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: Flashcards: There IS Another Answer!

Title: Flashcards: There IS Another Answer!

Speaker/Affiliation: Wendy Braswell/RightStart Mathematics by Activities for Learning, Inc.

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

Description: Memorizing 390 math facts is exhausting. Sadly, whatever is learned by rote needs frequent review to stay learned. On the other h&, games are fun & exciting, games provide practice for the facts, & games become an application for the information! Children of various abilities can play together. Join us for some FUN as we play addition, multiplication, & fraction games. (Room 105)


Disclaimer: More workshops will be added and there may be room/time
changes. Check back for final schedule posted by June 15th.

Workshop: Teaching Struggling Readers & Spellers

Title: Teaching Struggling Readers & Spellers

Speaker/Affiliation: Denise Eide/Spell to Write & Read

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

Description: Do you have a child who struggles with reading or spelling? So many people who struggle are auditory or kinesthetic learners. We will discuss how to target these learners & help them to soar by using all four learning modes. In addition many children with logical/literal, engineering minds become frustrated by English, when they are taught inconsistent, funny phonics rules. Sadly, these learners often internalize “I am not good at English”. (Room 104)

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)