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Workshop: Language Arts that Really Communicate

Title: Language Arts that Really Communicate

Speaker: Debbie Strayer/Co-founder of Homeschooling Today Magazine

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

Description: Children are born with a God-given desire to communicate! In this seminar, Debbie will talk about the key areas of communication and how to develop your child’s skills in each area. As Christian homeschooling parents, we have been freed from “worldly philosophies” and are able to do what is efficient and effective. Come and learn about ways to decrease stress and increase productivity in your language arts instruction! (Room 103)

Workshop: Yes! Your Child Can Get a Great Homeschool Math Education

Title: Yes! Your Child Can Get a Great Homeschool Math Education

Speaker/Affiliation: Randi St. Denis, Homeschool Mother of 7, Educational Consultant/Tutor

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

Description: Even if you hated Math and know you can’t teach more than arithmetic, you can give your child a great math education. Randi shares secrets that help parents choose great math materials and finally understand how to help their kids without all the mom’s, dad’s or children’s tears. Randi reviews curriculums and gives all kinds of helps and learning tricks from Arithmetic to Calculus. (Room 115/116)

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!

Workshop: Early Learners: Seven Secrets for Starting Out Right

Title: Early Learners: Seven Secrets for Starting Out Right

Speaker/Affiliation: Randi St. Denis/Director, HEEA, Homeschooling Mother of 7

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

Description: Randi cautions parents not to overlook some important childhood activities that actually set the stage for later learning skills. Enhancing these early skills prevents learning problems and also builds a firm foundation for future academics ease and success.

Featured Speaker: Debbie Strayer

Featured Speaker, Debbie StrayerDebbie Strayer has a gift for speaking and brings each topic to life with humor, honesty, and years of homeschooling experience. This, along with her educational expertise, will undoubtedly be a bright and guiding light for homeschool moms who need one.  Her journey as an educator and homeschooling parent translates into inspiration and encouragement for homeschool parents.

Debbie received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in education from Florida State University and is an experienced public school teacher and mentor of younger teachers. She is the former editor and co-founder of Homeschooling Today™ magazine, the author of Gaining Confidence to Teach, one of the co-authors of the Learning Language Arts Through Literature series, and editor of The Homeschool Answer Book by Dr. Ruth Beechick.

Debbie’s workshop topics include:

  • Understanding Teaching and Learning Styles
  • The Unified Approach to Tying Teaching Together
  • Reviving Your Teaching and Your Students
  • Gaining Confidence to Teach
  • Language Arts that Really Communicate

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