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4 Tips for Teaching Special Needs Teens How to Write Essays the Fast Way

Teens with dyslexia or other special needs need to learn how to write essays–but most curriculum is too confusing or complicated. Valerie Harmon demonstrates 4 tips for teaching teens with special needs how to write “the Fast Way.” Ms. Valerie’s mission is to “Transform Anxious Teens into Confident Writers.” She has seen this transformation happen […]

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Math Myths, Math Anxiety, and Math Challenges

Is your child facing learning challenges? Does your child have math anxiety? And what myths are we talking about?? Children with learning challenges must truly understand in order to remember. The traditional approach of teaching mathematics does not work for them. In this workshop, you will learn some teaching strategies and techniques that will help […]

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Getting Dad to Support Homeschooling

Sharing my personal experience in being against homeschooling, my wife persisting in her desire to do so, and how and why I came around to fully supporting homeschool and really appreciating the experience. Bookmark

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Is Auditory Processing the Cause of Your Child’s Struggles in School?

Auditory processing has a profound impact on learning, but it can mask as other difficulties such as attention problems, poor comprehension, trouble reading, or weak language or social skills. In this session you will get to experience what it feels like to have an auditory processing problem and learn how it could be at the […]

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Helping Teens Have Confidence in a Chaotic World

These are difficult times and our youth can feel it.  In fact, they are acutely aware of the anxiety and stress that has been mushrooming in our homes over the last year.  Today more than ever it is easy for them to quickly become overwhelmed, disconnected, and unsure.    Our role as homeschool parents is […]

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Mom AND Teacher: 5 Tips to Maintaining a Positive Relationship with Your Child(ren)

You do all the hard work of finding the right curriculum, planning your day, and trying to make this as painless as possible… and yet the pushback is inevitable. You and your child dread that subject everyday and you wonder how you’ll ever stay on track. If this sounds familiar, then this talk is for […]

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Parent and Child Mental Health and Homeschooling

Due to COVID, many parents and children found themselves experiencing anxiety, sadness, frustration and anger with the transition to homeschooling. However, many parents are now encouraged and want to explore their options to homeschooling but may feel apprehensive or nervous in navigating this option.I’m a post-doctoral psychologist, neuropsychology expert, and a homeschool mom. Working and […]

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Pandemic Parenting That Will Brighten Your Days and Energize Your Homeschool

This will always be the year the world shut down. It’s historic, but can also feel a little annoying and heavy from time to time. Since society has changed pace lately, this is the perfect time to improve our family relationships and increase our energy and fun times. This class will talk about 3 Plans and 3 Focuses used […]

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Educating the Mind, the Heart, the Body, and the Soul

There is so much more to education than just the curriculum you choose. I want to show you how to educate the whole person and give them skills to become responsible and independent adults. Bookmark

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Help Your Dyslexic Child Become an Empowered, Independent Learner

Your child avoids reading and is a terrible speller.  Is he dyslexic?  And if so, what can you do to help?  Join Jill Stowell, Dyslexia Remediation Specialist to learn:·      What dyslexia is·      Simple strategies for supporting your dyslexic learner, and·      Resources for removing the “disability” part of dyslexia while […]

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