At times I was skeptical, however I kept on reading and trying the new techniques with my children and to my constant surprise they worked. We added art appreciation, poetry, classic literature, nature sketching, and knowledge to our lives. The content was great but there was even more to it than that. Mason knew how children learned and had countless ideas on how to create a love for learning itself.
I learned from her how to allow my children to be children, how to motivate them and how to arrive at retained knowledge, which was not simply filling out meaningless pages in a workbook."
Catherine Levison's bicoastal education at over thirteen schools expanded her appreciation for different cultures and belief systems. As a proponent of self-education, Catherine continues to research and seek out inspiring conversations.
Catherine's writing career began in 1996 with a highly successful series of books on education. She is the contributing author in other works and a long-term newspaper columnist. Many of her articles and interviews have been published in major magazines and she has been featured on ABC's World News.
Catherine's international public speaking appearances number in the hundreds and include numerous keynote addresses. She resides with her family in the Puget Sound region of Washington.
Cori DeanCori Dean is a wife, a mom, a teacher and the proprietress of Maple Tree Publications. A degree in math and early Christian origins from the University of Toronto doesn’t compare to the education she has received through living with, raising and learning with her four young princesses. After spending nearly 20 years teaching math Cori now enjoys writing and speaking to homeschoolers and is the author and editor of several Maple Tree publications including, Working Together: Teamwork Starts at Home Base.
Her keynote topic: In Search of the Secret: The Practical Road to Contentment is sure to inspire!