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Employment Opportunity

Posted by Annie on Jun 1, 2011 in employment

C3 Cyber Club is an established company that teaches kids exciting computer classes for ages 6 to 14 years old like 3D Lego Design, Video Game Design, Jr. Lego Robotics for Public Schools, Community Centers, private schools, Park and Recreation centers, Churches as an after school enrichment program. We are the only company offering unique mobile kids computer classes to the Loudoun & Fairfax County, Virginia area.

We are interested to recruit several homeschooling moms to market and represent our services to the homeschool network in targeted cities. If you know the ins and outs of homeschooling; are established within the homeschool community and interested in working part time – while continuing to homeschool your kids – this is a great opportunity for you.

Watch our marketing video about our products and what people say about us…

C3 Cyber Club is the only company offering kids mobile computer classes, our products are in demand and well accepted within the public school system. We would like to expand to offer our services to the homeschooling community. We will send teachers; provide laptops and software to co-op groups or homeschooling organizations that host a minimum of 8-students.

We provide training about our products and services. The successful applicant must attend between and 5 and 8 hours of training. Once you are familiar with our products and demonstrate the ability to work on your own, you can market our product from home.

We are seeking to add more homeschooling classes by fall, September-2011. Beginning in June, we launch our marketing campaign for our products and services; the project will last 3 months. We will provide marketing materials and an internet-marketing flyer. You will make contacts and follow up with leads. We are seeking an energetic and highly motivated person who is dependable & has an outgoing personality. Previous sales experience is not necessary, but you must be someone who is persuasive and has a knack for sales, marketing, & talking to people.

This is a commission based (plus bonuses) flexible part-time position. You must be able to add a minimum of 5 new homeschooling groups, your potential income is from $2,000 up to $10,000, all the details will be discussed at the job interview.

There are long-term opportunities here if you are successful! Please reply by email to davidc3cyberclub@gmail.com and include a resume and/or a short cover letter.

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Hummingbird Story Writing Contest

Posted by Annie on May 21, 2011 in Activity

Hey kids,

Do you love feeding, watching and photographing hummingbirds? This is your chance to try your hand at writing a story about hummingbirds. You could win Everything you need (except your recycled bottle) to make your own “Recycler” Hummingbird Feeder. When you submit a story you will have your own web page!

This contest is open to children ages 6-12. Submission deadline is May 31, 2011. The prize is a hummingbird Feeder kit and publication as a prize winner. One aspect of the contest that is especially popular with homeschoolers is that parents, friends, teachers, and relatives are encouraged to comment on the stories. This seems to give the children encouragement in their writing.

Here are the contest rules:

  • Minimum of 300 words for submission.
  • Submit original work written by you.
  • Contest open to children ages 6 to 12.
  • Fill out the “name” box and be sure to include your age.
  • Winners will be selected based on visitor comments (favorites).
  • Submissions deadline is May 31, 2011.
  • Winners announced June 15, 2011.

Click to enter the Hummingbird Story Writing Contest

Don’t wait, the deadline to enter is May 31, 2011!

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National Homeschool Book Award!

Posted by Annie on Apr 11, 2011 in Activity, Education

Does your homeschool family love books? Do you especially love kids’ books that explore characters learning and growing through experiences outside the traditional classroom setting? Do you feel like your family offers a unique perspective on books because you are homeschoolers?

Let your voice be heard!National Homeschool Book Award

Join other homeschoolers across the country taking part in the first annual National Homeschool Book Award! This new book award is a readers’ choice award created by a group of homeschool moms to recognize and celebrate current juvenile fiction that resonates with kids learning at home. Let’s make our collective voice of 2 million (and counting!) homeschoolers heard in the U.S. and encourage authors to continue to write great books that speak to us!

It is free and easy to get involved – just read the four books nominated in March and place your vote for your favorite in October. In between, there will be opportunities to learn more about the books and their authors through kid-friendly blog posts that feature information on topics in the books and ideas for activities you can do together to enrich your reading, including tips on how to start a National Homeschool Book Award book club in your own community.

This year’s nominees are: Alabama Moon, by Watt Key; Every Soul a Star, by Wendy Mass; Savvy, by Ingrid Law; and The Remarkable & Very True Story of Lucy & Snowcap, by H.M. Bouwman.

Intrigued? If so, please take a moment and stop by our website for more information! There you can read more about the award and the four books nominated for 2011, and sign up for email alerts during the year about new blog posts and when to vote.

Read all 4-books by October

Alabama MoonWatt Key

Moon, 10, has spent most of his life in a camouflaged shelter in the forest with his father, a Vietnam veteran who distrusts people and the government. Pap has educated him in both academics and survival skills. His life suddenly changes when the land is sold to a lawyer and his father dies. The lawyer discovers him and, believing what he is doing is best for the child, turns him over to Mr. Gene from the local boys home.

Every Soul a Star – Wendy Mass

The lives of three young people intersect and transform against the backdrop of a total solar eclipse. Homeschooled Ally has grown up at the remote Moon Shadow Campground, which her family runs. An eclipse, which can be viewed only from this site, is approaching, and ahead of it come Bree, an aspiring model obsessed with popularity, and Jack, a reclusive artist and avid sci-fi reader. Ally’s sheltered world is about to open up as she discovers that her parents plan to cede management of the campground to Bree’s parents after the event.

The Remarkable & Very True Story of Lucy & Snowcap - H.M. Bouwman

On the island of Tatenland, in 1787, all of the men have mysteriously been turned to stone, and male babies are taken to the statue garden when they are born to meet their fate. When Lucy’s brother is born, she is determined to save him, and after meeting with a local wise woman, she sets out for another island where he will be kept safe. Along the way she meets Snowcap, the orphaned daughter of the governor, who is herself on the run from the regent and steward who are intent on killing her.

Savvy – Ingrid Law

For generations, the Beaumont family has harbored a magical secret. They each possess a “savvy” -a special supernatural power that strikes when they turn thirteen. Grandpa Bomba moves mountains, her older brothers create hurricanes and spark electricity . . . and now it’s the eve of Mibs’s big day.

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