Debbie Strayer received her bachelor's and master's degrees in education from Florida State University and is an experienced public school teacher and mentor of younger teachers. She is the former editor and co-founder of Homeschooling Today™ magazine, the author of Gaining Confidence to Teach, one of the co-authors of the Learning Language Arts Through Literature series and editor of The Homeschool Answer Book by Dr. Ruth Beechick.
Debbie is also an experienced graduation speaker. Her journey as an educator and homeschooling parent translates into inspiration and encouragement for homeschool graduates. Retreats for homeschoolers are another area of delight for Debbie. Bringing encouragement and refreshment to homeschooling mothers is an area of great satisfaction and success.
Visit her at DebbieStrayer.com
Debbie's topic is: The Natural Approach to Teaching Thinking
Thinking skills are buzzwords in education today – everyone wants to include them in their curriculum plans! In this seminar, Debbie will explain what thinking skills are and how to incorporate strategies into daily life that will bring great results in your child’s ability to think. Include these ideas to add critical thinking to any curriculum! For Christian homeschoolers, this is a great way to prepare your children to give an account for the hope that is in them.