Session C 11:00-12:00
C-1 Navigating the Homeschool High School Years Panel of seven homeschool mothers, with a combined over 85 years of experience, discussing homeschooling during the teen years and beyond. Julie Goebel, Margot Worthy, Barb Davis-Pyles, Carolyn Winslow, Connie Koepp, Sara Dennis, and Lisa Goebel.
C-2 Taking the ‘Negative’ out of Negative Numbers (and other essential concepts in Pre-Algebra) A solid foundation in Pre-Algebra, especially all those negative number operations, is critical for success in Algebra. Here’s how make it all so easy to understand that a fourth grader could handle it! Time-tested ideas from a local math specialist that make math a positive experience, even if you’re teaching negative numbers! Chris Elzea (see B-2).
C-3 Creating Engaged Writers Learn a variety of activities that engage young writers (grades 6-9). Come prepared to get up and move around, use words in a fun way, and see how your writing can be fun AND effective. Sue Likkel has been teaching Language Arts for 25 years. Her love for the subject is infectious and kids catch the enthusiasm. Through a variety of techniques and skills, Sue shows how she teaches kids grammar, vocabulary, and writing in ways that hook kids and make them willing English students. She is currently teaching at Zacchaeus Learning Opportunities.
C-4 Debate: More than Arguing Can your students think critically, listen attentively, take detailed notes, research and write, analyze arguments, and speak confidently in front of any size audience? Hear how debate grows these skills through preparation, collaboration, and competition. Debate transforms lives and shapes futures like no other academic activity while providing credit in social studies and public speaking. Erik Jonson and Shawn Morton, debate leaders and homeschool dads, with members of EPIC – a local Christian Homeschool NCFCA team.