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Thursday, December 8, 2011

Free Webinar: Science by Inquiry

Refresh! Midwinter Homeschool Conference
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Note: Attendance is limited. If it fills up, you will be placed on a wait list. All webinars are recorded and made available for free viewing within 24 hours. 

Date: Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Starting Time: 8:00 pm, Eastern Standard Time
Duration: 1 hour 15 minutes
Presenter: Kris Correira
Webinar Description: Science by Inquiry is where children begin with a question and then answer that question through investigation. Inquiry engages children to make learning more fun and enduring. Any current science program can be adapted to take on this approach, or you can start from scratch to create a project of interest to your children. Kris Correira will show you how Science by Inquiry can be as structured or as open as you like. Use it as your main approach to science, as a way to liven up a structured curriculum, or as a fun addition to what you are already doing.

Speaker Biography:
Kris Correira is a Catholic homeschooling mother of three boys with a particular interest in science. Her blog, At Home Science, is a resource for teaching science at home without reliance on textbooks or curricula, but rather by creating individual, flexible science programs through a variety of books and other resources.
     Kris also has an extensive background in medicine and teaching. Currently she is a Human Biology instructor for Homeschool Connections an online Catholic education site that offers a wide variety of live and recorded courses for homeschool students. She has been teaching both classroom and online courses in the paramedic program at Quinsigamond Community college since 1993, and taught a Human Biology lab at Eastern Connecticut State University. She is a physician assistant who worked in a busy emergency department for sixteen years.
     Kris received her Bachelor of Arts degrees in Biological Sciences and Computer Science from Wellesley College, and her Physician Assistant Certificate and Masters of Health Professions degree from Northeastern University. She is currently working toward her Doctorate degree in Educational Leadership and Higher Education online from the University of Nebraska—Lincoln. She, her husband, and her sons live in Massachusetts.
     You can find Kris online at At Home Science and Homeschool Connections.

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