Does consistent exposure to news content improve the homeschooling environment? Do homeschoolers need regular media access? Today’s world inundates us with information on a daily basis. Social media, television, radio, and podcasts bombard the mind with as many as a thousand unique messages per day. How do we filter these messages, analyze their content, and evaluate their significance? At each developmental stage, a student’s brain processes information in new ways, creating contexts that guide current and future decision-making. These critical cognitive abilities are vital to your homeschooler’s personal and professional success. This session demonstrates the value of strategic media access at each age level of the homeschooling experience. Jonathan will offer tools for the integration of news content into the daily homeschooling experience that will increase the student’s critical and communicative abilities and facilitate opportunities for influence.
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