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  • Global Christian Online Home Education Conference – Day 2 Speakers

    By HEF Admin | August 31, 2020

    REGISTRATION IS OPEN until 31 August 2020: https://heart-academy1.teachable.com/p/global-christian-homeschool-conference/?affcode=700268_xiwyz63t
    Please don’t feel rushed to watch all videos at once. You get unlimited, lifetime access to ALL videos and any handouts provided by the Speakers.

    Note: First speaker New Zealand’s own Cynthia Hancox!

    Image may contain: 1 person, text that says "Cynthia Hancox "Overcoming Burn-out and Depression" After homeschooling her 5 children for over 22 years, Cynthia Hancox now devotes her time to supporting other home educating families especially those just getting started as well as advocating for the home education community in her role as Government Liaison. She lives on a small urban farm in New Zealand with her husband and lots of crittters. Cynthia loves to encourage other Christian homeschoolers in their walk, and especially has a heart for those struggling with depression and chaos. Check out her websites: www.cynthiahancox.com and www.godbyechoshellopeace.com"
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    Image may contain: 1 person, text that says "Megan Erps "Tea with Megan, A Conversational Q&A" Megan Erps has been homeschooling for eleven years, and has three graduated children, and one child still in homeschool high school. She has been married to her high school sweetheart and best friend, Ryan, for twenty-one years. She loves Jesus, her family, the Church, teaching, the mountains, the beach, music, reading, organizing and encouraging moms whenever there is an opportunity She has personal experience with special needs and foster care adoption and is grateful for how these two gifts have shaped her as mother and a Christian."
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    REGISTRATION IS OPEN until 31 August 2020: https://heart-academy1.teachable.com/p/global-christian-homeschool-conference/?affcode=700268_xiwyz63t

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    Global Christian Online Homeschool Conference – Day 2

    By HEF Admin | August 31, 2020

    REGISTRATION IS OPEN until 31 August 2020 (USA time): https://heart-academy1.teachable.com/p/global-christian-homeschool-conference/?affcode=700268_xiwyz63t

    Theme: Chats with Real Parents, Health & Wellness for Parents & Students

    Please don’t feel rushed to watch all videos at once. You get unlimited, lifetime access to ALL videos and any handouts provided by the Speakers.

    1. Overcoming Depression & Burnout (Cynthia Hancox)

    Are you struggling with fear, anxiety, burn-out or depression? You are not alone! Be encouraged that there IS a way out of the pit of despair, and that no matter what is going on around you or in your life – current events, chaos at home, pressure to perform as a parent, spouse, home educator – you do not have to try to be Superwoman (or Superman). Listen as Cynthia shares some of her own story of experiencing and overcoming depression, along with her tips for how to deal with burn-out and depression.

    2. Tea with Megan, A Conversational Q&A (Megan Erps)

    Have you talked about the elephant in the room? What about this fall?
    Have you become unnerving and frustrated? Are you confident in planning your year? Grab some coffee or tea and sit down with a real mom.

    3. Weaving God’s Presence In Your Homeschool Experience (LM Preston)

    The parenting and homeschooling session focused on how to bring God into your homeschool is for parents that want to create an environment that weaves in a healthy, close relationship with God through opening communication, encouragement and realistic approaches. LM Preston is the author of Homeschooling and Working While Shaping Amazing Learners and a homeschooling mother of four. www.EmpoweredSteps.com.

    4. The Race Talk (Kwasi Agbottah)

    This world can hurt. Not just people, but systems of interaction we experience and often label as “race.” How are we to socialize our children to address what’s going on in a meaningful way? I often wish that our ancestors could have a heart-to-heart and apologize for what they either helped create or painfully endured. But do I want to have that kind of conversation with my neighbors, and give up possible ways that I have benefitted? Join us as we try to do just that.

    5. The Missions Talk (Kwasi Agbottah)

    What does homeschooling have to do with missions? Welcome to Detroit! In this session, we’ll talk about how the Bible (in the hands of someone truly willing to hear from God) can create well-worn paths of cultivation in our hearts, breaking fallow ground and clearing distractions to make way for authentic worship that grows into indigenous missions! And you thought school was about lesson plans and down time? Come join us.

    6. Homeschooling as a Single Parent Panel (Jaynel Jones and Sandi Gonzalez)

    Single parenting and homeschooling can be challenging. But it can be done and these two moms tell us how through the good memories and the challenge and then giving it all to God for the solutions to those challenges. They get real about their needs as well.

    7. Transformed From Worn Out and Weary to Hopeful and Helpful (Teresa Striplin)

    Proverbs 22:6 Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it. God has put a message on each parent’s heart as to what she should teach her child. Come learn about creating a mission statement for your educational journey. During this time of uncertainty and so many options it is easy to become overwhelmed, having a mission statement is a good way to stay focused. Once you have a statement, the details may overwhelm and cause weariness for several reasons; when we try to homeschool alone, when we try to copy“school” at home and when we try to “do it all”.

    8. Creating an Organized Homeschool Life (Melanie Wilson)

    One of the biggest obstacles to long-term homeschool success is disorganization. If this is your first yearhomeschooling or you keep saying this is the year you’ll get organized and it doesn’t happen, you won’t want to missthis session with Dr. Melanie Wilson. She is a Christian psychologist turned happy homeschooling mom, despite herinitial lack of organization. You’ll learn simple steps for getting every aspect of your home and life in order, even if you weren’t born organized.

    9. Homeschooling: What in the World is Going On? Facts, Stats, and Biblical Truth (Dr. Brian Ray)

    Public schooling, private schooling, and homeschooling all teach, train, and indoctrinate children. How many parents know that the indoctrination in government/public schools is clear and blatant? What does scripture say who should have the duty and responsibility to educate children? Further, and more telling, what does scripture say about whoshould not be teaching, training, and indoctrinating the children of God’s children? Real-life examples of what is being done in the state/public school system, direct scriptural analysis, and 35 years of research on homeschooling will be brought to bear. Tighten your belts as Dr. Ray hits these topics hard, fast, and with some research statistics and a bit of humor.

    10. Homeschool Dads Who Homeschool (Glenn Ballard, Kwasi Agbottah)

    A homeschooling dad who homeschools is rare. You’ll want to listen in on this conversation! They talk about why they chose to homeschool, stories about the precious times with their children, going through some hard times and letting God use them to create a solution.

    11. Creating Peace in a Chaotic World Panel – (Karen Chegwidden, Pat Sikora, Glenn Ballard, LaNissir James)

    We all know about the difficulties happening in the world during covid-19. There is so much unrest and chaos.
    What are we to do as Christians? Listen in on this panel of 4 people and hear what they are doing in their part of the world. Perhaps you’ll want to come along and join them!

    REGISTRATION IS OPEN until 31 August 2020: https://heart-academy1.teachable.com/p/global-christian-homeschool-conference/?affcode=700268_xiwyz63t

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    https://hef.org.nz/2020/global-online-christian-home-educators-conference-day-1/ – Topics
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    Global Christian Online Home Education Conference -Day 1 Speakers

    By HEF Admin | August 25, 2020

    REGISTRATION IS OPEN until 31 August 2020: https://heart-academy1.teachable.com/p/global-christian-homeschool-conference/?affcode=700268_xiwyz63t
    Please don’t feel rushed to watch all videos at once. You get unlimited, lifetime access to ALL videos and any handouts provided by the Speakers.
    Day 1
    Theme: The ABC’s of Homeschooling, Diligent Prep for College
    Speakers

    REGISTRATION IS OPEN until 31 August 2020: https://heart-academy1.teachable.com/p/global-christian-homeschool-conference/?affcode=700268_xiwyz63t

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    Global Christian Online Home Educators Conference – Day 1

    By HEF Admin | August 25, 2020

    REGISTRATION IS STILL OPEN: https://heart-academy1.teachable.com/p/global-christian-homeschool-conference/?affcode=700268_xiwyz63t

    Once registered, please join the Facebook Group, “GCHC Community,” and start talking to speakers, vendors, and panelists all over the world! https://www.facebook.com/groups/887963911694105 There are interviews and panels throughout the week on this interactive Facebook Group.

    REGISTRATION IS OPEN until 31 August 2020: https://heart-academy1.teachable.com/p/global-christian-homeschool-conference/?affcode=700268_xiwyz63t

    Under each video section, you will find the description of the session as well as the bio of the speaker and their picture! 

    Day 1
    Theme: The ABC’s of Homeschooling, Diligent Prep for College

    1. Welcome to the 1st annual Global Christian Homeschool Conference!

    Please don’t feel rushed to watch all videos at once. You get unlimited, lifetime access to ALL videos and any handouts provided by the Speakers.

    What you DO want to take advantage of is the SWAG BAG and it’s offers as some may be time sensitive. Obtain your bag download inside the vault. It is in PDF form so all you have to do is click the image provided to redeem the offer mentioned.

    Comments have been enabled on the speakers sessions so please feel free to ask questions! Our prayer is that you are greatly touched by this conference! GOD BLESS YOU!

    2. Four Deadly Errors of Teaching Writing (Andrew Peduwa)

    We’ve all suffered it at one time or another: frustration about writing assignments. Either on the receiving end, orperhaps now on the giving end, there can be a few distinctly discouraging aspects to teaching and being taught writing. The tough questions include: What do I correct and how do I give a grade? How much help is too much?Isn’t the assignment clear enough? Why don’t students find their own errors? Learn and avoid four teachingmistakes that contribute to this frustration: Overcorrecting, Holding Back Help, Unclear Assignments, and Over- Expectation.

    3. But..but..but…what about grammar? (Andrew Peduwa)

    Knowing how to teach grammar is especially challenging for the parent who doesn’t feel confident in his or her owngrammar proficiency. Grammar programs often consist of piles of workbooks, wasted dollars, and way too much time spent trying to fulfill that subject. Often what is taught in those workbook pages doesn’t translate into success in writing. The results are poor mechanics and a less than stellar understanding of “What is a verb?” or perhaps more importantly, “How doverb choices enhance writing?” If you are asking, “But what about grammar?” AndrewPudewa has answers.

    4. However Imperfectly: Lessons Learned from 30 Years of Teaching (Andrew Pudewa)

    In this talk, Andrew shares many humorous experiences (and painful lessons) he has learned over thirty years ofteaching and homeschooling, including: It’s hard not to do to your kids what was done to you; process over product;all kids are different; “progressive” education doesn’t mean progress; what real “college and career readiness” is;and two secret keys to successful teaching. You will be challenged or reassured (or both!) but sure to leave with an expanded vision of your calling as a home educator.

    5. Unschooling for Christians (Barbara Smith)

    I love parts of the Unschooling Philosophy but as a Christian, I dislike other parts of it. Why? Because the Bible is very clear in saying we are to be diligent in training our children all the time. So what is different for Christians? In this video, I will talk about the first six goals that will help you disciple your children and train their minds.

    6. The Adventurous Road from Homeschool to College (Denise Boiko)

    It’s the journey of a lifetime. But as you think about homeschooling through high school, do the questions seem to outweigh the answers? You’re not alone! In this session, I’ll walk you through the most common questions that come up on the adventurous road – with the goal of providing answers, insights, and a sense of direction rather than confusion. Questions such as “What should our priorities be?” “What are colleges looking for” and “How do I begin my high school course planning?” will be front and center. You’ll also see a snapshot of what the college applications tasks will look like, and you’ll discover how you can begin to plan your students personalized “best route to college.” Come here and hear about how to personalize the GPs for this adventurous road trip!

    7. Homeschool Resources – So Many! (Glenn Ballard)

    The prospect of homeschooling can seem daunting, yea nigh impossible, to a parent contemplating homeschooling for the first time. I certainly felt that way. My wife did too. But the truth is there are so many resources – curriculum, books, DVDs, online classes, homeschooling communities, homeschooling co-ops. And we have the Internet, which opens upa “new world” of online possibilities that did not exist just 20 or 30 years ago. On top of all that,we have a wonderful organization called the Home School Legal Defense Association
    (“HSLDA”), which helps protect us from a legal and regulatory standpoint and also provides guidance on how to comply with the regulations for homeschooling in every state. Thanks to a few wise and brave trailblazers in the United States about 40-45 years ago, and the LORD’smerciful providence, homeschooling has never been as easy as it is right now. Homeschooling is like parenting – just x10 (some days, maybe x100). Parents who earnestly desire to homeschool tend to find a way. And there are many fellow Christian homeschooling parents, who want to help you along the way.

    8. Homeschooling with a Charlotte Mason Philosophy (Justina Ford)

    In this training, Justina Ford shares the 20 Principles of a Charlotte Mason Philiosophy from the AmblesideOnline.org website. She shares why every Christian Homeschool family should be incorporating these principles whether or not you choose to use CM specific curriculum.

    9. Fear Not, You and Your Student Can Learn Math Together (Steve Demme)

    Math is so much more than memorizing rules and facts. With a unique and humorous approach, Steve demonstrates how to use hands-on manipulatives to illustrate important math concepts such as place value, double digit multiplication, fractions, algebra, exponents, squares, square roots, and factoring trinomials.

    10. A Theocentric Christian Education (Graham & Alison Shortridge)

    School years teach children so much more than just academics. They learn the basics of who they will become as adults, and the lessons learnt as children stay with them for the rest of their lives. Are you certain that your children are in the best hands? Are they being trained up in the way they should go? Are their minds, spirits and souls being cared for? Are you concerned about any of the following: A decline in the academic standardsSchoolyard bullying, The lack of individual attention in class, The introduction of interfaith and humanismLawless peer pressure, Theneed for instruction based on Christian values and principles, Moral decay and lack of discipline, Rising costs. If you are, and have not already discovered the solution to your concerns by HOME SCHOOLING. Why not start now?

    11. Cultivating Language from Preschool to High School (Andrew Pudewa)

    Listening and reading well, speaking and writing clearly, thinking and debating effectively are abilities that most parents hope to cultivate in their children. With that goal in mind, Andrew will explore various environments and activities which will accelerate the development of these language skills, beginning with the youngest students and continuing into the high school years.

    12. How To Plan Your Homeschool Year for Success! (Sue Ruggles) In this session you will gain skills in:

    13. How to Make Curriculum Choices for Homeschool Sanity (Melanie Wilson)

    Choosing curriculum is one of the most challenging parts of homeschooling, but it doesn’t have to be so hard. If you’re overwhelmed, you’ll benefit from using a checklist of simple criteria. You can save time and feel moreconfident that you’ve chosen materials that serve your family. Christian psychologist and veteran homeschooler, Dr. Melanie Wilson, will reassure you that even poor curriculum choices don’t have to steal your sanity.

    14. Creative Writing with Kids (Katie Andrews Potter)
    TBD

    15. Homeschool to College (John Travis, Liberty University)
    Listen to Admission Recruiter John Travis talk about the following:

    Live Videos now uploaded:

    1. Hothouse Transplants Panel with Christopher Adams, Jessica Allen, Sarah Venable
    2. A Theocentric Christian Education -Interview with Graham & Alison Shortridge from South Africa
    3. Cultivating Language from Preschool to High School? with Andrew Pudewa from the United States
    4. Homeschooling in Different Countries Panel with moms from Austrailia, United Kingdom, New Zealand, and South Africa
    5. Redemption and Restoration for the Broken Family? with Juliet English, United Kingdom
    6. Homeschooling as a Single Parent with Jaynel Jones and others

    Where are the pre-recorded videos? Once you pay the US$20.00 registration you will have lifetime access to the conference.

    You will find the pre-recorded videos when you log into the Teachable vault. In there you will find the description of the sessions and the biography of the speakers. Each day is a different theme and the LIVE interviews will also be uploaded for that day.

    REGISTRATION OPEN until 31 August 2020: https://heart-academy1.teachable.com/p/global-christian-homeschool-conference/?affcode=700268_xiwyz63t

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    Global Christian Home Education Online Conference August 17-21 2020

    By Barbara | August 14, 2020



    https://heart-academy1.teachable.com/p/global-christian-homeschool-conference/?affcode=700268_xiwyz63t

    Mark your calendar!
    August 17-21, 2020
    Cost is only US$20! Unlimited, Lifetime Access Pass
    Registration is OPEN!

    Features include:
    • Passionate speakers that pour out words of life into parents
    • Edifying Facebook community group where homeschool parents can interact with speakers, vendors, and homeschooling parents from around the world.
    • Online “vendor hall” for attendees (will be photo albums in FB group).
    • Giveaways during the “conference” week for attendees.
    • Low ticket prices

    All attendees receive a digital “swag bag”, access to the Facebook group, and the online vendor hall.
    Unlimited, lifetime access to the conference (videos and handouts).

    Click this link to register: https://heart-academy1.teachable.com/p/global-christian-homeschool-conference/?affcode=700268_xiwyz63t

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    Free Online International Home Schooling Conference 13-19 July 2020

    By Barbara | July 13, 2020

    Has the Covid-19 pandemic affected your family life and found yourself accidentally homeschooling?
    We can’t deny that this crisis has affected so many lives in one way, shape, or form. Some are better prepared than others, while some are struggling to keep afloat.
    Things changed quickly in the educational world. And if you find yourself in any of the spectrum, take comfort in the fact that there is hope and we’ll weather this storm.
    That is why I’m excited to be part of the 2020 Homeschooling Playbook, where 50+ experts including myself reveal the top strategies on how to homeschool with ease, fun and joy!

    This colorful Playbook is loaded with tons of valuable information and serves as your GUIDE when you attend the Homeschooling Conference.
    GRAB YOUR COPY HERE NOW! https://smpl.ro/al/QwSYgonh5mi2eqi8wSw6o3GX/19088-Barbara-Smith
    Here’s a sneak peek of what you’ll discover inside the Homeschooling Playbook:
    What the Homeschooling Conference is and who is it for
    Daily Homeschooling Conference Schedule broken down into theme days
    Day 1: Homeschooling Foundation
    Day 2: Homeschooling Methodologies
    Day 3: Homeschooling Curriculum
    Day 4: Homeschooling Communities
    Day 5: Homeschooling Learning Platforms
    Day 6: Homeschooling in Different Countries
    Day 7: Homeschooling Inspiring Stories
    The Top Homeschooling Tips from 51 Homeschooling Experts and Parents
    How To Make The Most Of the Homeschooling Online Conference
    Plus many many more!
    Grab your playbook right now and you’ll automatically get a ticket to the Homeschooling Conference where you will meet those experts live!
    GRAB YOUR COPY HERE NOW! https://smpl.ro/al/QwSYgonh5mi2eqi8wSw6o3GX/19088-Barbara-Smith

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    Homeschool Summit Encore now on!

    By HEF Admin | October 22, 2019

    From the Homeschool Summit:

    “We are delighted to welcome you to a Homeschool Summits encore!

    “We were so grateful to host the Homeschool Family Relationships Summit last week as over 23,000 families were encouraged by the Word of God to communicate with truth and grace, strengthen our families’ unity even through conflict, and lead our families to become a world-changing force for the kingdom of God in the power of His Spirit.

    “We hoped to reach as many families as we could with this great content — all part of our vision to share resources and encouragement with Christian families so they are equipped to pass on the faith to the next generation.

    “We wanted to extend the opportunity for families to learn and benefit from the Family Relationships Summit free content, so we decided to open up the entire free event for two more days! While it’s still only available for a limited time (the event closes down on Tuesday night at midnight CST), we hope the additional time will give you the chance to watch a few more of the sessions you were hoping to catch AND share about the event with your friends so they can be equipped and encouraged, too.”

    Programme in comments.

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    Needing help for your home schooling journey: http://hef.org.nz/2011/needing-help-for-your-home-schooling-journey-2/

    And

    Here are a couple of links to get you started home schooling:

    Information on getting startedhttp://hef.org.nz/getting-started-2/

    and

    Information on getting an exemptionhttp://hef.org.nz/exemptions/

    This link is motivational: http://hef.org.nz/2012/home-schooling-what-is-it-all-about/

    Exemption Form online: http://hef.org.nz/2012/home-schooling-exemption-form-now-online/

    Beneficiaries: http://hef.org.nz/2013/where-to-for-beneficiary-families-now-that-the-social-security-benefit-categories-and-work-focus-amendment-bill-has-passed-its-third-reading

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    The Ministry of Education’s latest recommendations for Sexuality Education in schools

    By HEF Admin | March 1, 2019

    1. Ministry of Sexualisation.
    https://www.whaleoil.co.nz/2019/02/ministry-of-sexualisation-part-1/

    2. Gender theory taught to 5 year olds.
    https://www.whaleoil.co.nz/2019/02/ministry-of-sexualisation-part-2/

    3. Gender clinics, and secrets kept from parents.
    https://www.whaleoil.co.nz/2019/02/ministry-of-sexualisation-part-3-gender-clinics-in-nz-schools/

    4.Sexuality forced into every subject even maths
    https://www.whaleoil.co.nz/2019/02/ministry-of-sexualisation-part-4/

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    Ministry of Sexualisation: Part 2

    By HEF Admin | February 25, 2019

    This is Part 2 of the series exposing the latest recommendations by the Ministry of Education.

    Gender Theory and multiple genders could to be taught in a “School-wide” approach.
    The themes are so interwoven into the curriculum that it’s impossible to even teach around it.

    Gender theory and other nauseating themes are discussed at just 5 years old.

    For now these recommendations are simply a guide, but the schools that do adopt it will have no opt-out. It will be worked into every theme and aspect of school life.

    The next step is making it mandatory in every school.

    This is unacceptable, and we all need to take action on this.

    Ministry of Sexualisation: Part 2

    Online videos show 11-year-old Desmond Napoles dancing on stage in a bar while grown men throw money at him neonnettle

    After introducing you to part one yesterday, the investigative series continues.

    Schools should be a safe place to be, but for the majority, they will soon become unsafe. Safe Schools has landed in New Zealand, with the blessing of the Ministry of Education.

    […] No other special interest group is granted such privileges.
    We don’t devote entire lessons to the visually impaired, create ‘blind pride’ days, or include blind heroes in every class. We don’t demand teachers police blind-phobic language, or that they wear braille name-tags.

    Perhaps we should. It would give a far more positive school environment than constantly bringing sex to the forefront of children’s minds.
    This is the essence of what the Rainbow movement is about.

    The entire culture and worldview is centred around who a person wants to have sex with.

    Perhaps we should just let kids be kids.

    I recently wrote a four-part series of articles exposing the hidden aspects of the Secondary School program Mates&Dates. The program uses innocuous sounding words such as “gender stereotypes”.

    “Gender Stereotypes” classes are not teaching kids that it’s okay for girls to like rugby and boys to like cooking. They are teaching a redefined meaning of gender.

    Source: Ministry of Education www.Inclusive.tki.org.nz

    Gender is taught as a “continuum” which has no relation to your biological function. This spectrum of gender holds that any child can be “neither” or “both” male and female because a person’s biological reality does not influence how they act.

    If a girl is butch and likes rugby, she’s actually closer to being a boy – and perhaps she really is a boy trapped in the wrong body. Don’t worry kiddo, we’ve got scalpels and hormones to liberate you.

    Thus a boy who thinks he’s a girl is a girl, in every way. Biology doesn’t matter, because gender is self-identified and merely socially constructed.

    The root of the belief is that our Western “colonial” culture is oppressive, heteronormative and patriarchal and has forced us into two rigid boxes.

    They are intent on destroying our western “construct”.

    Ironically, Western heteronormative colonial countries are actually the safest for LGBT people.

    The proponents of these ideas often point to tiny and obscure tribes where men and women have mixed gender roles, in an attempt to prove that gender is disconnected from biology.

    ‘Teachers were shown a graph with Barbie at one end and GI Joe at the other.’

    Parents are being excluded from the transgender debate.

    The Ministry of Education has used exactly the same terminology of “gender stereotypes” and “social messages”.

    In the official recommendations, teachers are told to “question gender stereotypes and norms”.

    This starts in Year 1, for kids just 5 years old.

    It doesn’t stop there.

    In studying the official Sexuality Education Guidelines, the agenda drives deeper than simply understanding gender identity.

    The tables on pages 16–22 of the guide show suggested learning intentions for sexuality education – what students should know or be able to do at each learning level.

    Across that table the agenda has been so interwoven through each column so that a teacher who objects simply can’t avoid teaching it.

    It reads a lot like Mates&Dates, but for primary-school children.

    They have made certain it will permeate every part of the teaching of sexuality.

    Level 1 (5-6 Years old)

    • A4: Describing different types of families
    • (Tommy has two dads)
    • D1 & 2: Dealing with bullying and harassment and speaking out for others
    • (Turning children into Language Police and pro LGBT activists)

    Level 2  (6-7 Years old)

    • C2: Affirming diversity, questioning gender stereotypes
    • D2: Identifying locally available health care services
    • (where to get breast binders, no doubt)
    • B2: Questioning and discussing gender stereotypes in games and physical activities

    Level 3  (7-8 Years old)

    • D2: Exploring community events that celebrate and affirm diversity
    • (What will that look like? Visiting the Pride parade?)

    Level 4  (8-9 Years old)

    • A4: Critiquing dominant messages about body image and body size, and affirming diversity.
    • (Note: Affirming diversity, not simply understanding it.)
    • C1: Recognising the effects of changing roles on relationships
    • D1: Critiquing gendered and sexualised media images

    Level 5  (9-10 Years old)

    • D1: Critiquing heteronormative messages and practices in the school and media
    • D3: Developing policies for supporting diversity of gender and sexual identities

    Level 6  (10-11 Years old)

    • D4: Planning and carrying out actions which support diverse gender and sexual identities

    Level 7  (11-12 Years old)

    • C2: Analysing beliefs, attitudes, and practices that reinforce stereotypes and influence choices
    • (such as sexism, homophobia, gender binary)
    • D2: Advocating for diversity
    • (Turning children into Trans-activists)

    Teachers are told to build learning programs “that meet students’ developmental needs”.

    Source: Ministry of Education www.inclisive.tki.org.nz

    Carefully reading through the image above, teachers apparently need to talk about sexual pleasure, how babies are made and that some boys like having sex with other boys – to 5-year-olds. Other examples given by The Ministry of Education suggest teachers can explain that children can express their sexuality through their clothing choices.

    Let’s think about that carefully for a moment.
    Children… express[ing] sexuality.

    The Ministry of Education has become the Ministry of Sexualisation.

    Adding to the whole-school approach, The Ministry of Education wants Minus-18 posters plastered around the school.

    The Ministry also recommends holding a “pronoun nametag day”, so that students can choose their own pronouns.

    For now, these changes by the Ministry of Education are “suggestions” – until Chris Hipkins gets his way with his proposed “Tomorrow’s Schools” changes. Those will strip local parent-led boards of their power, and centralise authority in regional government organisations.

    Parents and families will no longer get a choice.

    We all need to take action immediately.

    • Sign the petition to stop Transgender teaching in New Zealand schools.
    • Visit your school and ensure you know what’s being taught, by demanding to see specific resources. (Please remember teachers and principals are not necessarily in favour of this ideology and many are afraid to speak out against it for fear of losing their registration or being alienated by their peers.)
    • Ask your children what they are learning at school.
    • Speak to your Member of Parliament and express your concerns.
    • Tell your friends, and share this information far and wide.

      Our silence is interpreted as consent….

    The time to push back is now, or else our schools will no longer be safe.


     

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    Ministry of Sexualisation: Part 1

    By HEF Admin | February 24, 2019

    by Jared Luke on February 19, 2019

    Image from Vogue Paris 2011

    Schools should be a safe place to be, but for the majority, they will soon become unsafe. Safe Schools has landed in New Zealand, with the blessing of the Ministry of Education.

    Three things stand out from the above image:

    1. The Ministry of Education wants “inclusive school-wide systems”.

    2. The Ministry of Education officially sanctions the “Safe schools coalition”

    3. Views which are not in favour of homosexual & Trans’ people are a form of “violence”.

    The Ministry of Education website is now littered with links and videos directing teachers to Minus-18 and The Safe schools coalition.

    Safe Schools rocketed into the spotlight in Australia, mid-2017.
    It’s been exposed as being overseen by several people who openly support paedophilia as a legitimate sexual orientation.

    Gary Dowsett was one of them. He wrote a book about his support for “inter-generational love” called; Boiled Lollies and Bandaids; Gay men and kids   quote

    How different then is the gentle, tentative sexuality between parent and child from the love of a paedophile and his or her lover. That kind of love, warmth and nurture is an important part of the paedophilic relationship end quote

    Gary Dowsett

    Let’s come back to that another day.

    The new recommendations by The Ministry of Education bring in special assistance for disadvantaged groups such as: the hard of hearing, dyslexic and autistic children and kids with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome.

    This is a positive thing because children with disabilities deserve equal access to education. Their disabilities really are barriers to a fair education.

    Teachers are already required to give special assistance to these kids and have been doing so, regardless of the attractive new Ministry of Education website; which has new and now easily accessible resources.

    When a teacher has a student with a particular religion that requires fasting, the teacher deals with that child privately – on an individual level.
    The teacher may make general mention of this in the classroom and this could include the teacher making specific mention that some peoples religions require it, without singling the child out for scrutiny.
    They certainly do not devote entire lessons to explaining Lent, learning about Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, or getting all kids to participate in a Hijab day.

    The recommendations for LGBTIQA+ youth, however, are vastly different from those of the disabled groups. quote.

    Seven common concerns
    Listen and learn from students.
    Create opportunities for them to share their concerns and experiences in ways that work for them. end quote.

    Source:Ministry of Education: www.Inclusive.TKI.org.nz

    When we examine the LGBTIQA+ content, the expectation is that there is a “school-wide” approach. The Ministry has recommended that LGBTIQA+ themes be incorporated “across the curriculum”.

    This means that in English class, instead of reading To Kill a Mockingbird, they will read books devoted to transgenderism and same-sex attracted couples.

    In History class, they will study inventions and political activist movements by Transgender role-models.

    In Accounting, it could be a balance sheet to calculate how much money John has to pay for artificial insemination so that he can then give birth to his first non-binary child.

    After all, some men can get pregnant. Or at least, so kids will be told in their Accounting class.

    In Maths, they will solve an equation where a same-sex couple order a Pizza.

    .

    Surely this is just a gross exaggeration by a bigoted and “morally panicked” white male?
    The evidence is in black and white on the Ministry’s own website.

    To be continued…

    Read more here: https://www.whaleoil.co.nz/2019/02/ministry-of-sexualisation-part-1/?fbclid=IwAR0DQL9i3qBloqyIZUjWj1HReNud3xyMj9wzditr0E0HCcj-62H0vAibG9s

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