SEA Homeschoolers Magazine

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The SEA Homeschoolers Magazine is a publication of SEA Books & More. It features articles written for secular academic homeschoolers by secular academic homeschoolers. Each issue has advice, information, book recommendations, homeschool projects, recipes, and travel notes. Subscribe today and get each issue of the e-magazine sent to your inbox.

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When you subscribe to our magazine, you’ll get high-quality secular homeschooling content for everything from robotics to cooking to advice for homeschooling. The SEA magazine focuses on current issues, like Native American Heritage Month, or supporting your child in climate action. The SEA magazine encourages conversation and collaboration, all while helping you find ideas to support your secular homeschool curriculum. Check out our past issues and subscribe to the magazine today! 

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Fall 2022

SEA Magazine Fall 2022 Issue

10 Tips for Starting Your Community
by Blair Lee, MS

Our Autumn Booklist: Recommendation for Tots to Teens
by The SEA Homeschoolers Admin Team

Ages & Stages for Teaching Science
by Blair Lee

Critical Thinking Is a Learning Skill and a Life Skill

Raising Ethical Kids in an Inequitable World
by Alycia Wright

Ask Blair Column
by Blair Lee

Chocolate Chip Cookie Chemistry: Recipe and Lab
by Blair Lee, MS

Planning High School: College Admissions for 8th and 9th Graders
by Kate Laird

30+ Kid-Picked Favorites for Homeschooling Young Learners
by Kat Hutcheson

Winter 2022

SEA Homeschoolers Magazine

How to Spot Misinformation
by John Cook

My Favorite Children’s Books about Evolution
by Blair Lee

There’s No Such Thing as Perfect Grammar (So How Should We Teach It?)
by Michelle Perrinello-Cason

What is a Secular Homeschool Curriculum?
by Blair Lee and Samantha Matalone Cook

Using Games in Learning: Gamification, Gameschooling, & Game-as-Text
by D. Sabrina M. Weiss

Recipe: Pizza Pi(e) Dough for Pi Day

LGBTQ+ Erasure in Literature
by Joshua Jernigan

Ask Blair Column
by Blair Lee

Redox Reactions
by John Suchocki at Conceptual Academy

A Dozen Questions for Dozen Day

Spring 2022

SEA Homeschoolers Magazine, Secular Homeschool Magazine

A Learner Centered Education
by Blair Lee

How to Raise an Ally
by Joshua Jernigan

Climate in a Box Activity
by John Suchocki at Conceptual Academy

Ask Blair Column
by Blair Lee

Focusing on the Art of Language Arts
by Blair Lee

Children’s Books for Earth Day (and Every Day)

Tips for Doing Art with Your Non-Neurotypical Kiddo
by Beth Herrild

All that Water, But Do We Have Enough to Drink?
Water Consumption Lab
by Blair Lee

The Responsible Homeschooler: Learning in an Ecologically Safe Way
by Mary Paul

What Does Meeting Writing Standards Look Like at Every Age?
by Dr. Michelle Parrinello-Cason

Summer 2022

SEA Homeschooler Magazine, Summer July 2022, Secular Homeschool

Homeschooling 101: You Have Decided to Homeschool! Now What!
by Blair Lee, MS

July Booklist
by The SEA Homeschoolers Admin Team

Six Tips for Legible Handwriting
by Jonathan Dubay

Why Is It Important to Teach Queer History?
by Joshua Jernigan

Raising Ethical Kids in an Inequitable World
by Alycia Wright

Art Activities to do with Kids who are Sad, Scared, Worried, or Angry
by Beth Herrild

Ask Blair Column
by Blair Lee

How to Handcraft a Unit Study
by Blair Lee, MS

Let’s Get Physical: How to Get Your Kids to Move More without Pain or Shame
by Heather Horrell

Lab: If a Virus Were the Size of a Pepper Flake
by Blair Lee, MS

Easy Summer Recipes 

What Do the Experts Say about How to Teach Writing?
by Michelle Parrinello-Cason, PhD

Winter 2021

SEA Homeschoolers Magazine, Secular Homeschool Magazine Winter 2021

Teaching Consent Through Minecraft
by Gwendolyn Thompson

Gameschooling: The “All Games are Educational” Perspective
by Edward Stafford

Games We Love
A list of games that the editors and authors of this issue love.

5 Steps to Creating Your Own Board Game
by Samantha Matalone Cook

How Two Homeschooled Kids Became Game Developers
by Miro Siegel

Oculus Quest Game Review
by Simon Cook

Entropy: The Spreading of Energy
by Conceptual Academy

Turning the News into Writing Prompts
by Michelle Parrinello-Cason

Summer 2021

SEA Homeschoolers Magazine

A Real World Application of the Scientific Method
by Blair Lee

So Much More than Art Activity
by Beth Herrild

LGBTQ+ Diverse Booklist
by Joshua Jernigan

Vegan Gingersnaps Recipe

How to Talk to Kids about Scary Science 
by Blair Lee

Dragonborn Multilayered Learning in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
by D. Sabrina M. Weiss

Candy Rock Cycle Activity

For Young Learners: What do you DO with Literature? (with activity)
by Sydney Miller Milbert

Punctuation Crossword Puzzle

Summer 2021

SEA Homeschoolers Magazine

Handcrafting a Culture of Thinking: Metacognition
by Blair Lee

6 Kinds of Books Your Kids (and You) Should Read
by Michelle Parrinello-Cason

The Biography of a Continent
by Alison Blanco

The History of Pride
by Joshua Jernigan

Historical Thinking: Research and Writing for Young Historians 
by Samantha Matalone Cook

Own Voices Booklist
by Alycia Wright

Activity: Easy Engineering at Home
by Kathy Ceceri

Mindfulness and the Focused Attention Practice
by Mary Martin

Our Homeschool Journey
by Jena Borah

Recipe: Roasted Vegetables
by Blair Lee

Activity: What Is Micro-Life (Pre-released excerpt from Blair’s newest course)
by Blair Lee

Show and Tell Logic Puzzle
by Debbie Kupfer

Spring 2021

SEA Homeschoolers Magazine, Secular Homeschool Magazine Spring 2021

Handcrafting for a Balanced Learner
by Blair Lee

The Power of Youth Activism in Fighting Climate Change
by Climate Reality Youth Group

Earth Day Projects for Climate Historians and Activists
by Samantha Matalone Cook, MAT

Build a Mini Planetarium
by Blair Lee

Think of Writing like Cooking: The Ages and Stages of Writing Instruction 
by Michelle Parrinello-Cason

How Tough Math Challenges Build a 21st Century Skill Set
by Katlin Chadwick

Recipe: Gluten Free Cream Puffs
by Samantha Matalone Cook, MAT

Activity: Robot Dissection
by Kay Yang

Fall 2020

SEA Homeschoolers Magazine Fall 2020 - Secular Homeschooling & Magazine

5 Tips that Keep Learners Engaged & Brains Focused
by Blair Lee

Beyond Fun: Playful Learning as a Path to Flow
by Dr. Sabrina Weiss

LAB: Flaming Pumpkins
by Blair Lee

Teaching the 2e Learner
by Kimberlee Joseph

2021 Reading Challenge

Curiosity-Driven Learning and Mathematics
by Julie Schneider, MSE, MA

Climate in a Box
by Conceptual Academy

Tips for Cultivating a Growth Mindset
by Mary Martin, PhD

Summer 2020

SEA Magazine Summer 2020

Escaping the Early College Rat Race
by Lindsey Sodano

Curriculum Review: High School Writing with Daniel Park’s “How Would You Rule?” by Dayla Learning
by Samantha Matalone Cook

How to Start a Virtual Book Club
by Michelle Parrinello-Cason

Astronomy Themed Books, Documentaries, & Movies
by Blair Lee

The Path Toward Science Literacy 
by John Suchocki

7 Tips for How to Handcraft a Secular, Eclectic, Academic Education
by Blair Lee

Welcoming Diversity
by Jocelyn Cooper

The Importance of Teen Programs at Conferences
by Dawn Holtan

Worldschooling, Our Journey & the Importance of Community
by Miro Siegal

Making History Matter
by Samantha Matalone Cook

Critical Thinking: Metrics and Methods
by Dr. Sabrina Weiss

Conceptual Academy: Chemistry
Science Courses: Grades 9-12
Review by Blair Lee