IDEA Curriculum Fair 2011: Workshop Schedule for Anchorage

IDEA Curriculum Fair 2018: Workshop Schedule for Anchorage

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KEY: (P) = Product Workshops; (L) = Learning Workshops

Anchorage - The Egan Center

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Keynote Breakfast 8:00-10:00 am
Exhibit Hall Open from 10:00 to 6:00

8:30 am - Breakfast is served in Cook Room (far left on main floor)

"Don't Look Down: Homeschooling
on the High Wire"

Keynote Speech by Brian Wasko

Brian is the founder and director of WriteAtHome, a popular and effective online writing program for students in grades 6-12. He and his wife Melanie homeschooled their four daughters in Virginia Beach, VA.

Time

Room 1

Room 2

Room 3

Room 4

Session 1
10:15-11:15

Learning Styles and RightStart™ Math (P)

Maren Ehley
RightStart Math

The Science of Happy Kids and Happy Parenting (L)

Greg Denning
Williamsburg Academy

Hands-on Robotics Workshop to Build and Learn About a Light Following Robot (L)

Jack Pien
EEME.co

Don't Learn a Foreign Language; Actually Talk in One! (L)

Adelaide Olguin
TalkBox.Mom

Session 2
11:30-12:30

How To Do Literary Analysis that Doesn't Ruin the Book (L)

Brian Wasko
WriteAtHome

Raising a Critical Thinker! (L)

Cindy Wiggers
GeoMatters

Free College at Your Fingertips (L)

Jean Burk
College Prep Genius

The Right Fit: Finding the Perfect Curriculum for Your Child's Learning Style (L)

Jessica Parnell
Bridgeway Academy

12:30-1:30 ~ Mid-Day Break ~ Exhibit Hall and Ordering Only

Session 3
1:30-2:30

Parents, Planning, and Postsecondary Planning (L)

Julia Renfro
ACPE

Bringing Down the Walls of Learning (L)

Greg Denning
Williamsburg Academy

Schedules...Helping Our Children to be Happy (L)

Monica Irvine
The Etiquette Factory

Discovering and Creating Powerful Paragraphs! (L)

Trish Padgett
Create! Press

Session 4
2:45-3:45

Why Schools Are the Worst Places to Learn Stuff (L)

Brian Wasko
WriteAtHome

Homeschooling Multiple Grades and Why Unit Studies Work! (L)

Lisa Weber
TRISMS

How to Turn Your Kitchen into a Classroom (L)

Lindsey Wenzel
Raddish

Free to Succeed: Looking at Math from a Maturational Viewpoint (L)

Carlita Boyles
Math on the Level

Session 5
4:00-5:00

My kids BEG me to let them do homework! (L)

Tanner Bowman
Tech Trep Academy

Teaching Students How to Think, Not What to Think (L)

Greg Denning
Williamsburg Academy

Prime Numbers - The Gateway to Algebra and Beyond! (L)

Dennis DiNoia
Mr. D Math

Hungry Minds: 3 Ways to Inspire Curiosity and Feed Young Minds (L)

Jessica Parnell
Bridgeway Academy

5:00-6:00 ~ Exhibit Hall and Ordering Only

 

 

Anchorage - The Egan Center

Friday, April 27, 2018

Exhibit Hall Open from 9:00 to 4:00

Time

Room 1

Room 2

Room 3

Room 4

Session 6
9:00-10:00

Best (Free) Online & Print Resources Available at Your Library! (L)

Elizabeth Nicolai
Anchorage Public Library

Making Geography Memorable (L)

Cindy Wiggers
GeoMatters

Table Manners' Essentials for the Whole Family (L)

Monica Irvine
The Etiquette Factory

Get Crafty with Math! (L)

Carlita Boyles
Math on the Level

Session 7
10:15-11:15

RightStart™ Math: Why It Works! (P)

Maren Ehley
RightStart Math

Will Power vs. IQ (L)

Greg Denning
Williamsburg Academy

Can Learning Really Be This Fun? (P)

Grant Funk
Av-STEM Alaska

Writing Adventures®: How to use the "Scope & Sequence" and "Lessons" to build and apply writing skills (P)

Trish Padgett
Create! Press

Session 8
11:30-12:30

How To Watch Television (L)

Brian Wasko
WriteAtHome

Experience Excellence in Writing (P)

Janet Beckett
IEW

How to Speak and Talk Math (L)

Dennis DiNoia
Mr. D Math

High Tech Homeschooling in the Digital Age (L)

Jessica Parnell
Bridgeway Academy

Session 9
12:45-1:45

Memorizing Math Facts without Tears (P)

Maren Ehley
RightStart Math

Science of Motivation (L)

Greg Denning
Williamsburg Academy

Teens, Technology, and the Truth! (L)

Jean Burk
College Prep Genius

Treasures Online at No Cost to You! (L)

Darrell Thompson
World Book

Session 10
2:00-3:00

Ten Mistakes Teen Writers Make and How to Avoid Them (the mistakes, not the teens) (L)

Brian Wasko
WriteAtHome

Making the Most of Moving Beyond the Page (P)

Keith Howe
Moving Beyond the Page

SAT Math – It's Not the Math, it's the Question that is Confusing! (L)

Dennis DiNoia
Mr. D Math

The Brain Needs PRADA (L)

Jessica Parnell
Bridgeway Academy

3:00-4:00 ~ Exhibit Hall and Ordering Only