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You Can Help Develop Your Child’s Critical Thinking Skills

Critical thinking is a commonly used term in homeschooling communities, but why is it so important? What makes it such a crucial skill to master, and how can you assist your child in developing it? Let’s explore the various resources and techniques that can aid in the cultivation of this vital ability. Speaker Sharon Fisher […]

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The Underground History of Education, Part 2: The Bad. Synopsis

In The Underground History of Education, Part 2, Robyn answers the question, “What went wrong?”, telling the tale of the destruction of the highest literacy level in human history. Speaker Robyn van Eck Listen Now

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This, We Believe

Dads and moms, in all the busyness of life and swell of expert advice, we’ve forgotten the fundamental truths of homeschooling and family. In short, we’ve forgotten why we do what we do. We have plenty of “how tos” but have forgotten the “why tos” and it evidences itself in our lack of joy of […]

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Tollers and Jack: The Extraordinary Friendship of J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis.

Come and hear homeschool graduate and author of the seven books in the “History Bites” series Solomon Schmidt! He will teach about the amazing life and works of one of the world’s most beloved writers, J.R.R. Tolkien, author of The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings series. You will be inspired as Solomon shares […]

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Understanding the Phases of High School

Want to know what your teen should be focusing on to prepare for college and a career? In this session we will break high-school down into four crucial phases that build on each other, and give you the tools to determine what should be the priority for this next year, how to be career focused […]

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Understanding Your Artistic Child

Artistic children are often misunderstood by their parents. This causes stress to both the child and the parent. Often a parent doesn’t know how to relate to them. Instead of blooming their child, they are discouraging them. Because Sharon Hofer is an artist herself, she understands the ups and downs of her personality. More than […]

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Unhurried Homeschooling: Scheduling 101

Do your homeschool days feel like an endless exercise in treading water? Is there constant animosity between you and Monday morning? Do you feel like a hamster on a wheel, running at full speed, but getting nowhere fast? Perhaps you need to re-order your days so that your school schedule works for your home, and […]

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What’s Going On With Your Middle Schooler and How to Prepare Them for High School

As our children begin to mature, they are experiencing drastic changes: physically, intellectually, emotionally, and even spiritually. It is a natural (and good!) process of transitioning to adulthood. As homeschoolers, we have the unique ability to encourage those changes to help them along the way. They will need more sleep; they will need more time […]

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Why Choose a Christian College 

A successful transition from homeschool to college is such a vital and important decision. A homeschool education has built a foundation of faith, and when a young person learns to love the Word of God and develops a passion for serving others, they will have the perfect roadmap for a great future. Join Brian Tanedo […]

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The Once-a-Year Plan: Taking the Overwhelm Out of Homeschool Planning

So you’ve got a box full of unused planners and half-erased lesson plan books. Trust me, you’re not alone! From curriculum to the daily schedule, there is a simple way to plan your whole school year in just ONE week. Reclaim your Sunday nights and your sanity by joining veteran homeschool mom, Kim Sorgius, for […]

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Why Teaching Boys to Read and Spell is Different Than Teaching Girls!

Lessons from the trenches! Learn the scientific reasons why your boys learn differently. We will dive into practical tips for teaching boys how to read and spell. Discover why many of the common strategies don’t actually work (and it’s not what you think!). We will also review “what to do” when teaching boys to read […]

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The Pied Piper: How media is leading our children astray and what you can do about it

This session will look at the impact that film, literature, and music can have on our children. With 30 years of experience in the field, Heather has an insider’s view into the hidden goals of the industry and how they package information in a way that can change our perspectives little by little. She calls […]

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Why the world still needs classical, Christian education

We will look at the current cultural identity crisis and identify a few ways that classical education strengthens faith, examining how timeless materials and habits can address timely issues. Speaker Jennifer Courtney Listen Now

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The Power of Doing

The Power of Doing is tailored for those eager to boost their health, unleash creativity, and set up successful family routines. This workshop focuses on cultivating a culture of ‘follow-through’ in every family aspect. You’ll learn strategies for building enduring success habits, improving time management, and effective goal setting for both personal and family accomplishments. […]

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Why your child needs STEM education (and how to give it to them!)

Computer literacy, once considered a competitive advantage, is now a survival skill. STEM education helps develop valuable 21st century skills like critical thinking, logical reasoning, and communication. Even those not interested in a career as a programmer or engineer will benefit from developing these skills. This session will show how STEM education helps students in […]

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The Stricken Earth

The earth is wearing out just like the Bible said it would. The earth is undergoing changes that can beseen everywhere. Why do volcanoes erupt? Why are there earthquakes? Why do rocks fall from the sky? What arecomets? Why are there unique weather patterns? Is the earth warming? If so, why? Why are all continents […]

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The Titus 2 Woman – Is She Relevant for Today?

In the book of Titus, Paul instructs Titus about what to teach the older men of the church. He tells us that the older men are to then teach the younger men and the older women of the church. Based on what they learned from the older men, the older women are then commanded to […]

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The Underground History of Education, Part 1: The Good.

Do we really have the pagan Greeks and Romans to thank for education?  What was education like before modern education?  What is the true story of education? Speaker Robyn van Eck Listen Now

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The Battle of Discontentment

There is a place deep in a woman’s heart that is aching for more. We try to fill that space with marriage, babies, homeschooling, friends, things, trends, social media, activities, etc. But even after acquiring all of these things, our hearts can feel empty, unsettled, and we begin to continue to look for the next […]

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The Burgeoning Parallel Economy: Enhance your Home and Homeschool with companies that share your values.

We will ask (and answer) questions like: Does it really matter where we spend our money? What is the “Parallel Economy”, and why should it be part of our home and homeschool? How do we know what companies stand for? We’re just one family; how can we make a difference? Get ready to be a […]

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The Calling Out of Sons

For generations fathers have done the best they could with what they had. What many fathers didn’t have was vision for what to do with their sons to prepare them for life. That could be you! But your sons don’t have to be launched unequipped. Learn how to help your sons transition from boyhood to […]

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