Two Tracks for Home Educators
Home School and Resources
Family Relationships: Connecting and Bonding
Meet the Constitution
Mini STEAM Camp (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math)
Art for K-5
8:00 am: Check in and Registration
8:45 am: Welcome
9:00 am: Family Interactive Workshop session, Noa Ronen, PCC
What Does Creating Connections Mean to You?
Get a dose of energy in this interactive opening session as you and your family discover great ways for you to bring your best and gain the most to Create Connections during this conference.
TRACK 1: HOME SCHOOL RESOURCES
Connecting to a Support group and Other Resources -Doefinger
Come find out how to choose a home school support group, what to look for, or how to start a group. There’s a myriad of resources to help you home school better -- come find out where to begin.
Connecting Teaching and Learning Styles: Still Trying to Figure It Out? -Fitz-Wynn
How your child learns is just as important as how you teach.
Pursuing Organization -Doefinger
There are those who are "messies" and there are those who have a “place for everything and everything in its place" -- and sometimes they are a little of both! Join this lively discussion on how to achieve a comfortable level of organization in your home school.
Lunch 12:30 pm
Helping Your Child to Transition from Middle School to High School and College -Fitz-Wynn
All students face the same emotions, feelings, and thoughts to a lesser or greater degree -- whether they are home schooled, in private school, or in public school. There are plenty of tips and advice in this workshop to help your students accept school change or life challenges.
TRACK 2: FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS: CONNECTING AND BONDING
“Me Time" for Everyone -Moores
Staying connected as a family and yet enjoying down time is a challenge but not an impossible task.
Communicate and Stay Connected -Paulsens
Communication is key to keeping the family culture and dynamic in check.
Connect the Dots and Be Financially Savvy -Bently and Fitz-Wynn
Smart budgeting for home school families -- from clothing, classes, and curriculum, to combining field trips and vacations.
Lunch 12:30 pm
Families need to establish a balance between when school is in and school is out, when they are on activity overload, and when to add something else to the schedule.
Trust the Journey -Noa Ronen, PCC
At times, it might feel that although we made the right decision to follow our heart, nothing feels right. How can we break that feeling of isolation and support ourselves when it seems like no one gets us? Join Keynote Speaker Noa Ronen to discover how you can connect the dots between different areas of your life, by learning how to trust the journey without knowing the results. You will leave this presentation having the best support team next to you.
Printmaking with shapes (K-5) -Withey
Using textures- such as leaves and natural finds
Science (Middle School/High School) -Brown
Collage with ink and tissue paper (K-5) -Withey
Meet the Constitution (Middle school/high school) -Coleman
An interactive discussion on the US Constitution
Printmaking with shapes, Part 2 (K-5) -Withey
Technology (Middle School/ High school) -Schoop
Beginning Website Development
Come learn the basics of setting up your own domain name, installing website structure, and learn how to create your own beautifully designed website
Lunch 12:30 pm
Willow with tissue lanterns (All ages parents and students) -Withey