MHEA VIRTUAL 

SPRING CONFERENCE

APRIL 24-29, 2021

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Saturday, April 24

10:00 - 10:50

Making Homeschool Fun Again - Steve Lambert

Rethinking Education for the 21st Century. Chances are good that nearly everything you know about education is more than a hundred years out of date. There's a reason why every day seems to be a struggle and why children are so resistant to learning in 2019. Come with a notebook and an open mind and be prepared to have your homeschool schedule simplified by 50% and your children's enjoyment doubled. 

11:00 - 11:50

Public Teacher, Home School - Joseph Martin

A look at why a public-school teacher would choose homeschooling over traditional educational routes.

1:00 - 1:50

Raising World Changers - Steve Lambert

As he approaches his 70th birthday, this father and grandfather of seven will share with you all that he's learned in 40 years of ministry and teaching about how to impact your children for the Kingdom of God... and in turn how to help them impact the world around them. Bring a notebook and pen and be prepared to learn from a homeschool pioneer who was raising world changers before many of you were even born.

2:00 - 2:50

Kids, Teens, and Screens: How to Raise Healthy Digital Natives - Madlin Mangrum

Since we are living in a digital world, how in the world do we create digital boundaries for our children? Join Madlin as she offers a proper mindset as well as practical tips on creating pockets of space and time in daily family life to unplug and connect with one another. 

Topics include screen-free zones, alternatives to smartphones, when and how to give a child a digital device, and training your children to think, learn, and develop a love of reading.

3:00 - 3:50

Pace vs. Perseverance - Rachael Carman

Having trouble staying on schedule with your chosen curriculum? Wondering if you can keep up with everyone else for just one day? Come and hear Rachael’s confession of her own personal battle with homeschool schedules and how she looks to God to help her persevere. a paragraph. 

Monday, April 26

3:00 - 3:50

Building a Framework for Highschool and Beyond - Jennifer Crowe

This workshop will incorporate ideas for getting your junior high and senior highschool students ready to begin the years beyond homeschooling.  Whether its college, a job, the military, or a ministry that God may lead your student to, you will need to prepare them academically and spiritually for the time ahead.  The areas to be covered will include:  Highschool courses, graduation requirements, record keeping, transcripts, college admission, GPA's, ACT/SAT tests, and more.

7:00 - 7:50

When Doubt Creeps In - Rachael Carman

We all have moments of doubt along this homeschool journey. We wonder if we’re doing the right thing or if we are messing up our kids. You are not alone in your desperate moments. Come have your hope renewed! 

Tuesday, April 27

3:00 - 3:50

The Struggle is Good - Teaching Your Child to Embrace Problem Solving and Learning - Zee Dean

There is power in productive struggle.  In this session, parents learn more about the benefits of teaching their children to embrace problem-solving and learning challenges.  The benefits include understanding how these challenges create opportunities for children to learn things from different or new perspectives, expand their thinking, and rise to their full potential. Parents can leave this session recognizing the higher purpose of their children’s learning challenges.

7:00 - 7:50

Honest, Father-to-Father Talk  (Men Only) - Steve Lambert

Steve Lambert is a student of military history. His stories are funny, gripping and unforgettable. Steve will talk heart to heart and man to man about the issues we face as men and as fathers in the 21st century. We are called to raise sons and daughters to serve The King, yet all too often we don't even know where to begin. This session is NOT for sons but rather for dads only. Guaranteed to change your life if you're man enough to come and listen with an open heart.

Thursday, April 29

3:00 - 3:50

More Than a Homeschool Mom - Kim Endraske

Whether you've homeschooled for two years or twenty-two years, it's easy to become so consumed by the daily grind of homeschool mom life, that you lose sight of your true identity. Come and be encouraged by veteran homeschool mom, Kim Endraske, a mom of four and a former atheist. In Christ, you are so much more than just a "homeschool mom." 

7:00 - 7:50

Soaring Beyond Survival - Rachael Carman

Homeschooling is not easy. As a matter of fact, it can be downright overwhelming, tempting us to slip into survival mode. Homeschooling is the adventure of a lifetime, and God will be your strength. It is not His will that you just survive—He wants you to thrive. Come hear Rachael discuss what it takes to soar like an eagle. a paragraph.