Category Archives: Homeschool Expo Updates

Workshop: How to Prepare an Artistic Portfolio

Title: How to Prepare an Artistic Portfolio

Speaker/Affiliation: Rita Gagliano/The Savannah College of Art and Design

Date and Time: Saturday, July 31st, 2010, 12:30 PM

Description: Learn helpful tips on preparing a dynamic artistic portfolio! This session presents the fundamentals of successful portfolios and what our review committee looks for in portfolio submissions. The presentation will address visual, media, and performing arts; writing elements, artistic elements, guidelines for inclusion, presentation quality as well as additional aspects of portfolio preparation. The session will include visual examples of portfolios, including those meriting past scholarships. (Room 110)

Workshop: The Secret Weapon in Academic Success

Title: The Secret Weapon in Academic Success

Speaker/Affiliation: Dr. Carol Reynolds/Professor Carol/Discovering Music

Date and Time: Saturday, July 31st, 2010, 12:30 PM

Description: Our modern society has dismissed music, the arts, and cultural literacy as… (Room 115/116)

Workshop: The Value of a Classical Education

Title: The Value of a Classical Education

Speaker/Affiliation: Tanya Charlton/Memoria Press

Date and Time: Saturday, July 31st, 2010, 1:45 PM

Description: This workshop deals with the value of studying Latin and the classics. It also provides guidance for integrating these courses into an existing curriculum. (Room 105)

Workshop: Organization 2010: Save Money, Create Space, Teach Critical Thinking, Share with Family and Involve Dad

Title: Organization 2010: Save Money, Create Space, Teach Critical Thinking, Share with Family and Involve Dad

Speaker/Affiliation: Madon Dailey/Nancy Larson Publishers

Date and Time: Saturday, July 31st, 2010, 1:45 PM

Description: How to 1) organize projects and papers, file and keep for future reference, while freeing up storage room; 2) teach children critical thinking (analysis, application, synthesis and evaluation) while they organize and share their projects with Grandparents, plus a great gift idea; 3) involve Dad and help children review their analysis and evaluation choices; makes lasting impressions on both. There is a lot to share. Come prepared to rethink organization. (Room 106)

Workshop: The Five Finger Paragraph

Title: The Five Finger Paragraph

Speaker/Affiliation: Johnnie Lewis/The Five Finger Paragraph

Date and Time: Saturday, July 31st, 2010, 12:30 PM

Description: “The Five Finger Paragraph” is a brain-based method of teaching students AND adults to write paragraphs and essays without the stress. The method learned is very kinesthetic in nature, making it very simple to learn and yet easy to remember. Everyone in class will write an essay! (Room 113/114)