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General interest to all parents

General interest to all parents

Homeschooling Your Gifted Child

When a gifted child’s needs are not being met in a traditional school setting, homeschooling is an important educational option to consider. This presentation will provide an introduction to homeschooling high-ability learners through the lenses of both educational theory and practical experience. Parents will gain an understanding of how learning theory supports the practice of homeschooling. They will learn how to choose and adapt homeschool curriculum to meet the individual needs of high-ability learners.

Lifeschooling: The Answer to Homeschool Burnout

Have you heard of lifeschooling and do you know why it is so revolutionary in our current homeschooling environment? Do you long for more time and less stress in your homeschool? As homeschooling has become much more popular, we see more and more families (not just moms!) suffering from homeschool burnout. As a movement, we have slowly lost the wisdom of the pioneers. Danielle will explain the philosophy of lifeschooling, which is really just a fresh label for a returning to the ancient paths. Jeremiah 6:16

Run with Perseverance

After graduating her first student this year, Amanda shares with wit and humor how you can run the race of homeschooling well—and live to tell about it! This workshop is geared to provide inspiration and motivation to stay the course. Drawing from over a dozen years of experience, Amanda will share practical steps you can take to soar over the hurdles that commonly trip up even the best runners.

Truth and Harmony: The Goals of a Christian Education

Our Lord Jesus calls Himself “the Truth,” and Paul the apostle asserted that “He might gather together all things in Christ.” John added that Christ is "The Word.” Yet, we still tend to teach a fragmented curriculum oriented not toward Truth but toward worldly success. Is that our best option? This workshop strives for a higher objective, rethinking the whole learning sequence in light of the person of Christ and the Holy Trinity.