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UCA Monthly Information Sessions for Members and Guests 2023

Every month we hold zoom sessions for you to find out more about unschooling and self-directed education. Seats are open to the public, but go to our members first. Don't miss out!

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UCA Unschooling Info Session

Wednesday January 17, 2024, 6 PM MST 8 PM EST

Come join us for a quick overview of "Unschooling" in Canada and an extensive "learner-centred" Q and A session over zoom!

Unschooling is where children direct their learning and curiosity becomes the curriculum. No motivation problems ever! Parents and children love learning when it is consensual and personalized.

Presented by Judy Arnall, homeschooling parent of 5 unschooled university students/grads.

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Parenting Tip Webinar: Gentle Discipline

Feb 12, 2024, 6 PM MST, 8 PM EST No Fee, Zoom Presentation

Gentle Discipline

Discover when children learn self-control and begin listening. Learn 3 easy steps to remain calm and help our children get calm through times of chaos and conflict. Distinguish between discipline and punishment, and be able to use 10 age-appropriate tools for gentle and respectful discipline that teaches kids rather than punishes kids. Q and A included

Presented by Judy Arnall, Parenting Consultant with Professional Parenting Canada

Professional Parenting Canada

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UCA Library of Conference Recordings for Members Only

First Conference includes 8 Recordings including Clark Aldrich, Sandra Dodd, Judy Arnall, Linda Clement, Peter Gray, Marty Layne, Pam Laricchia, and Carlo Ricci.

Unschooling 1st Conference

Second Conference includes 5 Recordings including Pat Farenga, Pam Laricchia, Judy Arnall, Linda Clement, and Carlo Ricci.

UCA 2nd Conference

Unschooling Canada 2nd Annual Conference 2017

Theme: Family First, Saturday, March 18th, and Sunday March 19, 2017

Pat Farenga

Pat FarengaPats book

Education as a Family Enterprise

Judy Arnall

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Unschooling 101 and How does an Unschooler get into a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Career Anyways?

Clark Aldrich

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Why All Education Needs Unschooling

Peter Gray

PeterPeters book

Results of a Survey of 75 Grown Unschoolers: Their Retrospections and Their Experiences in Higher Education and Careers.

Pam Laricchia

Pam LaricchiaPams book

Walking Together: Seeing the World through Your Child's Eyes

Carlo Ricci

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What willed learning means to my family

Linda Clement

Linda Clement

Embrace Your Weird, the myth of normal

Sandra Dodd

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Choices and Incremental Change

Marty Layne

Marty LayneMartys book

Looking Back - The Benefits of Homeschooling/Unschooling

3rd Unschooling Canada Online Conference 2022

Theme: Unschooling STEM

Join us for a unique online conference on the fastest growing educational alternative called unschooling

Unschooling Conference

8:00 am to 4:00 pm All speaker times are Mountain Time (Alberta)

Please note that speaker times may change but we will keep you posted.

Check your time zone here

Saturday, 2018


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8:00 am Mountain Time (10 EST)

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2021 Web-Meeting Schedule

Please come join in and let us meet up! These are open chat sessions for UCA members to get to know each other and for sharing ideas, questions, answers, tips and support. Topics are suggested, but the agenda (like unschooling) can go anywhere! All members are welcome to come.

Please Watch the Suggested Topic Webinar Before the Discussion Meeting

Third Wednesdays of Every Month, 6:00 pm (Alberta, Mountain Time) 8:00 pm (Toronto, Eastern Time)

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Jan 20, 2021 Unschooling 101 - All about SDE

Feb 17, 2021 Unschooling: How Math and Science is Learned

March 17, 2021 Unschooling: Research and Handling Other's Resistance

April 21, 2021 Unschooling: Accessing Post-secondary Admittance

May 19, 2021 Unschooling 101 - All about Unschooling STEM

June 16, 2021 Unschooling: How Brain Development Stages Fit with Learning Stages

July 21, 2021 Unschooling: The Good News Science of Screen Time

August 18, 2021 Unschooling: How Reading and Writing is Learned

Sept 15, 2021 Unschooling 101 - Unschooling To University

Oct 20, 2021 Unschooling: Myths and Realities and Benefits

Nov 17, 2021 Unschooling: Learning History, Social, Geography, Music, Art, Physed, Drama and Languages Without Curriculum

Dec 15, 2021 Unschooling: Provincial Responsibilities, Rights, Regulations and Assessment

These sessions are free for members of Unschooling Canada. Come join us. $11 per year.

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