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)

Workshop: Growing Mother & Daughter relationships through Homeschooling

Title: Growing Mother & Daughter relationships through Homeschooling

Speaker/Affiliation: Victoria (Kasten) Tecken & Kathy Kasten/Epic Scrolls

Date and Time: Friday, July 30th, 2010, 5:30 PM

Description: Homeschooling brings so many blessings that reach far beyond the courses taught. Victoria is a 19-yr-old homeschooled author of 7 books. Join us as we share our amazing mother/daughter journey through Victoria’s homeschool life – from the early years to her current college experiences. Through joys, struggles and suggestions, we will encourage you to make the most of these all too fleeting years with your children. (Room 102)

Workshop: Introduction to Unit Studies

Title: Introduction to Unit Studies

Speaker/Affiliation: Valerie Bendt

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

Description: As she reviews the basics of teaching by the unit study method, Valerie gives instruction on how to develop unit studies based on your own family’s needs and desires. Valerie offers anecdotes and samples from unit studies she has done with her family. Rekindle a love for learning in your family. Encourage creativity, expression, and individuality. Put away tedious textbooks and get on with real learning and real life! (Room 117/118)