We wanted to take some time to introduce you to some of the wonderful highlighted speakers that you will have the opportunity to hear while at convention this year.
Author Archives: FPEA
The Principle Approach method of education is the manner of consistent and ordered teaching and learning that produces Christian character and self-government, Christian scholarship, and biblical reasoning for lifelong learning and discipleship.
The notebook method is an essential component to the Principle Approach that governs the teacher and student in … read more
Lori Stephens could not stop her children from learning. Seven years ago, their oldest daughter was 5 and, because of her birthday, missed the cutoff to start kindergarten in Florida. “We could not imagine holding her back another year to start school,” the Clermont resident recalls. “She seemed … read more
Top Ten Things You Don’t Want to Miss During Your Visit to Gaylord Palms Resort: Haagen- Dazs Ice Cream Shoppe
We all scream for ice cream! Treat yourself to delectable ice cream, sorbet or frozen yogurt, made from the purest and finest ingredients at our Haagen- Dazs Ice Cream Shoppe. With flavors like pralines & cream, mint chip and chocolate chip cookie dough, who could resist? For a healthier … read more
Spring is here and for many homeschool families that means field trips, outdoor projects, fairs, exhibits and more.
We want to see how you are celebrating the season and enjoying your year-end homeschool activities!
Just send us a photo* along with a brief description of your family’s adventures and we … read more
Planning the meals for our families while at convention is something that needs to be considered, especially if you are enjoying a multiple day stay at the resort. So, we want to take look at your many options.
The cost for meals can start to get a little pricey if … read more
Math. Language Arts. Science. Typical subjects taught in homes and schools across America. But what about entrepreneurship? Seems innate for children to peddle pine cones, mold mud pies, or bake cupcakes hoping customers will flock to their “stores”. Cultivating a child’s intrinsic interest to sell something might one day blossom … read more
How does one explain a ‘lifestyle of learning’ within the realm of homeschooling? The concept is hard to put into exact words. After searching for a way to describe it most succinctly I found this description:
“Home Education is a lifestyle. Learning does not begin at 8.30a.m. and conclude at … read more
Homeschooling is more than “schooling.” If it were simply about academics, we could easily replicate what goes on the public or private schools. But for most of us, the reason we homeschool involves intangibles, conviction, philosophies that are hard to express, a want of “something better” than what is available … read more
A Different Calling
Brandy Brockhausen taught middle school for 11 years, but after meeting a homeschooling family in her church, she sensed a different calling. “I loved teaching,” the Melbourne resident remembers, “but I continually felt like I was missing out on time with my children. It was like they … read more