Home Education Expo today and Saturday

Home Education Expo today and Saturday

July 22nd, 2011 by Staff Report in Chattnow Outabout

The Chattanooga Southeast Tennessee Home Education Association will present its 29th annual Home Education Expo today and Saturday at Camp Jordan in East Ridge.

Eighty-three exhibitors are showcasing goods and services during the two-day event, which provides resources for parents who home-school as well as general education enrichment.

Experts will led 65 workshops on such topics as:

* Age-related schooling ("The Early Years: Homeschooling Your Preschooler" and "Teaching Teens: Enjoying Them, Not Just Surviving Them").

* Extracurricular activities ("The Quiet Schooling of Nature" and "Teach Your Child Music").

* Learning differences ("What Makes One Student Learn Easily & Another Struggle?" and "Learning in Spite of Labels").

* Bible-based learning ("The Relevance of Genesis" and "Believe It or Not, God Did Choose You To Homeschool Your Children").

Hours are 9 a.m.-7:30 p.m. today, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday.

Cost is $8 per nonmember family (good both days).

For more information, visit www.csthea.org or call 266-HOME.