Category Archives for Communication Skills

Teaching Self Government for Homeschool Success

Teaching Self-Government for Homeschool Success –  If we are constantly battling our children at home, how can we create an environment to build leaders?  The most inspiring of all lessons taught in the home is that of a good parent/child relationship. There are no tricks to achieving children that govern themselves, while happily and willingly […]

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Elocution

Elocution –  “Let us dare to read, think, speak, and write.” –John Adams We teach our kids to read, think and write, but speaking is often missed. Speaking changes the way you read, think and write. Let Martha Levie teach you how to model transformational speaking with your children using a special formula. Come, dare […]

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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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The Power in Connecting

The Power in Connecting — “Mentoring Your Children on Their Path” –  Your kids want you to listen and understand them.  You know that in order to connect, you have to listen and understand, but that’s difficult, if not impossible, if they won’t talk.  When you leave this training you will have the tools to […]

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Training Tomorrows Leaders Today

Training Tomorrows Leaders Today –  Preparing your teens for success can be a daunting task.  Learn how you can meet the challenges of guiding your high school student toward a successful future by developing research, organization, self-motivation, and critical thinking skills as well as providing a well-rounded college preparatory education without YOU having to know […]

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Hope Chest Journey

The Hope Chest Journey: A Call to Beauty and Grace and the Tool Box Journey: Raising Men of Valor –  The Hope Chest Journey is a mother‑daughter journey of the heart, mind, and hands, through the discovering of the Lost Arts of Queenship. The development of beauty is an inner journey and the development of […]

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Transform Learning Through the Art of Questions

Workshop: Transform Learning Through the Art of Questions –  Whether you are a parent, seeking to motivate your reluctant learner, or you desire to break through your own limitations, you will make more progress if you learn to listen better and ask the right questions (the right way!). Learn how you can help yourself (and […]

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Learning by Doing

Learning by Doingby Dianne McLeanChildren learn best by doing. That is an undisputed fact. Sitting them down with textbooks and videos and worksheets will only teach them to regurgitate information. However, when they can learn with hands-on activities the retention is unparalleled. Homeschooling offers the chance to take learning to higher levels and have that […]

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Teaching children to govern themselves

How do you get your kids to behave?  Parenting is very hard sometimes! When we are constantly trying to "get" our kids to do anything, it's a struggle.  The big question is – how do we "get" them to just do things for themselves?  How can we "get" them to do the right things, do […]

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Power in Questions

Asking questions can give you power in any conversation.  When you ask a question, the other person is compelled to answer it.  You maintain control of the conversation as long as you continue to ask questions. This type of conversation control is a learned skill. It doesn't come naturally, especially if we have been on […]

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