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Workshop: Organization 2010: Save Money, Create Space, Teach Critical Thinking, Share with Family and Involve Dad

Title: Organization 2010: Save Money, Create Space, Teach Critical Thinking, Share with Family and Involve Dad

Speaker/Affiliation: Madon Dailey/Nancy Larson Publishers

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

Description: How to 1) organize projects and papers, file and keep for future reference, while freeing up storage room; 2) teach children critical thinking (analysis, application, synthesis and evaluation) while they organize and share their projects with Grandparents, plus a great gift idea; 3) involve Dad and help children review their analysis and evaluation choices; makes lasting impressions on both. There is a lot to share. Come prepared to rethink organization. (Room 106)

Workshop: The Five Finger Paragraph

Title: The Five Finger Paragraph

Speaker/Affiliation: Johnnie Lewis/The Five Finger Paragraph

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

Description: “The Five Finger Paragraph” is a brain-based method of teaching students AND adults to write paragraphs and essays without the stress. The method learned is very kinesthetic in nature, making it very simple to learn and yet easy to remember. Everyone in class will write an essay! (Room 113/114)

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)

Workshop: The Logic of English


Denise Eide - Spell to Write & Read


Title: The Logic of English

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

Date and Time: Friday, July 30th, 2010, 1:45 PM

Description: In this workshop we will explore The Logic of English, & learn a few of the 70 phonograms & 26 spelling rules which explain 99% of English words. We will learn 5 reasons for silent finals in English & more which you will wish you had learned in school. This workshop is for anyone who is teaching reading, anyone who struggles with spelling, or has students who struggle with reading or spelling. Many logical/literal engineers find this workshop amazing. You will learn how to lay a strong foundation in language arts & prevent or aid dyslexia. If you have always believed English is illogical, this workshop is for you!