Category Archives for Computers

Why Do Today’s Students Need Computer Science?

Join Chris Yust, President of CompuScholar and a long-time software engineer, as he describes the importance of Computer Science in your homeschool schedule. Find out how you can turn computer “play” time into a productive and rewarding learning experience. Your kids can learn to code, create websites, games, and more – no teacher expertise required. […]

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What Kids Need to Know about the Social Media Age

The future will have Social Media integrated into our lives in the same way electricity is integrated into our world. And though most of us utilize a portion of Social Media there is little understanding of its actual functions beyond our own use. Join us to understand the uses and abuses of the vast Social […]

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Flipboard for homeschooling on the spectrum

This workshop was presented in the 2016 Special Needs Conference – December 7, 2016 Don’t Flip Out…Flipboard!!  Come and learn a fantastic FREE tool for incorporating technology in a safe, creative environment.  Flipboard is a major part of Lynne’s homeschooling of her 17 year old high functioning autistic son. In this seminar Lynne will show how Flipboard […]

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Digital Literacy in a “Pokemon Go” World

This live presentation will air on:Wednesday – September 14th – 11am Pacific timeThis workshop will be taught in the 2016 Not Back to School Summit – REGISTER HERE for live access!Digital Literacy is basically the ability to use digital devices and digital knowledge to achieve your goals. It is a set of skills which are seldom taught […]

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Safely Navigating the Social and Virtual Worlds

This live presentation will air on:Tuesday – April 5th at 11am Pacific​This workshop will be taught in the 2016 Ultimate Homeschool Bootcamp- REGISTER HERE for live access! ​Social Media and the Internet connects the world for collaboration, sharing expertise, and conversing with like-minded people. But the technology and opportunities in the virtual world have surged […]

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Opposing Viewpoints in Science

Creationism, Darwinism, Intelligent Design – Oh my! Opposing viewpoints in science and why they are important –  Science education is becoming more and more polarized as both Christian and secular families try to “protect” their kids from opposing viewpoints. Dr. Keller will explain how this approach to science education has tragic consequences for kids from […]

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Is the Internet a Resource Distraction or Both

The Internet: Resource or Distraction or Both? –  Using the internet has become an integral part of learning for many homeschool families. Today, students can take online classes, read online books, and watch online videos all as part of their educational experience. However, do these activities really help students learn, or do they simply distract […]

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Bringing Computer Science to Your Classroom

Workshop: Bringing Computer Science to Your Home Classroom –  Do your students love computers, or are they thinking about a computer career?  Do you need a high-quality computer science elective for a transcript?  How can you provide a computer science education for your students when you aren’t an expert yourself?  Join us for a discussion […]

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Hands On Website Design For Kids

Workshop: Hands-On Website Design for Kids –  Have your kids ever asked how they can create their own web pages? This is a great introductory Computer Science topic that can be offered by nearly all families, even if you consider yourself a computer novice.  Join Chris Yust from Homeschool Programming for a discussion on how […]

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Homeschool programming for kids

Have you been looking for something to teach your kids programming?  Even if your child isn't planning to be a programmer, in today's technological world, it is essential for any business to have an online presence.  When looking for a job, employers are more likely to review the online profiles of potential candidates before making […]

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