Great Homeschool Conventions

Dr. Kathy Koch

Andrew Pudewa

John Stonestreet

Dr. Jay Wile

Dr. Christopher Perrin

Sarah Mackenzie

What is Great

about Great Homeschool Conventions?

The 2018 Great Homeschool Conventions season is right around the corner!

We are excited to be returning to Fort Worth, TX on March 15–17, 2018!

We even have a special coupon code for $5 off tickets to the Texas Homeschool Convention.

Use code the-tx-2018 at check out! (New registrations only. No refunds, cannot be used in combination with any other offer.)

We couldn’t do it without our sponsors! Thank you World News Group and Save the Storks!

World News Group

Save the Storks

Why Should I Attend?

This coming year’s convention promises to please all that attend. This past summer, families traveled from all over the Texas and surrounding states. We encourage you to make plans to bring your families. We even have some moms gather friends and make it a fun, getaway weekend.

We are here to help!

Our goal is to encourage, equip, and educate families in all seasons of their homeschooling journey.

Amazing Speakers

Great Homeschool Conventions structures a fantastic speaker roster. Many speakers come from years of personal homeschooling experience. They attend the conventions because they are passionate about helping up-and-coming or seasoned homeschooling parents achieve a successful homeschooling experience. They believe in the homeschooling concept and have committed their lives to keeping the movement strong and on solid ground well into the future. We choose only the best speakers and you will be inspired as you listen to their positive messages.

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Hundreds of Workshops

Dozens of speakers covering more than 230 speaking sessions are offered for this event! We are still accepting speaking proposals. A full schedule will be posted with descriptions of the sessions closer to convention time. The variety of topics covered will be incredible, from how to homeschool different ages at the same time to how to homeschool a gifted or special needs child. Don’t know how to teach math and get concepts across to your teen? Covered—and by math experts! How do I prompt my child to write? Lots of writing tips will be covered. Reading is so very important. What happens if you have a struggling reader? What can you do to help them? Proven techniques to work effectively with a child who struggles with reading will be covered. Science isn’t easy for some! We have experts who address teaching children science that will capture their attention and hold their interest.

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Special Tracks

Focused tracks led by true experts in their fields will address homeschooling trouble spots. Homeschooling isn’t easy. Parenting can be harder. Behavioral issues in the home, strong-willed children, and disrespect for parental guidance can make homeschooling a terrible experience for both parents and children to the point of giving up. Great encouragement and parenting tips can be found by attending our Parenting Track.

Special needs topics are addressed in our Special Needs/Gifted track. How do you teach a child effectively with ADD, ADHD, Asperger’s, or Dyslexia? Find answers by attending this awesome track which will leave you uplifted and with a new appreciation for your child’s challenge.

New to homeschooling or curious about homeschooling? Our Homeschooling 101 track will show you how to start and how to choose curriculum. Transcript preparation won’t be a mystery any longer.

Don’t know which style of homeschooling is right for you? Explore classical education in our Classical track. In addition to several classical sessions, you can attend a panel session by top Classical educators who have dedicated time to just answering questions on what Classical education is all about.

Who is Charlotte Mason? What is the Charlotte Mason method? Find out by attending the Charlotte Mason track.

Huge Exhibit Hall

Shopping our huge exhibit hall gives you the opportunity to seek and find curriculum that best fits your children’s learning styles. Meet many of the authors of popular curricula and engage in conversation to find out how their curriculum can help you reach your child’s full potential.

Get a hands-on look at all your homeschooling resources. LOTS of exhibitors have already signed up!

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Special Events

Hear compelling speakers tell of their incredible stories by attending a GHC special event! Gianna Jessen and Matt Walsh will speak from their hearts and give presentations you won’t soon forget. And, a family-friendly concert by Randall Goodgame of Slugs and Bugs awaits you and your family for an evening of faith and fun! Kids don’t want to attend with you? Check out this Kids Event Hosted by Giant Cow Ministries!

Gianna Jessen

Gianna Jessen LIVE

Randall Goodgame with Slugs & Bugs

Slugs & Bugs LIVE in Concert

Matt Walsh

Matt Walsh LIVE

Giant Cow Kids Ministries

Giant Cow

The Rabbit Room

The fun doesn’t end there! Get acquainted with The Rabbit Room. (Sound interesting? It is!)

Andrew Peterson

Andrew Peterson

Douglas McKelvey

Douglas McKelvey

Randall Goodgame

Randall Goodgame

Pete Peterson

Pete Peterson

Jonathan Rogers

Jonathan Rogers

Jennifer Trafton

Jennifer Trafton

Why do children need books? How do the stories they read help to shape and define them?

We are excited to bring you this special panel workshop featuring members of The Rabbit Room!

In this panel discussion at each of the 2018 Great Homeschool Convention events, children’s authors Andrew Peterson, Douglas McKelvey, Randall Goodgame, A.S. “Pete” Peterson, Jonathan Rogers, and Jennifer Trafton discuss the vital importance that stories play in the development of a child’s imagination (not all speakers will be at every convention).

If that is not enough…attend a book release special session with Sarah Mackenzie and S. D. Smith.

Sarah Mackenzie and S.D. Smith

Sarah Mackenzie and S.D. Smith are teaming up for a fun, celebratory event to release their new books. This session will be held at 5:00 PM on Thursday evening.

Sarah will be hosting the Read-Aloud Revival LIVE for a special event featuring S.D. Smith as his new book, Ember Rising, the highly-anticipated third installment in his best-selling Green Ember series, releases.

Sarah will also be releasing her own brand-new book, The Read-Aloud Family. In this new book, she champions the lifelong benefits of reading aloud to children and offers book lists, strategies, and tools parents can use to form deep and lasting connections with their kids.

Both Ember Rising: The Green Ember Book III and The Read-Aloud Family will be available to purchase and to be signed at these special events.

Freebies

Free DOWNLOADS for your family to enjoy now when you register are available.

We have National Center for Life and Liberty and Slugs and Bugs to thank for freebies.

FREE Lemonade! Each convention will have free lemonade offered by K12.com – Homeschool division.

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Affordable Prices

save money

Homeschooling families on a budget are always kept in mind! Register now for the best prices with our early bird discounts.

Hotel Discounts – Booking with host hotels offering great rates for our attendees saves money!

Volunteer! Can’t afford a registration or just enjoy helping out? Volunteer to get FREE family tickets!

Registration Open!

Use code the-tx-2018 at checkout to get $5 off! (New registrations only. No refunds, cannot be used in combination with any other offer.)

Save Money! Register Early >>> Use code the-tx-2018(New registrations only. No refunds, cannot be used in combination with any other offer.)

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There you have it—great reasons to attend a Great Homeschool Conventions event!

Thanks to our sponsors:

World News Group

Save the Storks

K12

Homeschooling Today

Focus on the Family

Culpepper Law

Abeka

Bridgeway Academy

Homeschool.com