Judy Arnall, BA, DTM, CCFE is a certified child and brain development specialist, keynote speaker and master of non-punitive parenting and education practices. She is the bestselling author of Unschooling To University.
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2021 CONFERENCE SESSION

SESSION: UNSCHOOLING FOR STEM CAREERS

In this session, participants will examine how self-directed learners focus on potential STEM careers in late teens or adulthood and the most common learning methods they can use to gain credentials for entry into universities and colleges. Tips and best practices will be discussed on how to facilitate learning in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics without formal lessons.

SESSION DATE: FEB 8TH. 

PAST CONFERENCE SESSIONS

CANHSCON2018

SESSION: UNSCHOOLING TO UNIVERSITY

In this session, Judy Arnall will present the biological science behind the learning ages and stages as well as the research supporting unschooling (self-directed learning). She also addresses the advantages and disadvantages, as well as common concerns and myths regarding unschooling, such as educational gaps, math for STEM career pathways, work ethic, socialization, assessment, permissiveness, and many other aspects of unschooling.

CANHSCON2019

SESSION: UNSCHOOLING TO UNIVERSITY

Based on the book, Unschooling To University, this one hour session is packed with practical information for those considering unschooling. We will cover:

  • what unschooling is and what it isn't
  • what the research states about unschooling
  • how unschooling differs from home education and school
  • how a child's brain development affects changes with unschooling (self-directed education), motivation and learning
  • the good news about screen time
CANHSCON2020

SESSION: UNIVERSITY, COLLEGE, TECH, AND ART SCHOOLS: HOW TO GET IN AND STAY IN

Learn about the many ways to apply for post-secondary programs and tips for success in navigating the application process and the first year.