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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Learning Styles: Sorting Preferences from Needs with Your Child’s Learning Style

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Free Virtual Event

Everyone has a preference for how they like to learn, and by careful observation, most homeschool parents can discern their student's learning preferences from an early age. What are some of the benefits (and pitfalls) from tailoring your student's learning experiences to their preferences? Join us for a lively discussion of learning styles, from multiple angles.

Relaunching the Ship: Evaluating Your Course and Considering Changes to your Homeschool Plan, with Janna Koch

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Free Virtual Event

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.

Habits: How Establishing Them Helps your Homeschool Journey

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Free Virtual Event

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.

Goal Setting: An Essential Skill for Your Homeschool Journey

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Free Virtual Event

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.

Avoid Homeschool Burnout

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Free Virtual Event

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.

What Does it Mean to Achieve Mastery in Math?

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Free Virtual Event

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.

History Should Be an Essential Part of Your Homeschool Journey, with Charlene Notgrass

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Free Virtual Event

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.

Thinking Outside the Box for Your Post–High School Journey, with Jonathan Brush

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Free Virtual Event

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.

Do You Have a Heart for Math?

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Free Virtual Event

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.

Creating the Skill Sets for High School Math Success

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Free Virtual Event

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.

Math-U-See is Tailor-Made for the ADD Student’s Success

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Free Virtual Event

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.

When Your Journey is Different: Homeschooling a Special Needs Student, with Meredith Taylor

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Free Virtual Event

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.