Category Archives for Academic Subjects and Courses

Connecting with Your Family by Learning a Foreign Language

Worried that doing a foreign language with your special needs child will end in tears?! In this workshop, I’m going to show you how you can use a foreign language to actually connect and grow everyone’s confidence as you start speaking from day one, creating a practical skill that your family can use for the […]

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Overcoming Obstacles in Reading and Writing

In this talk Andrew Pudewa combines his knowledge of child brain development with the real-life experience of teaching his son, a true dyslexic. Find hope in Andrew’s story while examining practical tools that you can use with your own students at home. More about Andrew Pudewa: Andrew is the founder, principal speaker, and director of […]

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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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Cooking Up A Curriculum

Cooking Up a Curriculum By Jen Holmstrom Most of us didn’t take a cooking class until we were in high school and there was an option to take Home Economics. But as homeschoolers, we can determine to introduce these skills much earlier. Something as simple and useful as cooking skills can be introduced as early as 3-5. […]

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The Hero’s Journey in Literature and Life

My hero’s journey as a homeschool dad has taken me from the ordinary world of the public school system into the belly of the beast of the special world of homeschooling and I’ve returned with a life-giving elixir to share with you to help see you through it.You’ve probably heard of the Hero’s Journey as […]

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Home Not School

Tempted to recreate a classroom in your living room? Let’s embrace the properties of home in our children’s educations and watch learning flourish! What are the conditions of home that support learning? How can you design your house to enhance learning opportunities? Family culture, “hygge” (the Danish word for coziness), and nurturing connection between parent […]

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Taming The Bully Between Your Ears

So many times, our worst bully lives in our own head. It’s time to tame those little voices that shut you down every time you want to improve. Jeanie’s five step method will help you create the life you have always dreamed of by improving your relationship with yourself and others.Hurt people hurt people and […]

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Finding (and Maintaining) Peace Amidst Your Homeschooling Challenges

Homeschooling is a great joy – and a great challenge. It brings out the best in all of us, but unfortunately, it can also bring out the worst. How can we, as parents, find and maintain peace within ourselves no matter how hard things get? What are the principles, practices, and tools that will keep […]

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The Importance of Counting and Place Value

Should we have our children count everything? What happens when they run out of fingers?And how in the world do we use counting with four-digit addition? Come to this workshop andlearn effective and efficient ways to recognize quantities, understand place value, and masteraddition and subtraction. More about Kathleen Cotter Lawler: Kathleen Cotter Lawler Kathleen Cotter […]

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Charlotte Mason’s Foreign Language Approach: The Easy Way

Want to incorporate a foreign language in your homeschool? Charlotte Mason has a gentle approach that will help your homeschooler talk in a foreign language. We’ll not only talk about this hands-on approach but how to implement it in your homeschool easily. Bookmark

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