Program

This is the complete Program for the 2014 Home School Book Fair. The Beginners Track is for parents new to home schooling. The High School Track is for parents wishing to home school their high schoolers. The Teens Track is for teens. (Parents are welcome.) Click on any workshop title below to read its description in the pop-up window. Download Workshop Grid. Download Workshop Descriptions. Be sure to check this page a few days before you come to the Book Fair in case there have been any unexpected changes. CD's of all workshops will be available for sale at Booth 40 Rhino Technologies. Go to our Speakers Page for more information on our speakers.

FRIDAY - May 9, 2014

 
— MORNING WORKSHOPS —
 
     
      Beginners   High School     Teens  
  Salon A Salon B Salon C Room M-1 Room M-2 Room M-5 Room M-7 Room M-9  
9:30 - 10:30 am Get Right
on the
Money!

Steve & Annette Economides
Human
Evolution:
Is That All
You Got?

Carl Kerby Sr
Top-Notch Home Management Strategies
Renée Ellison

Biblical
Insights from Latin

Barbara Beers

Being A Home Schooled High Schooler
Brianna Knight
Home
Schooling
Only One

Donna Connor
Developing Students Who Listen Well
Mike McHugh
What You Haven’t Been Told about Dinosaurs
Brian Thomas
9:30 - 10:30 am
10:45 - 11:45 am A Lesson in Life with Hank
the Cowdog

John Erickson
A Crash Course from Creation
to Christ

Linda Hobar
Raising Pure Daughters in a Generation of Darkness
Sarah & Grace Mally
Teaching Foreign Language At Home
Dale Gamache
Chucking
College

Melanie
Ellison
Spelling
and the
Brain

Chardell Novotny
The Benefits
of Classical Education

Paul Schaeffer
Discovering the Wonders of Alaskan Creatures
Dr. Jobe Martin
10:45 - 11:45 am
                   
 
11:45 am - 1:15 pm LUNCH BREAK
 
  12:30 - 1:00 pm REFLECTIONS Concert Choir (performance)  
     
 
— FRIDAY AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS —
 
                   
      Beginners   High School     Teens  
  Salon A Salon B Salon C Room M-1 Room M-2 Room M-5 Room M-7 Room M-9  
1:15 - 2:15 pm Jurassic Park or Jesus: Who Knows More?
Carl Kerby Sr
Raising Real Kids Ready for the Real World
Steve & Annette Economides

Mary and Martha Decide to Home School
Linda Hobar

Hands-on Website Design for Kids
Chris Yust
The Best is
Yet to Come

David & Shirley Quine
Torpedo 8 at Midway: Lessons for Home School Parents
Jim Woychuk

Teaching Children Using the Socratic Method
Marcia Brim

It’s Not
Just a
Game

Carl Kerby Jr
1:15 - 2:15 pm
2:30 - 3:30 pm Writing as a Christian
Vocation

John Erickson
Home
Schooling
and
the Law

Tim Lambert
Conquer Academics FASTER
Renée Ellison
ART
It’s
Essential!

Marcia Osterink
Preparing for
High School
and Beyond

Dave & Anne Gebhart
Escapism: Avoiding the Snares of Media
Chuck Black
Don’t Stop Now! Home Schooling Through Trials
Renee Miller
Have You Been Captured by Counterfeit Beauty?
Taryn & Mirren Martin
2:30 - 3:30 pm
3:45 - 4:45 pm When is
Enough . . . Enough? Finding Contentment

Steve & Annette Economides
How to
Ace
the SAT

Jean Burk
“The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly” of a Home Schooling Day
Linda Hobar
Serving with Love and
Loving to Serve

Dennis & Naomi Gundersen
High School? I Can't Teach All Those Subjects!
Sandy Hotz & Rhonda Helmreich

Math: Visual-Based Approach to Success!
Dr. Joan Cotter

Keepers of the Books: The Vital Importance of a Home Library
Jan Bloom
Remember Me ...Pistol Pete Maravich
Carl Kerby Jr

3:45 - 4:45 pm


SATURDAY - May 10, 2014

 
— MORNING WORKSHOPS —
 
     
      Beginners   High School     Teens  
  Salon A Salon B Salon C Room M-1 Room M-2 Room M-5 Room M-7 Room M-9  
9:30 - 10:30 am Cut Your
Grocery Bill
in Half

Steve & Annette Economides
Is the Bible Biblical?
Carl Kerby Jr
Build an Amazing Home School Transcript
Jean Burk
A Well Planned Day, Yes, It’s Possible
Rebecca Keliher
Home
Schooling
through
High School

Ashley Wiggers
How to Keep Your School Afloat While Your Life is Sinking
Nancy Fileccia
The Blessings
of the
Strong-Willed Child

Teresa Knight
Before You Meet Prince Charming
Sarah & Grace Mally
9:30 - 10:30 am
10:45 - 11:45 am Hank the Cowdog's Wisdom
John Erickson
Modern History that Shook
the World!

Linda Hobar
Twelve Optimum Ways to Trigger the Brain with any Subject Matter
Renée Ellison
Guiding
the Creative
Child

Jim Pence
Preparing Students for College
Writing

Kim Priesmeyer
Air Fresheners
for Your Home: Education is an Atmosphere

David & Shirley Quine
Feeding
Your Family Nutritiously

Kristy Bell
Biblical Handling of Technology
and Social Media

Dr. Jobe Martin
10:45 - 11:45 am
                   
 
11:45 am - 1:15 pm LUNCH BREAK
 
  9:30 am - 12:30 pm Kids Chess Tournament
12:30 - 1:00 pm REFLECTIONS Concert Choir (performance)

 
     
 
— SATURDAY AFTERNOON WORKSHOPS —
 
     
      Beginners   High School     Teens  
  Salon A Salon B Salon C Room M-1 Room M-2 Room M-5 Room M-7 Room M-9  
1:15 - 2:15 pm It’s Not
Just
a Game

Carl Kerby Jr
Dinnertime Fun Will Build a Stronger Family
Steve & Annette Economides
The Dateless Lesson Planner: A Workshop on Preventing Anarchy!
Linda Hobar
Gone Fishing: Tips and Ideas to Motivate Young Writers
Kim Kautzer
Home
Schooling
High School

Rosie Watson
Fractions:
the Whole
Story

Dr. Joan Cotter
Encouragement: The Key to Your Child’s Heart
Renee Miller
Remote Control: The Power of Hollywood on Today’s Culture
Carl Kerby Sr
1:15 - 2:15 pm
2:30 - 3:30 pm Enjoy Life
with Hank
the Cowdog

John Erickson
Free College
at Your
Fingertips

Jean Burk
Teaching the Resistant Student: Diagnosis and Strategies
Renée Ellison
Manners Matter and Mean Success
Monica Irvine
Can You Really Home School Your Child Through High School?
Dave & Anne Gebhart
The Pitfalls of Classical Education
David & Shirley Quine
Learn How
To Teach
Writing

Judith Darling
Evidence for Creation in Human Reproduction
Brian Thomas
2:30 - 3:30 pm
3:45 - 4:45 pm Teaching Kids About Money Isn't Kids' Stuffl
Steve & Annette Economides
Dads:
It's
Time!

Carl Kerby Sr
Preparing Young Ladies for Their Teen Years 
Sarah & Grace Mally
I’m Talking But Is My Child Listening?
Jan Bedell
Chucking
College

Melanie Ellison
Card Games + Abacus = Understanding Math
Dr. Joan Cotter
Learning How to Learn: Equip Your Child to Master Any Subject
Cathy Canen
Bad Boys
of the 20th Century

Linda Hobar
3:45 - 4:45 pm