Category Archives for Not Back To School 2018

Predictable Parenting for Families Who Need Less Anxiety and Stress

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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Math Memory System

Does your child have problems remembering math facts? Learn a simple system that you can create at home to help them conquer mathematics. More about Andrea: Andrea Hall Andrea Hall  is a certified and highly qualified online adjunct mathematics instructor as well as the  executive director of EPIC Homeschool Network, Inc. a nonprofit based in […]

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Models of Excellence: Why Johnny will never be a John Adams unless he reads what John Adams read

Much has been said in the homeschooling community about Thomas Jefferson’s education, the same classical education John Adams and most of the other American founding fathers had, as a model of excellence. Lists of Classics have been made available for Johnny to read. But why, exactly? Why read what the American founding fathers read? What, […]

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10 Ways to Inspire your Children to Love Learning

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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Launching Your Own Business and Being and Entrepreneur

What are the pluses and minuses of starting and owning your own business? What is an entrepreneur? There will be plenty of practical information and many lessons Steve has learned in starting multiple businesses including Math-U-See. More about Steve Demme: Steve Demme Steve and his wife Sandra have been married since 1979. They have been […]

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TOP TEN HOMESCHOOLING SECRETS TO ACE STANDARDIZED TESTS LIKE THE SAT/ACT/PSAT

Homeschoolers are not at a disadvantage when it comes to acing standardized tests. But there are little-known secrets that can hinder scores and scholarship money. We uncover wrong information that’s been perpetrated for years. Discover why colleges are coveting homeschoolers and how they use tests like the SAT/ACT and PSAT to validate the transcript. You […]

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DNA, Genetics, Race & Culture Made Simple

This presentation starts the journey with how to bring to life genetics, family history, and the fact that within our DNA we are all connected. With a range of lesson plans and support on areas such as Race and Culture, we explore key topics that are central to our very understanding of who we are.  […]

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The Number 1 Habit of Highly Effective Learning

Water boils at 212 degrees Fahrenheit. Heating water takes a long time.Which of these statements are always true? It may be obvious to you, but imagine that thermometers weren’t invented yet. Which statement would you choose now? Unlike concepts (something conceived) and procedures (to do lists/recipe), principles are discovered and not invented nor are they details […]

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Fundamentals of Algebra Taught Concretely

Instead of mere symbols on paper, Steve demonstrates with manipulatives, the central concepts of algebra: problem solving, exponents, squares, square roots, negative numbers, basic operations with polynomials, factoring trinomials, and graphing lines. Come and experience an “Aha” moment. More about Steve Demme: Steve Demme Steve and his wife Sandra have been married since 1979. They […]

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Are Your Expectations Trapping Your Homeschool?

Many homeschooling parents unintentionally use their expectations to emotionally trap themselves and their children instead of using them as motivations for greater success, both academically and socially in the family. This class teaches parents how to create the kinds of expectations and environments that will keep our homeschooling days running smoothly and the inspiration sparks […]

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