Homeschool Idaho
Convention Speakers

Janelle Knutson

Janelle Knutson is a homeschool mom to seven children that range in age from toddler to adult. Her desire is to encourage homeschool moms with practical tips and biblical truth. Her greatest joy is found in Christ and she hopes to share that joy with fellow homeschool moms through her speaking
engagements, blog and YouTube channel.

janelleknutson.com

Janelle’s Workshops

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11:00 AM, Friday 6/7

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Williams Right

Getting Started in Homeschooling

This workshop takes attendees step-by-step through the process of getting started in homeschooling. From visiting HSLDA and the Homeschool Idaho websites for information on how to homeschool legally, to finding a support group, picking curriculum and setting up a home for homeschooling, this workshop covers it all!

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1:30 PM, Friday 6/7

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Williams Right

Organizing your Homeschool

If you are looking for ideas on how to organize your homeschool then this workshop is for you. Janelle will be sharing numerous ideas for lesson planning, organizing your student’s work and grades, creating ways for your child to work independently and setting up your homeschool. There are plenty of ideas to choose from. Pick the ones that work best for you and your family.

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3:00 PM, Friday 6/7

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Williams Right

How to Homeschool when Life is Difficult

When you and your family are faced with a challenging life situation, homeschooling can seem daunting. Homeschooling is probably the last thing you want to think about taking on. Is it possible to homeschool when life is difficult? Come hear a mom of seven share how her family homeschooled through a challenging season in life. Be encouraged and gain practical insight.

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11:00 AM, Saturday, 6/8

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Williams Right

Homeschooling Multiple Grades without Losing your Mind

Homeschooling one child can be a challenge but throw in multiple children and things can get crazy. If you are overwhelmed with homeschooling several children then come find encouragement and practical tips in this workshop. Janelle Knutson, veteran homeschool mom of seven children will share how to homeschool multiple grades without losing your mind. 

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1:30 PM, Saturday, 6/8

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Williams Right

Homeschooling Big Kids with Little Ones Underfoot

How is it possible to homeschool your older children with a baby, toddler or preschooler around? Come be encouraged and gain practical tips as a mom of seven shares how homeschooling is not only possible but beneficial for the whole family when you have little ones underfoot.

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3:00 PM, Saturday, 6/8

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Williams Right

Homeschooling the Preschooler

Are you trying to decide what to do with your child during the preschool years? This workshop will cover the benefits of keeping your preschooler at home, things to think about before purchasing preschool curriculum, what your child really needs to learn during the preschool years and ideas for learning through play and life experiences.