Category Archives: Homeschool Expo Updates

Workshop: Secrets of Great Spelling

Title: Secrets of Great Spelling

Speaker/Affiliation: Barbara Beers/The Latin Road/The Phonics Road

Date and Time: Friday, July 30th, 2010, 4:15 PM

Description: Great spelling does not have to be a mystery when you know… the rest of the story. Public school methods of memorizing words using pictures, workbooks, & games will never give a student the tools to know how English is built & why it is built the way it is. Learn not only the foundations of great spelling, writing, & reading, but also how to coordinate grammar, composition, & Latin in a multi-sensory approach with music, art, & literature. (Room 105)

Workshop: Planning for High School and Beyond

Title: Planning for High School and Beyond

Speaker/Affiliation: Charlotte Seewald/University of Nebraska Lincoln Independent Study High School

Date and Time: Friday, July 30th, 2010, 4:15 PM

Description: Planning for high school and beyond? Learn about homeschooling with online/print high school courses from the University of Nebraska Lincoln Independent Study High School. (Room106)

Workshop: Online Homeschooling:The Best of Both Worlds

Title: Online Homeschooling: Best of Both Worlds

Speaker/Affiliation: Mimi Rothschild/Learning By Grace

Date and Time: Friday, July 30th, 2010, 4:15 PM

Description: Online learning can enrich your homeschooling and it can make life with your children easier and more peaceful. It can give you time and space. Leveraging technology and selecting outstanding web based resources is a skill like any other that needs to be learned. This new column will provide you with everything you need to know to become online homeschooling experts. We will explore the vocabulary used to describe online learning options and we will uncover the wide range of opportunities available on the web; you will learn what to look for, how to ask the right questions and how to identify and then meet your child’s needs with technology. (Room 110)

Workshop: Mom’s Book: The Best Organization Tool

Title: Mom’s Book: The Best Organization Tool

Speaker/Affiliation: Tracee Wood

Date and Time: Friday, July 30th, 2010, 4:15 PM

Description: You are a homeschooling mom and you have more than ever to keep track of. You’ve tried everything from the most expensive system to the piles in places. This is a simple do it yourself system that you customize to meet your needs and never look for that lost paper or list again. (Room 113/114)

Workshop: Homeschooling The Difficult Resistant Child

Title: Homeschooling The Difficult Resistant Child

Speaker/Affiliation: Randi St. Denis/Director, HEEA, Homeschooling Mother of 7

Date and Time: Friday, July 30th, 2010, 4:15 PM

Description: The resistant child can be a nightmare to educate. Today’s resistant child could become tomorrow’s steadfast and reliable adult. Hear other parents discuss how they brought about real change without crushing the tender hearts of their child. (Room 115/116)