Whether you are new to homeschooling, a veteran homeschooler, or just considering taking the plunge, these round table conversations will give you food for thought and information to help you get the most out of your homeschool experience.
Recordings will be emailed to registrants by the end of the week.
Live Round Table Discussions
Relaunching the Ship: Evaluating Your Course and Considering Changes to your Homeschool Plan, with Janna Koch
Join Gretchen Roe in a conversation with Janna Koch, BookShark‘s Community Manager, about fitting curriculum around your family instead of the other way around. Often we begin our homeschool journeys with a specific plan, and as we reach the mid-point of the year, we find things that are not working as well as we thought. We will offer practical tips in evaluating what is working, what might work better, and how you might change the course of your homeschool ship beginning in 2023.
12/6/2022 at 1:00 PM Eastern
Habits: How Establishing Them Helps your Homeschool Journey
Habits can be so hard to master. Whether you are a student or a parent, habits have the ability to create calm or chaos. Join us as we explore some concrete actions to implement in your home so that changing and reviewing habits becomes a part of your journey.
1/3/2023 at 12:00 PM Eastern
Goal Setting: An Essential Skill for Your Homeschool Journey
Goal setting is the key to success in so many endeavors. Let us help you create some SMART goals for your homeschool that will keep you on track through the remainder of your academic year. This skill will be essential for your students as they move beyond their homeschool time.
1/10/2023 at 12:00 PM Eastern
Avoid Homeschool Burnout
January is the time of year when the days seem long and patience can be short. How do you keep it all together when the finish line seems so far off? Join us for conversation, encouragement, and suggestions.
1/17/2023 at 12:00 PM Eastern
History Should Be an Essential Part of Your Homeschool Journey, with Charlene Notgrass
Charlene Notgrass—homeschool pioneer, historian, blogger, and consummate encourager—says her joy in the journey of homeschooling came when she learned “how to make homeschooling who you were instead of something to be carried around like a big, heavy burden.” Along with her husband, Ray, they have given the homeschooling world Notgrass History, one of Cathy Duffy’s Top Picks for homeschool curriculum. Join us as we have a conversation full of history, encouragement, and joy as we discuss how history studies can positively impact both you and your students.
1/24/2023 at 1:00 PM Eastern
What Does it Mean to Achieve Mastery in Math?
If you are a Math-U-See parent, you may wonder “what does mastery look like?” at some point in your journey. Join us as we discuss how you know you are on the right track and share observations to parents who might be interested in a mastery approach.
1/31/2023 at 12:00 PM Eastern
Thinking Outside the Box for Your Post–High School Journey, with Jonathan Brush
It’s difficult for our students to envision what comes after high school. In our increasingly complex world, there are more and more paths for a post–high school journey. Join us for a lively discussion with Jonathan Brush, president and CEO of Unbound, to talk about having conversations with your high schooler now to prepare them for the future. We will explore attitudes to develop in your student and essentials you need to know as your prepare your students to leave the nest.
2/7/2023 at 1:00 PM Eastern
Do You Have a Heart for Math?
If you’re a parent who doesn’t see yourself as mathematically adept, it can feel difficult to create a successful mathematical environment for your student. What if you could “flip the script” and learn alongside your student? Join us for a discussion about fostering your own mathematical success so you can model it for your students.
2/14/2023 at 12:00 PM Eastern
Creating the Skill Sets for High School Math Success
Before a student begins their high school math experiences, they need to have a set a skills in place. As a parent, how do you recognize what skills are necessary and how to foster them? This discussion will center on what skill sets students need as they step into the world of pre-algebra and beyond.
2/21/2023 at 12:00 PM Eastern
Math-U-See is Tailor-Made for the ADD Student’s Success
How can the Math-U-See methodologies and materials set your student with Attention Deficit Disorder up for success? Join us as we review how to implement strategies that will make your student more mathematically successful.
2/28/2023 at 12:00 PM Eastern
When Your Journey is Different: Homeschooling a Special Needs Student, with Meredith Taylor
Homeschooling parents whose children learn differently often find themselves wondering what resources are available to them and how to take advantage of those resources. Join Gretchen Roe and Meredith Taylor, Director for Special Needs for the South Carolina Association of Independent Schools, for a discussion on where to begin and how to flourish. Parents will learn practical advice and also how SCAIHS could support them in their journey.
3/7/2023 at 1:00 PM Eastern
Finding the Joy in Creative Writing
Parents often ask us how they are going to teach their children creative writing—especially when they don’t feel successful with that process themselves. Join us for a practical conversation about how to foster a love of writing in your children and how to teach them the skill sets to help them thrive.
3/28/2023 at 12:00 PM Eastern
An Occupational Therapist Talks With Us About Handwriting, with Katie Roe, MS, OTR/L
Handwriting struggles take many forms, and parent’s often have a difficult time sorting concern from frustration. Join us for a conversation with Katie Webster Roe, OT, about ways to improve your child’s handwriting, how to evaluate struggles, and how to create a game plan for success.
4/4/2023 at 1:00 PM Eastern
Creating Your Plan B: Enthusiasm for Life After Homeschool?
Sometimes we forget that good journeys have endings. Homeschool moms often feel adrift when their journeys end. Join us for this important discussion about how to plan for your future now so that you can move from one phase of life to another with grace and joy.
4/11/2023 at 12:00 PM Eastern