conventions and Conferences: Gathering Goodness

Now that we are approaching the end of February, winter is finally waning, and a new season is on the horizon:... read more

Ask Andrew Anything: Podcast Episode 310

It’s that time again! Every tenth podcast is set aside so that listeners can “ask Andrew anything.” In podcast Episode 310... read more

An Exciting Addition to Premium Membership: TTAP

Being a premium member presents plenty of great benefits. Not only do premium members have the ability to stream the entire... read more

A Beginner’s Introduction to the International Phonetic Alphabet

kæn juː riːd ðɪs If you have not heard of the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA), then the above characters likely look extremely... read more

Learning about Learning Pods

In the past few years, a unique educational option has received increasing attention, partially driven by the COVID-19 virus. Because many... read more

Changing Someone’s Mind – the Power of Persuasive Writing: Podcast Episode 307

What is an essay? How is it distinguished from a report? Why is it important to teach our students how to... read more

Reading: Ideas to Encourage Your Students

As Andrew Pudewa explains in his presentation Cultivating Language Arts: Preschool through High School, there are four arts that combine to... read more

“Winter Wonderland Adventure”

One of the most gratifying experiences our company enjoys is receiving mail, especially from appreciative students. We recently received an email... read more

Speaking of Spelling: Podcast Episode 306

Over the years there have been many approaches to teaching students how to spell. Presently most students learn either by writing... read more

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