Tag Archives: children

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: Why Art is Essential to your Child’s Education

Title: Why Art is Essential to your Child’s Education

Speaker/Affiliation: Geri Dietz/ARTS Attack

Date and Time: Saturday, July 31st, 2010, 1:45 PM

Description: This presentation will review the important role art plays in developing right brain skills (creativity, synthesis, spatial awareness, intuition, imagination, visualization, etc.) and in enabling children to develop their full potential as students. It will also review the Atelier art program; and discuss the essential elements of a successful program while viewing slides of children’s artwork. (Room 117/118)

Workshop: Occupying Preschoolers While Teaching Older Children

Title: Occupying Preschoolers While Teaching Older Children

Speaker/Affiliation: Alyssa Lancaster/My Father’s World Books

Date and Time: Saturday, July 31st, 2010, 3:00 PM

Description: Our children are precious gifts from the Lord but sometimes they can interfere with our human plans. These little ones seem to seek attention at the wrong time. What can we do at these times to creatively involve them in the learning process? My Father’s World shares many suggestions on how to educate and occupy little ones. (Room 105)

Workshop: The Art & Joy of Storytelling & Reading Aloud to Children

Title: The Art & Joy of Storytelling & Reading Aloud to Children

Speaker/Affiliation: Jim Weiss/Greathall Productions

Date and Time: Friday, July 30th, 2010, 12:30 PM

Description: Who doesn’t like to be read to? And who better to read to children than the people they love & trust most, their parents. This workshop will teach parents to make the very most of their precious read-aloud time with their children. At the heart of each story he tells, Jim Weiss’ renowned ability to make even complex subjects comprehensible & memorable to young children is evident. This delightful & immediately useful workshop will help parents to become even better readers; more clearly define their children’s listening skills; facilitate the consideration of the freshness, outlook & interpretation of the stories they choose to read; & assist in using ones voice as an instrument with rewarding & dramatic results.

Workshop: Give Your Child Great Computer Skills

Title: Give Your Child Great Computer Skills

Speaker/Affiliation: Kelly Ling/Computer Wizard and Homeschooling Mom of 5

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

Description: From car repair to farming to law – tomorrow’s world requires strong computer skills. Even parents without any computer knowledge can give their child a great computer education at home, usually for FREE. Kelly explains how homeschoolers can begin early and safely teach children from ages 8 to 18 all the essential skills from pivot tables to programming and photos to video editing. This workshop will interest adults and students alike. (Room 113/114)