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Hands on Homeschooling: The Elementary Years

Jan Zeiger, Homeschool Consultant & Evaluator

Tuesday, March 25, 2008 at 7:00 PM (EDT)

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Homeschooling Seminar 

Hands on Homeschooling:

The Elementary Years


Jan Zeiger, M. Ed.

 Art Supplies

Topics to be Discussed

  • Benefits of Homeschooling
  • Florida Law
  • Approaches/Methods
  • Getting Started
  • Local Support 
  • Resources
  • The Portfolio Evaluation

The seminar will be geared towards parents who are new to homeschooling and those who are just considering it.  Jan will talk about the portfolio evaluation as well as different approaches to homeschooling and tips for providing children with meaningful learning experiences. The seminar may also be of interest to more experienced homeschooling parents who are hoping to learn more about incorporating hands-on learning into their daily schedule. 

A bound collection of inspirational and informative  homeschooling articles and handouts will be distributed to attendees.  Please bring a $5 donation to cover the cost of the materials and venue.

Want to homeschool but have a spouse who9s not so sure?  Have a friend who is interested but afraid to take the plunge? Bring them to this event.  The deadline for registration is Friday, March 21. Unfortunately, childcare will not be available on the night of the seminar.

 More than 150 Usborne Books will be on display at 6:30 and after the seminar for those who are interested in learning more about these wonderful books for children.  Consultants will be available to help you. There is absolutely no purchase necessary to attend the seminar.

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Have questions about Hands on Homeschooling: The Elementary Years? Contact Jan Zeiger, Homeschool Consultant & Evaluator

When & Where

Page Private School
100 Aero Lane
Sanford, FL 32771

Tuesday, March 25, 2008 at 7:00 PM (EDT)

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Jan Zeiger, Homeschool Consultant & Evaluator

Jan recommends an eclectic approach to homeschooling that provides opportunities for hands-on, real-life learning, as well as more traditional educational experiences. The mother of two encourages parents to keep long-term goals for their children in mind when making educational decisions. These goals include a great sense of self, a lifelong love for learning, and a strong academic foundation. 


Jan has completed hundreds of portfolio evaluations and has written articles about homeschooling for local and national publications. She has contributed to her local homeschool community through seminars at Spark Family Enrichment Center as well as her work as a "Field Trip Coordinator" and mentor. She has 5 years experience homeschooling her own children and managed several groups during this time. Her oldest child currently attends The Ampersand School in Seminole County, and her youngest attends both Ampersand and the Creative Community School at Spark.


Jan completed her BA and Master's degrees in Elementary Education at the University of Florida and  has taught elementary and middle school in Central Florida (in both public and private settings). She has been assisting families who are new to homeschooling as well as more experienced families since 2006. While passionate about personalized learning, Jan is also committed to serving public school students and their families through her work as an educator and future school leader.  She recently earned her administrative certification and left the classroom to assist teachers as an instructional coach, a position she is enjoying immensely!  

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2008-03-14 06:46:22
Free issue of Home Education Magazine to everyone who attends! Other freebies might be available.

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