IDEA Curriculum Fair 2018: Workshop Schedule for Fairbanks

Attendee Welcome Page ~ Anchorage ~ Fairbanks ~ Juneau ~ Soldotna

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

Fairbanks - Westmark Hotel

Monday, April 30, 2018

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

8:30 am - Breakfast is served

"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.


Northern Latitudes



10:00-11:00 ~ Exhibit Hall and Ordering Only

Session 1

Science of Motivation (L)

Greg Denning
Williamsburg Academy

Let's Play Games with RightStart™ Math! (P)

Maren Ehley
RightStart Math

Making the Most of Moving Beyond the Page (P)

Keith Howe
Moving Beyond the Page

Session 2

How To Watch Television (L)

Brian Wasko

Discipline with Love so We Don't Break Our Children's Spirit (L)

Monica Irvine
The Etiquette Factory

Treasures Online at No Cost to You! (L)

Darrell Thompson
World Book

Session 3

Bringing Down the Walls of Learning (L)

Greg Denning
Williamsburg Academy

How to Speak and Talk Math (L)

Dennis DiNoia
Mr. D Math

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

Trish Padgett
Create! Press

Session 4

Get Crafty with Math! (L)

Carlita Boyles
Math on the Level

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

Tanner Bowman
Tech Trep Academy

Can Learning Really Be This Fun? (P)

Grant Funk
Av-STEM Alaska

Session 5

The Maturity System (L)

Greg Denning
Williamsburg Academy

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

Brian Wasko

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

Adelaide Olguin

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