2022 Conference Recordings

These audio recordings, in MP3 format, are available for the price of $4.00 each through June 2 ($5 afterwards)..

To order all 2022 Thrive! MP3 recordings on a 16 GB flash drive, click here.


Interest Codes for Talks
G: General interest to all parents
B: Beginners and inquirers
L: Parents of struggling learners
Y: Parents of young children preschool to early elementary
O: Parents of older elementary age (may include middle school)
P: Parents of teens (and possibly teens)
D: Dads
M: Moms
T: Teens and alums
Code Speaker Talk Title
B Marjorie McIlvaine Achievement Testing? Let’s Chill—We’ve Got This!
P  Andrea Thorpe Meeting Your Teen’s Emotional Needs
G  Julia Nalle Multi-Grade, Multi-Age All Together without Mom Losing Her Mind
G Rachael Carman What about That Child?
G  Jeffrey Ertzberger Raising Kids in a Digital World
L Cheryl Carter Organize Your ADD/ADHD Child
G Jeremy and Kylie Cochran Stress-Busting Homeschool Heroes
T  Popi Makris Fun Ways to Learn to Code with the BBC Micro:bit
B Ronda Marshall Choosing Curriculum
T G Dr. Kathy Koch 8 Great Smarts: All Children Are Smart—Help Them Believe It!
G  Rebecca Spooner Hide ‘Em Under a Bush—Oh No!
L Janice Broyles The Struggling Writer
G Mike Donnelly Grades and Graduation: Do These Belong in a Homeschool?
G  Katie Dugdale  Avoiding the Homeschool Comparison Trap
O P L Gretchen Roe Time Out to Time In—Teaching Effective Time Management Skills
G Laurie Beachell Why Critical Thinking Is Critical
G Marjorie McIlvaine Foreign Languages & Home Education
G Dr. Kathy Koch Compliment and Correct to Powerfully Encourage People
B Y Julia Nalle Color the Water Blue and Other Bits of Wisdom for Pre-K-2nd Moms
G Eve Hullette Building a Solid Math Foundation
P T Mike Donnelly Is Today’s Military Right for My Child?
O P Cheryl Carter Writing across the Curriculum: The Approach that Works!
G L Kristen Eckenwiler Desperate to Understand Your Child’s Way of Learning? Come Find It.
M Danielle Papageorgiou How to Not Get It All Done
G Rachael Carman Remember and Do Not Forget
G Mike Donnelly Elites to Homeschooling Families: “We’re Coming for You”
P Debbie Mason Homeschooling High School
G Dr. Kathy Koch Conversations about “Tough Stuff”
L Y O Julia Nalle Tips and Tricks for Adapting Curriculum for Struggling Learners
B Amanda Wares Help! I’m New! Now What Do I Do?
O Matthew McDill How to Help Your Children Become Self-Motivated
G Derek & Cheryl Carter Seven Basic Truths Every Family Should Build On
G Te’Essence Mack & Luz Velazquez Multicultural Connections
T Dr. Jeff Myers A Fast Track to the World of Ideas
P T Rachel Spigarelli Teaching AP Classes at Home
G Dr. Kathy Koch Resiliency: Help Children Embrace Life with Confidence
G Rebecca Spooner Is It Enough?
G Janice Broyles Every Day Writing for the Homeschool Student
G Jeffrey Ertzberger Using Google Tools for Homeschoolers and Co-Ops
G Katie Dugdale, Delight-Directed Learning
G  Jeremy and Kylie Cochran, Internal & External Processors
T Dr. Jeff Myers Finding Life Purpose: Biblical Steps to Living with Confidence
P Debbie Mason Preparing for College
G Andrea Thorpe Understanding Your Child’s Learning Styles
G Rebecca Spooner Yes, You Can Teach All Your Kids Together
G Rachael Carman Teaching Your Children to BLESS
T G Mike Donnelly Faith of Our Founders
G Derek & Cheryl Carter Why We Homeschool and Why It Is Not School at Home
B Y L Kristen Eckenwiler All You Need to Know to Teach Reading
M Dana McDill Finding Extraordinary in the Ordinary
G Jessica Embry Gifted Education
G Dr. Kathy Koch Change: Teach Them Don’t Tell Them
T Francie Black STEM: Learn How to Program a Computer Game in 1 Hour
T G Paul Cwik Teaching Economics and Personal Finance to Your Kids
G Matthew McDill Homeschooling with Confidence! A Basic Educational Strategy
G Katie Dugdale How Unschooling Saved Our Homeschool
O P L Gretchen Roe Your Student’s Math Struggles Are Not Their Fault
G Dr. Jeff Myers Answering Children’s Top Five Questions about God
G Ronda Marshall Lessons Learned along the Way
G Dr. Kathy Koch Motivation Matters: Start with the Heart
G  Rebecca Spooner Teaching the Child You Have, Not the Child You Want Him to Be
G Rachael Carman Attention Obsessive-Compulsive Perfectionist Control-Freaks: C.H.I.L.L. O.U.T.!
B Mike Donnelly The Compelling Case for Home Education
G  Derek & Cheryl Carter The Things Christian Parents Don’t Talk About
Y O L Kristen Eckenwiler Dyslexia, Learning Delays and Challenges: Come Uncover This Trick
T G Dr. Jeff Myers Truth Changes Everything
G Dr. Jeff Myers Standing in the Land of Giants: Four Ways to Grow Our Children as Leaders
B Y L  Jennifer Smith How to Make Learning to Read Easy for Young Children
G Dr. Kathy Koch Identity: Who Do Your Children Think They Are and Why Does It Matter?
G Rebecca Spooner How to Raise a World Changer
G Kris Cordell One More “Curriculum” or One More Book
D Mike Donnelly How to Be the Best Homeschool Dad You Can Be
G Cheryl Carter Organize Your Home
G Tom Gurganus What Is This Gameschooling Thing Anyway?
T Dr. Jeff Myer Marxism, Socialism and Social Justice
G Marjorie McIlvaine How to Succeed (or Fail) in the Online Classroom
O  Andrea Thorpe Mission Transition: Helping Kids Move From Elementary to Middle
L Francie Black IIs Computer Programming a Skill My Struggling Learner Can Learn?
G Rachael Carman In This Moment
G Mike Donnelly Creature of the State?
D Derek Carter How to Have a Presence in Your Absence
G Kristen Eckenwiler Multi-sensory Teaching
T Dr. Jeff Myers How to Stand for Truth—and Be Nice at the Same Time
B Y L Jennifer Smith What Is Phonemic Awareness and Is It Vital for Learning to Read?
T G Dr. Kathy Koch Technology’s Influence over Beliefs and Behaviors
M Rebecca Spooner Working + Homeschooling (How Is It possible?)
G Eve Hullette You Can Be a Great Math Teacher
G Cheryl Carter IInspiring the Writer in Your Child
G  Glenn Ransom Kiss Family Devotion Excuses Goodbye!
P T Takeila Hall CFNC: North Carolina’s Free Resource for College Planning