MassHOPE
Massachusetts Homeschool Organization of Parent Educators
"Promoting and safeguarding home education to the glory of God"

 

2017 MassHOPE Workshop Schedule

THURSDAY

6:30 Session 1

  • What I Have Learned About Homeschooling Over the Past 22 Years - Jay Wile

7:10 Session 2

  • Top Ten Myths About Homeschooling Math - Tom Clark

FRIDAY

8:30 General Session

  • The Divine Blueprint for Building a Family of Faith - Steve Demme

9:30 Session 1

  • The Greatest Deterrent to Homeschooling; Fear and Inadequacy - Mike Smith
  • The Return to Genesis (Teen Track) - Mike Snavely
  • Help! I Have a Reluctant Writer! - Kim Kautzer
  • Homeschooling Is Heart Work - Turansky & Miller
  • Ensuring Scientific Literacy - Brian Ray
  • Help Your Non-Standard Learner - Esther Wilkison
  • Life Is a Bowl of Cherries - Betsy Ray
  • Five Strategies to Build Up and Encourage Our Wives (for men) - Steve Demme

10:30 Session 2

  • Homeschool: The Best Environment for Learning Science - Jay Wile
  • The Horror of the Flood! (Teen Track) - Mike Snavely
  • Charlotte Mason and Her Methods - Sonya Shafer
  • Raising Courageous Kids to Confront a Sexualized Culture - Sam Black
  • When Bible History and World History Meet Face to Face - Linda Lacour Hobar
  • Simplifying Algebra for the Hesitant Learner (When are we going to need this stuff anyway?) - Tom Clark
  • Homeschooling: Seven Steps to a Great Start - Walt & Glenda Grayum

11:30 Session 3

  • Biblical Principles of Communication for the Family - Steve Demme
  • The Mystery of the Dinosaurs (Teen Track) - Mike Snavely
  • Common Challenges to and Succeeding in Home Based Education - Brian Ray
  • How to Build Internal Motivation in Your Kids - Turansky & Miller
  • Writing Strategies for Special Needs Kids - Kim Kautzer
  • Help for the Numerically Challenged - Esther Wilkison
  • Nature's Secrets in Our Backyards and Beyond - Kathy Dunfee

1:30 Session 4

  • The Angry Child: What Ticks Johnny Off? - Mike Smith
  • A Crash Course from Creation to Christ (Teen track) - Linda Lacour Hobar
  • Swimming Upstream: The Water Gets Clearer (or, Why You Should [Continue to] Homeschool [at Any Age]) - Brian Ray
  • Do I Really Have to Do Experiments? - Jay Wile
  • Inspiring Successful Writers (Grades 7-12) - Kim Kautzer
  • How the Brain Reads - Esther Wilkison
  • Home-Based Discipleship: A Hebraic Perspective - Bill Siegler

2:30 Session 5

  • Grand Canyon; The Puzzle on the Plateau - Mike Snavely
  • What Tweens and Teens Should Know About World War I (Teen Track) - Linda Lacour Hobar
  • Fine Arts the Charlotte Mason Way - Sonya Shafer
  • Sibling Conflict Is a Child's First Class in Relationship School - Turansky & Miller
  • Celebrating Hope and Redemption in the Valleys of Life - Steve Demme
  • Fruitful Preparation - Betsy Ray
  • Simple Steps to Getting Organized - Jenna Elliott

5:30 General Session

  • How Do We Measure Success in Homeschooling? - Mike Smith

SATURDAY

8:30 General Session

  • Whatever! Why Not Be Part of the 87%? - Brian Ray

9:30 Session 6

  • The Seven Laws of Teaching at Home - Tom Clark
  • The Pillars of Evolution (Teen Track) - Mike Snavely
  • Teaching Science at Home - Jay Wile
  • Teaching Children to Respond Well to Correction - Turansky & Miller
  • College Prep: Is Writing on Track? - Kim Kautzer
  • Help for Your Struggling Speller - Esther Wilkison
  • Categorical Organization for Homeschooling Families - Jenna Elliott
  • What Can Dads Do to Make Mom Successful in Homeschooling? (for men) - Mike Smith

10:30 Session 7

  • High Test Scores: Is That Why We Homeschool? - Brian Ray
  • Aunt Lucy? (Teen Track) - Mike Snavely
  • The Early Years; Homeschooling Your Preschoolers - Sonya Shafer
  • To Grade or Not to Grade: A Practical Workshop on How, When, and Why to Keep Grades in Homeschool - Linda Lacour Hobar
  • Parents: Ignite the Fire of Your Mind - Betsy Ray
  • Homeschooling: Seven Steps to a Great Start - Walt & Glenda Grayum

11:30 Session 8

  • Homeschooling and Parental Rights; Freedom Under Fire - Mike Smith
  • Lost Secrets of the Ancient Civilizations (Teen Track) - Mike Snavely
  • Why Homeschool Through High School - Jay Wile
  • Dealing with ADHD: A Heart-Based Approach - Turansky & Miller
  • Is Math Straining Your Relationship with Your Children? (Let's identify the trouble spots) - Tom Clark
  • Brain Development and Handwriting - Esther Wilkison
  • Help! How Do I Grade My Kids' Writing? - Kim Kautzer

1:30 Session 9

  • Isolationism or Teaching Them When They Lie, Sit, Rise, and Walk - Brian Ray
  • Bad Boys of the 20th Century! (Teen Track) - Linda Lacour Hobar
  • Learning with Living Books - Sonya Shafer
  • The Brain on Porn - Sam Black
  • When I Am Weak: Homeschooling Through Crisis or Depression - Kim Kautzer
  • On Your Toes; Homeschooling with Toddlers Underfoot - Betsy Ray
  • Don't Give Up on the Disorganized! - Esther Wilkison

2:30 Session 10

  • Teaching High School at Home - Jay Wile
  • Modern History that Shook the World! (Teen Track) - Linda Lacour Hobar
  • Laying Down the Rails - the Power of Good Habits in Your Home School - Sonya Shafer
  • Helping Children Deal with Anger - Turansky & Miller
  • Keeping Your Homeschool Legal House in Order - Rob Caprera
  • Serenity's Laugh - Kathy Dunfee
  • Connecticut in Focus - TEACH-CT
 


Coming Events

April 27 - 29, 2017
Annual Convention

June 10, 2017
Formal Graduation

June 17, 2017
Used Curriculum Sale



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