I want to take a few minutes to share with you something that happened to me at this year’s FPEA Leaders Forum. Let me begin by saying I was fortunate enough to get early check-in and to deposit my belongings in my room at 8:30 a.m. before the Leaders Forum … read more
FPEA Leaders Forum: “Inspired” Doesn’t Even Cover It . . .
A mature person demonstrates seven characteristics.
By Tim Elmore, 2012 Convention Speaker
You may have noticed a paradox that exists among students today. Although there are exceptions to the rule, this generation of kids is advanced intellectually, but behind emotionally.
From an intellectual perspective, students today have been exposed to … read more
Convention Week Has arrived!
Whether your Convention plans include a family vacation at the Gaylord Palms, a “Girls Weekend Away” or driving to the event each day, it’s time to start packing your bags.
Homeschooling exemplifies our national exceptionalism. The phrase is not one of arrogance…
During a recent presentation on national and personal exceptionalism to a group of 5,000 business owners, I had one of those epiphany moments right there in the middle of the stage. It suddenly dawned on me that if … read more
The Official Mobile App for the FPEA Convention is Here!
The 2012 FPEA Convention has come to your smartphone, iPad or tablet! This new mobile app has been developed to enhance your Convention experience. It has the entire workshop schedule and even a map of the exhibit hall. With real-time updates and connections to social media, your Convention experience this … read more
Really, there is no such thing as Algebra 1 and Algebra 2.
The word “legacy” comes from the Latin legare, meaning “to bequeath.” Of course, that generally brings to our minds an inheritance in the form of money or property. As parents, we are sure we will be bequeathing … read more
Can you believe it? Everyone working so hard “behind the scenes” at FPEA, including the Ambassador Volunteers, is very excited that it’s almost convention time. The anticipation has been mounting for us for ….. Oh, MONTHS now. The thought that the Convention is just around the corner has all … read more
Don’t Panic! A Scuba-Diving Excursion Relates to the Homeschool Life
Five years ago my husband, Davis, and I celebrated our 20th wedding anniversary. We did so by going on our first cruise to the Caribbean. My mom and dad came and stayed with the kids, and we set out for seven days on a ship with three ports of call.… read more
I well remember my first conversation with the director of the FPEA about speaking at the Convention. It was almost 10 years ago, and I had never been to Florida, so the idea of coming to a really big conference in a really nice place was very appealing to me, … read more
Looking Forward to Convention…we want to hear from you
Each year at the FPEA Convention we attempt to provide for you a very broad and well-rounded variety of speakers, workshops, vendors and events to participate in. We realize that every family is following THEIR OWN personal homeschool path.
There are different approaches, methods, theories and reasons to what and … read more