IDEA Curriculum Fair 2011: Workshop Schedule for Anchorage

IDEA Curriculum Fair 2012: Workshop Schedule for Anchorage

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KEY: (P) = Product Workshops; (L) = Learning Workshops

Anchorage - The Egan Center

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Keynote Breakfast 8:00-10:00 am
Exhibit Hall Open from 10:00 to 6:00

8:30 am - Breakfast is served in Cook Room (far left on main floor)

"17 Years of Homeschooling and I Hardly Twitch at ALL Anymore"

Keynote Speech by Carol Barnier

Delightful and entertaining speaker, author, & homeschooling parent

Time

Room 1

Room 2

Room 3

Room 4

Session 1
10:15-11:15

Achieving True Success as a Family (L)

Morna Gilbert

Curriculum for Hands-On, Creative and Gifted Learners (P)

Keith Howe
Moving Beyond the Page

Keys to a Strong Homeschool Curriculum (L)

Cindy Wiggers

A Different Approach to Grammar (P)

Erin Karl
Analytical Grammar

Session 2
11:30-12:30

Homeschooling 101 (L)

Carol Barnier, Keynote

Art – It’s Essential! (P)

Mark Osterink
Atelier

Creating Will Power (L)

Adam Hailstone

Teaching the Razzle Dazzle Way (P)

Judith Darling
Razzle Dazzle

12:30-1:30 ~ Mid-Day Break ~ Exhibit Hall and Ordering Only

Session 3
1:30-2:30

Experience Excellence in Writing (P)

Janet Beckett
Institute for Excellence in Writing

Math-U-See: You Can Teach Math! We Win Every Award for a Reason (P)

Gary Sinclair
Math-U-See

The Natural Approach to Teaching Thinking (L)

Cindy Wiggers

Lighten the Load and Enjoy the Journey (L)

Carlita Boyles

Session 4
2:45-3:45

What are you THINKING? Learning Styles & Beyond (L)

Carol Barnier, Keynote

Waldorf Approach to Arts, Crafts, and Handwork (L)

Stacy Swingle

Spectacular Science! (L)

John Grunder

Homeschooling with a Baby on Your Shoulder and a Toddler at Your Heels (L)

Carol Simpson

Session 5
4:00-5:00

Character vs. Achievement!?!?!? (L)

Morna Gilbert

Free Learning Tools From World Book Online! (L)

Darla Grediagin

How to Do Literary Analysis that Doesn’t Ruin the Book (L)

Brian Wasko

Abacus-Based RightStart Mathematics (P)

Wendy Braswell
RightStart Mathematics

5:00-6:00 ~ Exhibit Hall and Ordering Only

 

 

Anchorage - The Egan Center

Friday, April 20, 2012

Exhibit Hall Open from 9:00 to 4:00

Time

Room 1

Room 2

Room 3

Room 4

Session 6
9:00-10:00

HELP! How Do I Teach this Highly Distractible Child? (part 1) (L)

Carol Barnier, Keynote

Enhancing Your Lesson Plan with NOOK! (P)

Renee Sands & Wyatt Christianson
Barnes & Noble

Solid Strategies for Slaying the SAT Essay (L)

Brian Wasko

A Framework for Teaching Literature (L)

Robin Finley

Session 7
10:15-11:15

HELP! How Do I Teach this Highly Distractible Child? (part 2) (L)

Carol Barnier, Keynote

Engaging Economics - One Family at a Time! (L)

Eric Stasak

Waldorf Homeschooling Question and Answer Session (L)

Stacy Swingle

What Are You Teaching Without Knowing It? (L)

Adam Hailstone

Session 8
11:30-12:30

Homeschooling Your Gifted Child (L)

Keith Howe

The ABC's of the Alaska Performance Scholarship Program (L)

Rocky Estrada
AK Commission on Post-Secondary Education

Math: Build a Solid Foundation (L)

Wendy Braswell

Why Students Hate to Write and How to Fix It (L)

Judith Darling

Session 9
12:45-1:45

Benefits, Rewards, and Advantages to Independent and Distance Learning (P)

Jim Rawson
Brigham Young University

Barb Meidinger
ND Center for Distance Ed.

Writing Essays for Standardized Tests (L)

Janet Beckett

Tackling Those Tricky Math Facts (L)

Carlita Boyles

Literary and Math Solutions (P)

Paty Sak
Voyager – Cambium Learning Group

Session 10
2:00-3:00

Margins For Moms: Limits That Liberate (L)

Carol Barnier, Keynote

Confessions of a Homeschooling Mom (L)

Morna Gilbert

The Secret of Adding Spice to Any Curriculum (L)

Cindy Wiggers

Ten Dumb Things Teenage Writers Do And How to Fix Them (L)

Brian Wasko

3:00-4:00 ~ Exhibit Hall and Ordering Only