GHEC 2016 Conference Program  

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Time Topic Speakers  
  Organizational & Leadership Development (Day 1)    
08:00-09:00 Registration    
09:00-09:55

 

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The Need for National and State Organizations
Leaders around the globe establish, defend, and advance the right of
parents to direct the education of their children and to protect families
through national and state organizations. The individual,first-hand
knowledge and experience they possess is invaluable but the collective
is not to be matched. Topics to be briefed will include:how an organization
can accomplish more than one person alone, rallying people to a cause
and in the process gathering momentum, speaking with one voice, presenting
a professional image, aggregation of different ideas, compounding of
resources, uniting like-minded individuals, and affiliating with other
state, local, and national organizations. This information will facilitate
discussion on how to move forward to insure the basic, fundamental rights
of home educating families.

Mike DonnellyMike DonnellyPaul FarisPaul Faris
09:55-10:30

 

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Starting an Organization
Starting an organization from scratch is tough work. Learn how to be most
effective in your leadership role, how to build trust among team members
and constituents, maintain healthy relationships when facing conflict,
and confront difficult issues effectively. This is a practical workshop on
how to establish and sustain a national home education organization. What is
the form of the organization? Nonprofit? What services should be offered?
How should the board be set up? These questions and more will be explored.

Davis CarmanDavis Carman  
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break    
11:00-12:00

 

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Organizational Models (Part I)
The need for an organization has been identified plus more than enough local,
regional, national, and international interest. What should be done next? Write
preliminary vision and mission statements? Determine organization and membership
structure? Formulate membership requirements? Should a professional or layman
draft articles of incorporation and bylaws? What should be the financial
considerations with regards to budgets, revenue, and dues? Join this panel of
high powered international home education leaders as they share their insights,
wisdom, and practical ideas.

Alberto SolanoAlberto Solano                 Edric MendozaEdric Mendoza
Paul FarisPaul Faris                        Liz GitongaLiz Gitonga
Alexandre Magno MoreiraAlexandre Magno MoreiraIrina ShamolinaIrina Shamolina
 
12:00-13:00 Lunch  
13:00-14:00

 

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Organizational Models (Part II)
We live in a very global world. This session will cover how the lessons
learned from other leaders can easily be applicable to any type of organization
or team. The need for organizations to keep pace when developing and structuring
their framework is imperative. Leaders should be competent to drive the
organization forward in a sometimes volatile and uncertain climate. A simple model
can provide clarity during the framing and developing stages. Discover the power of
influence and its appropriate ways to use it from personal examples.

Bouwe van der EemsBouwe van der Eems Mike DonnellyMike Donnelly
Stuart ChapmanStuart Chapman          Tim ChenTim Chen
Sergio SaavedraSergio Saavedra
 
14:00-14:30

 

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Putting Ideas Into Action
This hands-on, foundational workshop is for all organization leaders. Brainstorming,
execution, and implementation are integral to a global strategy gameplan that
will give purpose to help put ideas into action. Learn to set priorities by
deciding which goals to act on first, review progress, and then adjust plans
accordingly to meet goals.

Raymond SheenRaymond Sheen  
14:30-15:00 Coffee Break    
15:00-16:00

 

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Leadership Lessons from Home Education Leaders
Learn about leadership from leaders whose abilities have been forged in the
furnace. No need to reinvent the wheel when years of experience are right
at your fingertips. Come listen to this powerhouse team and glean from their
experience. Some of the sound-bytes you will take away from this workshop
to use in every aspect of life include: Talk less, listen more. Have a strong
sense of purpose. Focus on a few things. Keep trying. Be leaderly. Seek counsel.
Make wise decisions. Be fully invested. Vision matters.

Davis CarmanDavis CarmanGerald HuebnerGerald Huebner
Raymond SheenRaymond Sheen
 

 

 
Time Topic (Leadership or Family Tracks Available) Speakers  
08:00-09:00 Registration    
  Organizational & Leadership Development (Day 2)    
08:30-09:40

 

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Legal Advocacy as an Organization Focus:
What are the Needs and Pitfalls?

How to start a nonprofit advocacy association to establish,
defend, and advance the right of parents to direct the education of their children
and to protect families. This information will facilitate discussion on how to
move forward to insure the basic, fundamental rights of home educating families.

Leendert van OostrumLeendert van OostrumMike DonnellyMike Donnelly
Paul FarisPaul Faris
 
09:40-10:30

 

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Political Action & Effecting Change: How Can an Organization
Effect Change at the Political Level?

Advances in technology provide new ideas and strategies to help home
educators become better advocates for the future. Advocacy is a central
mission, but developing political action skills to take advantage of, or
create, opportunities for change is pivotal. Proactive change is
preferred in order to preclude adverse situations or incidents from
occurring. This session will offer a practical, step-by-step guide to
developing political action skills and integrating them to affect change.
These skills can be most effective to impact the political arena. Strong
political action affects change in behavior and attitudes, such as
negotiating conflicting interests, forming dominant coalitions, advocating
favorable legislation, demonstrating power and legitimating family involvement.
Different levels and sources of power require different tactics, and should
be deliberate and strategic acts to influence change in behaviors and attitudes.

 

Mike DonnellyMike Donnelly           Sergio SaavedraSergio Saavedra
Alexey KomovAlexey Komov
Rich HekiBarb HekiRich and Barb Heki
 
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break    
11:00-12:00

 

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Financing Your Organization
A crucial reality for any organization, small or large, is the question, "How
will we fund our work?" Gathering like-minded people and identifying sources of
potential revenue is no less important in the homeschool movement. These
leadershave years of history making practical decisions with their organizations
in this area and will share lessons learned and tips.

Alberto SolanoAlberto Solano            Bouwe van der EemsBouwe van der Eems
Tracy Klicka MacKillopTracy Klicka MacKillopPaul FarisPaul Faris
 
12:00-13:00 Lunch  
13:00-13:45

 

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Support for Home Educating Families Through Conferences
Conference planning includes many aspects: picking dates, choosing a facility,
preparing a budget, negotiating contracts, getting sponsorships, screening
vendors, interviewing speakers, and publications just to name a few. Glean from
the expertise of seasoned homeschool veterans as you embark on coordinating
a conference.

Alberto SolanoAlberto Solano
Edric MendozaEdric Mendoza        Gerald HuebnerGerald Huebner
Kamilah PeeblesKamilah Peebles    Michelle EichhornMichelle Eichhorn
Rich HekiBarb HekiRich and Barb Heki
 
13:45-14:30

 

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Support for Home Educating Families through Support Groups:
Models and Methods

Homeschool support groups seek to serve families who are educating their children
at home but do not fit perfectly into one category. A few of the many different
types include but are not limited to: Local Support Group, Extracurricular
Association, Virtual Group, Co-op, Play Group or Field Trip Group, Special Needs
Support Group, Resource Center, Group Class Community, or Affiliated Regional Group.
Homeschool parents need to understand the different types of groups in order to
find one that aligns with their goals.

 

Bev HuebnerBev Huebner              Joy MendozaJoy Mendoza
Tracy Klicka MacKillopTracy Klicka MacKillopVicki DincherVicki Dincher
Leigh BortinsLeigh Bortins
 
14:30-15:00 Coffee Break    
15:00-16:00

Roundtable Wrap-up: Discussion & Questions

Gerald HuebnerGerald Huebner (Moderator)  
  For the Family: Equipping You to Home Educate Your Children    
09:00-10:30

 

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Why Home Educate?
Compelling reasons to educate your children at home, including academics,
negative influences in the public school sphere, a parent's faith or
philosophical motivations, and/or the desire to create an individualized
education tailored to your child.

 

Join us as we consider some of these factors: Debra Bell, PhD, on academic
motivations; Edésio Reichert and Miguel Nagib on political and ideological
indoctrination in schools; and Fabio Stopa Schebella on specialized education,
and in particular, unschooling.

 

Debra BellDr. Debra BellEdésio Agostinho ReichertEdésio Reichert 

 

Miguel NagibMiguel Nagib Fabio SchebellaFabio Stopa Schebella

 
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break    
11:00-12:00

 

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Home Education: The Right Choice for Our Family
Anyone involved in educating their children at home gets tired and needs some
encouragement to persevere. Join real-life homeschool parents as they share
insights and encouragement to spur you on in your unique homes education
lifestyle.

Irina ShamolinaIrina ShamolinaLeigh BortinsLeigh Bortins
Ricardo Iêne Santos DiasRicardo Iêne Santos Dias
12:00-13:00 Lunch  
13:00-14:30
(Option I)

 

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Brazilian Home Education: Practical Issues
Even though it is becoming more mainstream around the globe, home education is
still a very foreign world to many. Questions fly everyday: “How do you do it?”
“What is your day like?” Why do you do it?” “Is it legal?” “What about
socialization?” “Can they get into university?” Be affirmed, encouraged,
challenged, and inspired as you contemplate the choice of home education.

 

Hear from Carlos Nadalim on his online courses and teaching resources; Fabio
Stopa Schebella on advice to start your home education journey; Glaucia Mizuki on getting
a plan in place and the variety of homeschool materials available; and Gustavo
Abadie on he and his wife's experiences helping homeschool
families.

 

Carlos NadalimCarlos NadalimFabio SchebellaFabio Stopa Schebella
Glaucia MizukiGlaucia Mizuki Gustavo AbadieGustavo Abadie
13:00-14:30
(Option II)

 

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Home Education and Faith
Teaching religious education at home is a wonderful option for many families.
Parents that teach religion at home will not only pass on their core convictions
but will help their children develop a personal faith and grow in faith. A
byproduct will be a strengthening of the relationship between parent and child.

Timothy Brennan, Jr.Timothy Brennan, Jr.  
Timothy Brennan, Sr.Timothy Brennan, Sr.
14:30-15:00 Coffee Break    
15:00-16:00
(Option I)

 

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Brazilian Home Education: Legal Issues
What parents need to know about the legality of home education in Brazil and what
to expect. Join Alexandre Magno Moreira, legal advisor to ANED and attorney for the
Ministry of Edcuation; Ricardo Iene, president of ANED (Associação Nacional de
Educação Domiciliar); and Prof. Dr. Édison Prado de Andrade whose PhD thesis focused
on the rights of families to home education.

Alexandre Magno MoreiraAlexandre Magno Moreira
Édison Prado de AndradeProf. Dr. Édison Prado de Andrade
Ricardo Iêne Santos DiasRicardo Iêne Santos Dias
15:00-16:00
(Option II)

 

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Developing Language Skills in the Home School
There are four core language skills: listening, speaking, reading, and
writing. Attending well to the first two makes the latter two much easier.
Parents think that good readers will naturally become good writers. Others
think that writing talent is a natural ability—some have it, others don’t.
Both are myths. Good writers are developed. Every child can learn and parents
can create success in areas where the child has struggled. There are powerful
things parents can do to build language patterns and nurture competent
communicators. Come prepared to have your educational paradigm adjusted, your
load lightened, and your commitment to excellence renewed.

Andrew PudewaAndrew Pudewa

 

Time Topic Speakers  
16:00-18:00 Registration    
18:00-19:00 Opening Reception with Hors d'ouevres Informal Networking  
19:00-20:30

 

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Welcome & Opening Remarks
Why a global conference on home education? Why Brazil? What has
happened since the GHEC 2012 in Berlin? The opening session of the
second Global Home Education Conference will feature distinguished
guests and help us catch the vision for the following days.

Alexandre Magno MoreiraAlexandre Magno Moreira

 

Jonas HimmelstrandJonas Himmelstrand                Gerald HuebnerGerald Huebner

20:30-22:00 Directed Networking & Introductions    

 

Time Topic Speakers  
  Home Education: It's A Right    
09:00-10:30

 

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Sponsor Moment: Classical Conversations

 

Home Education: It's A Right (Part I)
Home education as a fundamental right is a subject of legal debate.
Courts are failing to hold parental rights to the same legal standard as
fundamental rights. European court decisions on children’s rights are
influencing other judicial systems. Threats to parental rights involve the
entire spectrum of political parties. International law proposes a solution –
but that is shaping up to be the battle of the century! Hear how these legal
experts lend their voices to the rallying cries as home educators organize,
establish, defend, and advance the right of parents to direct the education
of their children and to protect family freedoms.

 

Leigh BortinsLeigh Bortins         Dr. Michael FarrisDr. Michael Farris

Rep. Dorinha SeabraRep. Dorinha Seabra
Rep. Lincoln PortelaRep. Lincoln Portela

 
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break    
11:00-12:30

 

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Home Education: It's A Right (Part II)
It is a fundamental right of parents to raise their children according to their
consciences, without interference from the government. The legal wrangling
on home education is not about the right to home educate but about government
intervention and regulation. A core tenet: It is a violation of fundamental human
rights for any government to ban home education. The right to receive an
education at home should be guaranteed without exception.
                Jessica Löfgren          Mike DonnellyMike Donnelly
Erwin Fabián García LópezErwin Fabián García López
Dr. Jan de GroofDr. Jan de Groof
 
12:30-14:00 Lunch  
14:00-15:30 Workshop Session 1    

 

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Research Presentations: National Perspectives on Homeschooling
Scholars on this panel will present papers related to the emerging
homeschool movements in their home countries. Following the
presentations, panelists will discuss the barriers to and opportunities
for homeschool research in their locales.

 

Angélica Pineda FrankyAngélica Pineda Franky  Maria BellmuntMaria Bellmunt 

Natália Sartori VasconcelosNatália Sartori Vasconcelos
Dr. Philippe BongrandDr. Philippe Bongrand

 

 

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Is Home Education a Human Right?
Legal standards, court decisions, children’s rights, parental rights, and much
more impact home education as a fundamental human right. Threats, solutions,
international law, arguments, battles, and a myriad of other forces are pivotal as
an outline for a plan of action is formulated. This session will include discussion
of the Rio Principles, which will be released during the conference. The Rio Principles
are a historic document calling on all nations and governments to recognize home education
as a human right

Dr. Ingo RichterDr. Ingo Richter      Dr. Jan de GroofDr. Jan de Groof
Mike DonnellyMike DonnellyAlexandre Magno MoreiraAlexandre Magno Moreira
 

 

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Effective Policy Advocacy: Equipping Home Education Leaders
Advocacy is the act or process of supporting a cause. A foundational approach
helps develop needed skills to become an advocate. Seasoned policy advocates
will teach the ins and outs to prepare you to gain credibility in conversations with
government officials, the media, other advocates, and the general public.

 

Erwin Fabián García LópezErwin Fabián García López
Irina ShamolinaIrina Shamolina
Sergio SaavedraSergio Saavedra  Tim ChenTim Chen

 

 

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Home Education and Society: Where Do Home Educated Students
Fit and How Do They Contribute to and Interact with Society?

The life experience and perspective of a student who is home educated
or unschooled is vastly different from a mind that has been shaped and
formed by the social conditioning of school. The very act of teaching
children outside of school questions the power and authority of government and
societal norms. Why would anyone expect that such a marked divergence from
the norm would produce a person who is so common or usual that they fit right
into the mainstream? These students may develop skills that allow them to
covertly blend in, but they will always be different.

 

André SternAndré Stern        Fabio SchebellaFabio Stopa Schebella
Chandra Montgomery NicolChandra Montgomery Nicol
Rafael FalcónRafael Falcón
 
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break    
16:00-17:30 Workshop Session 2    

 

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Research Presentations: Policy Papers on Homeschooling
Panel scholars will present papers related to jurisprudence,
international law, and educational policy. Following the presentations,
panelists will discuss a research agenda for homeschool policy going
forward.

 

Dr. Aaron SaigerDr. Aaron Saiger       Dr. Ingo RichterDr. Ingo Richter
Dr. Luciane Muniz R. BarbosaDr. Luciane Muniz R. Barbosa
 

 

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Impact of Technology on Home Education
Technology—multimedia, the Internet, and digitized communication—can literally
change the face of home education and pave the way for innovation. Social media
along with the Internet impacts parents and students. A wide variety of digital
tools including laptops and desktops, mobile phones, tablets, apps, and e-book
readers are said to enhance the learning experience. For parents wishing to
educate their children, this technology appears to represent a truly enabling
opportunity. Will this proliferation of technology help to diversify the learning
environment empower families, and truly lead to a revolution in home education?
Can technology be implemented successfully in home education? Is the impact of
this technology on home education positive or negative? Join this workshop to
consider technology and its impact on home education.

 

Alan FortescueAlan Fortescue 
Sugata MitraSugata Mitra            Vicki DincherVicki Dincher

 

 

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Using Social Media to Build Your Support Group
A homeschool support group is a tool that aids parents in developing relationships
and participating in a community with other homeschooling parents. Social media
are a myriad of resources with answers to basic questions, help as parents take
the first steps of homeschooling, and round-the-clock tools, tips, resources, and
advice from seasoned homeschoolers right at parents’ fingertips. Learn how to
better use these resources together to strengthen your homeschool community.

 

Gustavo AbadieGustavo Abadie       Joy MendozaJoy Mendoza
Michelle EichhornMichelle Eichhorn

 

 

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To Regulate or Not: What is the Role of the State
in Home Education?

This question and more will be addressed by policymakers who have experience
interacting with home educators to implement good policies. Balancing core
ideas is paramount. These include the freedom of parents to make fundamental
decisions about the education of their children, the autonomy to shape and
implement a distinctive educational mission, and the place of government to
ensure that every child has the opportunity to receive an education. Learn
techniques to building good relationships to get your voice not only heard
but heeded.

 

Dr. Ingo RichterDr. Ingo Richter     Lindsey BurkeLindsey Burke  
17:30-19:00 Affinity Group Meetings    

 

Time Topic Speakers  
  Home Education: It's A Success    
09:00-10:30

 

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Sponsor Moment: Home School Foundation

 

What Does the Research Say:
Natural & Non-Institutional Learning
Education assumes that children are empty vessels who need to be
placed in a room and filled with curricular content. Dr. Mitra's experiments
prove that wrong. His experiments have shown that, in the absence of
supervision or formal teaching, children can teach themselves and each
other, if they’re motivated by curiosity and peer interest. Even in the absence
of any direct input from a teacher, an environment that stimulates curiosity
can cause learning through self-instruction and peer-shared knowledge that
he calls "minimally invasive education." Learn what the research says and
how home education benefits populations across the spectrum.

Tracy Klicka MacKillopTracy Klicka MacKillop

Andrew PudewaAndrew Pudewa    Debra BellDr. Debra Bell
Sugata MitraSugata Mitra

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break    
11:00-12:30 Workshop Session 3    

 

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Research Roundtable
Scholars and homeschool leaders will have the opportunity to ask
Sugata Mitra questions about his research and the future of homeschool
research in general. Panelists will discuss what further research into
homeschooling is needed, workarounds for overcoming barriers, and
ideas for building a community of active homeschool researchers.

 

Debra BellDr. Debra Bell (moderator)     
Sugata MitraSugata Mitra (distinguished research guest)
Dr. Aaron SaigerDr. Aaron Saiger                   Albert ChengAlbert Cheng
Dr. Ingo RichterDr. Ingo Richter                    Lauren BailesLauren Bailes
Dr. Luciane Muniz R. BarbosaDr. Luciane Muniz R. Barbosa
Dr. Philippe BongrandDr. Philippe Bongrand
 

 

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Thinking Globally, Acting Locally: Strategies for A Global Movement
This workshop will give practical ways in which to urge people to consider
the health of their individual family as vital to an entire planet by encouraging
them to take action in their own communities and cities long before
governments try to overstep bounds to impose federal standards. These
grassroots efforts of individual families coming together on a local level will
have a global impact.
Edric MendozaEdric Mendoza            Irina ShamolinaIrina Shamolina
Gerald HuebnerGerald Huebner           Sergio SaavedraSergio Saavedra
Tim ChenTim Chen
 

 

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Power of Relationships: Home Education and Family
Maximizing the power of relationships within the home educating family
comes through learning experiences, values, skills, and proper behavior,
all while establishing a pattern of home life. This includes grandparents,
who can be involved in the children's education in powerful ways that reduce
parents' stress and deepen grandparent-grandchild bonds, whether they live
nearby or afar. Families build loyalty and afford a place of shelter as
members learn to give and take, which prepares them for necessary
negotiations in other relationships. Those who enjoy a warm, loving,
trusting relationship with at least one other human being, are rich indeed
and will have little fear about facing the world.
Leigh BortinsLeigh Bortins
Rich HekiBarb HekiRich and Barb Heki
Tracy Klicka MacKillopTracy Klicka MacKillop
 

 

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Alternative Education in Latin America
The low quality of traditional public schools and the awareness that a globally
competitive world will demand more-developed skills are pushing parents to
opt for different models. Explore the growth of alternative education in Latin
America. Key influencers throughout Latin America reveal the latent need for
freedom of education and emergence of new forms of education.
Erwin Fabián García LópezErwin Fabián García López     Franco IacomellaFranco Iacomella
Helena SingerHelena Singer
 
12:30-14:00 Lunch    
14:00-18:00 Tour to Local Attraction: Cristo Redentor (Optional) Cristo RedentorCathedral Glória do OuteiroMaracanã StadiumTijuca Forest  
20:00-22:00 "La Educación Prohibida" and Q&A
This film is about education; education centered on love, respect, freedom, and
learning. A completely independent project which records more than 90 interviews
with educators, academics, professionals, authors and parents compiled from a
tour through 8 countries in Latin America, reveals the latent need of growth and
emergence of new forms of education. This movie is sure to leave a lasting impact.
View the film, followed by discussion.
Franco IacomelloHosted by Franco Iacomella  

 

Time Topic Speakers  
  Home Education: Moving Forward    
09:00-10:30

 

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Home Education Around the World: Struggles,
Successes, and Strategies

There are tactics, skillful maneuvers, and stratagems for attaining
goals. Some days it feels like war. Hear first-hand from fellow home
education friends and colleagues as they contend resolutely to
advance their ideals on home education in their respective countries.
Alberto SolanoAlberto Solano           Alexandre Magno MoreiraAlexandre Magno Moreira
Edric MendozaEdric Mendoza            Gerald HuebnerGerald Huebner

Irina ShamolinaIrina Shamolina          Liz GitongaLiz Gitonga
Leendert van OostrumLeendert van OostrumMike DonnellyMike Donnelly
Sergio SaavedraSergio Saavedra         Stuart ChapmanStuart Chapman
Tim ChenTim Chen

 
10:30-11:00 Coffee Break    
11:00-12:00

 

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Sponsor Moment: Institute for Excellence in Writing

 

 

How Home Education Changes Lives
Home education is not traditional, but it shapes in ways that will never
be regretted and it helps students achieve their full potential.

 

The Ecology of Childhood and the Return of Trust
André will share on unschooling and the ecology of childhood and
the return of trust in our incredible native, spontaneous dispositions.

Andrew PudewaAndrew Pudewa
 

Dom DuarteH.R.H., Dom Duarte Pio, Duke of Bragança  

André SternAndré Stern  

 
12:00-14:00 Lunch  
14:00-15:30 Workshop Session 4    

 

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Research Presentations: Empirical Research of Homeschooling
Scholars on this panel will present papers that report findings from
their analyses of new data related to homeschooling. Following the
presentations, panelists will discuss the barriers to and opportunities
for their research agendas going forward.

 

Albert ChengAlbert Cheng              Dr. Brian RayDr. Brian Ray
Debra BellDr. Debra Bell             Lauren BailesLauren Bailes
 

 

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Home Education and The Special Needs Child
Teaching a child with special needs is a privilege—but it is also hard. It
requires much sacrifice, patience, and unconditional love from the parents.
A child with special needs truly needs extra support and reassurance.
Educating a special needs child at home makes this intense, loving support
possible and is the most effective way to successfully teach them. A
loving home is the ideal environment in which they will learn and thrive.
Andrew PudewaAndrew Pudewa          Glaucia MizukiGlaucia Mizuki

 

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Judicial Action: Cases, Comments, and Courts
Judicial action is the adjudication by the court of a controversy by hearing
the cause and determining the respective rights of the parties. It is a
judgment, decree, or decision rendered by a court and the interpretation,
application, and enforcement of existing law relating to a particular set of
facts in a particular case. Join the discussion and become more informed.
Alexandre Magno MoreiraAlexandre Magno Moreira Mike DonnellyMike Donnelly  
15:30-16:00 Coffee Break    
16:00-17:30 Workshop Session 5    

 

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Research Presentations: Empirical Research of Homeschooling
Scholars on this panel will present papers that report findings from
their analyses of new data related to homeschooling. Following the
presentations, panelists will discuss the barriers to and opportunities
for their research agendas going forward.

 

Bao Xin YuDr. Bao Xin Yu                    Dr. Brian RayDr. Brian Ray
Lindsey BurkeLindsey Burke
 

 

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Graduates Testify  Success in Life
How do home educated students do academically? Socially? The positive aspects
of home education as well as the challenges will be some of the topics
addressed. This session will reaffirm your decision to educate your children at
home and provide good information to share with potential skeptics.
Lorena DiasLorena Dias
Marian SolanoMarian Solano                   Paul FarisPaul Faris
Robert BortinsRobert Bortins                   Brittany PaistBrittany Paist
 

 

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Relationship Models Between Authorities and Home Educators
We must continue the fight for freedom of education to ensure that our
children have the options best suited to their needs. But how do we do
this? By building relationships; relationships with those whom we may
have fundamental differences. No need to invent something new. Learn
tried and true principles for models from those who have walked this road.
Chandra Montgomery NicolChandra Montgomery Nicol Paul FarisPaul Faris
Sergio SaavedraSergio Saavedra                  Stuart ChapmanStuart Chapman
Leendert van OostrumLeendert van Oostrum
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