Final Speaker & Interactive Workshop for Parent Teacher Series

Join us for an interactive workshop & Beatrix Potter speaker that will be the culmination of our Master Parent Teacher Series.

The speakers and the talks have been Free, and will also be Free if you are in BEE specialty program or have paid your All-In fee for the 2017/2018 school year. Otherwise, the cost of the workshop is $150 per family.

We look forward to providing this experience for you to observe and participate along with your students as we integrate the concepts from all five…

What if your child loved going to school?

What if your child loved going to school? Sound like a fantasy? It’s not. It is our mission to find your child’s passions and help them translate that in to an actual career. We think that children, who are given the chance to discover their passions early in life, will embrace learning to an extent most parents only dream of…

Deeper into the PRIMAL Strategy

As stated on a previous post, Dr. Wynn encourages us to think about what defines curriculum.  She states that the term is not all inclusive. We should consider the “content” of what needs to be taught separate from the subject matter. I hope that the following information helps you to consider what curriculum means to you …

In her book, Dr. Wynn has many pages of resources that match the PRIMAL strategy to relevant instructional practices…

Six types of curriculum

Now that you are thinking through your educational philosophy and understanding more about your students learning preferences, now let’s think through curriculum.

Per Dr. Sherri L Wynn, Ed.D. author of How to Pick the Right Teaching Strategy for Children and Teens, (pg 24) the world seems to have accepted the tem curriculum as an all-inclusive name for whatever content is being taught, I believe it’s important to create categories of curriculum according to type rather than subject matter.

I know for most moms starting into their journey of home education, their first concern is usually what curriculum to buy. My hope is that this process is enlightening you to the facts that “content” can be instructed many different ways and you can do it in such a way that your child thrives.

Dr. Wynn helps us think through categories of curriculum according to a type rather than subject matter…

Worldview or philospohy

As you consider what is most important for your educational journey, Dr. Wynn takes us through a process of thinking about:

What is real?
What is true?
What is of value?
Why do I think this is important to consider? Speaking from my own experience when I first started homeschooling, the key question was – how important is the worldview of the curriculum to me? After 20 plus years in the homeschool community, knowing the struggle to finding the “right” support group or the “right curriculum”, I realize the wisdom of what Dr. Wynn states in her book (page 20)….

Discovering a passion oriented education

Come and join us on Sunday, February 12, 2017 from 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm for a fun, engaging workshop and presentation.

We believe that you are looking into another teaching strategy because you see the creativity in your child and want to help them pursue an education that fuels their passion. What if you could plan an educational journey that fulfilled all of the “subjects” as well as developed your students passion? …