IDEA Curriculum Fair 2011: Workshop Schedule for Anchorage

IDEA Curriculum Fair 2013: Workshop Schedule for Anchorage

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

Anchorage - The Egan Center

Thursday, April 25, 2013

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)

"How to Be the Perfect Homeschooler"

Keynote Speech by Carol Simpson

Wit and wisdom from a homeschooler with 27 years of experience!

Time

Room 1

Room 2

Room 3

Room 4

Session 1
10:15-11:15

Gone West! The Early Exploration of America (L)

Jim Weiss

Mathematics: Kindergarten To College the RightStart Way (P)

Kathleen Cotter Lawler
RightStart Math

Free College at your Fingertips (L)

Jean Burk

Laying the Foundations for Reading: Early Childhood Reading Games and Activities (L)

Denise Eide

Session 2
11:30-12:30

A Creative Visual Art Workshop for Students Ages 5-8 (L)

Marcia Osterink

Teaching Writing Across The Curriculum (L)

Janet Beckett

Teaching Your Child Time Management Skills (L)

Gretchen Roe

The Seven Laws of Teaching at Home (L)

Tom Clark

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

Session 3
1:30-2:30

Throwing Light on the Dark Side: Good vs. Evil in Contemporary Youth Literature (L)

Jim Weiss

How to Teach Kids the ABCs of Science While “Playing” Like Einstein (L)

Rebecca Keller

Chart Your Course for High School Success and Beyond (L)

Jean Burk

Nerf Guns and Shaving Cream: Teaching Reading & Spelling to Kids Who Can’t Sit Still (L)

Denise Eide

Session 4
2:45-3:45

Confessions of a Reformed Grammar Legalist (L)

Brian Wasko

Effective Teaching Through Integration (L)

Debbie Strayer

Historical Conquest (P)

Loren Bettridge & Zack Edwards
Historical Conquest

Teaching Math as a Language – What Gets Lost in the Translation? (L)

Tom Clark

Session 5
4:00-5:00

Teaching History with G.A. Henty and Other Great Works (L)

Jim Weiss

Reach and Teach Each Child (L)

Kim Howe

The Best Kept Secret to Free College: The PSAT (L)

Jean Burk

A Different Approach To Grammar (P)

Erin Karl
Analytical Grammar

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

 

 

Anchorage - The Egan Center

Friday, April 26, 2013

Exhibit Hall Open from 9:00 to 4:00

Time

Room 1

Room 2

Room 3

Room 4

Session 6
9:00-10:00

Stories of Virtues & Values: A Family’s Quest for Conscientious Living via Literature & History (L)

Jim Weiss

Teaching Reading in Six Easy Steps (P)

Amanda Burnett & Carrie Roberts
Winsor Learning

How to Ace the SAT(L)

Jean Burk

Teaching Math Without a Plan? You’ve Got to Be Kidding! (L)

Tom Clark

Session 7
10:15-11:15

A Creative Visual Art Workshop for Students Ages 9-15 (L)

Marcia Osterink

Overcoming Learning Difficulties Together (L)

Debbie Strayer & Ashley Wiggers

Math: Build a Solid Foundation (L)

Kathleen Cotter Lawler

The Logic of English: A New Way to See Words (L)

Denise Eide

Session 8
11:30-12:30

Funding Your Future (L)

Jessica Kronen
AK Commission on Post-Secondary Education

Learn to Read and Write With PAL (P)

Janet Beckett
IEW

Making Literature Meaningful (L)

Robin Finley

Teaching Mathematics with Art! (or is it Teaching Art with Mathematics?) (L)

Tom Clark

Session 9
12:45-1:45

Adjectives, Verbs and Prepositions OH MY!!! (L)

Patricia Padgett

The Internet: Resource or Distraction or Both? (L)

Rebecca Keller

Investigate the Scientific Method with Incredibly Fun, Hands-on Experiments (L)

John Grunder

Anchorage Museum: Traveling Kits (L)

Nicole Espaillat
Anchorage Museum

Session 10
2:00-3:00

Mystery and Intrigue with Sherlock Homes and Other Sleuths (L)

Jim Weiss

Incorporating Nook in Your Curriculum (P)

Renee Sands & Trevor Council
Barnes & Noble

Free College Can Happen to You (L)

Jean Burk

Soaring not Struggling: Preventing and Teaching Struggling Readers and Spellers (L)

Denise Eide

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