Homeschooling El Cajon California 2018-05-26T06:34:08+00:00

Homeschooling El Cajon, CA

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If you are one of the thousands of parents looking for alternatives to the Godless El Cajon public schools system you’re at the right website! Great Homeschool Conventions is a trusted provider of everything Homeschooling in El Cajon, California. Wwe are proud to provide nationally recognized Home Schooling Curriculum, Programs, Textbooks, Materials, Lesson Plans, Resources, and the best conventions you will ever go to! If this is your first step towards homeschooling, we will come see you. As many who live in El Cajon California and are interested in homeschooling, you may have many questions about how homeschooling works in El Cajon, CA.

The top question we get asked is What homeschool laws does El Cajon, California have? It is hard to believe that the state of California allows homeschooling. However, given the amount of regulation we can interpret that the state of California is not a homeschooling friendly state. However mom and dad’s who want the best education for their children are today choosing homeschooling more than ever. Several California-based publications have acused Great Homeschool Conventions of pushing the homeschool agenda, as with all fake news, we have never said that home school is better but if this the direction you are leaning towards we want to make certain you have the best resources at your disposal.

Homeschooling Resources in El Cajon, CA

Getting accredited homeschool curriculum, programs, textbooks, materials, lesson plans, and resources in El Cajon, California can be tricky. Maybe that is why GreatHomeschoolConventions.Com conferences are such a hit. At the California Homeschool Conference you will be able to mingle from well-known leading experts like Kathy Kuhl, Colleen Kessler, and Matt Bianco as well as leading vendors of home schooling curriculum, programs, textbooks, and lesson plans. At the end of the day our focus is that your children get the most complete education available. Kids in the US have more choices than their counterparts in Canada and the UK. Those are public school, private school, and home school. However, given the current ranking of the US education system many individuals are looking for alternative solutions. For many of stay-at-home parents private schooling is not something that can afford making homeschool the only choice. For more information on how Great Homeschool Conventions can help you get started with home schooling for your kids, please stop by out our blog.

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Meet Dr. Inge Auerbacher

“I remember as a little girl waiting impatiently for my birthday to arrive. My childhood birthdays were always very happy and special. That is, until my eighth birthday. I was seven years old in 1942 when I was sent with my parents to a concentration camp in Czechoslovakia. My next three birthdays marked the years of a nightmare.”*

Every now and then, we come across a rare find. This year, our rare find is Holocaust survivor Dr. Inge Auerbacher, who will be speaking at our Southeast and Midwest events. It is worth the trip to give your children and teens the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to hear “living” history.

About Dr. Inge Auerbacher

Dr. Auerbacher will be sharing her compelling story of her three childhood years spent in the Terezin concentration camp in Czechoslovakia. Her vivid memory recounts the story of her as a seven year old who witnessed life’s darkest, most horrific moments. Through dreadful diseases and mass starvation, Dr. Auerbacher amazingly maintains a wonderful, loving persona which instantly draws you into her friendship and vast “adopted” family.

Not letting her torment from childhood hold her back, Dr. Auerbacher has gone on “to being a chemist, world traveler, travel writer, and avid photographer. Inge is also a writer. More than fifty of her poems and numerous articles have been published.” (Auerbacher, 2006, p. 87, inside back cover)

While not wanting to tell you her whole story—since Dr. Auerbacher is the very best at that—we can encourage you to come to hear her present it herself. In 1981, she began traveling and lecturing about the events in her life in an effort to educate people about the Holocaust so history does not repeat itself and to convey her main message of “We shall never forget.”

She visited with us as our Texas and California events in 2015. Seats were filled with hundreds of homeschooling families who sat in complete silence, listening to Dr. Auerbacher’s account of her childhood story. She loves to interact with children and encourages them at the end of her lecture to ask her questions. At the events last year, children lined up eagerly asking her questions as many were curious about her childhood and wanted to know more even after her lecture was over. Dr. Auerbacher has great rapport with children and loves to answer all their questions, while being sensitive to the fact that they are indeed children.

Common Questions

Many children asked her questions about what she had to eat while in the concentration camp. In her book, I Am A Star, she describes how they stood in long lines waiting for “coffee, a muddy-looking liquid, which always had a horrible taste. Lunch was a watery soup, a potato, and a small portion of turnips or so-called meat sauce; and dinner was soup. By the time the people reached the barrels from which the food was ladled out, they were so hungry and exhausted that they immediately gulped their portion down.”

Some children ask about her birthdays. In I Am Star, she gives account of her eighth, ninth, and tenth birthday gifts while in Terezin: “Birthdays presented a special challenge. One year, I received a potato cake the size of my palm, prepared from a mashed boiled potato with just a hint of sugar in it. Another year Marlene, my doll, was given a new outfit sewn from rags. On my tenth birthday my gift was a poem my mother had written especially for me.” Children walk back to their seats with looks of disbelief and hopefully a greater appreciation for what they have in their own lives.

It is truly a great learning experience to hear all that Dr. Auerbacher has overcome during her younger years. Her story is so compelling that “The Star on My Heart” theatrical play was written by Angela Milora-Hansen to depict Dr. Auerbacher’s life. After attending the play, Ohio Senator Kenny Yuko summed up Dr. Auerbacher’s life: “The Nazis tried to destroy Inge’s life, but they could not break her spirit.” (Facebook post by Senator Kenny Yuko, November 20, 2015).

We encourage you to come hear Dr. Auerbacher and meet her in person in this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

Come hear Dr. Inge Auerbacher:

*Auerbacher, Inge. I Am A Star. United States: Puffin Books, 1993, 2006.

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