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Suggested Resources for Public Speaking

Suggested Resources for Public Speaking
There are plenty of ways to teach public speaking in your homeschool! You can focus on speech and debate. It's pretty intense, and takes a lot of work...
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Public Speaking is Number One!

Public Speaking is Number One!
The #1 fear of most people is public speaking!  But teaching your children public speaking skills has a ton of great benefits: increased personal confidence; better writing, organizational, and research skills; critical thinking; and improved communication skills.  Plus, if your child likes public speaking, it can be a marvelous activity to include on your activity and award list!You can find speech and debate organizations in every state, and there are lots of different opportunities to be involved.  Here are...
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How Should Photography Be Counted On My Transcript?

How Should Photography Be Counted On My Transcript?
Hi Lee, I want to know since my daughter Kirstie is involved in photography and doing art show with me, couldn't that be counted as communication/public speaking? Although my daughter is shy this is the only way I can get her to communicate with people while doing something she loves. Kirstie has made good progress while doing the shows with all of us artist with in the last year in a half. Thanks,~Mary in Washington If...
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Guest — J W
What is she doing with it? There's fine art, there's commercial art (advertising), photojournalism, portraiture, photography for ... Read More
Saturday, 10 October 2009 06:57
Guest — Denise M
I know that photography is offered as a fine arts class at many schools. Enter her photography at your county fair. Awards would... Read More
Wednesday, 07 October 2009 10:20
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3 Hour Homeschool High School Seminar

3 Hour Homeschool High School Seminar
Do you live in Washington State?  I'm giving a three hour seminar in Vancouver, Washington, and I would love to see you there!  Clark County Home Educators has invited me to present my three hour seminar "Preparing to Homeschool High School."  This is the same information that I have in my video, with two key differences:1. It's cheaper!  Instead of buying a 3 DVD set for $75, the cost of the seminar is only $43 for...
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Come Watch Me at WATCH!

Come Watch Me at WATCH!
Please come to the WATCH convention this Friday and Saturday.  Last night I wrapped my give-away basket.  This time I'm calling it "A Moment of Peace at the Beach" because it includes a beach bag, flip flops, beach towel, bamboo mat, journal, bottle cooler, and lemonade.  It's really neat looking!  I would love for you to come and see me at my booth!   To register to win, I only need your name, email, and cell phone...
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Sometimes you feel like a nut. Sometimes you don't....

Sometimes you feel like a nut.  Sometimes you don't....
About half of our homeschool classes were traditional, textbookish classes. The rest we were just Wild & Crazy Guys!For fun, my son Kevin studied chess like crazy. One year we called it "Critical Thinking." No kidding - if you have a kid who plays competitive chess, I'm sure you understand! The next year we called it "Public Speaking" because he was going to different classes around our area, teaching to various homeschool groups and public and...
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Guest — Sharon - Momn4boys
You know I don't really know where it started.... It has just always been. He got his first knife at 6 yrs old. Yes it was young... Read More
Monday, 02 June 2008 11:05
Guest — Lee
Wow! That IS unusual! Did that passion start with a book? Johnny Tremain? How fun! Blessings, Lee
Saturday, 31 May 2008 18:54
Guest — Sharon - Momn4boys
How about knifemaking. He would love to become a bladesmith. Here is a link with a picture of his forge. Read More
Saturday, 31 May 2008 18:04
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