THEN Conference 6 March 2010

THEN Conference 2010

The Home Educators Network

THEN – Supporting Homeschoolers in Hamilton and the Greater Waikato

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Venue: Hamilton South Baptist Church, 131 Ohaupo Rd, Hamilton

Contact: Margaret, Phone: 07 843 5656,


9am Open for Registrations

10am Start and Welcome

10.05am – 10.30am Keynote Address – Craig Smith

10.30- 10.55 Morning tea

11.00am – 12.00pm Session 1
Getting started in Home education: Craig Smith
Preparing for Tertiary: Wintech, University and Vision College reps
Reading, the Reluctant Reader and Maths Reluctant: Rowena Powell
Coping with/Avoiding Burnout: Barbara Smith

12 pm–12.45pm Lunch BYO. Tea and coffee provided

12.45 pm – 1.25pm Session 2
Is it possible to discipline children in our undisciplined society: Craig Smith
Books, Great books and more books: Barbara Smith
Teaching Writing: Gladys Billings
Lapbooking and Unit Studies: Johanna Whittaker

1.30pm – 2.30pm Session 3
Dads: Craig Smith
Homeschooling on the Smell of an Oily Rag: Margaret Evans
Training our Children’s Minds: Barbara Smith
Homeschooling Large Families:  Katherine Baxendine

2.40pm – 3.15pm Panel of homeschooling parents, and homeschool graduates – chaired by Craig Smith.

Close and thankyous

Afternoon tea and vendors stalls open until 4pm

Costs: $20 THEN member, $35 nonmember, $40 on-day

(To become a member of THEN click here)

Registrations close: Sunday 28 February2010 (you can still turn up on the day and pay the on-day registration)

Conference Exhibitors: Click on the organisation below for website and more information

Home Education Foundation


CES Books

plus more to come

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