Workshop: Are They Really Struggling? When should I Start Worrying

Title: Are They Really Struggling? When should I Start Worrying?

Speaker/Affiliation: Jennifer A. Hasser M.Ed./Syllables Reading Center

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

Description: As children acquire language & written skills, some types of errors are abnormal. This workshop provides parents with a guide to the red flags & what can be done to intervene before learning suffers. (Room 103)

Workshop: Latin, the Key to English

Title: Latin, the Key to English

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

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

Description: No other language affects English as much as Latin & reveals the secrets of many of our more difficult English spellings & meanings. It is the mother language of our most common spoken foreign languages & provides the key to the vocabulary of the sciences, medicine, law, literature, & history. Discover how you can learn this important language along with your 5th-12th grade students & teach them their advanced English grammar at the same time. (Room 105)

Workshop: The Sidetracked Child: How Botanicals & Nutrition Can Increase Concentration & Reduce Distractibility in Your Homeschool!

Title: The Sidetracked Child: How Botanicals & Nutrition Can Increase Concentration & Reduce Distractibility in Your Homeschool!

Speaker/Affiliation: Jessie Hawkins/Vintage Remedies

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

Description: Today’s children are bombarded by substances that are known or suspected to inhibit cognitive functioning. With so many factors working against them, is it any wonder that parents complain of easily distractible children with short attention spans? Learn how to recognize & identify what factors may be limiting your children & what you can do to create an environment that is conducive to learning. (Room 110)

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)