Consequences: What to do, avoid, and why they are so important

​ More about Jillian Newkirk: Jillian Newkirk Meet Jillian Newkirk, LCPC, MSEd, Type 73, Founder of Fly on the Wall CounselingI am a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (with a Master’s Degree in Counseling) and expert in child behavior. For years, was a child therapist for children with severe behavior and mood disorders… I’ve seen it […]

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How to Build and Maintain an Extraordinary Marriage While Homeschooling

Are you are your spouse still best friends? Have you lost some of the spark and passion that was once there? It can be very challenging to build and maintain an extraordinary marriage while you’re raising your children AND running a homeschool. Come discover proven strategies to strengthen your marriage and bring back the romance! […]

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I Don’t Feel Qualified to Teach My Children

As a parent, you are uniquely qualified to be the primary educator of your children. You have more assets than you realize. Listen and be encouraged by a homeschooling father of four sons who are now in their thirties.  More about Steve Demme: Steve Demme Steve and his wife Sandra have been married since 1979. […]

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To Grade or Not to Grade: THAT is the Question

Solicit advice from the homeschooling community about whether to assign your student formal grades, and you will receive a myriad of passionate, diverse opinions.  Learn about traditional grading pros and cons, evaluate seasonal considerations, explore the five functions of grading, and review hybrid examples. More about Carol Gary: Carol Gary ​ Carol Gary has been married […]

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Progress Focused instead of Testing Focused

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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Strategies for Learning Retention

Find out some simple ways to refresh your child’s desire to learn.  By implementing these suggestions, you and your child will be able to progress with happier and more motivated homeschooling. More about Donna Goff: Donna Goff   “My husband, Roger, and I are parents of seven children (four sons and three daughters). We are […]

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Networking and Community Building as a Life Skill

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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You CAN Be a Great Math Teacher

Maybe you struggled with math, so how do you choose a curriculum to avoid the same fate for your child? Maybe you are really good in math but are unsure how to teach it now? Should you include manipulatives or not? What DOES it take to be the best teacher for your child? Find out […]

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Interpreting Our Nations’ National Parks

Heading to one of our national parks this summer? This seminar focuses on three of our most famous national parks from a young-earth perspective – Yellowstone, Yosemite and Petrified Forest – and helps you see a brand new way of understanding their amazing features. More about Patrick Nurre: Patrick Nurre Patrick Nurre was in the […]

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Transform your Literature Experience

How many types of Literature are there? How many do you use in your homeschool? Come and learn how to integrate all seven types of literature in one school year plus three different ways to have your students record their reading experience and present it in a way that will help them love literature for the […]

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