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Are You Training Your Child To Complain?

Do you find yourself second guessing the amount of work you assigned your child based on their moaning and groaning? You know your child’s capabilities and have given out the assignments. As time passes your student is taking a long time and starts appeals of, “It’s too much writing and my hand hurts! All my assignments are long today, can you shorten some? I’ll never get this done in time.”

There are times to reevaluate, but do not let your child regularly manipulate you into changing your mind about the day’s lesson plan. If it works once, they’ll try again and a bad habit of complaining has started.

Be encouraged, if this has already started as a pattern in your homeschool you have the power to turn it around. Stand firm for a few days and your children will come to know that you have a NO WHINING HOMESCHOOL ZONE!

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Workshop: Teaching Spanish Through Music

Title: Teaching Spanish through Music

Speaker/Affiliation: Stacey Tipton Reiman/Homeschool Spanish Online

Date and Time: Friday, August 6th, 2010, 10:00 AM

Description: A fun introduction to teaching Spanish through music using La Bamba, with tips and resources for parents who want to make language learning come alive for their family. Room: Epiphany

Disclaimer: More workshops will be added and there may be room/time changes. Check back for final schedule posted by July 15th.

Workshop: The Joy of Classical Education: An Introduction to Classical Education at Home

Susan Wise Bauer

Susan Wise Bauer - Author, Story of the World

Title: The Joy of Classical Education: An Introduction to Classical Education at Home

Speaker/Affiliation: Susan Wise Bauer/Author, Story of the World

Date and Time: Friday, August 6th, 2010, 1:45 PM

Description: An Overview of the philosophy of classical education and the ways in which homeschoolers can pursue classical learning at home. Covers the distinctives of classical education, the benefits to the student, the three stages of classical learning (grades 1-4, 5-8, and 9-12), the subjects taught in each stage, and the overall goals of classical education. Also discusses the place of delight-led learning, and offers ways in which every home schooler can borrow from the classical tradition.

Disclaimer: More workshops may be added along with room/time changes. Check back for final schedule posted by July 15th.

Workshop: Homeschooling with a Baby/Toddler in the House

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Title: Homeschooling with a Baby/Toddler in the House

Speaker/Affiliation: Kelly Ling/Homeschool Mother of 5

Date and Time: Friday, August 6th, 2010, 12:30 PM

Description: Secrets to success in homeschooling both children who are studying and children who are playing and running around the house – all at the same time! Learn lots of tips on how to occupy and teach the little ones and discover the joys of homeschooling with babies in the house.

Disclaimer: More workshops may be added and there may be room/time changes. Check back for final schedule posted by July 15th.