2017 MassHOPE Vendor Workshops
9:30 Session 1
Prime Numbers - The Gateway to Algebra and Beyond - Mr. D Math
This hands-on workshop will show how to use prime numbers to simplify both numerical and algebraic fractions, greatest common factors, least common multiples, simplifying roots and determining patterns in sequences. This workshop is for anyone who is preparing for pre-algebra to pre-calculus. The workshop is fast paced and fun.
Are You an Accident of Nature? - Educate7.com
Learn to disprove evolution. Give your own presentations using free videos and Powerpoints that make science understandable. Information (DNA) cannot be created by chance plus natural selection. Chemistry prevents life from forming from non-life. Fossils are out of sequence and transitions missing. Exposes evolution's assumptions and fatal flaws.
10:30 Session 2
Learning in Spite of Labels - Ability Based Learning LLC
This fun and interactive workshop will leave you truly understanding how children with learning challenges think and feel… AND show you great ways to help them!
Christian Worldview Shaping: Raising Your Children to Love God and Others - BJU Press/HomeWorks by Precept
Genesis 1:26 explains that we are created in God's image. The Bible also tells us to love God with all our hearts, souls, minds, and strength and to love our neighbors as ourselves. Is this the worldview your teaching reflects? Are you raising up more image bearers of Christ? Let's take a look at what the Bible says about correct worldview and re-evaluate how and what we teach in view of His plan for educating our families.
11:30 Session 3
University 101 - Cairn University
An overview of the college admission process from application through enrolling.
Raising Our Boys to Be Gentlemen - The Etiquette Factory
Parents, this is such an important workshop if you are raising boys and girls! We've got to do all that we can to help our boys understand that these life skills will directly impact every part of their lives, both personally and professionally. These skills change lives and contribute to happier, healthier and more stable relationships
1:30 Session 4
Christian, Classical, Community, and Curriculum — All in One! - Classical Conversations
Classical Conversations' unique classical, Christian, community-based curriculum equips and encourages parents and students to homeschool through high school by providing structure and accountability, while allowing for the home-based freedom we all value. Enjoy a brief overview of classical education and the programs we offer, followed by a Q&A.
Homeschooling in Maine - Homeschoolers of Maine
Connect with other Maine homeschoolers, and learn more about what's happening on the homeschool front in the great state of Maine!
2:30 Session 5
Engage the Bay State - Massachusetts Family Institute
Churches today are facing an array of challenging and confusing cultural issues. That is why MFI has developed a curriculum to encourage people of faith to engage the culture here in Mass. This easily accessible, timely and engaging material is now available for Sunday School classes and small groups.
Work at Home as a Medical Transcriptionist — The Medical Transcription Service
Discover a step-by-step guide to what medical transcription is; medical transcription versus medical billing and coding; learning medical transcription simply. Learn about marketing your business easily and everything you wanted to know about earning potential, equipment, electronic files, how to get hands-on work experience, work for services and much more.
9:30 Session 6
Autism, Stress, Chaos: A Pathway to Participating Fully in Life — Creative Learning Solutions
Learn about the Davis Autism Approach. Your loved one can gain the tools to participate more fully in life. This approach is gentle and non-invasive, starting with individuation and then exploring life concepts that serve as a filter through which life is less stressful and chaotic.
RightStart Math: Let's Play Games! — RightStart Mathmatics by Activities for Learning, Inc.
Are you tired of flashcards? This workshop will show you fabulous and effective alternatives to worksheets and flashcards by playing easy and fun math card games. Imagine your kids asking you to practice their math facts more! Come and discover games to help your children learn their math facts.
10:30 Session 7
Math-You-Hate becomes Math-U-Love with Math-U-See — Demme Learning/Math-U-See
Math-U-See's unique instructional approach using simple but powerful manipulatives, videos, and textbooks helps students master math concepts and fundamental skills. Our manipulatives are used to represent abstract math concepts to be represented in clear, relatable ways. Come see how even reluctant mathematicians can help children develop a positive relationship with math.
Your Child Can Love History with Notgrass - Notgrass History
Notgrass History combines engaging lessons, primary source documents, full-color photographs and illustrations, classic literature, and hands-on activities to help children understand and enjoy history, government, civics and economics.
11:30 Session 8
The Amazing Things Youth Can Do - Young Entrepreneurs of North America
God gives us all certain skills and abilities that we can use to honor and glorify Him. Join Jason Lindsey, owner of "Young Entrepreneurs of North America”, as he explores the amazing things that youth are capable of doing when following biblical principles.
Teach Reading Confidently with Usborne Books and More - Usborne Books and More
Join Mishael Schiller, mother of six and homeschooler of 20 years (so far!) to learn about Usborne Books phonics-based reading programs. These books gently and effectively guide parents in teaching their children to read confidently. Mishael will also share personal tips!
1:30 Session 9
A New Christian College for Homeschoolers in Massachusetts - Sattler College
Provides an introduction to Sattler College — a new undergraduate Christian college located in Boston. The college offers a rigorous core curriculum with five majors (history, business, biblical studies, computer science, human biology) at a much lower tuition than most colleges. All students take part in a Christian discipleship program.
Raising our Girls to be Ladies - The Etiquette Factory
Our precious daughters…do they know how special they truly are and are they confident enough in this truth that they will one day only accept that hand of a true gentlemen? Today, our society is teaching girls that being a lady is a thing of the past. This is FALSE.
2:30 Session 10
Student Led Learning - Mr. D Math
This hands-on workshop will give parents strategies, guides and the outline for having their children be self-directed learners who have ownership of their learning and assessments. The session will also give students what they need to assess their own work in a meaningful way discovering their own unique learning potential.
Natural Solutions to Infuse Your Homeschool - doTERRA International
Stress, focus, mood, sleep issues, immunity, and nutrition all influence how effective your homeschool day can be. Did you know there are safe and effective natural solutions for both you and your children? Come learn how to infuse your homeschool with these beautiful essential oils, created by God.