To University from Unschooling: Why the digital generation needs adults more than content

Your Name and Title:

Judy Arnall, BA, DTM, Certified Canadian Family Life Educator

School or Organization Name:

Unschooling Canada Association

Area of the World from Which You Will Present:

Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Language in Which You Will Present:

English

Target Audience(s):

General, Education Professionals

Short Session Description (one line):

Explore the secret of engaged learning

Full Session Description (as long as you would like):

Unschooling is learner determined education.  Many people worry that freedom in curriculum, pace, and learning styles will hinder one's chances of attending post-secondary education in the future should they decide to attend.  With a background knowledge of child development, multiple intelligences, and temperament, Judy aims to educate the attendee on why unschooling is a critical alternative education for the digital generation. 

This presentation will include:

  • The future of education or what are we educating for?
  • Research
  • 7 Reasons why children need adults more than content
  • Unschooling explained
  • Differences between unschooling and school and homeschool
  • Common concerns addressed

Websites / URLs Associated with Your Session:

www.professionalparenting.ca

www.unschoolingcanada.ca

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