Homeschooling Soup to Nuts

Why basing educational progress on age groups, rather than development creates problems and what to do instead. Strategies to support development, evaluate progress, and what works betterthan standardized tests. More about Donna Goff: Donna Goff   “My husband, Roger, and I are parents of seven children (four sons and three daughters). We are also grandparents […]

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A Classical Education? You’ve Got This!

Do you feel alone, anxious, or incapable of homeschooling your child, yet alone of giving him or her a classical education? You’re not alone! Many homeschool parents feel or have felt the same way! Anxiety stems from fear and fear from ignorance. Love of your child and of learning are the antidote to the fear […]

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Unapologetically Scientific (Biblically oriented)

Home education provides such a wonderful opportunity when it comes to studying all that the world of science has to offer. What’s more, you can approach it from the view that everything we see was planned carefully by a Creator who meant to be included in that study.  EMAIL: northwestexpedition@msn.comList of Books Recommended by Patrick: – […]

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Changing Children’s Hearts and Behaviors By Teaching Self-Government

They aren’t perfect, and neither am I. But, parenting isn’t about being perfect. And, there is no such thing as a perfect child. Of course lack of perfection doesn’t dismiss the fact that some parenting methods create more calmness and connection than others. This session will instruct on how to help children have a change […]

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When Children Take Responsibility For Homeschool Success

Everyone has some anxiety, but children have more. And, children with special needs, due to processing or developmental difficulties, often times have still more anxiety. Developing a parenting communication and problem solving style that decreased anxiety was one of the key things I did as a foster parent for the diverse group of youth who […]

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Get Organized with the GoTo Formula

Overwhelmed? Drowning in clutter? Ready to reclaim some control? Discover why getting organized hasn’t worked in the past and learn a simple tool to help you organize ANYTHING!  More about Jenny Layton: Jenny Layton is the creator of the blog The Happy Gal, and the author of the newly released cookbook Healthy Eating The Happy […]

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Home Education’s Many Philosophies: A Walk Through

Home schoolers/educators have an advantage: They can pursue a multitude of different and unique curricula, or go w/o a defined one, and be purely self directed. One life/people/soft skill, though, that should be taught, regardless? The ability to network & build a tribe/community. Both have common roots, yet are very different.SJ, the founder of SBSL […]

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However Imperfectly: Lessons Learned from Three Decades of Teaching (2)

In this talk, Andrew shares many humorous experiences (and painful lessons) he has learned over thirty years of teaching and homeschooling, including: It’s hard not to do to your kids what was done to you; Process over product; All kids are different; “Progressive” education doesn’t mean progress; What real “college and career readiness” is, and […]

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Evaluating Curriculum Choices

Choosing curriculum can sometimes be so daunting that families give up the idea of homeschooling before they even begin. Don’t let this happen to you! Instead, attend this session and receive an overview of several common teaching approaches and solid curriculum examples that relate to each of them. More importantly, Carol will also share her […]

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The Homeschool Parent’s Not-Back-To-School Survival Guide

Get yourself and your child organized and ready to successfully start school and navigate more easily through the entire school year.* 7 Must-Dos to Avoid Schoolwork Battles* Feed your Child for Success* How your Calendar can Keep you Sane* Don’t Let Seasonal Challenges Surprise You* Favorite Strategies for Working with Your Child More about Jill […]

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