Workshop Schedule

Convention Workshops


Below is a list of the workshops scheduled for the upcoming CHOIS Convention this June 2014. For a more detail description of these workshops, click on this link HERE.

Friday, June 6, 2014

Morning Keynote   8:45-10:15  
17 Years of Homeschooling and I Hardly Twitch at all Anymore by Carol Barnier

I Workshop 10:45-11:45
Homeschooling 101 by Carol Barnier
The Ways of the Wizards vs.The Way of the Wiseman by Bill Jack
Building on a Sure Foundation: Staying the Course through High School
by Diane Kummer
Why You Need to Teach Geology Again and Again…and How! by Patrick Nurre
You Can Homeschool Your Struggling Learner by Faith Berens
Latin  for Little Learners by Karen Craig

II Workshop 1:30-2:30
Teaching Your Child to Read…Made Easy by Carol Barnier
Simple Tools for Brain Surgery by Bill Jack
Developing a High School Plan by Diane Kummer
Dinosaurs, the Ark, and the Bible by Patrick Nurre
Dyslexia Demystified: Definitions and Hope for Homeschoolers by Faith Berens
• Homeschooling: The Great Adventure by Linda Patchin

III Workshop  3:00-4:00

What are you THINKING? Learning Styles and Beyond by Carol Barnier
Creation-Evolution: What’s the Big Deal? by Bill Jack
High School Transcript and Record Keeping Clinic by Diane Kummer
The Little Years: Preschool and Kindergarten by Copper Webb
Teaching Struggling Learners at Home: Nuts and Bold for Success
by Faith Berens
Balancing the Joys and Trials of Working While Homeschooling by Cheryl Henbest

Afternoon Keynote  4:45-6:00
Torn Between Two Worldviews by Bill Jack

Saturday June 7, 2014

Morning Keynote  8:45-10:15
Don’t Miss the Gift in This Child by Carol Barnier

I Workshop 10:45-11:45
A Prodigal Speaks Out by Carol Barnier
Fear Vs. Faith: Making Christianity the FAD for the Next Generation by Bill Jack
Important Pit Stops During High School by Diane Kummer
The Geology of Idaho from a Biblical Perspective by Patrick Nurre
Laying a Foundation for Reading Comprehension in The Preschool Years
by Faith Berens
Surviving Without Slang by Karen Craig

II Workshop 1:30-2:30
Help! I Fell Off My Lesson Plan! by Carol Barnier
Counterfeir Reality by Bill Jack
Scoop on Tests for Teens by Diane Kummer
Race to the Bottom: Tyranny of the Common Core by Barry Peters
Before PHONICS:Phonemic Awareness: The Missing Ingredient in Reading Instruction by Faith Berens
Choosing Curriculum and Teaching Methods by Linda Patchin

III Workshop 3:00-4:00
Get Kids INTO Missions- All Without EVER Leaving Home by Carol Barnier
Which Bias is the Best Bias to be Biased by by Bill Jack
You Can Homeschool High School…if You Can Make it Through Tomorrow
by Diane Kummer
Outdoor Education for Homeschool Families by Ken Frederick
Reading Difficulties: Remediation Strategies and Techniques by Faith Berens
Advice from a Geek by Ken Barnes

Afternoon Keynote 4:45-6:00
Nice CFC’s” Destroy Christian Ozone by Bill Jack

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