Homeschool Items – July 10, 2013

Posted on Jul 7 2013 in Homeschool Items by admin

1.1 Arduino Programming Class – Hampton – July 20
1.2 Classical Conversations Information Meetings – Virginia Beach – July 22
1.3 Article – Homeschooling Growing Fast!
1.4 The Teaching Home Resources: Summer Ideas

 

1.1 Arduino Programming Class – Hampton – July 20

ODU Peninsula Center
600 Butler Farm Road, Suite 2200
Hampton, VA

Saturday, July 20, 2013, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost: $125/homeschooled student or parent (ages 10 through adults). Each student needs to bring a laptop (OS X or Windows) to participate in the class. The cost includes the class, an Arduino kit, and lunch.

This one-day event takes your student from zero to programming with hands-on activities. You will proceed step-by-step through introductory concepts, alternating between building circuits and writing code. Every student will finish the day with the knowledge he needs to continue his journey in the world of Arduino and computer programming.

See the website for more information, or contact Michael Grice at mjg234@gmail.com.

https://majestysoftware.com/LIP_Arduino.shtml

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1.2 Classical Conversations Information Meetings – Virginia Beach – July 22

3674 Sylvan Lane
Virginia Beach, VA

Thursday, July 22, 2013, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. There is no cost.

Please contact Micka Carden for further information at 757-368-0152 or smcarden@cox.net.

www.classicalconversations.com/virginia-classical-christian-homeschool.html

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1.3 Article – Homeschooling Growing Fast!

The report cited in Education News states that, “since 1999, the number of children who are homeschooled has increased by 75%.” Learn more in the article and find out why the jump.

www.breitbart.com/Big-Government/2013/06/07/Report-Growth-in-Homeschooling-Outpacing-Public-Schools

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1.4 The Teaching Home Resources: Summer Ideas

Way back in the Teaching Home archives you’ll find a series of “Summer Ideas” editions (numbers 157-164). If your child gets a little fried in the heat and you need some outside help, skim through some of them.

www.teachinghome.com/newsletters

 

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