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.
Daniel Schwabauer, M.A., is editor of Crosswind Comics and creator of the One Year Adventure Novel writing curriculum. His professional work includes stage plays, radio scripts, short stories, newspaper columns, comic books and scripting for the PBS animated series Auto-B-Good. His young adult novels, Runt the Brave and Runt the Hunted, have received numerous awards, including the 2005 Ben Franklin Award for Best New Voice in Children’s Literature and the 2008 Eric Hoffer Award. He graduated from Kansas University’s Masters program in Creative Writing in 1995. He lives in Olathe, Kansas with his wife and daughter.
“Excellent! What a blessing!” — Diane, VA
God-Given Destiny: Changing the World in Your Spare Time
You were created to make a difference. You were made for something big. So why does everyday life seem to get in the way?
Award-winning author and speaker Daniel Schwabauer believes the answer may be simpler, yet more challenging than you suppose. Often, what happens during and after the formative teen years can smother the life-purpose of many believers.
Discover the plain truth of how you and your children can change history by pursuing your God-given destiny! In this inspiring webinar, Schwabauer shares how you can live your life with meaning and purpose—and change the world in your spare time.
The Write Questions
Would you like to help your word-weary young students become compelling writers? Award-winning author Daniel Schwabauer shares how storytelling can give your children valuable writing skills and broaden their view of the world.
By asking “The Write Questions,” your students can identify the five basic elements of a great story. Along the way, Daniel will share what makes fiction such a powerful teaching tool, how to balance mechanics with imagination, and how to choose excellent reading material for your homeschool—as well as curriculum that will foster quality writing habits. Give your children the gift of effective articulation and a love of writing by introducing them to the world of storytelling.