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|The following workshops are for new and experienced homeschool teachers of grades 1-12. This
material is designed to fit in with any curriculum.
Workshops are available in Fall 2008. Register here!
Instructor, Cynthia Hockman-Chupp, M.S.Ed., presents curriculum ideas to K-12 teachers and homeschoolers. During her career, she has taught elementary, middle and high school students. For the past eleven years she has written and published curriculum for children and adults. She homeschools three of her four children.
|New Workshop, Nov. 2006: Let's Make Books!!!|
|Join us for this fun session of bookmaking. Burrito journal, pop-ups, envelope books, layered, bound, pizza books, and more. You'll see many examples of student-made books and learn how they can be used to enhance your child's learning.|
|Workshop 1: Book Report Extravaganza!|
|Want to make book reports exciting? Come learn dozens of ways to make book reports. Integrate concepts such as characterization, plot, theme, and mood into the learning process! View sample projects and make some of your own to take home.|
|Workshop 2: Excel in Reading; Easy Ideas For Success|
|Develop your childrenís reading and comprehension abilities. Use simple methods to teach them what good readers do as they read. Talk with your children about literature using a variety of techniques including webbing, predicting, and summarizing. In addition, learn how to create literature discussion logs.|
|Workshop 3: Make Non-fiction Unit Studies Come Alive!|
|Learn techniques for teaching non-fiction studies from beginning research skills to note taking and report writing. Present information using puppet shows, ABC books, poetry, monologues, and more.|
|Workshop 4: Family Stories Are Fun!|
|A course for all who enjoy teaching writing and those who wish they did. This class will guide homeschool teachers to discover the wealth of writing material within their own families. Family stories are a springboard to help developing writers discover their own writing potential and appreciate the values and contributions of their own families.|
|Workshop 5: Portfolders with Pizzazz!|
|Tired of worksheets and workbooks? Want to make learning and review exciting? Teach your child how to make mini-books, folds, flaps and other 3-D organizers. Mount in spectacular Portfolders that children will return to again and again! Visit Portfolders to view samples.|
|Workshop 6: Unit Studies with ANTicipation!|
|The ants go marchingÖ March with us through this ant study as we look at how a unit is formed from initial idea to culminating Portfolder. Discover how to create 3-D organizers on a topic. Gather ideas that will help you to plan your own exciting, hands-on, unit of study.|
|Workshop 7: Geometry - Not Just for Big Kids Anymore!|
|Did you know that geometry is now being widely taught at the primary level? During this class, we will explore geoblocks, manipulatives that are used to introduce geometry to young children. Geoblocks capture the interest of children and their teachers as they explore the exciting world of mathematics. The geoblocks and a unit of study from the Math Learning Center for grades 1-4 are included in the workshop materials cost.|
Instructor: Cynthia Hockman-Chupp, M.S.Ed. For a biography on the instructor, click here.
Registration and Fees: Please send mail to firstname.lastname@example.org to indicate your interest in scheduling any of these workshops for your homeschool group.
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