Thursday, May 17
12:00pm – Registration/Vendor Area Opens
12:45pm – 1:30pm
History as if People Mattered
Why do so many people say they love history but hated history class? If teaching history to your homeschooler seems daunting, this talk will guide you through inculcating a love and understanding of history in your child, emphasizing the narrative nature of history coupled with a theme-based approach. The talk will also explore why modern-secular attempts at teaching history are doomed to failure.
2:00pm – 2:45pm
Timeless Principles of Successful Homeschooling
Feel overwhelmed or suffering from major burnout? Are you asking if homeschooling is really for you, and wondering how other parents keep going year after year? Ginny Seuffert will provide practical, down-to-earth advice drawn from her thirty years of successful homeschooling to put some peace and joy back in your homeschool day.
3:15pm – 4:00pm
Teaching with St. Francis de Sales: An Education in Virtue
According to the teaching methods of St. Francis de Sales, the perennial principles promulgated by this saint can aid parents in the discipline and raising of their children through homeschooling. This talk will get to the heart of teaching with St. Francis de Sales.
4:30pm – 5:15pm
What 30 Years of Homeschooling Has Taught Me About Discipline
Why do some Catholic homeschool moms seem to have it all together, while others run around putting out fires? Ginny Seuffert will discuss how discipline, in its many forms, is the key to unlock calm, confident Catholic family life.