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It’s a Wonderful Homeschool

by Mary James Georgia Bailey sighed as she pulled out of the parking lot of the coffee house. Mom’s Night Out meant so much to her and encouraged her tremendously as a home schooling mom, but sometimes these gatherings left her feeling so inadequate. Everyone seemed to […]

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A 25-Day Countdown To A Character-Filled Christmas

Please enjoy this Christmas gift from 2015 CHOIS Keynote Speakers Steve and Megan Scheibner. The gift is Megan’s latest book… “A 25-Day Countdown To A Character-Filled Christmas.” It is a beautifully illustrated e-book that helps people set character goals for the 25 days leading up to Christmas. […]

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Christmas Gift Picks

Looking for engaging, hands-on gifts that will actually be enjoyed by your children? Look no further than Timberdoodle, a crazy-smart company started by a Washington homeschooling family. CHOIS Connection contributor, Copper Webb has compiled her favorite Timberdoodle gift picks for this Christmas season. Christmas Gift Picks 1

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Inspire, Promote, Protect

Article taken from the CHOIS Connection Winter 2014 issue Inspire, Promote, Protect Last year, CHOIS unveiled a beautifully redesigned website. On our home page, we condensed our mission statement to three vital terms which encapsulate our effort to serve the homeschooling families of Idaho. Inspire From my […]

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Study Results on Mental Health of Homeschoolers

Study Results on Mental Health of Homeschoolers

A recent study purposed to “measure the mental health characteristics of grown homeschoolers, including levels of depression, anxiety, overall happiness, prioritization of character strengths, and to understand their attitude towards seeking psychotherapy.” Researcher Roya Dedeaux posited that the information gathered from her study would benefit marriage and […]

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Welcome to Our Convention Page

We have just enjoyed our 16th Annual Convention in Nampa, Idaho and will be making plans for our upcoming convention for next June 2015. Check back here for news about next year’s convention. Until then, enjoy our website for enrichment and refreshment/

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What to Expect at the CHOIS Convention

What to Expect at the CHOIS Convention

We are so excited that you are going to be our guest at the convention this year! We understand that attending the convention for the first time can be a bit overwhelming. It’s a bit of a 3-ring circus with six workshops running simultaneously, an open exhibit […]

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CHOIS is looking for a few good helpers!

CHOIS is looking for a few good helpers!

If you would be interested in trading 1/2 day of service at the convention for a scholarship to the convention please email us at info@chois.org with your contact information and we’ll get back with you.

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Introducing Workshop Speaker

Introducing Workshop Speaker

We’re so excited to tell you about another one of our convention speakers. Ken Barnes is a software developer and one of the CHOIS Connections regular columnists. He and his wife, Cindy, have been homeschooling their four children for eleven years. The workshop that he will be […]

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Introducing Workshop Speaker Karen Craig

Introducing Workshop Speaker Karen Craig

Experts say that Latin is to vocabulary what Phonics is to reading. Have you ever thought about teaching your elementary aged children basic Latin? If so, our convention speaker, Karen Craig has just the workshop for you. Karen has taught French, Latin and English in private and […]

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