Nicki Truesdell homeschool mini conference
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  • April 10, 2021
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Nicki TruesdellJoin homeschool author and blogger, Nicki Truesdell, for a mini-conference on homeschooling. Nicki is a second-generation homeschooler, and a homeschooling mom of 21 years. Two of her children have graduated, and she currently teaches the youngest three. She blogs at NickiTruesdell.com about homeschooling and Christian parenting, and is the author of Anyone Can Homeschool.

This event is in downtown Gainesville, Texas, just an hour north of Dallas/Fort Worth and on the Oklahoma border.

Check out the cute shops and delicious eateries while you’re here!

 

 

Morning sessions: Intro to homeschooling

Attendance is limited to 40.  Admission is $10 per person.

Purchase a copy of Anyone Can Homeschool with your ticket and get it at the discounted price of $10.

These two sessions are for those who are just getting started or who are simply curious about homeschooling.

9:00-10:30 Homeschool 101

  • Homeschooling law in Texas (and Oklahoma, too)
  • How homeschooling works
  • Where to get curriculum
  • How to set up your homeschool
  • Q&A

11:00-12:00 Homeschool Specifics

  • Elementary
  • Middle School
  • High School
  • Homeschooling multiple ages at once
  • What to do with babies and toddlers

Admission price of $10 includes one seat for the 9:00-12:00 sessions, plus handouts. Children are welcome but there is no official childcare available. Nicki’s book, Anyone Can Homeschool, will be available to purchase at the conference.

Afternoon sessions: Homeschool history

Attendance is limited to 40.  Admission is $10 per person.

Purchase a copy of Anyone Can Homeschool with your ticket and get it at the discounted price of $10.

These two sessions will focus on the importance of history, real books, and how to put it all together.

1:00-2:00 Teaching History

How to teach history and make it fun, even if you hated it or don’t remember anything! Learn how to teach about ancient history, biblical history, use timelines, include great stories and hands-on activities, and stress important concepts – – without getting a teaching degree!

2:30-3:30 How to find and use the best books for history

Get books lists, author lists, and ideas for finding and using great books to teach your kids

Admission price of $10 includes one seat for the 1:00-3:30 sessions, plus handouts. Children are welcome, but there is no official childcare available.

Meet and Greet/Book Sales 4-5 p.m.

No admission for the Meet-and-Greet! If you just want to come say hello and check out Nicki’s books, this is the perfect chance! This is a come-and-go event. The following books will be on sale:

  • Anyone Can Homeschool
  • True Stories of Nebraska Pioneers
  • The Iroquois Handbook
  • Miles Standish, the Puritan Captain
  • A selection of books from the Knowledge Keepers Bookstore inventory

 

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320 E. California Street, Gainesville, Texas, 76240, United States

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Nicki Truesdell

2nd-generation homeschooler, author of Anyone Can Homeschool, and mother of 5.

Texas born and raised, she is a homemaker at heart, and loves books, freedom, history and quilts. 

Nicki believes that homeschooling can be relaxed and that history is fun, and both can be done with minimal cost or stress, no matter your family’s circumstances. 

Nicki is also a member of the
Texas Home Educators Board of Directors.  

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