Category Archives: Homeschool Expo Updates

Workshop: Math-U-See: Clarity & Fun at All Levels of Math

Title: Math-U-See: Clarity & Fun at All Levels of Math

Speaker/Affiliation: Sandra Rush/Math-U-See

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

Description: See how fun & understandable math can be using manipulatives for concrete understanding of math concepts. Whether you’re a whiz at math or have struggled, this program is for you. In other words, Math for life! An enlightening & entertaining workshop. (Room 117/118)

Workshop: The Biblical Basis for Parental Rights

Title: The Biblical Basis for Parental Rights

Speaker/Affiliation: Israel Wayne/Wisdom’s Gate

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

Description: Who owns the children? Does the state have a compelling interest in your child’s education? What are your rights as a homeschooling parent? Do you know what to do if a social worker shows up for an unexpected visit? Israel shares personal stories and insights from the early days of the homeschooling movement when many parents faced jail and the removal of their children from the home if they chose to home educate. Learn how to equip yourself to stand against opposition. (Room 102)

Workshop: Literature Inspired! Breath Life into Your Language Arts

Title: Literature Inspired! Breath Life into Your Language Arts

Speaker/Affiliation: Beth Hunter/Total Language Plus

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

Description: Instill a love of literature in your students while they develop their reading comprehension, vocabulary, spelling & grammar skills. Discover how copywork, dictation, & other writing assignments complement the literature selection. Learn how narration can be used to further enhance your literature study. Enrich your language arts study with projects, pictures, art, & critical thinking activities. Reduce your teacher preparation time & enjoy teaching your children literature inspired language arts! (Room 103)

Workshop: Homeschool to College, Military & Beyond

Title: Homeschool to College, Military & Beyond

Speaker/Affiliation: Cara Ellison/Orchard/Westridge Christian Academy

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

Description: Wondering how you are going to get your homeschool student into College or the Military? This workshop is designed to give you guidance & information that will help you make the transition from Homeschool to College, Military & beyond. Cara Ellison has homeschooled her three sons on to college & the military. Listen to her as she shares her experiences & insights. (Room 106)

Workshop: A Christian Approach to Scientific Technologies

Title: A Christian Approach to Scientific Technologies

Speaker/Affiliation: Michelle Holland/Rainbow Resource Center

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

Description: From stem cells and cloning to genetic engineering, new scientific technologies are constantly being developed. How should we respond as Christians? Are there some guiding principles to help us evaluate these complex issues? (Room 112)