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thank you for joining Us for  The 2nd Annual BFHES Virtual Teach-In

If you would like to sponsor/vend at this event, email us at hello@blackfamilyhomeschool.org

 


TEACH-IN AGENDA

(times and speakers are subject to change without notice)

ALL TIMES LISTED ARE EASTERN STANDARD TIME

Workshops are  45-60-minute skillshare demos for homeschooling parents

Coffee Talks are 15-20 minute inspirational messages of encouragement & information

Panels are up to 60 minutes of conversation with multiple people engaged in a topic relevant to Black homeschooling families


MONDAY, JULY 19, 2021

12:00pm 

WELCOME 

(Dr. Khadijah Ali-Coleman & Dr. Cheryl Fields-Smith, BFHES)

1:00pm 

Alternatives In Education: Reimagining Education Outside the System of Schooling Moderator: Arden Santana 

(Panel) 

2:00pm 

The Community Must Support and Promote Homeschooling 

Moderator: Akil Parker 

(Panel) 

 

5 Ways I Designed My Homeschooling Practice with Liberation in Mind 

Speaker: Dr. Khadijah Ali-Coleman

(Coffee Talk)

3:00pm 

Happy Homeschooling for Special Needs Families 

Speaker: Lisa TeachMe 

(Coffee Talk) 

4:00pm 

Middle and High School Radically Open 

Speaker: LM Preston 

(Workshop)

5:00pm 

Homeschooling: A Gateway to Passion and Purpose 

Speaker: Adirah Aishet-Tsalmiel 

(Workshop)

 
 

 

TUESDAY, JULY 20, 2021

12:00pm 

Homeschooling a Black Child on the Autism Spectrum 

Speaker: Phyllis Asinyanbi 

(Coffee Talk)

 

12:30pm 

Homeschooling a High-Schooler on a College Pathway

Speaker: Dr. Khadijah Ali-Coleman

(Coffee Talk)

 

1:00pm 

The Importance of Black Men Being an Active Intentional Presence in Homeschooling Moderator: Dr. Jason Esters 

(Panel) 

2:00pm 

How Home Education Shaped Me Professionally 

Speaker: Dr. Danielle Joy Davis 

(Coffee Talk) 

3:00pm 

The Most Important Key to a Great Homeschool Year 

Speaker: Anita Gibson 

(Workshop) 

4:00pm 

Earning and Income as a Homeschool Parent 

Moderator: Jade Weatherington 

(Panel) 

5:00pm 

Why Aren’t Parents in America Considering the Abacus as a Foundational Learning Tool for 3-6 Year-Olds? 

Speaker: Ameerah Bello 

(Workshop)

 

WEDNESDAY, JULY 21 2021

12:00pm 

Window Dressing Education: Barriers and Invitations 

Speaker: Maleka Diggs 

(Coffee Talk) 

1:00pm 

Homeschooling Through Everyday Hills and Valleys 

Speaker: Nichelle Nelson 

(Workshop)

 

2:00pm 

The Tea on Unschooling 

Speaker: Evon Dennis 

(Coffee Talk) 

3:00pm 

Developing an Entrepreneurial Mindset in Our Youth and Teens

Speaker: Shatrela Washington-Hubbard

(Workshop)

4:00pm 

Historic Models of Teaching Our Own: Stories of Black Women Abolitionist Teachers of the 19th Century 

Moderator: Lora Smothers 

(Panel) 

5:00pm 

Strategies for Cultivating Passion-preneurship In Our Youth 

Speaker: Queen Taese 

(Workshop) 

 

THURSDAY, JULY 22, 2021

 

12:00pm 

Black Single Motherhood and Homeschooling 

Speaker: Dr. Cheryl Fields Smith 

1:00pm 

Homeschooling the Unmotivated Learner: Five Tips to Enlighten, Engage, and Think Forward With Your Learner 

Speaker: NaConda N. Frank 

(Workshop) 

2:00pm 

Online Tools to Help Get Your Homeschooled Teen Organized and Accountable Through Student-Directed Learning

Speaker: Kendra Price 

(Coffee Talk) 

 

Meet Authors from the Forthcoming BFHES Book:

Homeschooling Black Children in the United States: An examination of homeschooling in practice, theory and popular culture

Moderator: Dr. Cheryl Fields-Smith

Panelists: Dr. Meca Williams-Johnson, and Dr. Kathaleena Monds

(Panel)

3:00pm 

Importance of Quality Home-Based Education, Cultural Relevancy and Addressing Behavior Within Your Community 

Moderator Chizarra Dashiell 

(Panel) 

4:00pm 

Addressing Mathematical Needs and Strengths: The CRA Model

Speaker: Leroy Smith 

(Workshop) 

5:00pm 

Meet Authors from the Forthcoming BFHES Book:

Homeschooling Black Children in the United States: An examination of homeschooling in practice, theory and popular culture

Moderator: Dr. Cheryl Fields-Smith

Panelists: Cheryl Carter and Dr. Brandi Crawford-Hinnant

(Panel)

 

 

FRIDAY JULY 23, 2021

12:00pm 

We Are All Math People: Confronting Math Fear in Homeschool Students and their Parents 

Speaker: Dionne Danielle Willis 

(Coffee Talk) 

1:00pm 

The Math Party: Sing! Dance! Exercise! Learn! 

Speaker: Dr. Stephanie Pasley Henry 

(Workshop)

 

2:00pm 

Getting the Best Out of Tuition and Planning Your Homeschool Day

Speaker: Angela Miller 

(Coffee Talk)

3:00pm 

Mitigating Anxiety Through Online Learning

Moderator: Andrea Bazemore 

(Panel) 

4:00pm 

Navigating Autism in Early Education 

Speaker: Amelia Peace 

(Coffee Talk) 

Mom As Influencer: The 7 Ways Black Mothers Impact Their Children's Homeschooling Experience

Speaker: Dr. Khadijah Z. Ali-Coleman

(Coffee Talk)

5:00pm 

Art as the Basis for Education 

Moderator: Zsudayka Terrell 

(Panel)

6:00pm 

Closing Virtual Reception