Tag Archives: southeast homeschool expo

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: Expert Advice for Helping the Struggling Reader and Writer

Title: Expert Advice for Helping the Struggling Reader and Writer

Speaker/Affiliation: Donna Lookenott/Homeschooling Mom of 6, Tutor

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

Description: Tutor and Certified Wilson Language Instructor, Donna describes her journey to find answers for her daughter’s reading difficulties. See how the multisensory, structured, sequential approach allows children to become fluent readers and spellers. Homeschool parent and child friendly materials end frustrations! (Room 113/114)

Workshop: Experience Excellence in Writing

Title: Experience Excellence in Writing

Speaker/Affiliation: Pamela White/Excellence in Writing

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

Description: Come and discover award-winning Excellence in Writing, a method of teaching composition that really works. Using this program, students of all ages will learn to write stories, reports and essays with style. Best of all, parents and students alike find it easy to use and effective in all their writing endeavors. This workshop will give you an overview of the program and show you how you can get started with even the most reluctant writing student so you can give it a try at home.

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: 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)