Friday, July 12
12pm – Registration/Vendor Area Opens
12:45 – 1:30pm
The Catholic Art of Memory
Dr. Vost will explain how Sts. Albert the Great and Thomas Aquinas revived and transformed the ancient Greco-Roman “art of memory,” provide a live demonstration with the audience, and show how teachers and students can adapt these ancient methods to learn and remember just about anything.
2:00 – 2:45pm
From Homeschool Parent to Homeschool Teacher
Discover educational methods and applications of long-standing academic principles that can make a parent a better, goal-oriented teacher.
3:15 – 4:00pm
How to Think Like Aquinas
As a practical guide to happiness and holiness through perfection of your intellectual powers, this talk builds upon St. Thomas’ presentation of the parts of the virtue of prudence or practical wisdom, and addresses topics like improved memory, learning, studiousness, and reasoning abilities.
4:30 – 5:15pm
There Are Those Days
You’re a strong Catholic homeschooling mom, and you can do anything. But some days are better than others. Amy will tell about some of her not-so-great days and how she got through them, because even though homeschooling is a blessing, well, “There are those days….”