HSLDA’s @home e•vents program showcases speakers who are experts in their fields and often leaders in the homeschool community. They’ve been in your shoes and want to come alongside you in your journey to enhance your family’s homeschooling experience! Our speakers possess the breadth of experience, talent, and enthusiasm suited for encouraging you and equipping you with relevant tools.
Past e•vents have included presentations by well-known authors and speakers, such as Andrew Pudewa, Lou Priolo, Dr. Jay Wile, Jeff Myers, and Hal and Melanie Young, as well as experienced homeschooling parents and homeschool graduates. HSLDA staff speakers have included President J. Michael Smith, Chairman Michael P. Farris, many other attorneys, and some of our Special Needs, High School, and Early Years coordinators, such as Dianne Craft, Vicki Bentley, Becky Cooke, and Diane Kummer.
David and Shirley Quine
Homeschooling pioneers David and Shirley Quine bring a wealth of experience to encourage those just starting out in the 21st century. The Quines began teaching their children at home in 1980 in Richardson, Texas.
Because curriculum was not readily available to homeschoolers in the early 1980’s, David wrote activities for his wife to use with their children. In 1984, they founded Cornerstone Curriculum. “From the very beginning,” explains David, “it was my objective to help parents teach their children to reason from a biblical world view. There is no higher calling for a mom and no greater responsibility for a dad.”
The Quines have authored many popular worldview curricula and are national speakers. They have nine children ranging in age from 33 to 17 years old.
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(10:15 PM EST):
Teaching History from a Biblical Worldview
Do you remember history in school as just a jumble of dates and unrelated facts? Or was it the story of God's redemption of the world? Some instructors are inadvertently teaching the philosophy of naturalism or deism through history. How can you teach history in such a way that your children will see the hand of God in and through it all? Join David Quine as he gives practical suggestions for teaching our children the Christian view of history.
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(10:30 PM EST):
How To Teach Math
If you would like your children to be more than parrots mindlessly reciting the times tables, then learn the secret of giving understanding and meaning to your math instruction. David has been teaching parents how to teach math for more than 25 years. In this workshop he will share a three stage lesson plan that can be used with any math textbook at any grade level. This plan is simple and will transform your teaching of math by providing the understanding that your children so desperately need. Lights will finally come on in your children’s minds! Come benefit from the insights David has to share as the author of Making Math Meaningful!