Vicki Watson

Lesson Designer

Vicki Watson is an author, experienced instructor, committed Christian, and homeschool mom. She has a bachelor’s degree in computer science and has taught various online classes. She is a freelance computer programmer and web designer/developer, and she holds a Raspberry Pi certification. She is the author of the Sonrise Stable series of horse books. She homeschooled her three daughters through high school and treasures the years they had together. Teaching them was one of the most rewarding experiences of her life. To learn more about Vicki and her work, please visit her website, Homeschool Spark. note: External links may be automatically included within third party websites; they do not constitute an endorsement or an approval by nor by the lesson designer of any products, services, or opinions of the corporation, organization, or individual. Parents may wish to preview all links because third-party websites include ads that may change over time.

Courses by Vicki:

Inkscape Online Adventure: This digital art course from Vicki Watson provides more than 10.5 hours of video demonstrations with step-by-step instructions for students who want to learn to create vector graphics with Inkscape, a free online drawing tool. It teaches students how to master the basic tools and concepts essential to vector graphics, takes the mystery and frustration out of the pen and node tools, helps students become familiar with all the tools and features of Inkscape, builds confidence, and teaches skills and concepts that can carry over to other vector programs such as Illustrator.

LibreOffice Writer Basics: LibreOffice is free word processing software that meets many needs in both the home and in numerous places of employment. LibreOffice Writer Basics introduces students to installing the program, the toolbars, list formatting, headings, images, shapes, and fonts. Video instruction and printable assignments are included.