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General interest to all parents

General interest to all parents

Eleven Passions from a Homeschool Veteran

After twenty-five years of homeschooling, what does this homeschool veteran see as the most important advice to pass along to those still in the trenches of parenting and homeschooling? Debbie will share her eleven convictions and concerns about homeschooling. She will cover topics for all ages, from birth to young adulthood.

Teaching the Classics from Seuss to Socrates—Literary Analysis for Everyone

Is literature a mystery to you? Are you at a loss about how to understand it yourself, much less teach it to your kids? This inspiring lecture demonstrates that everything you need to know about understanding and teaching literature is present in your second grader’s bedtime story. Adam reads a classic children’s story out loud and then leads the audience into a discussion of eternal literary themes. Along the way, he shows how you can do the same at home by following five simple steps.

Marriage and Parenting Go Hand-in-Hand

Parenting and marriage have a great deal in common. Both are loaded with challenges and pitfalls. Ephesians 4:22-24 gives us insight into parenting and marriage success by introducing us to the principle of put-off and put-on. This joint seminar will give you the practical tools to raise the standard in your marriage and in your parenting.

Benefits of Homeschooling Adopted Children

James and Tanya will share the advantage of homeschooling adopted children. Homeschooling allows parents, siblings and their adopted children to bond more effectively. It also gives parents the opportunity to identify, adjust and address any behavioral and academic challenges the adopted children might have. More importantly, homeschooling minimizes the many adjustments that adopted children have to make while settling into their new home and family.