Today is the final day to enter your name into a drawing for a free pass to the Orange County Seminar coming up on October 16th! If you’ve subscribed to this blog but don’t know if your name has been entered for the drawing be sure to post a comment here and I will check and make sure your name (email address) is included. The deadline to enter your name is tonight by midnight. I will post the winners tomorrow morning. So far I will be giving away 2 free passes, but if I get 10 more subscriptions to the blog today, I will add in another free pass. Also, if you’ve recommended a friend subscribe, and they have, your name will be entered into the drawing again. Just check with me to make sure I’ve got your name (and your friend’s) in the hat! So here’s the information on the seminar again. If you have already registered for the seminar, your can use your winning ($30 value) toward books at Beautiful Feet! Hope to see you there! Also, if your DH (darling husband) would like to attend, they can do so free with your registration!
When: Saturday, October 16, 2010
Where: Lighthouse Coastal Community Church
Time: 9am-3pm ( pre-registration due by Oct 7 ) There will be an hour long working lunch break where we will do literary analysis together.
Cost: $30 pre-registration.
At the door: $35
Objective: Provide Parent/Teacher training for the use of classical and historical literature in education, for family read-aloud time, and for pure enjoyment!
Components: Sessions will focus on the following areas:
Elements of literature–what makes a good book, tools of literary analysis, and the importance of teaching history through literature
Literary choices appropriate for specific historic periods and specific grade levels: how individual works contribute to historical study and cultural understanding
Practicum–a hands-on opportunity to integrate the above skills with actual works (during a working lunch time)
An overview of the Charlotte Mason approach to note booking, nature studies and keeping joy in home education
An inspirational overview of children’s books that have inspired great men and women to do great things