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NEW DATE!: Monday, May 13 @ 2pm

Attend this virtual info-session hosted by Christine Echeverri to hear more information about our courses! Bring your questions; get some answers!

Online Tools Workshop for Parents (4 weeks)

Dates: Wednesdays at 10am, beginning May 10

Attend this 4-week class geared for homeschool parents and interested online teachers wanting to learn more about how to set up a Google Classroom, create Google Docs, Google Slides, as well as how to lesson plan in Google Sheets. Christine Echeverri will teach this workshop.

Date: Monday, March 20th, 2023 @ 4PM

Architecture is Awesome with Christine Echeverri and architect Charles Wee

Attend this fun event to hear more about architecture from a real life architect! At the event we will have information about our World History Through Architecture class.

Date: Tuesday, August 23rd @ 5PM

Live Online Info-Session with Christine Echeverri

Attend this info-session to hear more information about our courses! We will have a giveaway and a brief time for Q&A at the end.

Date: Tuesday, August 16 @ 10 AM

Meet Our Instructors! Live Online Info-Session

Do you have questions about our classes? Would you like to meet our instructors? Attend this info-session to meet instructors and hear them speak about why they are excited about their courses. We will have a brief time for Q&A at the end!

The meeting link will be shared with registered participants via email prior to the meeting.

If you have a group that would be interested in one of these webinars, email Christine!

Math Teaching Tips for Elementary Learners with Jennifer Hudson

Date: Monday, August 8 @ 10 AM

Join us for a free online workshop to explore utilizing manipulatives, games, routines and three step math tasks with your learners. We will talk about patient problem solving and student involvement in the learning process and we will explore ideas for gaining math fluency through games and hands on activities. We will try out some math routines and games to give you ideas for your math time and I will share some links to freebies and share my experience with some games that one can purchase.

Jennifer Hudson was a formerly an Educational Facilitator with iLead Hybrid Charter School. She has both classroom experience and has homeschooled her daughters for many years. Want to learn more about her? Check out her bio and her video introduction! She will teach Magical Math for grades 1-2 in the Fall. Attend this webinar to hear tips for how to use open ended questions and flexible thinking.

The meeting link will be shared with registered participants via email prior to the meeting.

California Field Trips 2: Los Angeles, Pasadena, and Other Awesome Golden State Places

Led by: Christine Echeverri

Date: Wednesday, November 10 @ 2PM

  • Are you looking for new places to visit to explore history, architecture, nature studies, or animal life in California?
  • Did you attend our California Field Trips 1 webinar last year?
  • Are you studying California history?
  • Are you using California Out of the Box?

Come hear the next installment of cool California places! If your family is using California Out of the Box, this is an excellent tie-in that will open up a year of study. Author Christine Echeverri will hit Los Angeles and the close by city of Pasadena (home of the Tournament of Roses Parade), as well as two other areas and various gems in the Golden State. Don’t miss this webinar!

Stop Losing your Stuff! An Introduction to Google Classroom for Homeschool

Led by: Christine Echeverri

Thursday, October 7 @ 2PM

  • Do you have older students, in 4th grade and above?
  • Or — a student that prefers typing?
  • Have you been a user of Google Classroom, and wonder about how to set up your own classroom?
  • Are you looking for tools to keep your kid’s learning on track?
  • Are you tired of losing papers and work samples?

Join this webinar with author and instructor Christine Echeverri to learn about the benefits of Google Classroom, and how to set-up your own classroom for your homeschool student(s). We will go over account requirements to use the classroom, assignment types, cool bells and whistles, and where some of the quirky settings can be found. Come to receive an introduction to this powerful and useful tool and get YOUR questions answered!

When the Maps are the Treasure! An Introduction to the David Rumsey Map Collection

  • Do you plan to teach history next year — world history, US history, or state studies?
  • Would you like to teach geography, but feel uncertain about how to do it?
  • Do you have kids that create treasure maps?

This presentation is for you! In this webinar we will explore an amazing collection of maps that are housed at Stanford University and available online at the David Rumsey Map Collection; they are scanned and uploaded to a user-friendly website that allows viewers to print, search, and overlay maps — from all over the world. We will explore what can be learned from maps, and ways they can be used in homeschooling. Come for ideas and inspiration!