Homeschool Items – July 24, 2013

Posted on Jul 21 2013 in Homeschool Items by admin

1.1 HERE Parent Information Meeting – Yorktown – RSVP by August 13
1.2 Stone-Setters Presentation and Tour – Chesapeake – August 15
1.3 Article: “20 Tips and Ideas for Teaching Reading at Home”
1.4 Summer Boredom Busters – Good Anytime!

 

1.1 HERE Parent Information Meeting – Yorktown – RSVP by August 13

Tabb Library
100 Long Green Boulevard
Yorktown, VA

Tuesday, August 13, 2013, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. There is no cost. Register by noon, Tuesday, August 13.

The yearly Parent Information Meeting will provide information to parents on membership with Home Educators Recreation and Enrichment group, or “HERE.” HERE will also update parents on activities planned for the upcoming school year.

See the website for more information or contact Mrs. Doris Dawson at 757-224-6195 or dawson.doris@yahoo.com.

www.here-va.com

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1.2 Stone-Setters Presentation and Tour – Chesapeake – August 15

Hall-Slater Library and Teaching Center
4225 A Portsmouth Boulevard
Chesapeake, VA

Thursday, August 15, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.; the event will repeat on Thursday, September 19, at 5 p.m. and on Wednesday, October 2, 2013, at 5 p.m. Students age 10 and over are welcome to accompany their parents. There is no cost. The Hall-Slater Library and Teaching Center is located on the campus of the Foundation for American Christian Education in the Western Branch area of Chesapeake, VA. An RSVP 24 hours before your event is helpful.

Homeschool parents (and students age 10 and over) are invited to attend a presentation of the mission of the Foundation for American Christian Education (FACE) and an opportunity to view the collection of primary source volumes. These documents constitute the core of the Hall-Slater Library Collection and verify God’s providence and principles of Christian character and self-government for liberty in America’s history. Come and forge relationships and partnerships for safeguarding “His-story,” teaching Christian principles, and securing liberty for the generations.

See the websites for more information. The first link is to FACE, the sponsoring organization; the second link is for the event itself. Alternately, contact Melissa Davidson at 757-488-6601 or melissa@face.net with questions and for a courtesy RSVP 24 hours before the event you plan to attend.

www.face.net

http://principleapproach.site-ym.com/events/event_details.asp?id=337607

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1.3 Article: “20 Tips and Ideas for Teaching Reading at Home”

Since every child is on a unique internal schedule for learning each skill, yours may not be ready when the calendar says “teach reading.” Keep these suggestions in mind to encourage your young pre-reader or beginner–they’re good anytime!

www.homeschoolbytes.com/homeschool-curriculum/reading-curriculum/20-tips-and-ideas-for-teaching-reading-at-home

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1.4 Summer Boredom Busters – Useful for Learning Any Day!

Many families are still on a summertime schedule. Here are archived calendars with hints for an educational and fun activity for you to consider. The pointers are great to broaden your horizons any time of year.

Read more about this website in item 3.5.

www.homeschoolshare.com/blog

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