Speeches and Interviews

Learn what makes homeschooling successful, how living books teach, giving opportunities and other important parts of Sonlight's homeschool curriculum.

A Novel Idea: How Living Books Teach

Sarita Holzmann, from Heart of the Matter 2008 Virtual Homeschool Conference

Sarita Holzmann, Sonlight's president, spoke at Heart of the Matter's Virtual Conference 2008. Listen here

3Rs and Beyond

Sarita Holzmann on what exactly do you want your kids to learn?

Sarita guides you to think through the basics and beyond of a quality education to help you determine how to shape your homeschool with your ultimate goals in mind.

Interview with John Holzmann - Larry Whitler and Robin MacBlane

WOCA 1370 - Ocala, Florida - January 19th, 2005

Approximately 26 minutes

Interview with John Holzmann - with Karen LoveJoy

WGUN 1010 AM - "Atlanta Issues" - February 2nd, 2005

Approximately 29 minutes

John Holzmann: 2005 "Literature-Rich Education" Presentation

Sonlight co-founder John Holzmann speaks at the 2005 Colorado Home Educators Conference about how literature-based homeschooling compares to more traditional approaches like textbooks, lectures, and hands-on learning.

John Holzmann: Evaluating Math Methods and Curricula Speech

Sonlight co-founder John Holzmann evaluates math methods and curricula at the 2005 Christian Home Educators Conference.

(Format: MP3 - Length: Approx. One Hour - File size: 55 MB - [Note: Right click and "Save Target As..." to download])

John Holzmann: 2005 Speech in Loveland, Colo.

Listen to Sonlight co-owner John Holzmann explain the origin of Sonlight, and how the calling to serve missionaries grew into today's commitment to offer parents the best homeschooling materials on the market.

Sarita Interviewed About Sonlight's Rice Bag Project

The Sonlight Rice Bag Project

4:50 run time

Successful Homeschooling

Audio Interview - Judy Wnuk shares suggestions as you begin your homeschooling adventure

Judy Wnuk talks with Lynette Hillen of Homeschool Essentials about the three things you need for success in your homeschool, as well as the "secret" to homeschooling. Also: How do you stay motivated? Do you need a college degree? Can everyone homeschool? And more! 25:11 run time

Meetto Interview Part1

Meetto Interview Part2

Gain A Grand World View

Sarita Holzmann, from Heart of the Matter 2009 Virtual Homeschool Conference

Sarita Holzmann, Sonlight's president, spoke at Heart of the Matter's Virtual Conference 2009. Listen here

Demetria Z. interviews Sarita Holzmann

Homeschool mom and blogger Demetria Z. spoke with Sarita Holzmann, Sonlight's president.