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Nicole Thomas

Featured Speaker

Ask homeschool parents to list their biggest obstacles, and “teaching math” will probably appear close to the top of that list. That’s why Nicole created on-demand video lessons for Saxon Math students that make math approachable and enjoyable for kids and parents. What began as a website serving a few dozen students has grown to serve tens of thousands of students each day.


Session 1  


Session 2

Want Less Stress and Greater Peace? Drop Your Superhero Cape
Homeschooling is one of the most important things you’ll ever do, but that doesn’t mean you have to do it all yourself.
Come and learn how to:

  • give yourself permission to ask for help,
  • identify your teaching strengths and teaching weaknesses,
  • assemble a team to help you accomplish your homeschool goals,
  • put practices in place to make sure your plan is working, and
    make your sanity a priority.

You’ll leave energized and empowered to manifest your goal of raising a happy, lifelong learner.

Session 3

Curriculum Speed Dating: How to Find Your Math Match

Tired of “swiping left” on different math curricula? Let me help you find the one best suited for you and your student. In this workshop, you will:

  • learn various math philosophies and common terminology, such as mastery, spiral, classic, Common Core, etc.,
  • determine your student’s learning style,
  • decide your desired level of parent involvement and learn when it’s time to outsource, and
  • be empowered to select a good math match.
Session 4

Sticky Math: Six Strategies to Make Math Come Alive

Since math builds heavily upon itself, it’s important for students to grasp concepts firmly before moving on. But what do you do when you have a student who doesn’t easily get it? You need to teach it in a way that makes it “sticky.” Come learn the six strategies of sticky math—math