Education Week seeks to strengthen individuals and families by encouraging an active learning process—one that will enable you to learn and rediscover true principles and apply them to your life, thus helping you become a lifelong learner.
How can I best prepare myself to learn?
Prior to the conference, you'll have online access to class materials such as outlines, articles, slide presentations, etc. You can plan which classes to attend and prepare for a more fulfilling experience.
- Prayerfully decide to attend Education Week.
- Set goals you want to achieve before, during, and after Education Week.
- Invite your friends and family members to come along with you to Education Week.
- Study the scriptures for ways to learn and prepare.
- Review this website, and plan to attend classes that will broaden your learning experience.
- Plan how your children can attend their classes and who will watch them when needed.
- Prepare to try new experiences, such as rope courses or evening concerts.
How can I participate effectively?
Get ready for an interactive experience. Teachers welcome your participation, as it makes the experience more enriching. While you'll find classes geared toward specific ages, everyone is welcome to any class.
- Prepare questions to bring to class.
- Meet at least one classmate per class.
- Share insights on social media sites.
- Participate in Education Week activities.
- Meet teachers after class if time permits.
- Thank hosting staff for their volunteer work.
- Visit each building on campus.
- Get involved with BYU–Idaho programs, initiatives, and the alumni community.
- Discuss Education Week topics with your friends and family each night.
What happens after Education Week?
After Education Week, online follow-up materials will assist you in the process of lifelong learning and help you share with others what you experienced.
- Prayerfully consider the implications of what you learned at Education Week.
- Write in your journal about your experience.
- Review your notes, handouts, and resource material.
- Discuss Education Week topics with your friends and family.
- Apply the teachings and materials in family home evening, Mutual, etc.
- Create a study program to continue learning about topics discovered.
- Set goals to prepare for next year's Education Week.