Maximizing Your Effectiveness: How to get more done in a day
Have you ever thought that there were not enough hours in the day and not enough you to go around? As a single, working, homeschooling mother of 3 children, including one with special needs, I am an expert at getting things done and still finding room for pie. In this session, I will share some of my best ideas on how to maximize your effectiveness in both your homeschool and your home so that you can get more done in a day, without feeling overwhelmed. We will cover Managing Expectations, Motivating your children, Making full use of technology and Marking out time for yourself. You will leave with concrete tips and tricks that you can implement right away to begin maximizing your effectiveness in your own house.
ASL and Kinesthetic Memorization
This workshop for the young and young at heart will teach you how to combine the motions of American Sign Language with Memorization to learn things faster and retain them better. Plus there is the added benefit of learning an amazing new language as well. During this session, you will learn several signs you can use every day as well as an entire poem to memorize using ASL kinesthetic cues.
Open to all ages. Children 10+ may attend unaccompanied.
Brandy is a single mother of three children, two of whom she homeschools. Her oldest son has Autism Spectrum Disorder, ADHD, sensory processing disorder and auditory processing disorder. She also works full time outside the home as a curriculum developer and Instructional Systems designer. Brandy holds a bachelor’s degree in Management Information Systems and a master’s degree in Administrative studies/Project Management. She is a writer and runs the blog Exploring Expression, which focuses on effective communication, parenting, and homeschooling. In her “free” time she leads a Handbell choir and enjoys acting and volunteering at her local community theater and children’s theater.