Fostering Lifelong Learners

Sandi and I wanted to give our sons a good foundation in language arts and math along with a love for learning. Our vision worked, for each of our sons is a lifelong student and always learning and growing. We catch a fire from someone who has a fire. This workshop will share strategies for encouraging a passion for learning through books, family excursions, and exposing your family to fellow firebrands.


More about Steve Demme:

Steve Demme

Steve and his wife Sandra have been married since 1979. They have been blessed with four sons, three lovely daughters-in-law, and three grandchildren. Their fourth son, John, has Downs Syndrome and lives with them in Lititz, PA.

Steve has served in full or part time pastoral ministry for many years after graduating from Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary and has served on the board of Joni and Friends Eastern PA. He is the author of Math-U-See and the founder of Building Faith Families.

I’m a Homeschooler of a Special Child: Q&A with Steve Demme
An interview with Steve Demme regarding his experiences and lessons learned as a homeschooling parent of a child with special[...]
I Don’t Feel Qualified to Teach My Children
As a parent, you are uniquely qualified to be the primary educator of your children. You have more assets than[...]
You Can’t Raise Your Child with Challenges Alone
Over the years, God has brought wonderful people along side of us at just the right time. We need this[...]
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[...]
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[...]
Influence of Fathers
A plethora of studies have demonstrated the profound impact of fathers on their children. In this session we will explore[...]
Math You Understand
Math is so much more than memorizing rules and facts. With a unique and humorous approach, Steve demonstrates how to[...]
Having Fun, Being Flexible, and Adapting to Your Child
Living in our world of the “New Normal” there are often times of sadness, but there are also periods of[...]
Thinking Outside the Traditional Math Box
When our children are unable to learn math in the “normal” manner, we need to develop strategies to help our[...]
Home Education or School at Home?
When we began our journey of teaching our children, we bought little desks at a yard sale. Then we acquired[...]

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