Able to Teach

Thinking about homeschooling but unsure about how to begin?

Already homeschooling but want to improve on your teaching methods? 

Feeling homeschool weary and need some fresh ideas?

Family Academy offers "Able to Teach", an invaluably informative course on effective home education, providing a smorgasbord of effective teaching strategies and resources to pick from and try.

In 20 hours though the "Able to Teach" course, parents can learn how to individualize home instruction through educational theory melded with many practical applications. The end of each session also provides additional spiritual development ideas as well.  This course has been developed by two experienced homeschooling moms and certified teachers, Diana McAlister and Candice Childs.

Able to Teach is presented in 4 format options:

  • Self-paced on-line course offered over a college quarter (Sept-Dec, Jan-Mar, April-June, July-Aug). Call 206-246-9227 to register.  This format is available anywhere with Internet connections.
  • Live class over 5 evenings (i.e. five Thursdays from 6:00-9:00 pm).  Presently only available only in WA State for King, Pierce, Snohomish, Skagit counties.  Click here for requirements to set up a local course.  Call 206-246-9227 for upcoming classes.
  • Live class over one evening (7-9 pm) 2 days (9 am-5 pm). Available only in Pacific Northwest.  Click here for requirements to set up a local course.  Call 206-246-9227 for upcoming classes. 
  • Hybrid (i.e. evening class to begin, on-line instruction for 4-6 weeks, and one day class 9 am-4 pm).  Available only in Pacific Northwest.  Call 206-246-9227 for upcoming classes. 

For WA State residents, this course meets the state requirement as a parent qualifying course and is offered through IDI-Cascade Bible College.

For locations, times and dates of upcoming live classes call 206-246-9227.

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