Tag Archives: southeast homeschool expo

Workshop: The Sidetracked Child: How Botanicals & Nutrition Can Increase Concentration & Reduce Distractibility in Your Homeschool!

Title: The Sidetracked Child: How Botanicals & Nutrition Can Increase Concentration & Reduce Distractibility in Your Homeschool!

Speaker/Affiliation: Jessie Hawkins/Vintage Remedies

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

Description: Today’s children are bombarded by substances that are known or suspected to inhibit cognitive functioning. With so many factors working against them, is it any wonder that parents complain of easily distractible children with short attention spans? Learn how to recognize & identify what factors may be limiting your children & what you can do to create an environment that is conducive to learning. (Room 110)

Workshop: Why Students Need a Patriot’s History of the United States

Title: Why Students Need a Patriot’s History of the United States

Speaker/Affiliation: Larry Schweikart/A Patriot’s History of the United States

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

Description: This workshop will discuss historical bias in top U.S. history textbooks. (Room 113/114)

Workshop: 7 Secrets to Help Kids Think for Themselves

Title: 7 Secrets to Help Kids Think for Themselves

Speaker/Affiliation: Cindy Wiggers/Geography Matters

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

Description: Do you have trouble keeping your students interested in learning? Perhaps it’s time you begin to think outside the box. Discover techniques that will improve critical thinking and creativity, inspiring your students to want to gain knowledge. Included in this workshop are ideas from the teachings of Ruth Beechick to develop thinking skills which help create a delight for learning and improves your children’s ability to excel in any area they choose to pursue. (Room 106)

Workshop: Gaining Confidence to Teach

Title: Gaining Confidence to Teach

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

Date and Time: Saturday, July 31st, 2010, 11:15 AM

Description: Whether you are a newcomer to homeschooling, or a veteran of many years, this talk will encourage and refresh you. Debbie Strayer speaks with humor and honesty about the homeschooling life and the confidence available to all who feel called to home school. (Room 103)

Workshop: America’s National Mystery Book Series=Great Cross-Curricular Material

Title: America’s National Mystery Book Series= Great Cross-Curricular Material

Speaker/Affiliation: Carole Marsh/Gallopade International

Date and Time: Saturday, July 31st, 2010, 11:15 AM

Description: America’s National Mystery Book Series: Real Kids! Real Places! uses real kids as characters in current day stories that incorporate history, geography and culture. With locations all over the country, these fact-based mysteries will take children on a journey of learning through the excitement of mystery! Free handouts will be available and a door prize will be given. (Room 104)