Poison or Possibility: Learn How You Can Develop a Love for Learning... Through Unit Studies!
This delightful method is a great vehicle to help you reach the goal of inspiring a true love for learning instead of just going through the motions. We invest so much time Homeschooling our children lets make sure its really going to stick and even more let's help them love it. Unfortunately, too many homeschoolers fall into the trap of filling in the blanks and doing school. Jennifer will show you how you can bring joy to teaching and learning by teaching interactively using living books and notebooks. Most people think unit studies are difficult, just for those who like to do crafts, require lots of time for planning and for those who have nothing but energy. Jennifer will show you how you can simplify teaching, get more done in less time and save your sanity!
There's a Teacher Inside You--Let Her Out!
A teachers genuine enthusiasm for learning is contagious. Learn how to unleash your potential to excite and inspire your children with a lifelong love for learning - after all, YOU are the perfect person to teach YOUR children! Jennifer shares tips from her personal experience teaching her eight children for the past twenty two years. Moms can be confident and excited about being a great teacher! Interactive teaching is the KEY and Jennifer will show you how you can get excited as the teacher so that it pours over onto the children. Your schooling will be transformed and youll never go back to kids isolated in a corner doing school with a pile of dull books!
Courtship: The Parlor and the Porch Swing
Jennifer Steward has three married children who got there by way of courtship! She claims, While the Bible is pretty silent in regards to dating vs. courtship, it does tell us to love each other with a selfless love which is what it takes to NOT engage in frivolous relationships but rather to pursue a life mate when one is prepared for marriage. Jennifer does not believe there is a formula for how to have the perfect courtship, but she will share some ideas and principles on the subject.
How To Develop A Love For Learning
Learn how you CAN teach children to enjoy reading and learning so much they wont even realize theyre doing school! Jennifer shows how to develop a true love for learning, simplify teaching, accomplish more in less time and do a more thorough job. Receive hands-on instruction for how to teach interactively as you make a sample study notebook to take home (and excite your children) and learn step-by-step the How Tos of using Living Books and Notebooks.
Some people think history is a boring subject. Jennifer Steward loves history but it wasn’t always that way. She says “History came alive for me when I started interactively teaching and reading to my children during unit studies.” Jennifer will show parents how to take their children around the world exploring history topics via the unit study method using historical fiction and living books. Watch out - you’ll get hooked! Jennifer and her home educating sister, Gina Threshie, are The HISTerical Sisters. They use humor to history to students who climb aboard The Great Homeschool History Tour.
Overcoming The Supermom Syndrom
We are truly our own worse enemies when it comes to being content, aren’t we? The supermom syndrome is a two sided situation where we either ARE a supermom (whatever that is!) or we wish we were! The truth is, both are a dangerous place to be. Learn to appreciate the gifts, energy, creativity etc., God has given you as well as the gifts God has given others …and learn to be content and joyful in your Homeschooling adventure! Because of the demands of motherhood and homeschooling, moms tend to have high expectations of themselves. How often do we compare ourselves to other moms and then become discontent with the wonderful design of the Father? This workshop will help moms remember and appreciate their strengths and weaknesses and use them for God’s glory in raising their children.