How would your teenaged son like to learn explosive ordinance disposal? Would your daughter be interested in the opportunity to learn culinary skills while living on a submarine? How about learning naval history at Pearl Harbor or getting to observe a surgery from the operating room floor? Would they like … read more
Author Archives: FPEA
It doesn’t take a lot of research to figure out that homeschooling has become a more accepted method of education in the United States. Though there are many states where parents still fight for their rights in home education, you don’t have to go very far to find a person … read more
Lights, camera…..does your teen want to be in the middle of the “action”?
Whether they are interested in an on-screen role or working behind the camera in the areas of writing, directing or marketing, Film Camp will help jump start your teen’s movie making dreams.
Crystal Creek Media’s … read more
Julia Gordie was stressing out. Then, at a point when she wondered whether should could actually follow through on homeschooling her children, the St. Augustine resident received a comforting piece of advice from one of her closest friends.
“She told me that I am the only person who will always … read more
Bring the Sherlock Holmes in you and plan to participating in this fun and exciting Living History Hunt Saturday night and end your convention experience with an adventure.
What you need to know to participate …
The Saturday Night Special Living History Hunt is for all ages (under the age … read more
The FPEA has arranged a special afternoon educational event on Wednesday, May 23rd at 4pm at the Arabian Nights Dinner Show in Kissimmee, FL. The event begins with a dozen educational exhibits in the arena. Students and parents alike will get to visit with the horse trainers, veterinarian, show presenters … read more
I confess that I am a control freak organizational maniac. That said, you can just imagine what goes into planning to attend the FPEA convention at my home. I have to start several months in advance. Soon after Christmas I start really evaluating the curriculum we have been using for … read more
Parents who choose to homeschool their special-needs children operate on an elevated level of determination, courage and commitment. Not only must they go against the flow of the general public and educational experts, but they also must accept that certain schooling approaches that work well for other homeschool families are … read more
Most parents faced with a child with a physical or learning disability would leave the education process to the “experts.” Valencia Tupper has chosen a different (and more profitable) path.
Valencia’s 11-year-old son, Alex, actually has two conditions — dyspraxia and dysgraphia. Often called the “clumsy child syndrome,” dyspraxia is … read more
In a few short weeks, my baby graduates from our homeschool. Several of my friends are curious as to how I will handle the “closing of my homeschool”. It puzzles them that I’m not more concerned about this grand event. I’m not sure whether they’re more concerned about my reaction … read more