More Trade Workers Needed To Close ‘Skills Gap,’ Expert Tells Nashville Homeschool Convention

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The U.S. is facing a “skills gap” that will only get worse unless more young people develop an interest in trade jobs, experts say. Homeschool guidance counselor Phylicia Masonheimer delivered that message to homeschoolers  and their parents over the weekend at the Teach Them Diligently homeschool convention in Nashville. It was a…

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Zan Tyler Tells Nashville Homeschooling Parents: Appreciate Freedoms But Be Alert To Government Overreach

Homeschooling wasn’t always as accepted as it is today. Zan Tyler has stories about parents who tried to keep it a secret. Some pulled down their blinds and didn’t let their kids outside during the day. One family bought Catholic school uniforms for their children to wear out and about,…

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Winston Churchill Has Much To Teach Us Today, Tennessee Historian Tells Nashville Homeschool Convention

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  The life of Winston Churchill is rich with lessons about perseverance, a speaker at a Nashville homeschool convention said Friday. Bill Potter, a historian at Landmark Events in Columbia, Tennessee, spoke at the Teach Them Diligently convention being held this weekend at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center. Landmark Events…

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Encouraging Homeschoolers To Become Entrepreneurs

  Rhea Perry beamed as she related the success stories of an organic farmer, a videographer, a horse trainer and a coach to Amazon sellers. Their stories are all the more bright because they achieved their success as pre-teens and teens, said Perry, who spoke Friday at a homeschool convention…

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Lamplighter Offers Entertainment and Moral Instruction All In One at Nashville Homeschool Convention

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It’s hard to imagine Mark Hamby sitting still long enough to read a book. On Friday, he zipped around energetically at a Nashville homeschool convention to drum up enthusiasm for his business, dashing from one person to the next to strike up a conversation. Sure enough, he confessed to not…

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