Dr. Kathy Koch | Ep. 071
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About this Episode
Welcome back to part two of our riveting conversation with Dr. Kathy Koch and Zan. In this episode, we delve deeper into the profound impact of homeschooling on character development. Dr. Kathy shares powerful anecdotes about her own upbringing and emphasizes the importance of focusing on the process of teaching and training our children, not just the end product. Discover how homeschooling allows for a unique integration of character-building into every aspect of education and provides an unparalleled opportunity to instill biblical virtues in our children.
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Meet My Guest
Dr. Kathy Koch (pronounced “Cook”), is the founder and president of Celebrate Kids, Inc., based in Fort Worth, Texas. She has influenced thousands of parents, teachers, and children in thirty countries through
keynote messages, seminars, chapels, banquet talks, and other events. She has authored seven books, including Parent Differently, Screens and Teens, 8 Great Smarts, Start with the Heart, Five to Thrive, and Resilient Kids. Dr. Kathy earned a PhD in reading and educational psychology from Purdue University. In addition to teaching and coaching, she served as a tenured associate professor of education at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay. She has loved Jesus for years, and her faith and desire to serve and glorify God is the foundation of her ministry.
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At BJU Press Homeschool, we’re committed to providing children an education from a biblical worldview that is academically sound and challenges them to advance, think critically, and live like Christ. This type of education is not often possible in public schools because of the number of children taught in a classroom, a difference in worldview, and peer and societal pressure to conform. Homeschooling allows parents to instruct and disciple their children without daily fighting messages from an opposing worldview taught in the classroom. And with tuition costs and fees for private schooling or tutoring, homeschooling may be the only option for parents who are concerned for their children’s physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being.
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