Homeschooling Information Session

Have you ever considered of homeschooling for your children? Are you looking for more information on one of the various education options available for kids in Ontario? If you answered yes to either of these questions, this workshop is for you. The Homeschooling Information Session will give you a chance to learn about homeschooling and get answers to all of your burning questions. Through this session you will:

  • Learn how homeschooling works in Ontario including related regulations and processes
  • Gain a better understanding of the benefits and potential challenges of homeschooling
  • Learn about creating a learning curriculum and finding resources and support
  • Have an opportunity to ask questions and gain insight from a parent who homeschooled his child

Facilitator: Carlo Ricci is a Professor at the Schulich School of Education, Nipissing University, a representative with the Ontario Federation of Teaching Parents and a parent who homeschooled his daughter. Professor Ricci founded and edits the Journal of Unschooling and Alternative Learning (JUAL). He has published a number of books and articles including, The Willed Curriculum, Unschooling, and Self-Direction: What Do Love, Trust, Respect, Care, and Compassion Have To Do With Learning? (2012) and Natural Born Learners: Unschooling and Autonomy in Education (co-edited with Beatrice Ekwa Ekoko (2014).His research interests include Unschooling; Homeschooling; Holistic Education; Self-determined Learning; Free Schools; Democratic Schools; Online Learning; Technology and Learning; Play; Natural Learning; Curiosity; Willed Learning; and the Willed Curriculum.”