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Conference:

Portland, Oregon
Friday & Saturday
Jun. 23 through 24, 2017

2017-Strength for Today and Hope for Tomorrow

Presented by: Oregon Christian Home Education Association Network
Recording ID: 2017-all
Original Price: $247.50
Set Price: $65.00

All sessions from the 2017 Oregon Conference

This one price allows you to download any or all of the sessions from the 2017 Oregon Christian Home Education Conference, (for personal use only) now and in the future. Sessions unavailable (or lost) due to technical difficulties will not be included.

Show Included Sessions
Sessions Included In This Set: 17-01Fearless Homeschooling by: Heidi St John17-02The Home God Uses to Change the World by: Matthew Jacobson17-03Ripped from the Case Files by: Jim Mason17-04Uncommon Courage by: Heidi St John17-101Multi-Level Teaching by: Heidi St John17-102Homeschooling the Early Years: You Gotta Turn Right to Go Left by: Heather Haupt17-103High School 101 by: Jean Burk17-104Micro Business for Teens: Starting a Micro Business by: Carol Topp, CPA17-105Successful Homeschooling by: Lisa Jacobson17-106Homeschooling: Real Hard and Real Blessings by: Colene Lewis17-107Recruiting & Retaining Volunteers by: Beth Mora, Forrest Mora17-108The Prodigal Son, the Forgiving Father, and the Power of Beholding by: Jim Mason17-109Math-You-Hate becomes Math-U-Love with Math-U-See by: exhibitor17-201Strong Roots – Strong Families by: Heidi St John17-202Sharing Life, Loving, and Learning by: Heather Haupt17-203Managing Anger and Conflict in Your Home by: Beth Mora17-204Free College at Your Fingertips by: Jean Burk17-205The Secret to Building a Strong Marriage by: Lisa Jacobson17-206Well Planned Day, Yes It's Possible by: Rebecca Farris17-207Top 10 Tips for Running a Homeschool Organization by: Carol Topp, CPA17-208Choosing and Using the Best Curriculum by: Caleb Crossman17-209Experience Excellence in Writing by: exhibitor17-211Walking Tall: How a Man Can Win in This Sex-Saturated Culture by: Matthew Jacobson17-212Why Is My Fabulous Child So Forgetful and Frustrated? by: Bill Hartner17-301Help and Hope for the Overwhelmed Mom by: Heidi St John17-302Marriage Wisdom: Practical Tools for Love and Friendship between Husband and Wife by: 17-303Knights in Training: Raising Boys into Men by: Heather Haupt17-304Learn Real Life Skills by: Carol Topp, CPA17-305Dream Bigger by: Beth Mora17-306Homeschooling Hints from Calvin & Hobbs by: Colene Lewis17-307Dyslexia: Facts and Fiction by: Joann Matson17-308Note to Self: The Vital Role of Homeschooling Dads by: Jim Mason17-309Logic Through All Ages by: exhibitor17-311Work at Home as a Medical Transcriptionist by: exhibitor17-312Seven Principles for Living a Passionate Life with Joy, Purpose, and Victory by: exhibitor17-401The First Three Years: A Workshop for Homeschool Rookies by: Heidi St John17-402Beauty in the Bloom by: Beth Mora17-403Stepping Outside the School Box: Creating a Home Where We Learn by: Heather Haupt17-404How to Ace the “New” SAT by: Jean Burk17-405An Equipment Operator's Guide to Keeping Your Family by: Forrest Mora17-406How the IRS Sees Homeschool Organizations by: Carol Topp, CPA17-407Choosing and Adapting Curriculum for Special Needs Students by: Jennifer Bliesner17-408History of Homeschooling in Oregon by: Dick Karman17-453Thriving in Higher Education: Opportunities and Challenges for Christian Homeschoolers by: exhibitor17-454Why Is My Fabulous Child So Forgetful and Frustrated? by: Bill Hartner17-455TROWEL - Teaching Children about Christ and Culture by: Dennis Tuuri17-456Radically Different Spelling Success with Spelling You See by: exhibitor17-501Better for Best: Keeping Christ as the Center of Your Home by: Heidi St John17-502Why We Need a Parental Rights Amendment by: Jim Mason17-503Help for the Homeschooling Mom: How to Stop Spinning Your Wheels and Move Forward by: Heather Haupt17-50430+ Micro Business Ideas by: Carol Topp, CPA17-505Treating Writing Allergies by: Beth Mora17-506Homeschooling Teens – Tips That Work by: Colene Lewis17-507The Who, What, When, Why & Hows of Developing a PDP by: Jennifer Bliesner17-50810 Relationship Mistakes by: Matthew Jacobson This set is subject to change without notice based on recording availability. Recordings that are lost due to technical difficulties or that are no longer available due to contractual agreements with the speakers, will not be included. No refund for missing sessions is guaranteed or implied.
ID: 17-01
Friday;
Jun. 23, 2017
$4.50

"I’m not strong enough."
"My kids are going to have gaps in their education."
"Everything depends on me."
"I’ve failed too many times."
"I can’t do this right."
"I’m screwing up my kids."
"Everyone else’s kids are doing better than mine."

Have you heard the lies, too? Join Heidi as she talks about her own experience of homeschooling out of fear and into faith. You’ll want to bring a friend to this one!

ID: 17-101
Friday;
Jun. 23, 2017
$4.50

Toddlers, Tweens, and Teens, OH MY! Do you have a houseful? Are you planning on having a houseful? If so, then this is a great workshop for YOU! Heidi and Jay St. John are the homeschooling parents of seven perfect, never messy, always obedient, very sweet, usually tidy, generally obedient, always energetic, very curious children. They have homeschooled all the way through high school.

One of the most challenging aspects of homeschooling a houseful is figuring out how to teach them all while finding time to manage the rest of your day! Moms are always wondering if they are “doing enough” and finding the time to teach individual subjects, well, individually… can be overwhelming.

In this workshop, Heidi will share seven secrets of multi-level teaching that will empower, encourage and enlighten you! If you’ve got a houseful, then you’ve got your hands full! Let’s laugh together, and rediscover the JOY of homeschooling with a full heart AND a full house

ID: 17-103
Friday;
Jun. 23, 2017
$4.50

Many parents are intimidated at the thought of homeschooling a teenager through high school. The idea of teaching physics, chemistry, and calculus elicits fear and trembling from most parents… throw in grading essays and creating transcripts and you’ve got a complete recipe for a true mental breakdown! Home school high school veteran Jean Burk’s two homeschooled students received full-rides to college, grad school, and law school. She joyfully testifies that the high school years have been the most rewarding! She’ll share her successes and failures and everything else you need to know to homeschool through high school. At this workshop she’ll answer these questions and many more:

  • Why homeschool high school?
  • Statistically, how do homeschool graduates perform as adults?
  • What’s the difference between credits, grades, and transcripts?
  • What every high school student needs to know beyond academics (life skills, spiritual skills, social skills)
  • How can middle school students acquire high school credit?
  • How in the world do I teach chemistry, algebra, and calculus?
  • What’s the difference between CLEP, AP, and Dual Enrollment?
  • Can my homeschooled student really get into college?
  • What scholarships are available to home school students?
  • Do I need an accredited transcript?
If you have a middle or high school student and you’re considering home education through high school, you should definitely attend High School 101! You’ll walk away knowing you CAN do it!

ID: 17-105
Friday;
Jun. 23, 2017
$4.50

The very thought of homeschooling can be overwhelming—whether you're a newbie or a veteran homeschooling parent. It's a big job and there's no way of getting around it. But after 18 years of teaching, I've found these steps that actually work. And these aren't merely academic solutions, but answers that have helped our family relationships—and my sanity—as well. It's a surprisingly simple plan that will prepare your student—and the teacher—for real success.

Presented by Math-U-See

Math-U-See’s unique instructional approach using simple but powerful manipulatives, videos, and textbooks helps students master math concepts and fundamental skills. Our manipulatives are used to represent abstract math concepts to be represented in clear, relatable ways. Come see how even reluctant mathematicians can help children develop a positive relationship with math.

ID: 17-206
Friday;
Jun. 23, 2017
$4.50

Having a productive day is so much more than buying a planner or a tool for organization. In this workshop, Rebecca, the Well Planned Gal, takes listeners a few steps back, helping them begin with a philosophy and understanding of the uniqueness God has created in each family. From there, Rebecca explores ten essentials for having a Well Planned Day.

ID: 17-209
Friday;
Jun. 23, 2017
$4.50

Presented by Excellence in Writing

Come and discover award-winning Excellence in Writing, a method of teaching composition that really works. Using this program, students of all ages will learn to write stories, reports, and essays with style. This workshop will give you an overview of the program and show you how you can get started.

ID: 17-304
Friday;
Jun. 23, 2017
$4.50

Wouldn’t it be great to earn money and learn important life skills that are needed every day in adult life? A micro business can help you do that! Presenter Carol Topp, CPA has encouraged hundreds of teenagers to start a micro business and has seen them learn a lot about real life. She’ll offer tips to get you started on launching a viable micro business. Teenagers and their parents are encouraged to attend together.

ID: 17-306
Friday;
Jun. 23, 2017
$4.50

Almost everything you need to know to homeschool, from educational philosophy to practical homeschool how-to’s, can be found in Calvin & Hobbes. Come laugh, learn, be encouraged as a veteran homeschooler presents wisdom gleaned from the stories of a young boy and his stuffed tiger.

ID: 17-307
Friday;
Jun. 23, 2017
$4.50

Have you ever wondered if you or anyone you know has dyslexia? If so, you are not alone. dyslexia affects approximately 1 in 5 people. As a mom and home educator of a dyslexic learner, Joann has experienced the worry and frustration of watching her bright and creative child struggle, even though he tries hard. As a person with dyslexia, she has experienced the difficulties and benefits first-hand.

This presentation will encourage you on your journey. Dyslexia is a distinctive difference, not a divisive deficit. Using the most reliable research, we'll cover the basics of identifying, re-mediating, and accommodating. We will also cover the gifts and strengths of the dyslexic mind - because, yes, those exist too!

ID: 17-309
Friday;
Jun. 23, 2017
$4.50

Presented by Classical Conversations

Learn how Classical Conversations programs from Foundations all the way through Challenge, promote logical thinking and help build relationships through effective communication.

Learning to embrace a natural, holistic way of education can make homeschooling doable and successful academically, spiritually, and socially for both the students and the parents. It’s important to let go of our pre-conceived notions of what “school” should look like and instead major on the strengths of homeschooling – flexibility, real life learning, real books (living books), dialogue rather than formal tests, etc. Discover how to emphasize the benefits of homeschooling and avoid the burn out that happens when parents try to replicate a traditional school in their homes.

ID: 17-404
Saturday;
Jun. 24, 2017
$4.50

Test-prep Guru, Jean Burk, will share her secrets of SAT success that have helped tens of thousands of students raise their test scores as much as 600 points! Learn how to find shortcuts in test patterns and save time on all types of questions. Math, Writing, and Verbal sections are all covered in this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Learn tips to help you prepare for the SAT! Parents and high schoolers, you are welcome to sit in this session and learn the tips for preparing for the SAT to help your students score well.

Gutenberg College tutor Dr. Eliot Grasso examines the opportunities, challenges, preconceptions, and outcomes for Christian homeschoolers who are exploring and participating in Higher Education. The objective of this workshop is to give insider perspectives on Christian and secular institutions so that families can make informed decisions about the next critical developmental step in their children's education.

EXHIBITOR, help Eliminate Learning Problems

As the Director of Help Eliminate Learning Problems (HELP, Inc.), Bill Hartner has a unique perspective of seeing learning problems from both sides. Bill will give a fascinating look at the right brain and left brain and why balancing the two is so important to effective learning. You’ll learn how concentration, focus, time management, cause-and-effect thinking and organization can be improved by integrating more left-brain critical thinking into the learning process.

PRESENTED BY Parent's Education Association

What should we teach our children about the relationship of Christ and Culture? There are few topics as important in schooling as the telos, the goal, of all that we do. This workshop is aimed to help us become more self-conscious about the goal of our schooling, which may change what and how we teach. The workshop will also present some initial material on developing specific lesson plans about Christ, Culture and Vocation.

EXHIBITOR: Demme Learning

Spelling You See’s unique low-stress learning experience guides students through four essential activities (listening, reading, copywork, dictation) presented at appropriate developmental stages. Without using word lists or tests, these activities help students transfer correct spellings of common words to long-term memory, so they can use correct spellings in everyday writing.

ID: 17-505
Saturday;
Jun. 24, 2017
$4.50

Do you have a student who is allergic to writing? You are not alone! It seems there is an epidemic, especially in the elementary grades. Could it be that we as educators might have lost sight of the goals of writing in the younger years? Join Beth Mora, 20-year homeschool veteran and the creator/author of Here to Help Learning‘s Writing Program, as she shares effective teaching strategies that will unlock your child’s ability to write. She’ll also unpack the latest research in elementary school writing education. You won’t leave empty-handed because you’ll walk away with ten teaching techniques that you can immediately implement and see results!

ID: 17-506
Saturday;
Jun. 24, 2017
$4.50

Most teens crave to be independent, express their opinions, and control their lives. Smart parents will channel these tendencies to propel homeschool forward. Learn how to start to communicate with your teen to work together on your teen’s homeschool strategy.

Who needs a Personal Development Plan? What exactly is it? When should you apply? Why should you apply? And most importantly, how do you write an effective measurable plan for your child? Mother of eight, (five with special needs) and homeschool consultant/tutor who has worked with more than 200 individual special needs children in the last 25 years, Jennifer Bliesner will lay out a clear course for developing and maintaining an effective “Personal Development Plan” for your special needs child. This important document will navigate you through the state requirements as well as enhance your child’s education.

Conference:

San Antonio, TX
Thursday - Saturday
Jun. 8 through 10, 2017

2017 FEAST -On the Right Path

Presented by: Family Education Alliance of South Texas
Recording ID: 17-SET1
Original Price: $180.00
Set Price: $59.99

FEAST Convention Complete Set

Take the complete 2017 FEAST Home School Convention home with you. For one price you can listen to any or all of the recorded 2017 FEAST Convention workshops (for personal use only). Included workshops are subject to availability Recordings lost due to technical difficulties will not be included.

Show Included Sessions
Sessions Included In This Set: 17-101Multi-Level Teaching by: Vicki Bentley17-101Biblical Principles of Communication for the Family by: Steve Demme17-102Identifying and Correcting Blocked Learning Gates by: Pamela Gates17-104Goal Setting – A Family Event by: Dennis Dinoia17-105HS Through High School: You can do it…we can help! by: Jennifer White17-107What if God Wrote the Bible – Part I? by: Scott Lane17-108Taking the Struggle out of Fitness: Temple Maintenance by: Felder Valerie17-109Safe and Secure Online by: Tom Dean17-110Parents of Beginning Readers by: Deede McCauley17-111The Influence of Fathers by: Steve Demme17-112What if God Wrote the Bible? – Part II by: Scott Lane17-113Learning to Love Learning by: Lindsey Lambert17-114How to Teach the Way Your Child Learns by: Lynn Dean17-115Rightstart Math - Let's Play Games! by: Danielle Bell17-11625 Ways to Show Love to Your Wife by: Doug Flanders17-11725 Ways to Communicate Respect to Your Husband by: Jennifer Flanders17-119SAT- Its Not the Math, it's the Question that is Confusing! by: Dennis Dinoia17-120“Why Smart Kids Struggle with School” by: Scarnati Rafael17-121Math You Understand by: Steve Demme17-122Smart Kids Who Hate To Write by: Pamela Gates17-124Want a quick and easy way to stay organized? by: Veronica Wallace17-125Revolutionize Reading Instruction by Monday Morning by: Kim Wright17-131Rooted, Grounded, and Abiding in the Love of God by: Steve Demme17-132Underpinnings – Fossils, Physics and Genetics by: Scott Lane17-133Train the Photographic Memory by: Pamela Gates17-134Prime Numbers – The Gateway to Algebra and Beyond! by: Dennis Dinoia17-135Experience Excellence in Writing - Julie Marshall by: exhibitor17-136Learning to Let Go by: Doug Flanders17-137How to Breathe Life into Your Marriage by: Jennifer Flanders17-138Juggling Life and Lesson Plans by: Vicki Bentley17-141From Crisis to Christ, the Journey of a Husband and Father by: Steve Demme17-142Biology and Intelligent Design: Animals that Defy Evolution by: Scott Lane17-143Biology of Behavior by: Pamela Gates17-144Student Led Learning by: Dennis Dinoia17-145Music Memory Introduction to 16 Classical Music Favorites by: Debbie Tannert17-147No Money Back, –But the Reward of Obedience? Priceless! by: Lindsey Lambert17-149Dyslexia?  Spelling and Comprehension Problems? WE CAN HELP! by: Deede McCauley17-150Top 5 Ways Identity Theft Can Devastate You and Your Children's lives. by: exhibitor17-151Purposeful Parents–Exceptional Kids by: Felder Valerie17-152Biology and Missing Links: Lucy Unveiled by: Scott Lane17-153Getting Kids to Help at Home by: Vicki Bentley17-154Managing the Mother's Load; Wise Moms Prioritize Self-Care by: Jeanette Watje17-155Designing and Maintaining a High School Transcript by: June Haliscak17-B101The Nature and Laws of Home Schooling in Texas by: Tim Lambert17-B102Getting Started Homeschooling by: Vicki Bentley17-B104Planning for the Future: What Comes After Graduation by: Tim Lambert17-B108"Jump-Start" to Joyful Motherhood by: Vicki Bentley17-B109Girl Power: Don't Waste It - Jennifer Flanders by: Jennifer Flanders This set is subject to change without notice based on recording availability. Recordings that are lost due to technical difficulties or that are no longer available due to contractual agreements with the speakers, will not be included. No refund for missing sessions is guaranteed or implied.
Recording ID: 17-SET2
Original Price: $97.50
Set Price: $35.99

Thursday/Friday set of 17 FEAST Home School Convention

Take only the Thursday evening and Friday, 2017 FEAST Home School Convention workshops home with you. For one price you can listen to any or all of the recorded Thursday and Friday 17 FEAST Convention workshops (for personal use only). Included workshops are subject to availability Recordings lost due to technical difficulties will not be included.

Show Included Sessions
Sessions Included In This Set: 17-101Multi-Level Teaching by: Vicki Bentley17-101Biblical Principles of Communication for the Family by: Steve Demme17-102Identifying and Correcting Blocked Learning Gates by: Pamela Gates17-104Goal Setting – A Family Event by: Dennis Dinoia17-105HS Through High School: You can do it…we can help! by: Jennifer White17-107What if God Wrote the Bible – Part I? by: Scott Lane17-108Taking the Struggle out of Fitness: Temple Maintenance by: Felder Valerie17-109Safe and Secure Online by: Tom Dean17-110Parents of Beginning Readers by: Deede McCauley17-111The Influence of Fathers by: Steve Demme17-112What if God Wrote the Bible? – Part II by: Scott Lane17-113Learning to Love Learning by: Lindsey Lambert17-114How to Teach the Way Your Child Learns by: Lynn Dean17-115Rightstart Math - Let's Play Games! by: Danielle Bell17-11625 Ways to Show Love to Your Wife by: Doug Flanders17-11725 Ways to Communicate Respect to Your Husband by: Jennifer Flanders17-119SAT- Its Not the Math, it's the Question that is Confusing! by: Dennis Dinoia17-121Math You Understand by: Steve Demme17-122Smart Kids Who Hate To Write by: Pamela Gates17-124Want a quick and easy way to stay organized? by: Veronica Wallace17-125Revolutionize Reading Instruction by Monday Morning by: Kim Wright17-B101The Nature and Laws of Home Schooling in Texas by: Tim Lambert17-B102Getting Started Homeschooling by: Vicki Bentley17-B104Planning for the Future: What Comes After Graduation by: Tim Lambert17-B108"Jump-Start" to Joyful Motherhood by: Vicki Bentley17-B109Girl Power: Don't Waste It - Jennifer Flanders by: Jennifer Flanders This set is subject to change without notice based on recording availability. Recordings that are lost due to technical difficulties or that are no longer available due to contractual agreements with the speakers, will not be included. No refund for missing sessions is guaranteed or implied.
Recording ID: 17-SET3
Original Price: $82.50
Set Price: $35.99

Saturday Workshops - 17 FEAST Home School Convention

Take only the Saturday, 2017 FEAST Home School Convention workshops home with you. For one price you can listen to any or all of the recorded Thursday and Friday 17 FEAST Convention workshops (for personal use only). Included workshops are subject to availability Recordings lost due to technical difficulties will not be included.

Show Included Sessions
Sessions Included In This Set: 17-120“Why Smart Kids Struggle with School” by: Scarnati Rafael17-131Rooted, Grounded, and Abiding in the Love of God by: Steve Demme17-132Underpinnings – Fossils, Physics and Genetics by: Scott Lane17-133Train the Photographic Memory by: Pamela Gates17-134Prime Numbers – The Gateway to Algebra and Beyond! by: Dennis Dinoia17-135Experience Excellence in Writing - Julie Marshall by: exhibitor17-136Learning to Let Go by: Doug Flanders17-137How to Breathe Life into Your Marriage by: Jennifer Flanders17-138Juggling Life and Lesson Plans by: Vicki Bentley17-141From Crisis to Christ, the Journey of a Husband and Father by: Steve Demme17-142Biology and Intelligent Design: Animals that Defy Evolution by: Scott Lane17-143Biology of Behavior by: Pamela Gates17-144Student Led Learning by: Dennis Dinoia17-145Music Memory Introduction to 16 Classical Music Favorites by: Debbie Tannert17-147No Money Back, –But the Reward of Obedience? Priceless! by: Lindsey Lambert17-149Dyslexia?  Spelling and Comprehension Problems? WE CAN HELP! by: Deede McCauley17-150Top 5 Ways Identity Theft Can Devastate You and Your Children's lives. by: exhibitor17-151Purposeful Parents–Exceptional Kids by: Felder Valerie17-152Biology and Missing Links: Lucy Unveiled by: Scott Lane17-153Getting Kids to Help at Home by: Vicki Bentley17-154Managing the Mother's Load; Wise Moms Prioritize Self-Care by: Jeanette Watje17-155Designing and Maintaining a High School Transcript by: June Haliscak This set is subject to change without notice based on recording availability. Recordings that are lost due to technical difficulties or that are no longer available due to contractual agreements with the speakers, will not be included. No refund for missing sessions is guaranteed or implied.
Recording ID: 17-SET4
Original Price: $33.75
Set Price: $19.95

17 FEAST Convention Beginning Home School Workshops

Take home all the Beginning Home School workshops from the 2017 FEAST Home School Convention. For one price you can listen to any or all of the recorded workshops on beginning to home school from the 17 FEAST Convention (for personal use only). Included workshops are subject to availability Recordings lost due to technical difficulties will not be included.

Show Included Sessions
Sessions Included In This Set: 17-110Parents of Beginning Readers by: Deede McCauley17-114How to Teach the Way Your Child Learns by: Lynn Dean17-138Juggling Life and Lesson Plans by: Vicki Bentley17-147No Money Back, –But the Reward of Obedience? Priceless! by: Lindsey Lambert17-151Purposeful Parents–Exceptional Kids by: Felder Valerie17-153Getting Kids to Help at Home by: Vicki Bentley17-B101The Nature and Laws of Home Schooling in Texas by: Tim Lambert17-B102Getting Started Homeschooling by: Vicki Bentley17-B108"Jump-Start" to Joyful Motherhood by: Vicki Bentley This set is subject to change without notice based on recording availability. Recordings that are lost due to technical difficulties or that are no longer available due to contractual agreements with the speakers, will not be included. No refund for missing sessions is guaranteed or implied.
ID: 17-133
Saturday;
Jun. 10, 2017
$3.75

Conference:

Lancaster, PA
Friday & Saturday
Jun. 2 through 3, 2017

PA-2017 With Grace to Complete the Race

Presented by: Christian Homeschool Association of Pennsylvania
Recording ID: 2017-000
Original Price: $274.50
Set Price: $120.00

The Complete Set of 2017 Recordings

Enjoy every session from the 2017 CHAP Convention in Lancaster, PA with the purchase of this set at 50% off of the Convention price.

Show Included Sessions
Sessions Included In This Set: 2017-101Homeschooling: Preference or Conviction by: Israel Wayne2017-103Homeschooling Distractible Kids Who Don't Like School by: Susan Kemmerer2017-104The Power of Affirmation by: Israel Wayne2017-105I Quit! by: Susan Kemmerer2017-107Preparing Your Outside-the-Box Kid for an Outside-the-Box Future by: Susan Kemmerer2017-108Pitchin' a Fit: Overcoming Angry and Stressed-Out Parenting by: Israel Wayne2017-111Preparing Young People for Mighty Works by: Mally Family2017-112Transform Learning through the Art of Questions by: Israel Wayne2017-113Helping Daughters Expose Lies and Speak Truth in Their Heart by: Mally Family2017-114Is Homeschooling Just for Women? by: Israel Wayne2017-115Preparing Young Ladies for Their Teen-age Years by: Mally Family2017-116Inside the Brain of a Hyperactive Homeschooler by: Israel Wayne2017-203Making Brothers and Sisters Best Friends by: Mally Family2017-204Teaching Professional Writing Techniques to Your Student by: David Fessenden2017-205The Importance of Learning from Dad: A Daughter's Perspective by: Mally Family2017-206Organize, DeClutter and Find Time by: Bonita Greiner2017-207Will Our Generation Speak? A Call to Be Bold with the Gospel by: Mally Family2017-208A Fly on the Wall in a Publishing House by: David Fessenden2017-211The Extras That Aren't Extra by: Sue Pruett2017-212Divide and Conquer—Writing Your First Draft by: David Fessenden2017-213Our Journey to the Charlotte Mason method in Math by: Sue Pruett2017-214Editing Your Own Material by: David Fessenden2017-215n Deep Water: Homeschooling Through the Turbulence of Special Education by: Denise Phillips2017-218Living Books to Language Arts by: Sue Pruett2017-303An Introduction to the Methods of Miss Charlotte Mason by: Sue Pruett2017-304Getting Started — Homeschooling by: Barb Beideman2017-305Introduction to American Government for the Christian Statesman by: Andrew Lewis2017-306Nature Studies – the Natural Way by: Sue Pruett2017-307Creating Your Own Unit Studies by: Barb Beideman2017-308Side by Side Business by: Sue Pruett2017-311How to Write the Perfect Novel Character by: Jeannette DiLouie2017-312Helping Your Child Develop a Biblical Worldview & Engage the Culture for Christ by: Bob Menges2017-313Aaron and His Sons: Understanding the Danger of Passive Fathering by: Chap Bettis2017-314Choosing a Major/College/Career: It's Better to get it Right than Fast! by: Jeff Reep2017-315The Biblical Worldview of Government and The United States Constitution by: Bob Menges2017-316Raising Children to Be Courageous Communicators for Christ by: Chap Bettis2017-317Training Boys – Goal: Not Well Behaved Boys but Godly Men. by: Jeff Reep2017-318Secrets Successful Homeschooling Fathers Know by: Chap Bettis2017-402Gospel Truths that Homeschoolers Forget by: Chap Bettis2017-403Curriculum: How Do I Choose? by: Linda Crosby2017-404The Disciple-Making Parent: Raising Your Children to Love and Follow Jesus Christ by: Chap Bettis2017-405Integrating Art Throughout Your Curriculum by: Linda Crosby2017-406No Tears Family Devotions by: Chap Bettis2017-407Ideas for Scheduling and Planning by: Linda Crosby2017-408Ask the Pediatrician and Advocating for Your Child by: Lainna Callentine2017-411Grace-Drenched Homeschooling by: Susan Kemmerer2017-412God Fills in the Gaps by: Linda Crosby2017-413What They Don't Tell You About Homeschooling Boys by: Susan Kemmerer2017-414No Child Left Inside: Using Field Trips to Enhance Learning by: Linda Crosby2017-415Exploding the Supermom Myth by: Susan Kemmerer2017-416Guidance Counseling 101 by: Rick Beideman, Barb Beideman2017-417Hands-On Learning by: Linda Crosby2017-418Nuts and Bolts of Homeschooling High School by: Barb Beideman2017-503Novel Writing 101 by: Jeannette DiLouie2017-504Sports and the Christian Worldview…Can the Two Coexist? by: Lainna Callentine2017-513Raising Godly Digital Natives by: Sam Black2017-514Fearless: Teaching Science Without Fear by: Lainna Callentine2017-704Christian Filmmaking 101 by: 2017-708How to Get into Filmmaking by: 2017-713Visual Storytelling by: 2017-717Honoring God with Your Films by: This set is subject to change without notice based on recording availability. Recordings that are lost due to technical difficulties or that are no longer available due to contractual agreements with the speakers, will not be included. No refund for missing sessions is guaranteed or implied.

You’ve been blessed with this amazing bundle of energy. He has spent the first years of his life climbing anything vertical, “shooting” anything that moves, turning every serious moment into a wrestling match – and doing it all at top speed. And now you want to put a book in his lap and convince him that reading word lists and adding columns of numbers is fun??? Yeah, right. Homeschooling is the PERFECT learning environment for this child! Susan, a mother of nine children (including 7 wiggly boys) shares with you ideas on how to homeschool these distractible little bundles of energy (who’d rather be doing anything other than school)in such a way that you’ll be enjoying and utilizing their boundless energy instead of quenching their fire. And, of course, we’ll look at our own heart issues which are so quick to well up and spill out on those energetic little heads. This is a grace-filled workshop that will keep you laughing.

Doesn’t it seem that there’s only one legitimate path to success nowadays? Graduate from high school, go to college, and graduate with a degree you’ll most likely never use, accumulating a mountain of debt in the process. But, Moms, you homeschool BECAUSE you think outside the box. there are SO MANY options available to you! You’re already providing a unique education for your uniquely-crafted child. Don’t stop now! Your child can be wildly successful with OR WITHOUT college. Susan, whose six adult sons all followed non-traditional career paths and are wildly successful, will offer help, brainstorm ideas, and show you that homeschooling outside the box toward the future is an exciting endeavor. Have faith; be courageous!

Everyone struggles with anger on some level, but when anger is a frequent occurrence with your children, over time, it will damage your relationships and hinder your effectiveness. Are you tired of being stressed out, and ready to have a peaceful atmosphere in your home? Learn how in this important workshop.

ID: 2017-111
Saturday;
Jun. 3, 2017
$4.50

Sarah and Grace Mally, two homeschool graduates, together with their father, will discuss the importance of being a Christ-centered family in an ungodly world. How can parents pass on a Biblical foundation? How can young people be prepared, not just for college or a career, but for the mighty works the Lord has called them to do? How can they avoid rebellion and shipwreck? How can they find purpose and gain zeal? When a family has an eternal mindset and takes initiative in ministry, the young people are given motivation and vision, the family learns to overcome struggles and work in harmony, and mighty works are accomplished for God’s kingdom. This workshop will give practical ideas, direction and encouragement to help children and young people become mighty warriors for Christ.

ID: 2017-112
Saturday;
Jun. 3, 2017
$4.50

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 others) recognize hidden assumptions, and overcome obstacles, through learning the art of asking questions.

ID: 2017-116
Saturday;
Jun. 3, 2017
$4.50

If you have a hyperactive or easily distractible child, you won’t want to miss this informative and sometimes humorous message shared from the perspective of a homeschooling father who was once a hyperactive homeschooled child himself. You will receive practical and Biblical insights into ADD/ADHD and encouragement that there is hope for your child!

This workshop introduces methods that professional editors use to teach writing techniques to publishing staff, and how these methods can be applied in a homeschooling environment.

When Dad teaches, that’s the “ultimate education!” Children respond most to what they learn from Dad. He is the most influential authority in their life. He is the pacesetter, protector, and provider of the family. What is the most important thing for a Dad to teach? How can a busy Dad find the time? This session will encourage fathers by giving them added vision and useful tools. It will address the essentials that fathers need to teach and will provide practical help, encouragement, and ideas. This session, taught by Harold Mally, is for fathers only.

ID: 2017-206
Friday;
Jun. 2, 2017
$4.50

Unless you live in a mansion, we all know the challenges (with having scads of homeschooling resources, library books, and science or art projects in our home) of keeping our physical home in order…but is the answer a larger home, or is it managing the space that we already have? A humorous session aimed at helping the most disorganized person learn how to de clutter one’s home and take back control of one’s life, possessions, and time. A recovering ‘Messie’ will reveal her 10 secrets to setting limits, getting rid of unneeded treasures, and learning to appreciate relationships over things.

How do we get a witnessing conversation started? What if someone asks a question we can’t answer? What if we feel scared? How can we articulate the truth of the gospel with boldness, confidence, clarity and accuracy? In this session, Sarah and Grace Mally, together with their father Harold, share practical tips, ideas, and stories about how to effectively communicate the gospel to those around us. We only have one life to live, and it goes by quickly! Today’s Christian home school youth are in a position like Esther. God has raised them up “for such a time as this.” We need to work together and encourage each other. The question is, “Will our generation speak?”

ID: 2017-208
Friday;
Jun. 2, 2017
$4.50

This seminar takes you on a “fly’s eye view” of how publishing decisions are made, and gives you some tips on what you can do to get your material off the slush pile.

ID: 2017-211
Saturday;
Jun. 3, 2017
$4.50

Music, composer study, artist study, handcrafts, folk songs, hymns, foreign language, free reading, and poetry. Do these sound like the always-just-out-of-reach, icing-on-the-cake courses? Do you feel you have too much else to do, and you just can’t fit in all these “fun studies”? Are these just special treats reserved for the super-organized mom sitting next to you at home school group? Well, Sue Pruett would like to encourage you that you CAN do these, and give your children the excellent education you desire for them! These subjects are just as vital as history, math, and science to your curriculum! Come, learn how you can have that icing on the cake – and give it to your children, as well – even first thing in the morning!

ID: 2017-212
Saturday;
Jun. 3, 2017
$4.50

Writing that first draft of a large article or a book may seem daunting — and it is! But there are simple techniques that can help you break the job down into manageable steps. That’s what is revealed in this workshop.

ID: 2017-213
Saturday;
Jun. 3, 2017
$4.50

Personally, I LOVE math. As a student, I would have been thrilled to have 50 or more math problems a day to work. I just loved to write the numbers, and coming up with the right answer was a BLAST! My husband also enjoyed math. I figured that my children would love math, too. Boy, was I wrong! It’s not easy teaching math to someone who just doesn’t want to learn it. Well, our family has been on quite a roller-coaster ride when it comes to learning math, but we have found peace. I want to share with you our journey, and how we came to a place where my children now look forward to math lessons…and I do, too! Charlotte Mason had the right answer for us, and she may just have the answer for you too.

ID: 2017-214
Saturday;
Jun. 3, 2017
$4.50

It’s a basic fact of human nature — we tend to be blind to our own mistakes. (Otherwise, we wouldn’t make the same ones over and over again!) These tips on self-editing show you how to step out of your skin — to be “objective” in the truest sense of the word — and smooth out the rough spots in your manuscript.

Feel overwhelmed with your child’s unique needs? Think you cannot possibly homeschool with these challenges? This presentation is all about offering encouragement to parents who homeschool (or desire to homeschool) their special-needs children. We will discuss the why’s and how’s of homeschooling our special-needs child, record keeping, resources and planning for the future.

ID: 2017-218
Saturday;
Jun. 3, 2017
$4.50

You may have heard that “living books” are vital to an excellent education for your children. You may wonder, however, what is a “living book”? Is any book at my local library a living book? How can I tell? In this hour, Sue Pruett will define what a living book is, share examples of living books, and give you a guide on how to evaluate a book to determine if it is genuinely a living book. Sue will also share with you exactly how to use a living book in your child’s education, and show you just how EASY it is to use living books. You will be amazed at just how much can be accomplished with a few simple exercises – like copy work, for example. Join us this hour to learn how to cover all these subjects and more without driving you or your children mad!

Whether you are new to homeschooling, or a veteran of many years, the methods of Miss Charlotte Mason are worth checking into! In this seminar, Sue Pruett will introduce you to the gentle, natural, successful methods developed over a century ago by a woman dedicated to seeing that every child receive an excellent education. Sue will hit the highlights of a CM education in this introductory session.

ID: 2017-304
Friday;
Jun. 2, 2017
$4.50

Are you new to homeschooling or new to Pennsylvania? Are you thinking about homeschooling at some point in the future? Do you have questions about what homeschooling might look like and how to get started? This session is designed to encourage and equip you to homeschool your children. Topics include: Why homeschool?, how to get started in PA, a typical day, curriculum, record keeping, testing, portfolios, and evaluations. There will also be time for questions.

ID: 2017-306
Friday;
Jun. 2, 2017
$4.50

Nature Studies sound so wonderful – and intimidating, don’t they? We are blessed to have a wonderful guide for us in Miss Charlotte Mason! She advocated getting children into the out of doors every day, in all kinds of weather and in all kinds of spaces. Whether you have no yard of your own at all, or you have acres of land right outside your door, it IS possible to give your children an excellent education about God’s creation. Join us at this session to discover how!

ID: 2017-307
Friday;
Jun. 2, 2017
$4.50

The goal of this session is to share the joy of designing and teaching unit studies. Learn how this unique approach to teaching uses real-life experiences, books, games, projects, and other resources to encourage students to deeply explore topics and to become life-long learners. Discover ways to integrate subjects to make learning more meaningful and fun. Realize the wealth of knowledge to be gained through unit studies as well as easy methods of constructing them.

ID: 2017-308
Friday;
Jun. 2, 2017
$4.50

Do you need to earn some extra money to meet your family’s needs? Do you dream of bringing Dad home? Larry Pruett was able to come home in 2013. He and Sue will discuss the joys and challenges of running a family-based business.

ID: 2017-311
Saturday;
Jun. 3, 2017
$4.50

If you’re a reader, you know how alluring strong story characters can be. They draw you in with their captivating personalities and keep you flipping pages to see what they’ll do next. Learn how you can create your own compelling characters that make readers beg for more!

In Leviticus 10 we read of the serious disobedience of Aaron’s four sons. Could their sin have been connected to Aaron’s passivity as a father? In this session for men we will examine our common enemy of spiritual passivity and talk about strategies to defeat it.

In light of the fact that 66% of college students change their majors more than once and on the day of graduation 40% of college graduates wish they had a different major, it’s important to start early and take this decision seriously. Individuals often make decisions without much thought and with limited information. When it comes to choosing a college, major, or career there are many options and things to consider. With universities spending a lot of money to recruit students, there are five essential questions that need to be asked, and there are five activities that your children can start doing today and throughout their education that will pay big dividends after graduation, helping them to progress into adulthood.

We live in a culture growing increasingly hostile to Christianity. But God can use our words to affect minds and hearts. Come learn about the power of apologetics and worldview in the life of your family and how to raise confident, courageous communicators for Christ.

ID: 2017-403
Friday;
Jun. 2, 2017
$4.50

When embarking upon this exciting journey of home education, figuring out which curriculum to choose for your child can seem daunting. In this very practical workshop, Linda will give an objective overview of the different learning styles and help you understand the most common teaching approaches including textbook, living books, unit studies, classical, Charlotte Mason, eclectic, unschooling, and more. Let Linda help you narrow down your choices and take the guesswork out of choosing curriculum. This workshop will boost your confidence in making educational decisions for success in your homeschool.

ID: 2017-405
Friday;
Jun. 2, 2017
$4.50

Picasso claimed, “Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” Does your homeschool dust need to be washed away with some invigorating art ideas? Come and glean from Linda Crosby’s 30+ years of art education. Knowing that art captures the visual learner, entertains the kinesthetic learner, and awakens language learning skills, Linda determined to use art in every area of their homeschool to meet the varied needs of her children. Through her humor and life experiences, she will inspire you to branch out and experiment with art history, techniques, supplies, and ideas.

ID: 2017-406
Friday;
Jun. 2, 2017
$4.50

Family Devotions can become the Holy Grail of Christian family life. Have family devotions consistently and you are a “good example.” Admit that you fail… and well let’s just say you are a second class Christian family. While family devotions is not the magic bullet of discipleship, there is something beautiful about Dad, Mom, and children opening the Word of God together. In our time together, you will learn what to aim for in family devotions, the rewards, and strategies for conducting “No Tears Family Devotions.”

ID: 2017-407
Friday;
Jun. 2, 2017
$4.50

“If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail.” ~ Benjamin Franklin. As a homeschool parent, it is imperative that you have a plan in place for the success of your homeschool. Veteran homeschool mom, Linda Crosby, will show you how to lay out your year, month, week and day with schedules that will allow for flexibility in your homeschool. This practical session will get you started on the right foot with a workable schedule to keep you aimed in the right direction at the areas that are most important to you. Linda will present a variety of schedules to give you planning ideas, as well as helpful hints for dealing with interruptions, housework and chores, keeping the toddler occupied, fitting it all in, eliminating time stealers, setting goals for your child, plus more. Come join Linda and plan to succeed!

Do you have questions about your child’s health and development? One of the lines of defense in the health of your child is the pediatrician. She or he generally serves as a gatekeeper to more advanced care, making referrals to medical and therapeutic specialists as needed. Navigating the waters and advocating for your child through the healthcare system can be a daunting task. Learn how to navigate these waters and effectively advocate for your children. Ask the questions that you have been too afraid to ask.

Okay, we’ve all heard that boys are from Mars. If you’ve ever tried to homeschool one of these little ‘aliens’ (who measure success by the loudness of their armpit farts), you’ll surely believe it. Once they hit the teen years, their alien-ness can seem to rob them of what little humanness they had (at least that’s the way it looks from our female point of view). How, oh, how do you begin to teach these miniature men that are so different from yourself? Susan, homeschool mother of seven boys (six already graduated and all seven following hard after God), will humorously share with you the joy and fun of teaching boys, and gently lead you to love and admire your sons, and to enjoy the journey in this laughter-and-wisdom-filled workshop.

Do you have days when you simply need to get out of the house? Are the kids ready and willing to set aside their indoor work for a while? You’ll be inspired to discover the joy of venturing outdoors as Linda shares her ideas and expertise about field trips! Whether it’s once a week or once a month, use field trips to enhance the learning in your homeschool. Two-and-a-half of Linda’s first 12 years of homeschooling were designated field trip years with extensive study specifically focused on learning away from home. Come and hear lively tales of hiking through cave dwellings, chasing sheep into pens, sailing on a tall ship, escaping on the Underground Railroad and many more! Uncover the wonder of God’s world with your children and broaden their homeschool experience.

ID: 2017-415
Saturday;
Jun. 3, 2017
$4.50

Faster than a speeding toddler. More perceptive than a loco teenager. Able to fold tall towers of laundry in a single hour. It’s a maid. It’s a teacher. It’s Supermom! Unfortunately, Supermom I am not. There are just not enough hours in my day or energy in this old body. So, how do we homeschool moms do it all? How is everyone else so successful when I’m such a failure? Is it possible to succeed in keeping up with the housework and the homeschool? Or do I just hope nobody phones in a tip to the Environmental Protection Agency that my home is a hazardous waste site? A homeschool mother of nine shares with you the tools she uses to cope with the pressures of doing it all.

ID: 2017-416
Saturday;
Jun. 3, 2017
$4.50

One of the most important aspects of homeschooling is to prepare our children well for what comes next. Some of the topics covered in this session are how to determine direction and interests, exploring and preparing for college majors or vocations, conducting a college or career search, and preparing spiritually for life after homeshool. High school curriculum, transcripts, tests, college visits and applications will be covered in this session. We will also discuss relevant books and websites that will help you in this vital role.

ID: 2017-417
Saturday;
Jun. 3, 2017
$4.50

You can read to your kids about Gutenberg’s moveable type printing press and they might remember it. Or the kids can glue macaroni letters backwards onto their own presses and print Bible verses themselves… and they WILL remember it! Hands-on learning is not simply to keep hands busy, it is a valuable tool to teach children various skills, help them retain information, and relate to the subjects and people they are studying. Linda addresses this issue using humor, anecdotes, and wisdom from her 25+ years of teaching. She is a veteran at keeping her children learning through doing and can show you how to be a fun parent and teacher. This seminar is especially for the mom who feels non-creative, unorganized, and ill-equipped to teach her kids! Don’t fret! You will leave with easy ideas to implement at home.

ID: 2017-418
Saturday;
Jun. 3, 2017
$4.50

Homeschooling high school can seem intimidating. This is an informational session for those with children approaching high school or in high school. Basic information about transcripts, credits, tests, course descriptions, and some of the options available for high school courses and curriculum will be presented. This overview is designed to provide insight and encouragement as you enter this new phase of the homeschooling adventure.

ID: 2017-503
Friday;
Jun. 2, 2017
$4.50

Every aspiring novelist knows about the basics: setting, dialogue, character, plot. But there are even more foundational aspects of writing, little-known though they are, that can make a creative world of difference.

ID: 2017-513
Saturday;
Jun. 3, 2017
$4.50

From toddlers to teens, kids today are growing up with technology. In many ways, technology is great. The Internet brings many opportunities for education, entertainment, and communication; however, many dangers exist online—dangers your kids need to be prepared to handle. Learn how to talk to your kids about sexualized media and pornography, and discover proven methods for raising discerning, media-literate kids.

ID: 2017-514
Saturday;
Jun. 3, 2017
$4.50

Science offers an opportunity for your child to explore, wonder, and learn about our awesome God and the order He has placed in our world. Unfortunately, science is also one of those fields of study that many homeschooling parents find extremely intimidating. Dr. Callentine will help you unpack and address your concerns. Whether your student is currently in high school or in the elementary grades, you will be armed and ready.

ID: 2017-708
Friday;
Jun. 2, 2017
$4.50

If you want to be a filmmaker, where do you start? Should you spend a lot of money? Should you start with what you already have? In this talk, we learn what the best route is to take when getting into film.

ID: 2017-713
Saturday;
Jun. 3, 2017
$4.50

Can you tell a story without saying any words? Can you get a message across with just showing something on the screen? In this talk, we learn all about visual storytelling and how to use it in your films.

ID: 2017-717
Saturday;
Jun. 3, 2017
$4.50

Why are the Kendrick Brothers’ movies so powerful? What are the elements that you need to make a movie that impacts culture? In this talk, we learn about the necessary tools you need in the making of your Christian film.

Conference:

Lansing Michigan
Thursday - Saturday
May. 18 through 20, 2017

2017 Michigan Homeschool Conference

Presented by: Information Network of Christian Homes
Recording ID: 17-FULLSET
Original Price: $517.50
Set Price: $125.00

Full 2017 Conference Set

Take the entire 2017 Michigan Homeschool Conference home with you. For one price you can listen to any or all of the recorded 2017 Michigan conference sessions (for personal use only). The URL will be in your Alliance Recording account. Subject to availability. Recordings lost due to technical difficulties will not be included.

Show Included Sessions
Sessions Included In This Set: 17-100Why the 20's Generation Will Change the Church & Culture by: Ken Ham17-101Education: Does God Have An Opinion? by: Israel Wayne17-102Shining Armor: Your Son's Battle for Purity  by: Melanie Young, Hal Young17-103-Family Time- Ideas for Busy Dads by: Rick Boyer17-104Developing a Plan for High School by: Carol Becker17-105My Kids Hate School by: Marilyn Boyer17-106 A Year of Playing Skillfully – Getting Organized by: Lesli Richards17-107Language Arts, the Charlotte Mason Way by: Sandi Queen17-10810 Things Every Homeschooler Should Remember by: Kathie Morrissey17-109Homeschooling Legally in Michigan   by: Dave Kallman17-110How to Develop an Educational Plan for Your Student with Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, ADHD, and Other Special Needs by: Beth Mora17-111Caregiving and Homeschooling Without Losing your Mind by: Danielle Olander17-112Experience Astronomy: Fun, Easy Activities to Do at Home by: Luke Gilkerson17-121 Defending the Christian Faith in Today's World by: Ken Ham17-122The Power of Purposeful Communication by: Rick Green17-123Raising Kids Who Don't Need Adulting Classes by: Mike Winter17-124High School Transcript Clinic: How tos by: Carol Becker17-125Laughing in the Midst of Mothering by: Linda Crosby17-126Preschool Science – Encouraging a Lifetime of Orderly Thinking  by: Lesli Richards17-127The Charlotte Mason Approach by: Sandi Queen17-128 Prayer: A Parent's Most Powerful Tool by: Kathie Morrissey17-130Keeping Your "SmartCookie" Challenged by: Beth Mora17-131Hit the Reset Button! Success for Single Parent by: Dena Roberts17-132Science Unsnarled by: Ruth Tennis17-142 The Joys (and heartbreaks) of Adoption by: Kathy Lee17-143 Prime Numbers – The Gateway to Algebra and Beyond! by: exhibitor17-144 Spelling You See – Radically Different Spelling Success by: Gretchen Roe17-147Improve Student Learning by: exhibitor17-148Teaching Science at Home by: exhibitor17-151Restoring America's Constitution by: Rick Green17-152Ballistic Homeschooling by: Melanie Young, Hal Young17-153Discipling Your Family in an Apostate World by: Mike Winter17-154Addressing Conflict by: Ben Vanderkodde17-155Need a Part Time Job as a home economist? by: Beth Mora17-156The Role of Beauty in Homeschooling by: Lesli Richards17-157Unit Studies: Teaching Multiple Ages by: Linda Crosby17-158Clutter, Clatter and the Things That Matter by: Rick Boyer17-160When You Have a Child Who Is Not Driven by: Sherri Seligson17-161 How an Idea Becomes a Book by: Gary Bower17-162Not Your Grandma's Bible Quizzing by: Les Johnson17-171Developing a Truly Christian Worldview by: Ken Ham17-172 Parenting the Digital Generation: Timeless Principles by: Luke Gilkerson17-173Is Homeschooling Just for Women? by: Israel Wayne17-174 You Can Homeschool High School…If You Can Make It through Tomorrow! by: Carol Becker17-175Make it Count by: Kathy Lee17-176Delighting in Your Children- The Key to Their Hearts by: Marilyn Boyer17-177 Lapbooking Made Easy by: Linda Crosby17-178 Homeschooling the Fun Way by: Rick Boyer17-180 The Power of Words for Our Children by: Sherri Seligson17-181 5 Factors to Keep Kids in Church as they Leave Home by: Josh Denhart17-182Homeschooling Math Without a Plan? by: Tom Clark17-183Take Back the land by: Rick Boyer17-192Jason Lindsay The Amazing Things Youth Can Do by: Jason Lindsey17-193Essential Oils 101 by: exhibitor17-194Well Planned Day by: exhibitor17-195Learning to Read by: exhibitor17-196Trick Geography: Passport to Fun by: exhibitor17-197Getting Your Kids in the Kitchen by: exhibitor17-198 The ABCs of GOD by: Gary Bower17-199 Experience Excellence in Writing by: exhibitor17-200How to Present the Gospel in Today's Secularized Culture by: Ken Ham17-201 How to Raise Godly Children in an Ungodly World by: Ken Ham17-202Raising Real Men by: Melanie Young, Hal Young17-203What's a Dad To Do? by: Rick Boyer17-204ACT and SAT:  Myths, Methods and More! by: Nate Ohman17-205These Kids are Driving Me Nuts! Turning Irritations Into Victories by: Marilyn Boyer17-206 Turning Your Preschoolers into Life Long Learners by: Kathy Lee17-207Charlotte Mason Education for the 21st Century by: Bridget Eagleson17-20810 Homeschooling Questions To Ask Yourself Daily by: Kathie Morrissey17-210Educational Life Hacks for Students With Dyslexia, Dysgraphia or Dyspraxia by: Beth Mora17-211 The Seven Laws of Teaching at Home by: Tom Clark17-212Why Teaching Science Is a Critical Part of Education by: Sherri Seligson17-221 Raising Leaders with Moral Clarity in a World of Relativism by: Rick Green17-222 Boys Will Be Men by: Rick Boyer17-223 7 Sex Ed Mistakes You Might Be Making by: Luke Gilkerson17-224Skills for Successful Teens: Study and Time Management by: Carol Becker17-225 Character is the Key by: Marilyn Boyer17-226 Making the Decision to Homeschool  by: Kathy Lee17-227 Identifying Your Child's Learning Style and Teaching to It by: Sandi Queen17-228Are You Raising a Rebel? by: Kathie Morrissey17-230How to Teach Math to Children With Learning Disabilities by: Rachel Anderson17-231The FUNderful World of WORDPLAY by: Gary Bower17-232Amazing Creatures That Defy Evolutionary Theory by: Sherri Seligson17-243Essential Oils 201 by: exhibitor17-244Making Math U Hate into Math U Love by: exhibitor17-245How Sports Enhances Your Kids' Lives by: exhibitor17-246SAT Math – Its Not the Math, its the Question that is Confusing! by: exhibitor17-248Maintaining Health in Motherhood by: exhibitor17-249The Plight of the Foster Child by: exhibitor17-251Media-Proofing Your Kids by: Melanie Young, Hal Young17-252The Power of Affirmation by: Israel Wayne17-253Help for the Homeschool Marriage by: Mike Winter17-254 Preparing Your Teen for Life by: Carol Becker17-255Confessions of a Fake Supermom by: Kathy Lee17-256Gotta Love Those Preschoolers! by: Marilyn Boyer17-257Teaching Civics in a Fun & Purposeful Way by: Rick Green17-25820 Things to Teach Your Children Before They Leave Home by: Rick Boyer17-259History of Homeschooling In Michigan by: Dave Kallman, Stephen Kallman17-260The Science of Learning by: Beth Mora17-261Eating Green: Does it Pay? by: Kristen Derby17-262Reading A-B-C's by: Ruth Tennis17-271Parenting Pre-Teens by: Melanie Young, Hal Young17-272Pitchin' a Fit: Overcoming Stressed-Out Parenting by: Israel Wayne17-273The Talk: From Toddlers to Teenagers by: Luke Gilkerson17-274Record keeping for High School: Simplifying the Process by: Carol Becker17-275The Comparison Trap – Moms Need Each Other by: Sherri Seligson17-276What's In the Box? Using Activity Boxes to Tame Your Toddler! by: Lesli Richards17-277How Does Classical Education Work? by: Dee Dee Leak17-278Hands-On Learning by: Linda Crosby17-280So Smart But He Can't Find His Shoes by: Beth Mora17-281Know the Past to Understand the Future by: Jachim Jordan17-282Homeschooling During Difficult Times by: Sandi Queen17-311Work At Home As A Medical Transcriptionist by: exhibitor17-M008My Beloved and My Friend by: Melanie Young, Hal Young17-M009Romance for the Exhausted by: Melanie Young This set is subject to change without notice based on recording availability. Recordings that are lost due to technical difficulties or that are no longer available due to contractual agreements with the speakers, will not be included. No refund for missing sessions is guaranteed or implied.
ID: 17-103
Friday;
May. 19, 2017
$4.50

There’s nothing more rewarding to a faithful father than getting together with his wife and children for the evening “family time.” But it’s not always easy to make good use of the time when Dad is tired after a hard day’s work. In this workshop Rick Boyer shares ideas he has used over the years with his fourteen children. Now you can have the tools to make the evening get-together a blessing for the whole family–without a lot of preparation!

ID: 17-105
Friday;
May. 19, 2017
$4.50

Setting Them Free with Passion-Driven Learning: Scripture tells us to train up a child in the way “he” should go–not the way “they” should go. Every child is a unique creation of God, with his own fascinating blend of talents, interests and yes, weaknesses. To help them fulfill their life calling, we must develop a specific plan for the training of each one. Come and learn how to work “with” the uniqueness of your child. Escape the bondage of expectations and set your child free to pursue his passions and be the whole person God created him to be.

From scheduling to home organization, this workshop gives parents the confidence that they can provide a rich early education for their little ones. Lesli provides an overview of what every child from 3-7 needs to cover over the course of one year, and how to fit it all in. Lesli provides solutions for the many challenges parents with young learners face, such as time management and schooling multiple ages at the same time.

ID: 17-107
Friday;
May. 19, 2017
$4.50

In this session, multiple award winning author and longtime homeschool mom of six Dr. Sandi Queen discusses the many facets of language arts – phonics and reading, grammar, handwriting, spelling, vocabulary, writing, etc., and how to teach each of these using the Charlotte Mason approach. Included will be information on how to identify and choose materials that fit into this method.

Beth Mora brings her background as a case manager, and certified rehabilitation registered nurse (C.R.R.N.) to this session. She is a student of her patients and has learned a great deal from the families she has served. In this workshop, Beth will introduce the S.O.A.P. method to help you develop an educational plan for your child with special needs and help you locate that missing puzzle piece. Plan to leave this workshop feeling strengthened and empowered to continue your special needs journey.

Are you a caregiver for an aging parent?  Are you facing care giving in the future?  Do you ever wonder if those little memory slips are old age or the sign of something worse? Even if you aren't actively caring for someone, most likely you know someone who is, since 34.2 million Americans reported caring for an elderly parent in 2015. Many of us are in the sandwich generation, caring for parents and young children at the same time.  Care giving, especially for those with dementia, takes a special kind of grace and fortitude.  Add in home schooling and young children, and you have the makings of a hairy mess.  Join Danielle Olander, home schooling mother of five, as she shares her family's on-going experiences caring for a parent with Alzheimer's.  Juggling schedules, locating resources, and finding time to recharge, caregivers need support, resources, and sometimes, just someone to listen.  This workshop is designed to bring encouragement to those who are caring for aging parents or for those who want to support those that are caregiving.

Science doesn’t need to be a boring subject of textbooks and vocabulary. This workshop (for parents AND KIDS) shows you fun ways to learn about the Lord’s sky above with hands-on learning activities.

ID: 17-122
Friday;
May. 19, 2017
$4.50

Regardless of the particular passion God has placed in your child, being successful in any profession depends greatly upon the ability to communicate effectively. As a leader, one must learn how to speak the language of your audience and present your message in a way that allows them to perceive and understand the exact purpose of your communication. In this workshop, Rick will give students and parents specific tools and skills to start them on a road to mastering effective communication skills.

ID: 17-123
Friday;
May. 19, 2017
$4.50

The new secular training curriculum for millennials is called ‘adulting.’ Classes are now being offered in libraries, online, and even in churches. The urban dictionary definition: “Adulting (v): to do grown up things and hold responsibilities such as a 9-5 job, a mortgage/rent, a car payment, or anything else that makes one think of grown ups.” This workshop will address how to raise children who learn this curriculum at home, like every other generation did before the current one. 

ID: 17-124
Friday;
May. 19, 2017
$4.50

Creating a high school transcript is easy yet a vital part of your child’s high school records. In this interactive, practical seminar you’ll create a transcript that can be used as a pattern when designing your own. We’ll guide you through transcript essentials, evaluation of credit, grading guidelines and scales, and calculation of grade point averages (GPA’s). In addition, you’ll receive sample transcripts depicting other formats for you to consider.