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Learning Is Not Fun – and That’s Okay

Emphasis on “fun”? sets you up for failure and creates unrealistic expectations, unfair to the student. There is no way to entertain and learn at the same time. You cannot compete with all of the many kinds of fun that are available today. You can do what entertainment cannot do, which is to give the student the satisfaction of learning and accomplishment.

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STEM Education for Homeschoolers

In today’s technology culture, the enemy’s lure of our young people’s minds to escape into an artificial world is great. Find practical tools you can implement to help keep your children from getting caught in the snare of escapism.

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Escaping Common Core

We will explain the origins of Common Core State Standards (CCSS), and the history of progressive education, contrasted with biblical Christian education. We will expose the agenda of the Socialist worldview and why Christians cannot participate in it. Find out how Exodus Mandate is battling this dangerous curriculum! Christian children need Christian education.

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Young girl doing math problems on the whiteboard

The Truth About Math Studies

Leigh Bortins, math curriculum developer, will provide insight to the truth of math, both it’s study and what it teaches, as well as ways to engage reluctant learners in a practical manner.

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Building a Solid Math Foundation

Who is going to build a house by starting with the walls? Without a solid foundation, those walls
may hold up for a bit but eventually will come crashing down. Math is a lot like building a house.
We need to start with a strong foundation and build up from there. It doesn’t have to be hard!
Come and see how easy it is to teach math.

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Let’s Play Math Games

Are you tired of flashcards? Does your child cry when you give another timed math fact test? Are you
beating your head against the wall because your child can’t seem to remember the multiples of 7? This workshop will show you fabulous and effective alternatives to worksheets and flashcards by playing easy and fun math card games. Imagine your kids asking to practice their math facts more! Come and discover games to help your child learn their math facts.

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Mom Dont Make Me Think

Focuses on math but with many helps and tips that would apply to any subject. Math can be a struggle for a lot of children, but is simply giving them the answer the best approach? In this session, learn tips and helps for creating thinking skills in your children. Listen Now

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Get Crafty with Math!

For many homeschool families, arts and crafts get phased out and eventually ignored as children move beyond kindergarten. Most children love creative arts and crafts, whereas many find learning math to be not-so-motivating. Math time can be so much more than writing the solutions to problems. Join author and veteran homeschool mom, Carlita Boyles, as she unpacks creative, exciting ways to mix math and fun. Combining the techniques acquired during years of teaching Special Education with her experiences homeschooling her own children, Carlita’s talk includes demonstrations, take-away craft ideas, and even a chance to make a project yourself. Let her provide you with engaging ways to integrate math with arts and crafts focused at a variety of interest and skill levels:? and come away with a new practical way of looking at teaching math. Your kids won’t want you to miss this workshop!

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The Do’s and Don’t’s of Teaching Homeschool Math

So your child knows her letters and sounds. What comes next? What are some effective reading skills and strategies we should teach our beginning readers? And what is a developmentally appropriate way for teaching these skills? In this session, we will discuss things like sight words and phonics, choosing readers for them and read aloud strategies we can model for them. Let’s build a SOLID foundation for reading together.

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You Really Can Teach Math

Listen to Kelly Becton as she shares how God called her to homeschool and that includes math class. She shares about her special needs adopted child. Kelly also shares how important the atmosphere is – no matter what subject we are teaching. Listen Now

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Can Algebra Really Be That Easy

We do not learn things by just thinking. We do not learn by just doing. We learn by thinking about what we are doing. Hear helpful tips on how to make algebra understandable for even the most struggling learner. Listen Now

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Top Five Myths about Homeschooling Math

New to homeschooling? Why does homeschooling work? Learn how to create your own road map for a successful home school journey. You will gain helpful advice, discover various methods of teaching and learn about local support networks available in Middle Tennessee.

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Grades Transcripts and Fears

This session will give you insight on how to prepare a transcript and prepare grades for college. There is nothing to be afraid of! This session will give you wonderful tools to assist your family. Listen Now

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Homeschooling Math Without a Plan?

Designed to help parent educators, including new homeschooling parents, understand the scope and sequence, and the logic of mathematics instruction, from pre-school through adult. Join Tom Clark as he takes you on a sometimes humorous journey, describing all levels of arithmetic and mathematics courses encountered in high school and college. Attention will be given to the WHY of the study of mathematics, with an emphasis on concept development, instead of rote memorization.

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Is Teaching Math Making Your and Your Child Cry

Insight to a wonderful curriculum that will encourage your students in math instead of discouraging them. Having a good foundation from the beginning is vital for your child to be successful throughout their education. Listen Now

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Top Ten Myths About Homeschooling Math

How can we know if the mathematical methods we are using will achieve the desired results in our students? In this workshop, Tom Clark will expose ten common myths about teaching math, and then counter those myths with solid, practical help for parents. You will also leave with a checklist of items which can be used to determine the best math course for your students.

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