Loading Events

Upcoming Events › Speakers

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

May 2019

Demystifying Dungeons & Dragons: How D&D launches us into a world of imagination research and teamwork

May 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mangrove

In this engaging, lighthearted presentation, Dungeon Master Fred shares his practical insights about the game of Dungeons & Dragons, and exactly how it’s a fun and exciting journey in an imaginative world of role playing, with the added bonus of teaching life skills. He will enthusiastically share how fantastic the game is, cover the basics of game play, share heartwarming anecdotes about working with a team to achieve goals, discuss how to play out scenarios and resolve conflicts, and discuss…

Find out more »

Grown Unschoolers Panel

May 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Wisteria

How does an unschooler swim from the stream of childhood into the sea of grown human being status? Well, that’s a good question… why not ask it at the Grown Unschoolers Panel? We've assembled a whole gaggle of grown, "mature" unschoolers ready to take your questions!

Find out more »

Gaming and The Unschooled Child

May 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mangrove

“Kids can’t learn anything from games, it’s a big waste of time.” - this statement couldn’t be farther from the truth. I will be delving into the world of gaming and all of its facets, breaking down myths about gaming, what our children learn from games, and the life skills that can be taught from them. I will also explain the different types of games out there and what they can bring to your unschooling journey. If you don’t know…

Find out more »

The Misinformation Superhighway

May 21 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Mangrove

The internet can be a great source of information, but misinformation can travel just as quickly. How do you determine what you should trust, and what you should not? In this session, Jim Woodman will offer tips and tricks on how to find what you are looking for, and how to check out anything you hear about to determine how credible it is.

Find out more »

Aligning with the Soul’s Joy: Unschooling Ourselves from the BS (Belief Systems)

May 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Wisteria

More than any outer adversity, losses, or challenges, our inner BS is the biggest block standing in the way of an awesome and fulfilling lifetime. By consciously questioning our beliefs, we open up to greater possibilities and empowerment. Carl Jung said, "The greatest burden a child must bear is the unlived life of the parents." The clearer we are on our own path, the more loving we can be as parents. The more devoted we feel to our own passions…

Find out more »

A Village Connected

May 21 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Mangrove

Heather will talk about the social pressure that exists to get your children involved in activities that will teach them lessons and socialize them ‘properly’. Parental peer pressure often makes us unsupportive of our children's personal passions because we worry they won't fit in. She will discuss the importance of supporting your children in activities outside of sports leagues, mission trips, and honor society, and how that will allow them to become more connected individuals with family and society. Everyone…

Find out more »

Expanding your own creative writing: how to share your works, improve your grammar, and more.

May 21 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Wisteria

Words stuck in your head? This workshop/masterclass will help beginner to advanced creative writers improve their craft. We will cover several writing topics, from advanced worldbuilding to the correct places to put commas. There will be prompts and time for questions.

Find out more »

Teen Entrepreneurs

May 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mangrove

Ever wanted to work for yourself? Have a kid that wants to start their own business? Then come on down to the teen entrepreneur panel, where young adults who work for themselves will be on stage to answer your questions.

Find out more »

Shift Happens

May 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Mangrove

Come hear the story of a now-experienced unschooling mom who started her journey with no direction and no real understanding of what unschooling meant for her family. Follow the journey of her family as they witnessed the ‘shifts’ that took place along the way, helping to create a family that values love, respect, individual thought, and learning for its own sake. None of Heather's children have ever been to school, and she will discuss the shifts that occurred in their…

Find out more »

Foundations of Financial Freedom

May 22 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Mangrove

Foundations of Financial Freedom is for kids and parents who want to make their own rules and have fun whenever they want, and don't like being told what to do. How can you become financially free to be forever in charge of yourself and your life? How young can you get started, and what are the first steps? We will answer these questions and more, as we lay the Foundations of Financial Freedom.

Find out more »
+ Export Events