“And I told them of the hand
of my God which had been good upon me,
and also of the king’s words that he had spoken to me. So they said,
“Let us rise up and build.” Then they set their hands to this good work.
– Nehemiah 2:18
As I drive around the town I live in, I noticed our favorite
sub shop being rebuilt. It was destroyed during Hurricane Sandy.
The owners tore down what was left and now the new foundation
is going in. Some days when I drive to work, I take the back
roads that wind through Union Beach, one of the hardest hit towns in
our area. I drive by the Police Station and there are stacks and stacks
of plywood and sheetrock waiting to be taken to a home that is being
reconstructed. With all the building going on, I have been
thinking, why not with the New Year approaching we build each other up
and encourage one another? Just as the areas along the coast
are being rebuilt, let us build up those we know are discouraged, those
who do not know where to turn or, perhaps, those who have given
up. Maybe Sandy affected them, maybe there is an illness in
the family that is taking a toll, and maybe they are struggling with
homeschooling. Come along side of them, pray with them, and
encourage them in the Lord. See if you can make a difference
in someone’s life this year. When December rolls around
again, hopefully we all can look back and say wow, the Lord used me to
bless that person’s life or that family. Think of how much
better our own little part of the world could be because of what the
Lord was able to do through His willing servants! Try it!
Pray and ask God where He could use you to encourage someone each
day. No matter how small you may think it is, it may be just
what that person needs to hear that day. Go out today and be a blessing!
Here is one way you can encourage one another:
Attendee registration for this year’s convention opens the middle of January. Please watch for updates on Facebook, Twitter and our website. If you would like to make a donation to help a family who has been affected by Hurricane Sandy, just mark the donation box with the dollar amount.
If you would like to sponsor a specific family that you know has been affected by the storm, the process will be as follows:
If you are a family who was affected by the hurricane and would like to come to the convention, please do not hesitate to contact the Convention Registrars, David and Jackie West at ConventionRegistrar@enocnj.org
If your family, or if you know of a family, that lost their homeschool curriculum during Hurricane Sandy ENOCH has received donated curriculum that is available. Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
God bless you all this New Year! Expect God for 2013 be a wonderful year for all.
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ENOCH of New Jersey presents the 23nd Annual Homeschool
Friday & Saturday, May 17-18, 2013 at the New Jersey Convention & Expo Center, Edison, NJ
Vendor registration has already begun for the 2013 Convention!
To register as an exhibitor or a speaker go to ENOCH's website and click on the links.
Zan Tyler, Apologia Minsitry
Steve Demme, Math U See
David Watkins, Pastor and Homeschooling Dad, Executive Director of Minnesota Homeschoolers
Please make sure to check the ENOCH website and facebook for updates!
ENOCH is offering entrepreneur tables at the 2013 convention. Please see the information below regarding these tables. If you have a child that would like to sign up for a table, please go to the following website to register. https://enochnj.webconnex.com/2013exhibitors This is our exhibitors registration, but also serves for our entrepreneurs. If you have any questions, please contact Michele Gross at email@example.com.
Booth Cost – [$50.00]
Eligibility: Entrepreneurs must be between the ages of 12 and 25 at the time of the convention. The entrepreneur must be the sole proprietor of the business (i.e. started by the teen and not a family business). All businesses must be reviewed and approved by the Exhibitor Coordinator. ENOCH reserves the right to refuse any vendor in part or in whole without comment. All decisions made by ENOCH are final.
Exhibit Space: Each entrepreneur space will include one 4' skirted table and 2 chairs. Only 1 table may be reserved per business. There will not be side drape divider panels between tables. Entrepreneurs will be expected to be respectful of each space. There will be room for 20 entrepreneurs.
Representatives: Each entrepreneur space is allotted 2 representative passes; one for the entrepreneur and one for a helper. Parents are not included in the representative count. Each entrepreneur is responsible to notify the vendor coordinator of the representatives' names. Any extra reps must also be identified and must receive their name badge at the Exhibitor booth after they have registered for the Convention. No extra reps will be allowed in without a registration wristband.
Set Up and Tear Down: Entrepreneurs may setup on Friday, May 17th from 8:00 – 1:00 PM. Break down may occur any time after your products are sold out or any time after 1 PM on Saturday, May 18th. See below for more information regarding setup and tear down procedures.
Hours: The Entrepreneur section will be open during the entire time of the convention (Friday 2:00 PM -9:00 and Saturday 10:00-6:00 PM). Again, you may start breaking down anytime after your products are sold out or after 1 PM on Saturday, but must be completely packed up by 9:00 PM on Saturday.
Payment must be made in full via credit card, money order or check.
It started early this year. As in, really early.
On our first day of Christmas vacation (which was, blessedly, the day before Thanksgiving since we take all of December off), I found myself sighing, “Only five weeks ’til we start again!”
I tried to keep my great attitude to myself. But now that
January has come, we’re all online groaning to one another about how
difficult it is to start back to school again. I hate to admit it, but
it’s happening at my house, too. There are missing math texts,
almost-used-up notebooks, and too many of the pencils are broken.
Everyone makes a sad face when Monday rolls around.
So, what does that mean? Did we make the wrong schooling choice altogether? Should we choose new curriculum? Do we need a new schedule? Do we just need to crack the whip a bit more?
To me, the fact that I’m squealing with delight over a vacation and counting the days ’til it’s over with trepidation and reluctance means I’m doing something wrong. How on earth can I expect my children to enjoy our school year if I’m not enjoying it? Oh dear.
Here’s my guess: My homeschool has become a bit too heavy on the school. And I really need to fix it.
We all can get trapped into feeling like we’re leaving something out, not doing enough, not keeping up with the Bluedorns. That leads to curriculum choices we really knew weren’t quite right, commitments to groups and classes we don’t really want to be committed to, and schedules that make us want to tear our hair out.
I don’t know about you, but when the majority of my days are spent doing things I don’t really want to do, it exhausts me.
All of a sudden, as I sit here today, I’ve realized something: I don’t want to be raising my kids in a homeschool. I want to be raising them in a home. A home where together we read well-written, imaginative books; listen to beautiful music; prepare and enjoy healthy, delicious meals; and surround ourselves with inspiring art and the words of God. I want their memories primarily to be of those kinds of things—not my scowling face, fussing at them to complete that math lesson or finish that literature assignment.
Now, I’m not advocating for tossing all our books out the window and abandoning order altogether. Kids need order and routine—they actually thrive on it, in fact.
In addition, the books aren’t really the problem (well, maybe the math books could be a problem, but that’s another story.) The storybooks, history books, and science books are wonderful in and of themselves. It’s generally my slavery to the assignment sheet that throws my homeschool balance off, not the assignments themselves.
So what do we do if we can tell our homeschool has gotten a bit too heavy on the school?
My plan is to first spend some time with a pen and paper and write out how I’m really feeling right now. What’s bothering me most? Do I have any idea how to change the problem? Later I plan to call my kiddos together so we can talk about it. I want to hear their hearts, to know how they feel about what we’re doing and what they think would make things better. I want to find out how they feel about each activity we’re involved in—co-ops, ballet lessons, chess, Friday afternoons at the park—all of it. And then I’m going to decide what’s going to stay and what needs to change.
Perhaps all of our families need a bit of adjustment every January, as we’re halfway into our year and we return after a break. In light of how brief our days are with our children, how great our responsibility to show them the power and beauty of God and His Word before they leave our nests, what should our days really be full of? Am I organizing my day with Jesus or my school planner as the center? What does the emphasis I put on checking off assignments say to my children about my true priorities? I want us all to live in a home, not a homeschool. I think that means some changes may be in order.
Has your homeschool become too heavy on the school?
Misty Krasawski is the overly-blessed mom of eight children whom she homeschools in sunshine-y Florida. She has been clinging ferociously to the hand of her Lord since she was knee-high to a grasshopper, homeschooling for the past sixteen years, and has fifteen more years ahead of her with the children who are glad she will have done most of her experimenting on those who went before. Her wonderful husband Rob has much treasure laid up for him in heaven for having been called to such a daunting task. She is the author of Back to Homeschool: 23 Days to Prepare Your Heart, Home, and Homeschool Calendar for the Best Year Ever! This article originally appeared at Heart of the Matter in January 2012.
Mom's Night Out with The Learning Connection, Monday Night,
January 14, 2013 - 7:00 PM
Come on out for a time of fellowship, food and refreshing of the soul on Monday, January 14th. The event will be held at Mt. Olive Community Bible Church in Flanders at 7:00 PM. (202 Flanders Drakestown Road, Flanders, NJ)
TLC welcomes Karen DeBeus, author of "Simply Homeschool: Having Less Clutter and More Joy in Your Homeschool" and "Called Home: Finding Joy in Letting God Lead Your Homeschool," Read below on our topic and a bio on Karen DeBeus. You don't want to miss this fabulous event. Invite your friends. This event is open to all homeschool moms. Sign up on the calendar and bring a snack to share if you'd like. Drinks will be provided. Go to www.mytlcnj.com and click on public calendar to sign up. Go to January and find event on the 12th. Click on event and here you can sign up. Please contact Michele at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
Letting God Lead Your Homeschool:
In the spring of 2006 I was called to homeschool. It was never my intention or my plan, but God clearly showed me this was a calling. It was a hard step to take, but the Lord directed my steps and I have not looked back since.
Although the homeschooling journey is difficult at times, if God has put you on this path and called you here, He will lead you through each day. Perhaps you are tired, burnt out, or running on empty. Maybe you are up to your eyeballs in catalogs, highlighters, label makers, and papers. Meanwhile the laundry calls, the dishes pile up, and the kids are tired. You are tired. You are trying to decide how on earth you are going to do it all. Or maybe you just are ready to throw in the towel altogether.
This session will encourage you to keep your focus on the One who has called you here. Through my personal story and experience, you will see what happens when we take our eyes off of Him, and how each day can look when we regain our focus, fix our eyes on Him and on the true goals of homeschooling...discover the joy and freedom in letting God lead your homeschool!
Karen DeBeus is so excited to share her ideas about simplifying our lives and focusing on God. She loves all things simple and yearns for simpler times.
Karen has been married for 12 years to the love of her life
and has 4 children.
God called her to homeschool when her youngest was about to enter kindergarten. After thinking “I could NEVER do THAT,” God had other plans…She obeyed the call and is now, not only loving homeschooling, she is passionate about educating others about homeschooling and encouraging families along the way.
Karen is the author of "Simply Homeschool: Having Less Clutter and More Joy in Your Homeschool" and "Called Home: Finding Joy in Letting God Lead Your Homeschool," both best sellers at Amazon.com. She also writes for her blog Simply Living…for Him where her goal is to encourage families, moms, and individuals, to put God first in all they do. Simplifying is about getting back to the basics and reducing the physical clutter in our lives, as well as lessening “mental clutter.”
Upcoming event for homeschool families:
Andrew Pudewa, from the Institute for Excellence in Writing, will be teaching student classes, offering a free workshop and presenting the two-day seminar, Teaching Writing: Structure and Style.
This will take place in Pennsylvannia.
Please feel free to pass this information to other homeschool families in your group!
The link to view all events is http://www.excellenceinwriting.com/pa2013.
January 23 Student Workshops (Introductory and Advanced)
January 23 Free Evening Presentation Nurturing Competent Communicators
January 24-25 Two-Day Seminar for Teachers, Parents, Tutors, College Students
January 26 High School Essay Intensive
If you have any questions, please contact Laura House
Join us between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., Tuesday through
Friday, for self-guided, interactive tours followed by related art
projects. Each day has a different theme. All ages are welcome; no
tickets or reservations are needed.
January 15: Ancient Greece and Rome
January 16: China and Japan
January 17: Egypt, Africa, and Mesoamerica
January 18: 19th-Century France and Medieval Europe
For more information contact: Kristina Giasi, Marketing and
Public Relations Assistant
Princeton University Art Museum
Princeton, NJ 08544-1018
609-258-5662 - 609-258-3610 - fax
For more information about the Princeton University Art Museum visit their website: artmuseum.princeton.edu
HALL HISTORICAL MUSEUM 45 Macculloch Ave.
Morristown, NJ 07960
Abraham Lincoln Remembered
In honor of President’s Day weekend, Macculloch Hall Historical Museum in Morristown will hold a family program on Monday, February 18 called Abraham Lincoln Remembered. Most students are familiar with stories of Abraham Lincoln as a young boy or as the President of the United States during the Civil War but few may know of Lincoln’s whistle-stop train trip that began on February 11, 1861 from his home in Springfield, Illinois to Washington, DC. Lincoln took the extended trip to take the presidential oath of office and begin his presidency.
Families use a large floor map tracing Lincoln’s journey through seven states, including stops in New Jersey, on his way to his inauguration in Washington, DC. Families also use “travel cards” that describe significant events that took place throughout the trip including the role famous 19th century American detective Allen Pinkerton and the first American female private eye Kate Warne had in protecting the president-elect. During the program, children will make and decorate a small book about Lincoln with favorite images and famous quotes of the president.
Two sessions are available for the Abraham Lincoln Remembered program. The morning session runs from 10 am to noon and the afternoon session runs from 1 to 3 p.m. Pre-registration is required for this two hour program. Suggested age is 7 to 12 years old. Cost for the program is $6 per child for members and $8 per child for non-members. This cost includes the materials fee and there is no charge for the accompanying adult. To pre-register call (973) 538-2404 ext. 16 or email email@example.com with name(s) and age(s) of children and a contact phone number and email address.
Spring 2013 Homeschool Series: Walking Through The Secret Garden
The Spring 2013 Homeschool Series of programs at Macculloch Hall Historical Museum begins on Tuesday, February 26. Homeschool children and their families can explore Frances Hodgson Burnett’s The Secret Garden together with museum staff as the gardens at Macculloch Hall come back into bloom. The story of The Secret Garden follows the life of Mary Lennox and her journey from India to England after the death of her parents. One hundred years earlier George Macculloch, founder of the Morris Canal, experienced a similar journey as a child leaving India after the death of his parents, to live with his grandmother in Scotland. The Spring Homeschool Series runs February to May 2013, meeting on the fourth Tuesday of each month.
Space is available in the morning sessions running from 10 am to noon for each date of the series (Feb. 26, March 26, April 23, and May 28). The afternoon session from 1 to 3 p.m. is filled. Pre-registration is required. The suggested age for the program is seven to twelve years old. Cost is $8 per student. Families can register by phone at (973) 538-2404 ext 16 with name(s), number and age(s) of children, program date(s) and contact phone number and email address or can send the above information to firstname.lastname@example.org .
Fernbrook Farms Education Center
Winter Break Camp (Age 6-14) - MLK Jr. Day and President's Day
Winter Camp - January 21st MLK Jr. Day
Campers can enjoy safe outdoor activities with friends!
The woods, fields, and barnyards of Fernbrook Farms Education Center are the perfect place to spend a school vacation day. Campers can enjoy the day with educated, experienced staff taking care of the animals, exploring the farm, learning about nature and connecting to their environment.
A healthy morning snack is provided but each child is required
to bring their own packed lunch and filled water bottle.
Monday January 21, 2013
8:30AM - 4:00PM (extended care available from 7:30AM - 5:30PM)
142 Bordentown-Georgetown Rd.
Chesterfield, New Jersey 08515
Winter Camp - February 18th Presidents Day
Great place for kids to spend a day off of school: outdoors exploring and still learning!
Your kids can continue their learning without even knowing it
and have lots of outdoor fun on their vacation day. Knowledgeable staff
members will share their enthusiasm for outdoor exploration and fun in
nature. Campers will traverse the 230-acre farm playing games in the
woods and fields, spending time with the farm animals, and making new
discoveries about the world around them.
A healthy morning snack is provided but each child is required to bring their own packed lunch and filled water bottle.
Monday February 18, 2012
8:30AM-4:00PM (extended care available 7:30AM-5:30PM)
142 Bordentown-Georgetown Rd.
Chesterfield, New Jersey 08515
For more information visit Fernbrook Farms website
Come join us at Fernbrook Farms Education Center! Email Education@FernbrookFarms.com or call 609-298-4028 with any questions.
The FAITH Center Announces Registration for Music Together Classes in Sussex and Somerset Counties
What is Music Together?
Music Together is an internationally recognized early childhood music program for infants, toddlers, preschoolers, kindergarteners and the adults who love them. Music Together classes are based on the recognition that all children are musical. All children can learn to sing in tune, keep a beat, and participate with confidence in the music of our culture, provided that their early environment supports such learning. By emphasizing actual music experiences rather than concepts about music, Music Together introduces children to the pleasures of making music instead of passively receiving it from CDs or TV.
Central to the Music Together approach is the concept that young children learn best from the powerful role model of parents/caregivers who are actively making music. The program brings families together by providing a rich musical environment in the classroom and by facilitating family participation in spontaneous musical activity at home within the context of daily life.
FAITH Center for the Arts is offering the Mixed Age Class for children from Birth-Age 5 and their parents. At the Sparta Evangelical Free Church in Sussex County, families may choose between 12:30 and 3:30 classes on Wednesdays. At the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church on Amwell Road in Somerset, families may choose between 11:00 and 1:30 classes on Thursdays. All classes will begin the week of January 7, 2013. Music Together class time includes singing, rhythmic games and chants, creative movement from fingerplays to large-motor movement activities, and instrument play. Visit our website to register your child or attend a free demo class. www.faith-center.com For additional information, please call 973-252- 5043.
Music Together art & logo design 1992-2012 Music Together LLC. Music Together is a registered trademark. FAITH Center for the Arts is licensed by Music Together LLC. For more locations: www.musictogether.com - (800) 728-2692
Contact: Fumi Korodan
Certified Yamaha Grade 5 Instructor from Osaka, Japan, teaching children and adults classical piano (all levels, from beginner to advanced) in North Brunswick, NJ. Recitals and competitions are provided. I instruct and prepare students (of intermediate or advanced levels only) to undergo Yamaha Grade Examinations administered by Yamaha Music Education of America.
3:00pm-9:30pm on Wednesdays (every week) 3:00pm-9:00pm on Fridays (bi-week) 11:30am-9:30pm on Saturdays (bi-week)
Where: North Brunswick. All the lessons will be held at my home in Renaissance, North Brunswick.
If you are interested in taking piano lessons, please contact me at (732) 317-8546. You are welcome to bring your children's siblings so they can continue with their school work. I thank you and look forward to hearing from you soon!
Home-Based Educational Services
Love Montessori? Want to continue with it past pre-school?
HBES offers NJ State and AMS certified Montessori elementary home-school sessions in Bergen County in: Math, Geometry, Grammar, Writing, and Literature circles.
Affordable group rates or private sessions.
Contact me for further information and references. Together we can provide a love of learning that will become a foundation for life!
Thank you for your interest in iSingaporeMath!
We have three online programs which can be found here http://www.isingaporemath.com/enroll
You can click on this link http://www.isingaporemath.com/singapore-math-tutor/singapore-math-online-examples and scroll down you can find some demos of the different components such as Lessons, Practice, Word Problems and Bar Modeling, and Assessments.
Our Singapore Math Tutorand Singapore Math Tutor Express use a belt system like that used in Karate. Our curriculum is based on a careful building up of skills and concepts, not according to grade level so students are grouped according to their Level of Readiness— perfect for struggling as well as advanced learners. Choose between our standard 12 week/2 lessons per week program or our NEW Singapore Math Tutor Express — 8 week/3 lessons per week. Students can access their own private portal at any time of the day or night and from anywhere with an internet connection. We monitor assignments (SMT/SMT Express only) and notify parents via email on Fridays if the assignments have not been completed. Each lesson takes approximately 20 to 30 minutes to complete. Our lessons are engaging, fun and more importantly, very effective! Courses start on the 1st of each month and run throughout the school year and summer.
The Textbook Companion behaves in the same manner as our Math Tutor but parents administer the program and assign lessons. Students have access to the grade level of their choice in our interactive portal for one year. In addition, our popular Singapore Mathematics interactive Textbook Companion now comes in 3 editions — Primary Mathematics, Math in Focus and Common Core State Standards!
Note: There is no need to purchase additional resources to
participate in our classes. Everything you need is right there in your
personalized online portal!
Remember, in Singapore they just call it math so both our programs suit any math curriculum! Check out our user tutorial on youtube.com http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q6QymZg2cdg
Please let us know if we can help further.
Gym Class Ages 6-12
Monday and/or Wednesday 12:45-1:30
This 45 minute class will incorporate cathisthenics, circuit training and active games sure to get your heart pumping. Classes are run in 4 week sessions. Next Session begins December 3rd. Once a week (4 classes)$24, Twice a week(8 classes) $40. Call or email to register.
Mommy & Me
Wednesday and/or Friday 10:30-11:00
This is for children ages 18 months to 3 years of age and their caregivers. Class will incorporate movement to music, tumbling and fun and games. Each class is 1/2 hour. Come once or twice a week. Each session is 4 weeks. Next session starts on December 3rd. Once a week(4 classes) $24 Twice a week (8 classes)$40
Call or email to register.
Pre K Fitness ages 3-5
Monday and/or Wednesday 1:45-2:15
Wednesday and/ or Friday 11:15-11:45
This 1/2 hour class teaches age appropriate movement with your child in mind. It is designed to develop gross motor skills, muscle memory, coordination and balance in a super fun environment. Class will incorporate movement to music, tumbling, active games, and exercises. Each session is 4 weeks. Once a week(4classes)$24, Twice a week(8 classes)$40. Call or email to register.
All classes are held at Tradition Okinawan Karate 1375 Route 23 South, Butler NJ
About Me: My name is Jennifer Bross. I am a Christian women
who teaches fitness classes in various towns. I am a Certified Group
Fitness Instructor with AFAA with over 20 years experience teaching
fitness to children. I also currently work as the Pre K gym teacher at
a local YMCA.
To register for classes you can contact me at 973-800-6589 or email busybodiesRfit@gmail.com
Come join us for 2 hours of fun, physical
activity. Every third Friday there is roller skating for the
homeschool community. The rink is open only for
us. The games are turned off and the music is
family-friendly. Moms get to socialize while kids skate with
their friends. Come meet homeschoolers from every area...open
Where: Cherry Hill Skate Center, 664 Deer Road, Cherry Hill, NJ
What: Private party with 2 hours of skating and family-friendly music
Who: Any homeschooler!
When: 3rd Fridays (NOT December) from September-April 1-3PM
Cost: $3 per skater (non skaters do not pay); Max $12 per family (cash please!); Skate rental available for $3 from rink (last year's price) either quads or inline (you may bring your own skates).
Dates for 2012-2013 School Year: 9/21, 10/19, 11/16, 1/18, 2/15, 3/15, 4/19
Please no outside refreshments as the snack bar is open. Consume your food before coming in.
For additional information contact Linda Nowak at email@example.com .
Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 10 am and 11:30 am
Tickets are $8 for students and $10 for adults
Scottish Rite Auditorium
315 White Horse Pike
Collingswood, NJ 08107
Symphony in C’s Concerts for Young People are educational
and entertaining concerts featuring great orchestra works and stories
brought to life through renowned storytellers for students of all ages.
From the peaking of a hen, the roar of a lion, the hip-hop of the kangaroos, and the stampede of Elephants, Saint-Saëns popular Carnival of the Animals is a favorite of young audiences (and the young at heart). Come see conductor Petko Dimitrov and Symphony in C as well as actor Michael Boudewyns spark the imaginations of young and old alike in this performance of the timeless classic.
For information and tickets call 856-963-6683 or www.SymphonyinC.org
Here are the deadlines for the upcoming ENOCH of NJ
e-Newsletters. The deadlines are firm and coordinated so that
we can get you a fresh newsletter by the first of each
February 2013: Friday, January 25th
March 2013: Friday, February 22 **Please NOTE change in date!
April 2013: Monday, March 25th
Send all submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org. This deadline serves the purpose of allowing time for editing and formatting the newsletter in order that time-sensitive information can be posted and mailed in a timely manner.
Final editing begins at the deadline. Submissions prior to the deadline are always welcome and encouraged.
Posting and emailing is normally by the 1st of the month (except for the June issue).
Thanks for your help in getting the newsletter delivered promptly.