April 24, 2014

Home Schooling Coming Events for April – June

Home Schooling Coming Events for April – June

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Sat 17 April 2010

Top of the South Conference in Tasman Bay

Venue: Tasman Bible Church Cnr Coastal Highway and Williams Rd, Tasman

Contact: Rose, 03 526-6767       evenings only or                topofthesouthreg@live.com

Cost: $5.00 per family

Programme:

8:45am Venue opens

9:15am Welcome

9:30 – 11am

Craig and Barbara Smith: Home Education – Getting Things Into Perspective

11am Morning Tea

11:30am Two Electives

Craig Smith:  A Christian Dad’s Essential Role in Home Education

Barbara Smith:  Changing the Heart of a Rebel  (For preventing rebellion, and dealing with it as a Christian)

12:30pm  BYO Lunch, View Resources

1:00pm Two Electives

Craig Smith: Is it Possible to Discipline Children in our Undisciplined Society?

Barbara Smith: Training our Children’s Minds, The Tools of Learning, and Motivation

2:30pm PM Tea, View Resources

3.00pm Two Electives Combined

Craig and Barbara Smith: Training our Children/Youth to be Pure and Raising our Daughters to be Godly Wives and Mothers

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Tue 20 April 2010

Coffee & Dessert Evening in Hokitika

Venue: Hokitika Church of Christ, corner of Sale and Stafford Sts, Hokitika

Time: 7:00 pm
Cost: $5.00 per family

Questions and Answers with Craig and Barbara Smith

Please bring your favourite dessert to share.

Anyone wanting individual time with Craig or Barbara, or both? They are available during the day of the 20th. Let Sonya know and she will arrange a time when you can meet with them.

Contact: Sonya McGarvey           Ph: 03 755-5300    mcgarveyls@snap.net.nz

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Thurs 22 Apr 2010

An Evening in Te Anau

Venue: 61 Fergus Square

Time: 7:00pm

Contact: Nancy, 03 349-8166, gnbarnes@xtra.co.nz

“Christian Dad’s Essential Role in Home Education.”

& “Christian Parents Preventing and Changing Rebellion in a Child’s Heart.”

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Fri/Sat 23-24 Apr 2010

“Refresh” Conference in New Plymouth

Speaker: Rosie Boom

www.boomfamily.co.nz

Venue: Northpoint Baptist Church, 116 Mangati Rd., Bell Block

Cost: $30 (includes am & pm teas)

Contact: Sue, 06 758-5294, innesnz@xtra.co.nz; Helen, 06 754-7158, powicks @gmail.com

Friday: Family Concert by Rosie Boom & Family, 7-9pm

Programme:

9:00am — Venue Opens, Resources

9:30am — Rosie Boom: Joy in the Homeschool Journey

10:30 — AM Tea

10:50 — Rosie: The Gift of Values (how to nurture character in our children’s lives)

12:30 — Lunch

1:00pm — Resource Stalls open

2:15pm — Rosie: Building a Strong Family

3:15-6:00pm — View Resources

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Sat 24 April 2010

Full Day Workshop in Invercargill

Venue: Rosedale Bible Chapel       Cnr Bourke & Exmouth Sts    Invercargill

Contact: Joy Gibson               Phone: 03 214-4493             briangibson@clear.net.nz

Costs: $15 / family or $5 / session

Programme:

9:00am Venue Opens, Resources

9:15am Welcome & Notices

9:30-11am Two Electives

Craig Smith: The Christian Dad’s Essential Role in Home Education

Barbara Smith: Avoiding Burnout — Keeping Going When the Going Gets Tough

11:00am AM Tea, View Resources

11:30am Two Electives

Craig Smith: Choosing or Developing Your Own Curriculum

Barbara Smith: Training Our Children’s Minds, The Tools of Learning and Motivation

1:00pm BYO Lunch, Resources

1:30pm Two Electives

Craig Smith: Changing the Heart of a Rebel (for preventing rebellion and dealing with it as a Christian)

Barbara Smith: Training Our Children to Worship

2:30pm PM Tea, View Resources

3:00pm Two Electives

Craig Smith: Training Our Children/Youth to Be Pure

Barbara Smith: Raising Our Daughters to Be Godly Wives and Mothers

4:30pm View Resources. End

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Mon 26 April 2010

Dunedin Home Education Seminar

Venue: Musselburgh Baptist Church, 131 Musselburgh Rise, Dunedin

Time: 10am-3pm & 7-9pm

Cost: $15 per family, which includes the Children’s Programme

Contact: Dunedin Committee on register4dunedinseminar@gmail.com or Katie, ph. 03 489-2349,

Programme:

10am — Registration & Resources

10:15 — Welcome & Notices

10:30-12 — Two Electives

Craig Smith: Home Education — Getting Things into Perspective

Barbara Smith: Home Education  through Secondary and Preparing for Tertiary

12-1 — Lunch. Tea & Coffee provided.

1-2:30 — Two Electives:

Craig: Changing the Heart of a Rebel

Barbara: Avoiding Burnout: Keeping Going When the Going Gets Tough

2:30-3 — PM Tea & Resources

(3pm-7pm: Free to go home)

7-9pm — Two Electives

Craig: Dad’s Essential Role in Home Education from a Christian Perspective

Barbara: Training Our Children’s Minds: Tools of Learning and Motivation

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Tue 27 April 2010

Half Day Workshop in Oamaru

Contact: Tani, 03 434-9253, tani.newton@paradise.net.nz

Venue: Elim Church

Cost: $10 per family or $5 per session.

Speakers: Craig & Barbara Smith

Programme:

1pm — Registration & Resources

1:30 — Two Electives

Craig Smith: Choosing or Developing Your Own Curriculum

Barbara Smith: Training Our Children’s Minds

3pm — PM Tea & Resources

3:30 — Two Electives:

Craig: Changing the Heart of a Rebel

Barbara: Training Our Children to Worship

4:30-5 — Q & A Session

6:00pm — Pot Providence Tea

8:00pm — Two Electives:

Craig: The Christian Dad’s Essential Role in Home Education

Barbara: Training Our Daughters to Be Godly Wives & Mothers

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Wed 28 April 2010

Workshop in Timaru

Venue: Connect Community Church, Intersection of College Rd and Harper St., Timaru

Cost: $5 per family per sessioin or $15 per family for all the 4 sessions.

Contact: Rachel, 03 686-3393   or thelittles@maxnet.co.nz

Programme:

1:45pm — Arrive & Welcome

2:00 — Two Electives

Craig Smith: Getting Things into Perspective (Schooling vs Education, Character Training, Tutoring/mentoring, Developing Vision)

Barbara Smith: Avoiding Burnout: Keeping Going When the Going Gets Tough (Symptoms, Causes, Strategies)

3:30pm — PM Tea & Resources

4:00 — Two Electives:

Craig: Choosing/Developing Your Own Curriculum

Barbara: Training Our Children’s Minds: the Tools of Learning and Motivation (Grammar, Logic and Rhetoric Stages of a Classical Hebrew / Interpersonal Education)

5:30 — BYO Dinner Time

6:30pm — Two Electives:

Craig: The Christian Dad’s Essential Role in Home Education

Barbara: Creating Your Own Library and the Vital Nature of Reading Aloud

7:30pm — Keynote Address

Craig: Home Educating Through Secondary and Preparing for Tertiary and the Workforce

8:35pm — Q & A Session

9:00pm — Supper

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Thur 29 April 2010

Home Education Workshop in Ashburton

Venue: Ashburton Baptist Church, cnr Cass & Havelock Sts., Ashburton

Cost: $5 one session, $10 Single, $15 Family

Contact: Melanie, 03 030-6564, midcanthomeeducators@gmail.com

Programme:

1pm — Registration & Resources

1:15-2:45 — Barbara Smith: Avoiding Burnout: Keeping Going When the Going Gets Tough

2:45-3:15pm — PM Tea & Resources

3:15-4:30 — Craig Smith: Home Educating Through Secondary and Preparing for Tertiary and the Workforce

4:30-5:00pm — View Resources

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Sat 1 May 2010

Workshop in Christchurch

Venue: Bishopdale Reformed Church, 90 Highsted Rd., Christchurch

Cost: $15.00

Contact: Angela McDowell, ph. 03 383-0652 pm only; andrew. mcdowell@xtra.co.nz

Programme:

9:00am Venue Opens, Resources

9:15am Welcome & Notices

9:30-11am Two Electives

Craig Smith: The Christian Dad’s Essential Role in Home Education

Barbara Smith: Avoiding Burnout — Keeping Going When the Going Gets Tough

11:00am AM Tea, View Resources

11:30am Two Electives

Craig Smith: Choosing or Developing Your Own Curriculum

Barbara Smith: Training Our Children’s Minds, The Tools of Learning and Motivation

1:00pm BYO Lunch, Resources

1:30pm Two Electives

Craig Smith: Changing the Heart of a Rebel (for preventing rebellion and dealing with it as a Christian)

Barbara Smith: Training Our Children to Worship

2:30pm PM Tea, View Resources

3:00pm Two Electives

Craig Smith: Training Our Children/Youth to Be Pure

Barbara Smith: Raising Our Daughters to Be Godly Wives and Mothers

4:30pm View Resources. End

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Mon 3 May 2010

Evening Meeting in Blenheim

Venue: The Community House in Riversdale, 131 Budge St.

Cost: Donation

Time: 7:00pm

Contact: Sandy, 03 578-1296, home_spun3@live.com

Informal Q & A time: with Craig & Barbara Smith, including college & university entrance.

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Fri/Sun 28-30 May 2010

Patchwork of Grace

Retreat

Venue: El Rancho, Waikanae

Speaker: Rosie Boom

Cost: $165 per person, includes all meals from Sat Breakfast through Sunday Lunch.

Contact: Gayle McDonald, lotsamacs@xtra.co.nz

This is an opportunity for you to spend a weekend away from the burdens and stresses of homeschooling life and take some time out to fellowship with other like-minded mums. You will receive inspiration and encouragement for your homeschool journey.

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Fri/Sat 25-27 June 2010

Heart Retreat

Matamata

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