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DIY Book Nook

  DIY Book Nook By Elizabeth Thompson   We are a family of 5 living in 1008 square feet. Living (and homeschooling) with limited space can require some creativity! I enjoy the challenge of packing function and fun into small spaces. One such project was transforming our hall

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What to Expect at the CHOIS Convention

What to Expect at the CHOIS Convention

We are so excited that you are going to be our guest at the convention this year! We understand that attending the convention for the first time can be a bit overwhelming. It’s a bit of a 3-ring circus with six workshops running simultaneously, an open exhibit

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Introducing Featured Workshop Speaker

Introducing Featured Workshop Speaker

We are excited to tell you about another one of our Featured Workshop Speakers. Mr. Barry Peters has been an extremely popular convention speaker at nearly every one of CHOIS’ 16 conventions. President of the Idaho Coalition of Home Educators, and Chief Legal Counsel for both ICHE

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Drill Sergeant Mom

Drill Sergeant Mom

By Angela Snodgrass Sometimes it’s easy to fall into the mode of drill sergeant mom. Much of our day is spent giving directions, following up to see that tasks are accomplished and dealing with situations when things are not completed. If we’re not careful, we can find

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Introducing Workshop Speaker Ken Frederick

Introducing  Workshop Speaker Ken Frederick

Workshop speaker Ken Frederick has been a popular regular columnist in the CHOIS Connection Magazine, as well as a convention speaker. His workshop, entitled Outdoor Education for Homeschool Families, will provide practical information to help home educating families integrate outdoor recreation and hands-on learning into their homeschooling curriculum.

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Introducing Featured Speaker Patrick Nurre

Introducing Featured Speaker Patrick Nurre

CHOIS is excited to announce that Patrick Nurre will be one of our featured workshop speakers this year. Patrick opened the Geology Learning Center in Seattle in 2012, where he lives with his wife, Vicki. He will be presenting the following workshops for us. “Why You Need

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Introducing Workshop Speaker Copper Webb

Introducing Workshop Speaker Copper Webb

CHOIS is excited to introduce workshop speaker Copper Webb. Copper is an Idaho homeschool graduate. Married to Mike and the mother of four children, Copper leads a busy life. Prior to homeschooling her own children, Copper wrote the children’s program curriculum that CHOIS has used for the

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Introducing Convention Speaker Faith Berens

Introducing Convention Speaker Faith Berens

We can’t wait for you to meet Faith Berens! Faith is one of HSLDA’s Special Needs Consultants. She homeschools her own children as well as working as a private educational consultant and evaluator. Faith holds a Master’s degree in reading and has over 15 years of classroom

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Happy New Year’s message from CHOIS

Happy New Year's message from CHOIS

Happy New Year Homeschool families! Today is the day many of us have chosen to begin schoolwork again after a long Christmas break. We hope that your vacation was restful, full of fun and that you and your children are now ready for your regular routine. It’s not always easy

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Merry Christmas from the CHOIS Board of Directors

Merry Christmas from the CHOIS Board of Directors

Dear Homeschool Families, The Board of Directors of CHOIS wishes your family a joyous Christmas. We are grateful for God’s blessing upon Idaho where we have the freedom to home educate unencumbered by intrusive regulation. This freedom is very precious, and often requires diligence in order to

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