Events

  

Whether you are new to homeschooling, a veteran homeschooler, considering taking the plunge, or just looking for practical ideas for your student conventions and virtual events like our round tables are great places to gain information to help you get the most out of your experience.

  

Throughout the year we host a variety of free virtual events and attend a number of conventions. Check back frequently as we add events often.

  

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Is It Time to Change Your Curriculum?

Online (Link in the description)

Free Virtual Event

We all have our favorite curriculum. What are the things to consider when you feel like your favorite is not serving your child well? Join us as we weigh the pros and cons of math, spelling, composition, and grammar curriculum, and help you create a list of priorities in deciding what the coming year means for you in these academic areas.

Southeast Homeschool Expo

Cobb Galleria Centre 2 Galleria Pkwy, Atlanta, GA

Convention

Demme Learning is proud to be an exhibitor at the Southeast Homeschool Expo.

When Adversity Cannot Stop You from Homeschooling, with Katie Dugdale

Online (Link in the description)

Free Virtual Event

When Katie's daughter was diagnosed with a brain tumor, their family was uprooted and sent five hundred miles away to St. Jude Hospital. People suggested putting their other children in school because homeschool and cancer are just too hard. The gradual adoption of an unschooling approach to learning created the flexibility that saved their homeschool. It equipped their children to flourish in an impossible situation. Katie will share practical steps to deconstructing a classroom mentality and how to bolster your homeschool to stand firm in the waves of life.

When Your Child Struggles to Emerge as a Reader

Online (Link in the description)

Free Virtual Event

There is so much joy in watching a child develop a love of reading. What do you do when you don't see that happening in your household? What can a parent do to move their children successfully into the reading journey? And how can using a spelling program improve both spelling AND reading? Join us for this informative discussion and gain practical problem-solving tips for reading and spelling.

Help Your Student Learn Time Management Skills

Online (Link in the description)

Free Virtual Event

Most kids don't learn time management naturally. As parents, we so often feel like our students don’t manage their time well. Join us as we discuss the facts about teaching time management more effectively. This round table will have information for parents of all age students, but will be particularly helpful to families with children who are middle school and high school age.

Back to Homeschool with Demme Learning

Online (Link in the description)

Free Virtual Event

Parents who are preparing to return to their homeschool journey may not know all of the benefits of using one of Demme Learning’s curricula. How does placement work? How do we support you in your journey? What if you are less than confident in math, spelling, grammar, or composition? Join Gretchen Roe and Lisa Chimento as we give you an overview of our products and show how you can be a successful part of the Demme Learning family.

Do I Have to Teach Math the Way Math-U-See Teaches It?

Online (Link in the description)

Free Virtual Event

In our social media exchanges, we often find parents asking, "Do I have to teach Math-U-See the way Steve teaches it?" Often, we fail to realize that the instructions in one lesson are setting us up for success in subsequent lessons. Join our team to dive deeper into WHY things like place-value notation, estimation, and manipulatives are all designed for your student's mathematical success.

The Risks of Poor Math Fact Recall

Online (Link in the description)

Free Virtual Event

Fluent math fact recall is a struggle in SO many households. What should a parent do when they find that their student is using ineffective recall strategies? Join us for a discussion about WHY fluent fact recall is so essential, and how Math-U-See's AIM programs are changing the math world. Bring your questions and let us help you solve the challenge of fact recall.

When You Hate to Teach Your Student Compositional Writing

Online (Link in the description)

Free Virtual Event

Many parents dread teaching their students to write to an audience. Writing can be SO subjective! Join us as we have a discussion about our newest addition, WriteShop, and how it can make a positive impact on your student's compositional success. We will be sharing practical tips about the process of teaching compositional writing and what you can do to make it a success in your homeschool.

Capturing the HOW of Mathematical Word Problems

Online (Link in the description)

Free Virtual Event

Is your student struggling with word problem math? Parents often say that the hardest part of teaching mathematics is teaching word problems. Join us for a detailed discussion about HOW to teach a word problem, what skills you as a parent have to contribute to the process, and how to involve your student in active learning. Information shared will be helpful for students of all ages.

Providing Support for Different Learners, with Kathy Kuhl

Online (Link in the description)

Free Virtual Event

Veteran homeschool mom and author of Homeschooling Your Struggling Learner, Kathy Kuhl brings a wealth of insight, empathy, and experience to the homeschool parent whose student learns differently. Join us for this special round table where Kathy will share practical advice, guidance, and encouragement as you continue your unique journey with your differently-abled students.

Teaching Boys: A Continued Discussion, with Dr. Vermelle Greene

Online (Link in the description)

Free Virtual Event

One of our most popular guests in 2022 was Dr. Vermelle Greene, speaking about how boys view the world differently, and how our approaches need to be creative to parent them successfully. Dr. Greene has been an educator for more than 48 years (as a teacher and administrator from elementary through college levels). Founder of S.A.C.R.E.D. Life Academy for Boys, a Christian school in Capitol Heights, Maryland, embraces the idea that boys learn differently than girls. Author of Please Teach Me Like I’m a Boy!, Dr. Greene will join Gretchen for a continuation of our spring discussion of how homeschool parents can reach and teach their boys for the best possible outcomes. Register for this not-to-be-missed event. We promise you will be encouraged in your journey.

Creating a Love of Learning

Online (Link in the description)

Free Virtual Event

"A love of learning has a lot to do with learning that we're loved." — Mr. Rogers.Join us as we give you ideas on how to instill a love of learning in your family. We will provide practical tips, suggestions, and good old-fashioned wisdom about raising the whole child.