Category Archives: Homeschool Expo Updates

Workshop: Why Students Need a Patriot’s History of the United States

Title: Why Students Need a Patriot’s History of the United States

Speaker/Affiliation: Larry Schweikart/A Patriot’s History of the United States

Date and Time: Saturday, July 31st, 2010, 10:00 AM

Description: This workshop will discuss historical bias in top U.S. history textbooks. (Room 113/114)

Workshop: 7 Secrets to Help Kids Think for Themselves

Title: 7 Secrets to Help Kids Think for Themselves

Speaker/Affiliation: Cindy Wiggers/Geography Matters

Date and Time: Saturday, July 31st, 2010, 10:00 AM

Description: Do you have trouble keeping your students interested in learning? Perhaps it’s time you begin to think outside the box. Discover techniques that will improve critical thinking and creativity, inspiring your students to want to gain knowledge. Included in this workshop are ideas from the teachings of Ruth Beechick to develop thinking skills which help create a delight for learning and improves your children’s ability to excel in any area they choose to pursue. (Room 106)

Workshop: Gaining Confidence to Teach

Title: Gaining Confidence to Teach

Speaker/Affiliation: Debbie Strayer/Co-founder of Homeschooling Today Magazine

Date and Time: Saturday, July 31st, 2010, 11:15 AM

Description: Whether you are a newcomer to homeschooling, or a veteran of many years, this talk will encourage and refresh you. Debbie Strayer speaks with humor and honesty about the homeschooling life and the confidence available to all who feel called to home school. (Room 103)

Workshop: America’s National Mystery Book Series=Great Cross-Curricular Material

Title: America’s National Mystery Book Series= Great Cross-Curricular Material

Speaker/Affiliation: Carole Marsh/Gallopade International

Date and Time: Saturday, July 31st, 2010, 11:15 AM

Description: America’s National Mystery Book Series: Real Kids! Real Places! uses real kids as characters in current day stories that incorporate history, geography and culture. With locations all over the country, these fact-based mysteries will take children on a journey of learning through the excitement of mystery! Free handouts will be available and a door prize will be given. (Room 104)

Workshop: Etiquette Training In the Home

Title: Etiquette Training In the Home

Speaker/Affiliation: Monica Irvine/The Etiquette Factory

Date and Time: Saturday, July 31st, 2010, 10:00 AM

Description: Come and learn from a certified etiquette instructor and master motivator, Monica Irvine, how to teach your children from preschool and up, in the art of etiquette. Etiquette skills take time to form and perfect, so it’s never too early to start! Kids love to sing, play games, role play and listen to stories. That’s the key in making etiquette a topic that your children actually look forward to learning about. You will be so grateful you attended this discussion and will leave with confidence and excitement to implement these ideas into your home. Children are invited! (Room 117/118)