What Teens and ‘Tweens Should Know about WWI
Opinions will vary on what teens and ‘tweens should know about World War I, but most will agree that the causes of war are worth knowing—to avoid repeating! From trenches and truces on the Western Front to famous flying aces in the sky, join Linda Lacour Hobar (author of The Mystery of History) for causes, stories, and an exclusive “5-4-3-2-1 Countdown” method designed to help students retain significant points about World War I. (Students are encouraged to attend!)
Reading, Writing, and Running the Vacuum—How to Manage Home and School
You’ve done your research and you’re all set to teach the three R’s: reading, ‘riting, and ‘rithmetic. Good for you! But how in addition to that will you run the vacuum, put away the laundry, and mop? If you need tips for getting it all done around your home, join veteran homeschool mom Linda Lacour Hobar, author of The Mystery of History, for “Reading, Writing, and Running the Vacuum—How to Manage Home and School.
The Collapse of the Soviet Union—And Why it Matters!
The collapse of the Soviet Union is one of the most unprecedented events in modern history! How did it happen and why does it matter? Join Linda Lacour Hobar, author of The Mystery of History, for a sobering look at the founding of the Soviet Union to its shocking early dissolution. This fact-filled session, with slides for the visual learner, will inspire the study of world history in your homeschool. (Students are encouraged to attend!)
A Crash Course from Creation to Christ
Planning to teach ancient history? Need help integrating the Bible? Listen to Linda Lacour Hobar, author of The Mystery of History, as she takes you from Creation to the birth of Christ in about an hour placing Biblical and secular history onto one amazing timeline. Like pieces of a mosaic, watch King Tut, King David, Nebuchadnezzar, Buddha, Cleopatra, and more come together in one picture to reveal the beautiful story of redemption found in Jesus Christ. Though designed to “teach the teachers,” students of all ages are welcome!
The Holocaust: What Teens and Tweens Should Know!
The history of the Holocaust is difficult to learn, difficult to grasp, and difficult to teach. But – to prevent it from happening again – it is history that demands our examination! Join Linda Lacour Hobar, author of The Mystery of History, for a pensive look at the Holocaust and what teens and tweens should know about it. This workshop will touch on Hitler’s ideology and the repercussions of it, as well as the bravery of those who stood against it. Let us learn what NOT to repeat in history! (This workshop, with slides for the visual learner, may not be appropriate for young or sensitive students.)
The Threat of Socialism
An alarming number of U.S. millennials favor “socialism” as a means of government. What is socialism? What does history teach us about socialism? What is the threat of socialism to faith, families, and freedom? Join Linda Lacour Hobar, author of The Mystery of History, for a historical overview of socialism and why it matters now! (Teens and ‘tweens—don’t miss this one!)
“To Grade or Not to Grade”: A Practical Look at Homeschool Grades
Shaped by our personality types, grades have the power to motivate some and destroy others! So, how do you decide when to grade or not to grade in a homeschool setting? Join Linda Lacour Hobar, author of The Mystery of History, and a veteran homeschool mom, for theories on grade keeping, tips by subject, and practical ideas for managing the grades you choose to keep. With Linda’s “real life” examples from the work of her own children, this session is designed to encourage both new and experienced homeschool teachers. Students are welcome to join.