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Charlotte BI Group Presents Data Stories for Middle School Girls!
The Charlotte Business Intelligence (BI) Group has partnered with girls+data to bring Data Stories to the Charlotte area. Homeschool girls in grades 6-8 will have an opportunity to attend a three-hour workshop that provides middle school girls with hands-on opportunities to think like data analytics professionals in STEM careers that don't code 100% of the time. Girls+data presents these workshops nationwide. Choose from 2 sessions, October 14, 2017.
Photo Credit: Harrisburg Fire Department
Fourth Annual Fire Safety for Homeschool Students!
Every year, the Harrisburg, NC Fire Department presents a FREE program for to educate homeschool students about fire and life safety. The firefighters themselves will be demonstrating the fire truck, equipment, and gear they use every day to protect the Harrisburg community. In addition, there will be a smoke simulation trailer on-scene where the students will learn to recognize the sound of a smoke detector and learn to react appropriately in order to exit a smoky structure quickly and safely. Don't let your child miss out on the exciting, fun, learning experience that will serve as a foundation for life-long fire safety practices. This special program is hosted by the Harrisburg Fire Department at absolutely no cost to you.
Free Dyslexia Resources for Homeschoolers!
We're always on the lookout for resources to share with our home educating community in the greater Charlotte, NC area. This one is a real find. We stopped counting at 50 resources, all of which are FREE!
Envirothon Information Meeting
Homeschool students are invited to participate in Envirothon. Attend an information meeting at the Union County Agriculture Center to learn more!
Program for Homeschool Adolescents and Young Adults with Autism Spectrum Disorders
The Charlotte TEACCH Center is excited to partner with Central Piedmont Community College to offer the 12-week T-STEP program for students ages 16-21, with autism spectrum disorder.
During this 12-week program, students will have the opportunity to learn about organization and executive function skills, emotion regulation skills, and social skills to increase their success at the college level. An additional internship component allows students to practice the skills they have learned with the support of internship related counseling. Further supports are also offered through higher education counseling, career counseling, and self-advocacy counseling.
Several spots remain for the fall course that begins September 12, 2017!
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