2010 Workshop Schedule
Please see our 2011 Workshop List
Need Some Help and Encouragement? So Many Workshops – So Little Time!
Choose from Educating the Gifted Child, Homeschooling Special Needs, Making Learning Fun with Hands-On Activities, Homeschooling Dads Panel Discussion, and over 100 more! The Southeast Homeschool Expo is committed to bringing you the most enjoyable and informative homeschool and parenting workshops ever – all under one roof!
Most workshops are one hour in length, attendance is FIRST COME – FIRST SERVED basis. Tapes of most workshops may be purchased just inside the exhibit hall doors at the Rhino Technologies Booth. Recordings of the previous Southeast Expo Workshops may be purchased online from Rhino Technologies.
Peace, Play, and Purpose: Creating an Environment for Young Minds to Learn Together – Yours is a one-room schoolhouse. How in the world can different ages learn together? How do you give each child individual instruction? And how do you keep the noise down to at least a dull roar? Join Rebecca, a homeschooling mom for over 15 years, to learn strategies for creating an engaging learning environment for all ages, tips for working with and around babies and toddlers, and keeping your focus when you have so many things to do.
Learning Is Fun: How Pre-School and Kindergarten Lay the Groundwork for Homeschooling Success
The Power of a Story: Teaching Young Children through Read-Aloud Time Together – After 15 years of homeschooling, Rebecca’s favorite memories are not of notebooking, kitchen science experiments, or even field trips, but of time spent together reading aloud. How do you read aloud? Why should you? What should you? Incorporate this element into your homeschooling day and discover your children in a whole new way when you read aloud, discuss, and dissect a story together.
Season of Change: Parenting Your Middle Schooler with Passion and Purpose – The middle school year are a time of great transition, for you and for your child. Sharing candidly about choices, friendships, and the American culture, Rebecca reveals the five dangers lurking on the ‘tween scene. She advises moms and dads to combat these dangers by building the remaining years of parenting on a foundation of these forgotten virtues–reverence, modesty, charity, meekness, and fidelity of heart.
13 Going On Dirty: Five Things Every Mom Needs to Know About Her Son (Moms Only) - Boys are different, Mom! Our sexually permissive culture is already sending your son signals that real manhood equals an aggressive thirst for power and a lustful hunger for promiscuity. How do you whet your son’s appetite for Christ alone? Join Rebecca to learn the secrets every mother needs to know about raising a godly son.
How to Date Your Kids: Creating Special Moments for Holding Your Child’s Heart - No matter what the size of your family, each child needs special one-on-one time with each of his parents. How are you going to manage that when you scarcely get a date with your spouse? Where do you go to get more hours in your day? And what do you mean by “date”? Join Rebecca to learn how to make individual quality time with your kids a priority. You’ll discover the keys to grabbing hold of the opportunities God provides and establishing stronger life connections with the hearts you’re blessed to hold.
Randi St. Denis
Curing Spelling & Reading Problems – At last! Some real help! You’ve tried every program & wonder why your child is still not a fluent reader or good speller. Randi helps parents understand why some children do not easily achieve reading & spelling success. These students must be taught with special methods, concentrating on multi-sensory, structured, sequential steps.
Big Happy Families – As the middle child of 9 children and and the mother of 7 children, Randi reveals all her best secrets for raising and educating a big family. From cleaning to history and dishes to chemistry, learn how to enjoy the true blessings a big family has to offer.
How to Help Gifted Students More Effectively – Discover ways to help gifted children to achieve their potential without self destructing from stress. Gifted kids are children too! Sometimes they are more mature than anyone else & sometimes they are more babyish than anyone else. Learn secrets to pacing gifted children, encouraging them to tackle tough scenarios, helping them learn resilience when they hit a wall, & helping them to develop better social skills.
Homeschooling The Difficult Resistant Child - The resistant child can be a nightmare to educate. Today’s resistant child could become tomorrow’s steadfast and reliable adult. Hear other parents discuss how they brought about real change without crushing the tender hearts of their child.
Early Learners: Seven Secrets for Starting Out Right – 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.
Yes! Your Child Can Get a Great Homeschool Math Education – 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.
BIBLE PLAY – The Value of Dramatization in Learning – One of the best ways to comprehend and recall literature is by acting it out. In fact, it could be argued that God intended as much with the Bible, since up until 500 years ago, less than 10% of the world’s population could even read. The memorization of words in a live dramatization, along with the precise movements and actions associated with it, help to deeply embed the text and its meaning into the long-term memory. Plus it’s a lot of fun too! Join professional actor/sound designer Steve Cook as he illustrates the power of dramatization and reveals his secrets to long-term memorization with simple techniques that will have your kids really hiding Scripture in their hearts like never before. And no bathrobes involved!
BIBLE DRAMA 101 – Basic Tips for Creating Your Own Bible Plays at Home – One of the best ways to comprehend and recall literature is by acting it out. And it\’s a lot of fun too! But Scripture memorization is one thing. What about the movements and all that other \’dramatization\’ stuff like sound effects and music? How do I add all that in as well? Join professional actor/sound designer Steve Cook as he takes you step-by-step through the simple process of creating your own fully dramatized Bible plays at home. With cinematic sound design, staging, the works! (And no bathrobes required).