IDEA Curriculum Fair 2011: Workshop Schedule for Anchorage

IDEA Curriculum Fair 2014: Workshop Schedule for Anchorage

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

Anchorage - The Egan Center

Thursday, April 17, 2014

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)

"8 Reasons Kids Learn Best At Home"

Keynote Speech by Debra Bell

Debra homeschooled her four kids K-12 and has a Ph.D. in educational psychology!

Time

Room 1

Room 2

Room 3

Room 4

Session 1
10:15-11:15

Help! The Way I Teach, The Way He Learns Don’t Match (L)

Vicki Dincher

Your Children May Never Be Normal - But They Can Be Extraordinary! (L)

Steve Guffanti

Come and Listen, if You Dare! Etiquette for Teens (L)

Monica Irvine

Evaluating Student Writing (L)

Brian Wasko

Session 2
11:30-12:30

Motivating the Reluctant Learner (L)

Debra Bell

Writing Across the Curriculum (P)

Michelle Smith
Voyager Sopris Learning

Understanding Giftedness(L)

Keith Howe

Raising a Critical Thinker (L)

Cindy Wiggers

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

Session 3
1:30-2:30

Art - It's Essential! (P)

Mark Osterink
Atelier

Is That Lunch Affecting Your Kids’ Learning? (L)

Steve Guffanti

Multi-Sensory Strategies for All Students (P)

Amanda Burnette
Winsor Learning

Top Ten Myths About Homeschooling Math (L)

Tom Clark

Session 4
2:45-3:45

Developing Motivation and Interest in Kids of All Ages (L)

Debra Bell

Get a RightStart (or Re-Start) in Fractions! (P)

Debbie Oberste
RightStart Mathematics

Is It Time to Stop Educating & Start Thinking & Creating? (L)

Candy Matheny & Linda Thornhill

Solid Strategies for Slaying the SAT Essay (L)

Brian Wasko

Session 5
4:00-5:00

Math & Science, Math & Science, Go Together Like a Horse & Carriage (L)

Vicki Dincher

Hands-on Teaching Tips for Hands-on Learners, & More! (L)

Steve Guffanti

Teaching Writing Across the Curriculum (L)

Janet Beckett

Build An Amazing Homeschool Transcript (L)

Jean Burk

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

 

 

Anchorage - The Egan Center

Friday, April 18, 2014

Exhibit Hall Open from 9:00 to 4:00

Time

Room 1

Room 2

Room 3

Room 4

Session 6
9:00-10:00

Raising an Independent Learner (L)

Debra Bell

Ring of Fire’s Hands-on Science Workshop (P)

Myrna Martin
Ring of Fire Science

Hitting the Mark(L)

Keith Howe

Why Does Homeschooling Math Often Strain Our Relationship with our Children? (L)

Tom Clark

Session 7
10:15-11:15

The Scientific Method for Dummies OR How to Be a Scientist (L)

Vicki Dincher

Active Child? ADHD? Laying the Groundwork for Solutions Part 1 (L)

Steve Guffanti

Manners Matter & Mean Success (L)

Monica Irvine

Limited Language - Limited Mind (L)

Jean Burk

Session 8
11:30-12:30

21st Century Homeschooling (L)

Debra Bell

Active Child? ADHD? In the Trenches Part 2 (L)

Steve Guffanti

Learn to Read and Write With PAL (P)

Janet Beckett
IEW

Can Mom or Dad Really 'Teach' Story-Problems? (And Why Would You Want to Anyway?) (L)

Tom Clark

Session 9
12:45-1:45

What's a Lab? (L)

Vicki Dincher

Critical Thinking in Mathematics (L)

Debbie Oberste

What's in a Story? (L)

Patricia Padgett

Roots Have Fruits (L)

Cindy Wiggers

Session 10
2:00-3:00

Developing Creative and Critical Thinking Skills (L)

Debra Bell

Teaching Boys, Teaching Girls: What to Do – What’s Really True? (L)

Steve Guffanti

The Successful Online Classroom in Your Home Classroom (L)

Janet Beckett

How to Mark Up a Student Paper Like a Pro (Only Better) (L)

Brian Wasko

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