Sponsored by Foundations Press and Homeschooling Torah
Our 9th Anniversary Homeschool Family Conference will be August 8-11, 2022, and our theme will be “Back to Basics.” The sessions will be free to all!
Theme: “Back to Basics”
All times are Eastern Time.
Monday, August 8
10 am — Basics of a Happy Family — Parenting basics (first time obedience, marital unity, attitudes), how to have a happy family, getting along (patience, self control, kindness, think of others)
2 pm — Basics of Why We Study and Learn — How language changes, how and why we need to learn to read, why we need math, science, history, and cursive
7 pm — Basics of Learning How to Learn — Developing attention span, stages of mental growth, how to develop study habits, ways to practice
Tuesday, August 9
10 am — Basics of Educational Tools — Maps, notebooking, timelines, good reference books (dictionaries, lexicons, concordances, atlases) and how to use them
2 pm — Basics of Assessment — Teaching multiple ages, assessment and grading, tests, portfolios, grade placement, rubrics
7 pm — Basics of Getting Started in Homeschooling — How to set up notebooks, school room, first days, scheduling
Wednesday, August 10
10 am — Basics of Teaching Time Management — Teaching how to tell time, weather, moons, using calendars in the home, biblical calendar, time management and routines
2 pm — Basics of Hebrew & Language Learning — Hebrew basics (alephbet and vowels), basics of learning to read any language, including English, how to make it stick in our brains
7 pm — Basics of a Good Work Ethic — The importance of hard work, words to keep out of our family vocabulary (I can’t, bored, never… and how to replace them), gardening, apprenticing, home and car maintenance, yard work
Thursday, August 11
10 am — Basics of Finances — Budgeting, consumer math, applying math skills to real life, Torah financial principles
2 pm — Basics of Housekeeping — Chores to do each day (bed, floors, toilet, etc), getting the whole family to help, showing hospitality, finding fellowship and support
7 pm — Basics of Meal Prep — How to avoid unclean foods, basics of meal prep, getting all the kitchen jobs done, preparing for Sabbath
Plus, we have several bonus sessions and get-to-know-each-other parties planned, with prizes and free gifts from our sponsors!