Author: SEA Homeschoolers

Health Education with Oak Meadow

Healthy Children, Healthy Lives: Implementing a Health Education for the Early Grades Teaching healthy living should be part of every academic program. Health education includes more than physical education. This workshop explores the many aspects of health education, including physical health and illness prevention; personal safety; nutrition and exercise; self-esteem and communication skills; and risk-taking and decision-making skills. Through a series of activities, participants will gain a large toolkit of practical actions and helpful information to launch a comprehensive health education program. Creating an Effective Homeschooling Portfolio A homeschooling portfolio needs to accurately reflect your student’s work and abilities....

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15 Best Things to See and Do in Atlanta

Things To Do and See in Atlanta by Shawne Taylor Atlanta is a city of contradiction – thoroughly modern and progressive and, at the same time, steeped in the history of both the Civil War and the Civil Rights Movement. It’s fast-paced and metropolitan, yet still retains its down-home southern charm. It’s a true international city, great for young professionals, and also a wonderful place to homeschool and raise children. And thanks to a generous tax incentive from the state, which has led to an increase in the number of movies and TV shows being filmed here, the city...

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Homeschooling Gifted & Twice Exceptional Children : Corin Goodwin

Homeschooling Your Gifted/Twice Exceptional Child Homeschooling any child can be both joyful and challenging; however, the issues specific to homeschooling gifted or 2e (gifted + adhd, autism, or other diagnosis) children can make for a particularly intensive experience for your entire family. Parents of gifted kids need to understand the asynchronous development of these children and how it impacts them academically, socially, emotionally and behaviorally. Parents also need support as they work hard to raise and educate children who may not always fit well into society’s or their community’s expectations. Workshop participants will learn about resources aimed at gifted...

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Brett E. Kennedy

Considering A College or University Out of the Box In every community, there are a set of colleges and universities that are on everyone’s mind and tend to be considered by many of the college bound. These “usual suspects” among the colleges and universities may be known because of proximity, size, low cost or even athletic prowess. The purpose of this session, conducted by a home school dad of two and a senior admissions and aid leader, is to encourage students and parents to think “outside the box” on college choices. We will discuss thinking more broadly than your...

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Julian Smart-Rimple

Social Emotional Learning in a Multicultural Setting It is never too early to begin tapping into social emotional learning practices with students. The cultural and community influences needed to globally impact the world are in our youths’ hands. In this session we will learn about the 5 Key Elements of Social Emotional Learning while identifying cultural learning issues and discovering multicultural solutions to create the strong and driven youth leaders that we need today. This session is for teens and adults. Julian’s Biography Julian Smart-Rimple resides in Marietta, Georgia and is a graduate of Kennesaw State University. While there...

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KD ​Maynard

Healthy Children, Healthy Lives: Implementing a Health Curriculum for the Early Grades Teaching healthy living should be part of every academic program. Health education includes more than physical education. This workshop explores the many aspects of health, including physical health and illness prevention; personal safety; nutrition and exercise; self-esteem and communication skills; and risk-taking and decision-making skills. Through a series of activities, participants will gain a large toolkit of practical actions and helpful information to launch a comprehensive health program. Creating an Effective Homeschooling Portfolio A homeschooling portfolio needs to accurately reflect your student’s work and abilities. This workshop...

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Heather Boorman

When There’s More Than One: Homeschooling Gifted/2e Siblings Whether their intensities are clashing, their neurotypical sibling doesn’t understand them, or they’re joining their bright minds to plan a parental coup d’etat, raising gifted/2e siblings is a unique journey, and teaching them is an even more intense endeavor! Together, we’ll explore strategies to foster and nurture fulfilling sibling relationships in the midst of homeschooling, all while maintaining your own sanity. Teaching the Perfectionistic Child Perfectionism shows up in many different forms and creates both strengths and challenges within the learning process. In this session, we will discuss why perfectionism is...

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Jessica Elkins

Professional Development for Parent-Teachers: Education Outside the Box! Whether your child has an interest in a video game, book series, movie, or anything else, join me to see how you can create a multidisciplinary learning experience using your child’s interests! One of my favorite things to do, as both a teacher and a homeschooling parent, is to create a curriculum for my learner(s) based on what they already know they enjoy. My Dungeons and Dragons class is a good example of how this works: on the surface, this is just a table-top role playing game. But, if you look...

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Bethany Ishee

Bethany’s Biography Bethany is the mom of six always homeschooled children who one day realized she’d lost herself in the process, probably under a pile of laundry. Her eclectic style of homeschooling draws upon Classical to Unschooling and everything in between. Between homeschooling her children, teaching at a Project Based Co-op, and writing about learning outside of school, she still tries to find time to read a book, drink coffee, and pay the bills.       Facebook Follow Pinterest Follow Instagram...

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Marianna Brashear

The Power of Entrepreneurship In three sessions, teens (and in the first session adults) will learn the power of entrepreneurship, and how they can use it for life-long success. Session 1: Presentation/Lecture to adults and kids about the importance of having an entrepreneurial mindset (can be tailored 45 min-60min ) Session 2: Workshop for Teens “The Trading Game” This workshop is a hands-on activity that allows teams to work together in an exciting environment with other teams to learn about trade and value creation. (1-hour Workshop) Session 3: Workshop for Teens “Entrepreneurship in Action” (4-hour workshop). Prepares students for...

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