Homeschooling 101 Alberta May 2020
Choosing a School Authority, Choosing a Program, and filling out the Home Education Plan - August 2022
How to Fill Out The Notification Form
The Fall Visit: What to expect-October 2020
Help! My Child Won't Listen or Do the Work Assignments! Nov 2020
How Brain Development Fits with Learning Stages in Homeschooling-June 2019
Non-Punitive Ways to Motivate Children to Learn and do the Work
Unschooling 101-Jan 2020
Homeschooling Children With Special Needs and Handling Other's Resistance-Feb 2020
The Spring Visit: What to expect-March 2020
Home Education High School with a Self-Designed Program for an Alberta Diploma-April 2021
The Good News Science of Screen Time-July 2020
Understanding the Impact of Development, Temperament, and Environment on Children's Learning
AHA Considering Home Education 101 Wednesday September 13, 2023, 7 PM MDT
Come join us for an extensive session on understanding how home education works in Alberta.
There will be lots of time for a Q and A session on this most popular webinar of the year!
Presented by Judy Arnall
AHA Self-Designed Home Education High School Tuesday September 12, 2023, 7 PM MDT
Come join us for an extensive session on understanding how home education high school works in Alberta. Online is not the only "at-home" option for high school! Yes, your child can most certainly earn a government diploma and/or credits on home education. Plus, its personalized and meaningful!
There will be lots of time for a Q and A session on this most interesting way to do high school and gain admissions to post-secondary schools.
Presented by Judy Arnall and Golda David
UCA Unschooling Info Session Monday September 25, 2023, 6 PM MDT 8 PM EDT
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.
Come Join Our Coffee and Conversation Online Facilitated Support Group *NEW* Monday October 23, 2023, 7 PM MDT
Come join us for an enjoyable evening sharing tips, information, support, strategies and friendship!
NEW! The Alberta Homeschooling/Unschooling Course
For parents and Caregivers
Provided by Professional Parenting
4 Sessions Wednesdays, August 30 and September 6, 20, and 27th, 2023, 7 pm to 8:30 pm ish MDT
Instructor: Judy Arnall, BA, Certified Brain and Child Development Specialist, and Home Education Parent of 4 University graduates. Judy has worked in adult education for 25 years and has taught for Alberta Health Services and Continuing Education at The University of Calgary for 13 years each.
Location: Live Online Zoom. Class size limited to 10 participants to enable interaction and individual attention.
Target: New and experience homeschoolers and unschoolers of all ages and grades.
Investment is $265 per computer plus GST, which includes the 4 Week course and all materials. Course workbook and the following reference books; Parenting With Patience, The Happy Homeschooling Handbook Or Money Smart Mom (if outside Alberta), Unschooling to University, and Attachment Parenting Tips Raising Toddlers to Teens will be mailed out upon registration. Recordings of missed sessions will be provided.
All sessions are flexible to meet the customized needs of the class participants
Session One - How Home Education differs from School Education and how The Parent/Caregiver Role changes. Benefits of Home Education.
Session Two - The Mechanics of Brain Development and How Children Learn at Different Ages and Stages.
Session Three - The Impact of Personality, Temperament, Learning Styles, Neurodiversity, and Multiple Intelligences on Learning. Direct Instruction or Self-Directed Learning.
Session Four - Setting Up for Success. The Learning Environment: curriculum or no-curriculum. Behaviour Guidance. Screen Time. Handling Multiple Grades.
Come join our sessions and feel more confident and competent in educating your child. You got this!
Parenting Tip Webinar: Sibling Rivalry Remedies
Thursday May 18, 2023, 7 PM MDT, 9 PM EDT No Fee, Zoom Presentation
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. Q and A
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