Convention Schedule of Events

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Convention Schedule - Thursday, March 16, 2017

 

8:30am - 3:30pm: Teen Writing Class - IEW High School Essay Intensive (Schooner Room)

12:30pm - 5:00pm: Convention Registration Open

12:30pm - 5:30pm: Exhibit Hall Open for Shopping

1:00pm - 2:00pm: Workshop Session I

2:30pm - 4:00pm: Workshop Session II

6:30pm - 8:30pm: Kick-off General Session (Rockport Room)

7:30pm - 9:00pm: Workshop Session III

                                                           

Convention Schedule - Friday, March 17, 2017

 

8:00am - 5:30pm: Registration Open

8:00am - 6:00pm: Exhibit Hall Open for Shopping

9:00am - 10:00am: Workshop Session IV

10:30am - 11:30am: General Session I (Knox County Ballroom)

11:30pm - 1:30pm: Lunch Break & Shopping Time

12:15pm - 1:15pm: Special Sessions

1:30pm - 2:30pm: Workshop Session V

2:30pm - 3:00pm: Shopping Break

3:00pm - 4:00pm: General Session II & Meet your HOME Representative (Knox County Ballroom) 

4:00pm - 5:45pm: Dinner Break

6:00pm - 8:00pm: Evening Performance - Marvels of Motion with Lightning Lucy (Knox County Ballroom) 

                                                                                           

Convention Schedule - Saturday, March 18, 2017

 

8:00am - 12:30pm: Registration Open

8:00am - 3:00pm: Exhibit Hall Open for Shopping

8:30am - 9:30am: General Session III (Knox County Ballroom) 

9:45am - 10:45am: Workshop Session VI

10:45am - 12:30pm: Lunch Break & Shopping Time

11:00am - Noon: Special Session with Our Event Sponsor (Rockport Room)

12:30pm - 2:00pm: General Session IV & Live Auction (Knox County Ballroom)

2:00pm - 3:00pm: Shopping Break

3:00pm - 4:00pm: Workshop Session VII      

 

Workshop Sessions - Thursday, March 16, 2017  

                                                    

Session I, 1:00 pm - 2:00pm

Rockland Room - Practical Tips for Your Family's Devotions (Darren Jones)

Rockport Room (Family Track) - Conquering the Middle Ages! (Linda Hobar)

Camden Room - Limited Language, Limited Mind (Jean Burk)

Penobscot Room - TBD (Panel Discussion)

 

Session II, 2:30pm - 4:00pm

Rockland Room - Getting Started in Homeschooling (Carolyn Simonds)

Rockport Room (Family Track) - 7 Artists of the Renaissance That Everyone Ought to Know (Linda Hobar)

Camden Room - Scholarships (Jean Burk)

Penobscot Room (Teen Track) - Using Museums & Archives for Your Social Studies Program (Heather Moran)

 

Session III, 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Penobscot Room (Teen Track) - How to Use Adobe Voice to Tell a Compelling Story with Video  (Bill Clarke) 

 

Workshop Sessions - Friday, March 17, 2017

                                                                           

Session IV, 9:00am - 10:00am

Rockland Room - What Can Dads Do to Help Moms Be Successful? (Darren Jones)

Rockport Room - Freedomship and Entrepreneurial Education (Andrew Pudewa)

Camden Room - Alphabet Soup of Early College (Jean Burk)

Penobscot Room (Family Track) - Bad Boys of the 20th Century! (Linda Hobar)

Schooner  Room (Teen Track Workshop) - How Teens Can Make a Difference! (TeenPact Leaders)

 

Special Sessions with Our Event Sponsor, and More! 12:15pm - 1:15pm 

Rockland Room - Q&A Time with HOME (Carolyn Simonds)

Rockport Room - TBD (Sponsor)

 

Session V, 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Rockland Room - Literature that Proclaims Christ: Stories to Show How Christians Look at Life, the Universe, and Everything (Darren Jones)

Rockport Room - Mastery Learning, Ability Development, and Individualized Education (Andrew Pudewa)  

Camden Room - Transcripts (Jean Burk)

Penobscot Room - "To Grade or Not to Grade:" A Practical Workshop on How, When, and Why to Keep Grades in Homeschool  (Linda Hobar)

Schooner Room (Family Track) - Weather 101 (Adam Epstein)

 

Workshop Sessions - Saturday, March 18, 2017

 

Session VI, 9:45am - 10:45am

Rockland Room - Reaching the Reluctant Writer (Andrew Pudewa) 

Rockport Room - "The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly" of a Homeschooling Day (Linda Hobar)

Camden Room - High School 101 (Jean Burk)

Penobscot Room (Teen Track) - Famous Mainers: Past, Present and Future! (Kathi Kearney)

Schooner Room (Family Track) - TBD 

 

Special Session with Our Event Sponsor, 11:00am - Noon

Rockport Room - TBD (Sponsor)

 

Session VII, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Rockland Room - The Four Language Arts (Andrew Pudewa)

Rockport Room - Mary and Martha Decide to Homeschool - A Workshop for Mary's Only! (Linda Hobar)

Camden Room - How to Ace the New SAT (Jean Burk)

Penobscot Bay Room - Homeschooling with Little Ones (Panel Discussion)

Schooner Room (Family Track) - TBD

 

 

Music for All General Sessions Provided By: TBD *

 

* Will perform 20 minutes prior to the start of each General Session. Please come early to enjoy!

  

 

 

Ongoing HOME Events

Group Portfolio Reviews

Summer 2017 Lewiston

8/17/2017 Camden

8/24/2017 Rockland

 

Monthly Skate

10/7 Portland

 

Monthly Bowling

9/21 Lewiston 

 

Getting Started in Homeschooling

8/31 Augusta

 

Spring/Summer Playground Group

8/30 Bridgton 

 

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