Posted by: tundrajem | May 22, 2015

Help! I Want To Home School!!


Are you or someone you know interested in learning more about how to homeschool and homeschooling in general? Maybe you’ve made the decision to homeschool but don’t know where to begin? Maybe you are a seasoned homeschooler that would like to renew your homeschool? Maybe you are a veteran homeschooler that would like to share your knowledge with families new to or considering homeschooling? Consider registering for our newest course!

Home Education 101

Session One — Beginning the Journey — June 4th

In this session we will meet some mentor homeschooling families and discuss homeschooling law, support organizations, creating a mission or vision statement, setting goals and general questions & answers about homeschooling.

Session Two —  Choosing Curriculum & Organizing Your Time — June 11th

In this session we will overview various materials/approaches, look at catalogs and resources to help you make informed decisions, guide for buying used curriculum, lesson planning, basic time management for home and school, and discuss sample schedules, lists, etc.

Session Three — Home Educating with Style and Getting Dinner on the Table (The Same Day You Homeschool) — June 25th

In this session we will talk about learning styles and teaching styles and discuss general household hints, methods and tips.

Session Four — Teaching Tips and Organizing Your Home — July 2nd

Here we will discuss teaching tips and techniques along with creating a “learning lifestyle” environment, how this affects home education, and suggest and discuss resources.

Session Five — Home School High School: Transcripts and Course Descriptions — July 9th

This session focuses on the homeschooling high school. Utilizing information from Lee Binz, the Home Scholar, this session will be jam-packed with information and handouts.

Session Six — Testing & Evaluations and Lessons Learned — July 16th

This session will wrap up our course first by looking at various testing sources and options for students who don’t test well. We will briefly cover portfolios and other types of evaluations. The second half of the session will be spent developing critiquing methods for determining what you will do again and what you will change in your homeschool. The conclusion will be a critique and review of the mentors and your overall satisfaction with these classes!

Classes begin the first Thursday of June and progress through July 16th (taking June 18th off) from 7 to 9 pm at North Pole Missionary Chapel. Attend all sessions or just the ones you are interested in! Sign up is required  at https://www.homeschool-life.com/ak/nsih/ under “Upcoming Events”  Special thanks and appreciation to the folks at North Pole Missionary Chapel for allowing us the use of their little chapel Sunday school rooms to be able to coordinate this for Interior families!

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