Organization: Time and Home
Yearly scheduling, daily scheduling, lesson plans, outside activities, cooking tips, etc. Tips on getting your house more organized so school (and life) can run more smoothly. Covers de-cluttering, developing a household routine, and getting children involved.
Getting Off to a Great Start!
Discusses the homeschooling lifestyle including changes that might need to be made, common mistakes, and burnout.
Which Way Do I Go? Conference Counseling to Find the Curriculum You Need
This workshop explains the most popular teaching methodologies (textbook, living book, unit studies, classical and unschooling) and gives attendees a close-up look at the convention exhibitors. Learn more about the different methods for teaching your children at home and which types of curricula best support that method.
Avoiding Resistance in Your Pre/Primary School Student
The number one cause of resistant behavior with young children is burnout from too much seatwork. This workshop will give you practical teaching tips for this very important age group. Discover the importance of readiness-building activities for your preschoolers, as well as ways to make schoolwork much more enjoyable for your elementary-aged students.
Avoiding Resistance-Part 1, Understanding Your Child
This workshop covers learning styles, learning modalities, and love languages. Developing a better understanding of how your child learns will help you establish a more successful learning environment.
Avoiding Resistance-Part 2, Ages and Stages
Looking at the major causes of resistance in various age groups will help you to better understand some of the frustration and tantrums your child is exhibiting. This workshop offers ways to avoid resistant behavior and tips for dealing with it when it does occur.
Avoiding Resistance in Your Middle/High School Student
Teaching middle and high school students can be a daunting task. This workshop will show you how special the teenage years can be and how to direct your child on the path that God has set for him.
Growing with Literature
Why should you read to your children? What should you read to your children? How should you read to your children? A fun workshop loaded with practical suggestions for reading to children of all ages.
The ABC's of Charlotte Mason
A Charlotte Mason primer that covers the philosophies of this innovative late 19th-century educator and offers suggestions for applying her principals to your modern homeschool.
Staying the Way: Things I’ve Learned from Home Schooling Multiple Ages
The mother of eight children, Mary James began home schooling in 1989. In this workshop she shares from her heart about the joys and the trials of this challenging lifestyle. You will find encouragement for all stages of your journey.