IDEA Curriculum Fair 2018: Workshop Schedule for Soldotna

Attendee Welcome Page ~ Anchorage ~ Fairbanks ~ Juneau ~ Soldotna

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

Soldotna - Soldotna Sports Center

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Keynote Breakfast 8:00-10:00 am
Exhibit Hall Open from 10:00 to 5:00

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.

Time

Room A

Room B

Room C

10:00-10:30 ~ Shopping in Exhibit Hall

Session 1
10:30-11:30

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

Monica Irvine
The Etiquette Factory

Goal Setting - A Family Event! (L)

Dennis DiNoia
Mr. D Math

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

Greg Denning
Williamsburg Academy

Session 2
11:45-12:45

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

Tanner Bowman
Tech Trep Academy

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

Adelaide Olguin
TalkBox.Mom

Rest for the Weary – Ideas for Dealing with Special Needs (L)

Carlita Boyles
Math on the Level

Session 3
1:00-2:00

The WriteAtHome Approach: How to Effectively Coach Young Writers (L)

Brian Wasko
WriteAtHome

The 13 Most Important Soft Skills to Teach Your Children (L)

Jean Burk
College Prep Genius

Science of Motivation (L)

Greg Denning
Williamsburg Academy

Session 4
2:15-3:15

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

Jack Pien
EEME.co

Math Is More Than Just Numbers with RightStart™ Math (P)

Maren Ehley
RightStart Math

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

Jessica Parnell
Bridgeway Academy

Session 5
3:30-4:30

Can Learning Really Be This Fun? (P)

Grant Funk
Av-STEM Alaska

Making the Most of Moving Beyond the Page (P)

Keith Howe
Moving Beyond the Page

Bringing Down the Walls of Learning (L)

Greg Denning
Williamsburg Academy

4:30-5:00 ~ Shopping in Exhibit Hall