New to Homeschooling or Want to Learn How to Homeschool?
Homeschooling for Excellence 101
Thursday, July 25, 2024 – 10 AM to 4 PM
Cobb Galleria Centre
2 Galleria Parkway SE
Atlanta, GA 30339
Many parents considering or just beginning to homeschool would like to have personalized help. Homeschooling for Excellence 101 is a one-day conference where homeschool parents can get individualized answers for their own personal situations from other seasoned homeschooling parents. Parents will learn how to homeschool! Topics included but not limited to:
- Where do I begin?
- What materials should I choose? There are so many!
- How can I encourage my child to learn?
- How will I fill my child’s time – will he be lonely?
The homeschool lifestyle is so much more than just ABC’s and 123’s. It includes a lifestyle that encourages learning all the time and learning together. Bringing frantic, fragmented family lives back together can seem inviting and at the same time mystifying. Not knowing what to do throws parents into a whirl of confusion and concern. Each parent is uniquely qualified to educate their own child. The Homeschooling for Excellence Workshops are designed with extra time and personalized attention for your unique situation. In a friendly and encouraging small group environment, top notch, enthusiastic homeschool parents will share their wisdom and pass along lots of information on how you can make the best decisions for educating your own child. Learn how to homeschool!
Homeschooling for Excellence 101 registration automatically includes registration for the Southeast Homeschool Expo so you can return on Friday and Saturday for the Southeast Homeschool Expo and additional workshops for NO additional charge!
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Each Session, you decide which one of two options you want to attend. If you aren’t interested in one, you can move to the other. It’s that easy!
First Steps for Confident Homeschooling
The success of your homeschool does not depend on the curriculum you choose. In this session, Jennifer explains three precepts to embrace for a strong start that will sustain you through this school year and beyond. Then she’ll clarify homeschool law and give tips for scheduling the school year.
Are you new to homeschooling? It can get overwhelming; however, Andrea Hall breaks it down into manageable steps. Join Andrea Hall, veteran homeschool mom of three as she walks through the 10 steps to start the homeschool year right from the why to the when and the how. She will also review the laws for homeschooling in Georgia.
Lunch (on your own).
You’ll learn the difference between math and language programs and receive a comparison sheet to take with you. Then, Jennifer guides you on teaching other required subjects, and she’ll explain the different types of homeschool methods and available classes. We’ll end this session with Q & A.
The 5-Step Success Path to Your Best Homeschool Year Ever
Andrea knows what it’s like to feel anxious, unfocused, and overwhelmed. She brings her wealth of knowledge as a busy, working, homeschooling mom to provide support and clarity to other families in their homeschooling journey. In this session you will uncover the 5 key components to having your best homeschool year ever.
Homeschool Socialization: What, When, and How
You can raise a well-socialized homeschooled child. In this session, Jennifer dispels notions of homeschooled kids who can’t thrive in society. She also speaks frankly about the pitfalls of public school socialization. You’ll hear examples from her and others’ positive experiences. You’ll leave with a new perspective on the possibilities for your children to succeed. Lastly, Jennifer gives you tips for navigating the rest of the Expo.
Creating Your Own Homeschool Curriculum
You want to homeschool but you’re not ready to buy a curriculum just yet. Well, why not create one? It may not be as hard as you think. In this hands-on session participants will learn how to create their own homeschool curriculum based on the needs of their child(ren).