The Homeschool Conference - Homeschooling, Unschooling, and Free/Democratic/Alternative Learning begins in just a bit, and there are some exciting key noters and topics listed for today and tomorrow.
Here's the link to participate, and below is today's schedule of speakers. I know Jerry Mintz from AERO and I piloted a math circle curriculum last fall co-written by Maria Droujkova. If you're a homeschooler looking for some great advice or alternative approaches...take a look at the schedule and join the movement for change in education today!
Pat Farenga on "The Legacy of John Holt"
Clark Aldrich on "Unschooling Rules"
Jerry Mintz on "The Global Movement for Learner-Centered Alternatives"
Cindy Gaddis on "Learning Disabled or Learns Differently?"
Elliot Washor on "How to Increase Student Engagement Focusing on Student Expectations"
David Albert on "The Average Giraffe Sleeps 4.6 Hours a Day"
Yale Wishnick on "The Home Schooling Movement as a Political, Economic, and Social Force for Change"
Peter Gray on "Free to Learn"
Slow Learning / P. Aravinda
Home Education in England and Wales / Leslie Safran Barson
Using Online Resources to Teach Math vs. Training Kids in Math / John Bovey
What is Your Creation/Consumption Quotient? The Power of Learning By Doing / Bernard Bull
Writing Homeschooling Goals / Heddi Craft
Flipping the Homeschool Cooperative / John Cummins
Utilizing Your Local Library to Bridge Homeschooling Curriculums / Dorcas Davis
Helping Boys Learn: 6 Secrets for Homeschool Success / Edmond Dixon
Baby algebra, toddler calculus: Adventurous math for the playground crowd / Maria Droujkova
Inquiry Through Citizen Science / Jennifer Fee
Observing for Learning / Kathleen Forsythe
Benefits and Challenges in Homeschool Education / Ann Gaudino
Creating significant learning environments to inspire, foster and facilitate deeper learning / Dwayne Harapnuik
Educate-Me Egypt: Dream-driven learning! / Yasmin Helal
Learning in Minecraft - the Massively @ jokaydia Guild / Jo Kay
Social, student-centered online study environment uniting homeschoolers and schools / Marko Koskinen
The Fully Untapped Potential of Open Educational Resources to Individualize Instruction / Sri Lekha
Travel as an alternative form of Education – Life Learning on the Road / Lainie Liberti
Flatten Your Learning: Use Technology to Connect with the World and Go Global / Julie Lindsay
The Beauty of Homeschooling / Olivia C. Loria
Alternative Education in South Korea; Stigmatized Schooling or Cultural Resistance / Kara Mac Donald
The Myth of Ability: Nurturing Mathematical Talent in Every child / John Mighton
Creating Your Own Interactive E-learning with Adobe Captivate / Tammy Moore
ABC's of Learning Beyond School: T is for Trust / Lisa Nalbone
Unschooling, distance schools and how to use teaching materials / Sorina Oprean
The What and Why of Standardized Testing in the Christian Homeschool Context / Althea Penn
The Christian Education Mandate: Equipping Kingdom Kids to Impact the World for Christ / Althea Penn
Aligning Curriculum with the Bible and Common Core Standards / Althea Penn
Dynamic Learning for 21st Century Learners / Kathy Ray
Transforming learners into global citizens through Wikipedia / Natalie Rector
The Willed Curriculum: A Learner Centered Democratic Worldview / Carlo Ricci
UClass, the world at your fingertips! / Zak Ringelstein
Enterprising Students in Institutional Contexts / Eric Rosenberg
Engaging Math Students in an Online Community / Joey Sabol
Healing Relationships, Healing Mother Earth / Urmila Samson
Motivation for the Uphill Climb: Praise and Success / Cindy Sheets
Short Term Online Language Review Courses / Edwige Simon
Princeton Learning Cooperative: Helping teens live and learn without school / Alison Snieckus
Integrating Unschooling with Traditional Teaching / Revathi Viswanathan
Worldschooling / Jessie Voigts
The Feminist Homeschooler / Suki Wessling
From School to Homeschool / Suki Wessling
Learning Styles or Learning Disabilities? / Mariaemma Willis
Class Dismissed - The World's 1st Feature Length Documentary about Homeschooling / Dustin Woodard
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