Category Archives for Public Speaking

Joyous Connections: A Master Storyteller’s Secrets for Reaching and Teaching Children with Disabilities and Special Needs

This live presentation aired on:December 6, 2016 – Special Needs ConferenceIn this adult seminar, Jim demonstrates how stories and storytelling are a powerful source of life skills and academic content for children and adults with special needs and challenges. Students will learn how experiencing stories profoundly increases learning and retention and improves communication. Jim will […]

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George Washington, First in the Hearts of His Countrymen

This live presentation will air on:Tuesday – September 20th – 1pm Pacific timeThis workshop will be taught in the 2016 Not Back to School Summit – REGISTER HERE for live access!In the span of twenty tumultuous years, George Washington was the central figure of a nation’s beginnings, as the U.S.A.’s Founders declared the existence of a new […]

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Become Your Best

This live presentation will air on:Wednesday, April 6th at 1pm PacificThis workshop will be taught in the 2016 Ultimate Homeschool Bootcamp- REGISTER HERE for live access!Discover how to stand up and become the person you were meant to be. Put together your winning combination of: mind, body, and spirit. That’s the undisputed human potential trifecta. […]

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Social Leadership For Families

This live presentation will air on:Friday, April 8th at 11am Pacific ​This workshop will be taught in the 2016 Ultimate Homeschool Bootcamp- REGISTER HERE for live access!Each of us has the privilege, opportunity, and– I believe–the responsibility to be social leaders. Setting a positive example and making a positive difference in the lives of those […]

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Nurturing Competent Communicators

This live presentation will air on:Tuesday – April 5th at 3pm PacificThis workshop will be taught in the 2016 Ultimate Homeschool Bootcamp- REGISTER HERE for live access! Many parents think that good readers will naturally become good writers. Others think that writing talent is just that—a natural ability—some have it, others don’t. Both are myths. […]

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Creating a Humanitarian Homeschool

This workshop was taught in the 2015 Not Back to School Summit – REGISTER HERE for FREE live access to our next summit!You may have noticed that the world is changing, and families are ready to do something different and bigger for their homeschool. After a life-altering trip to Kenya, Africa, a few homeschool moms decided […]

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Poetry Teatimes – Gateway to a Language Rich Lifestyle

This workshop was taught in the 2015 Not Back to School Summit – REGISTER HERE for FREE live access to our next summit!  Poetry Teatimes: the gateway drug to a language rich lifestyle!   Poetry + tea + treats = a rich excursion into language and joy for your homeschool. Ease into the school year with celebration and […]

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Dramatic Play for Smarter Preschoolers

Dramatic Play Will Make Your Preschooler Smarter By Jen Holmstrom Share0 Share +10 Tweet0 Share0 Pin0 Toddlers and Preschoolers are experts in what’s referred to as “dramatic play.” This is when a child uses their imagination to initiate a game of pretend or role playing. A child might peer through an empty paper towel roll […]

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Learning to Communicate Through Improvisation and Play

Lighten Up!  Learning to Communicate through Improvisation and Play  Presentation by Shelby Smith Are you ready for some new ideas? Some new ways to add fresh, fun energy to your home? To add variety to your school days, at no cost but with big benefits? Bookmark

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Family Simulations – Learning by Doing

Family Simulations: Learning by Doing –  Education at home is not just about teaching children. It’s about the whole family learning, changing and experiencing life in a new way. Simulations are more than “pretend play” and are for the whole family. Instead of just reading about things why not experience it as a family? Read […]

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