Workshop: Being Salt & Light Families

Title: Being Salt & Light Families

Speaker/Affiliation: Israel Wayne/Wisdom’s Gate

Date and Time: Friday, July 30th, 2010, 3:00 PM

Description: As homeschoolers, we are often accused of retreating from society instead of impacting it. What is the balance between sheltering our children and reaching out to a lost world around us? In this session, Israel Wayne explains how you can equip your children for the “real world” by developing a family ministry. (Room 102)

Workshop: An Innovative Approach to Teaching Children How to Write

Title: An Innovative Approach to Teaching Children How to Write

Speaker/Affiliation: Carole Marsh/Gallopade International

Date and Time: Friday, July 30th, 2010, 3:00 PM

Description: Award-winning author Carole Marsh explains how to teach children to be WOW writers using her innovative approach. Getting kids excited about writing is what Carole does best and now she is passing her techniques along to you. Free handouts will be available and a door prize will be given. (Room 105)

Workshop: Help! My Husband’s No Help!

Title: Help! My Husband’s No Help!

Speaker/Affiliation: Lisa Brown/Homeschool Mother of 4

Date and Time: Friday, July 30th, 2010, 3:00 PM

Description: A sensitive treatment of a difficult topic, Lisa shares real insights from her own journey. While offering understanding and compassion, with a good dose of humor, she tackles issues that most women avoid. Learn 7 secrets to a happy marriage and successful family and homeschool life. This workshop offers frank answers to difficult issues many women face. (Room 115/116)

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)