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

 

2014 Workshops

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Faith Berens

Developing and Drafting SEPs (Student Education Plans)
Does your child have a learning disability or perhaps severe special needs?  Have you pulled your child out of public school where he used to have an IEP (individual education plan)?  Participants will learn the purposes and benefits of writing an SEP, student education plan, the homeschool version of an IEP.  This workshop also provides guidance in how to draft an SEP.  Participants will look at sample student education plans, receive a template of a Student Education Plan, and a resource list of books that will assist them in drafting their own homeschool student education plan.

Developing and Drafting SEPs [209kB PDF]

Teaching Struggling Learners at Home: Nuts and Bolts for Success
This workshop offers practical resources, lists of materials, and curricula in order to help equip you as you work with a struggling learner in your home school.  Multi-sensory teaching methods, direct instruction, modeled teaching, and "scaffolding" instruction are shared, as well as ideas for designing a unique home instruction program tailored to your childís specific challenges.

Teaching Struggling Learners at Home: Nuts and Bolts for Success [390kB PDF]

Tackling Tricky High School Issues: Practical Help and Guidance for Homeschooling High School Students with Special Needs
This workshop addresses some of the challenges associated with homeschooling struggling or atypical learners in the high school years.  Do you have questions such as, "How do I award my child with special needs a diploma?" or "What do I do since my child with dyslexia canít read typical high school level material?"  Faith discusses alternative course work, specialized curricula and learning materials, assistive technology, transcript options, possible graduation guidelines/high school programs for special learners, post-high school options, as well as offer tips for navigating the process of applying for testing accommodations for the college boards.

Tackling Tricky High School Issues: Practical Help and Guidance for Homeschooling High School Students with Special Needs [765kB PDF]

 
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Coming Events

Sept 5, 2014
Not Back-to-School Picnic

April 23 - 25, 2015
Annual Convention

2015 TBA
Formal Graduation

2015 TBA
Used Curriculum Sale


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