Redwood City Homeschooling

Posted by Annie on Nov 22, 2014 in California |

Are you interested in homeschooling or unschooling? Have you just begun your journey? Are you currently un/homeschooling and need some inspiration? Join us for a fun, informative, and thought-provoking conversation at this all-inclusive, non-sectarian event.

Veteran Homeschool Moms, Mentors, & Activists:  Barbara Phillips and Diane Flynn Keith are hosting:

The Art of Homeschooling

Saturday, January 10th, 9:30 AM to 12:30 P.M.

Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Hall
2124 Brewster Avenue (at Lowell Street)
Redwood City, CA 94062

What? You say you can’t make it to the live event? If you want to learn more about homeschooling and unschooling see the documentary film, “Class Dismissed.” Diane Flynn Keith is one of the homeschool advocates interviewed in the film that follows a family’s two-year journey from public school to learning  outside the traditional classroom walls. Learn more at:  http://www.classdismissedmovie.com.

For those who can attend the live event, here’s what you’ll learn:

  1. Get the Basics – Find out the Legal Ways to Homeschool/Unschool in California including enrollment in a public school/charter school programs, and establishing a private school (and filing the Private School Affidavit).
  2. How to Hack An Education – Where to Find Curriculum and Educational Resources and Opportunities both traditional and unconventional for all grades, ages, interests, and ability levels.
  3. Where to Find Community – How to Get Connected with Other Un/Homeschoolers for Support and Socialization including co-op classes, field trips, and social events.
  4. How Homeschoolers & Unschoolers Get Into College – with or  without doing high school curriculum.
  5. How People Successfully Homeschool and Unschool Their Kids.
  6. Learn what a day in a life without traditional schooling looks like.

Through personal stories and Q&A, get answers to all of your questions or concerns including un/homeschooling children with learning differences, gifted kids, teens, and children of multiple ages, and more!

Please arrive early, as we will begin the meeting promptly at 9:30 AM. Doors open at 9:00 AM.

This event will be held in the “Social Hall” at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship. The entrance to the Social Hall is on Lowell Street. The facility is located in a well-maintained residential neighborhood. There is plenty of free street parking around the building.

This event is for adults only. Please do not bring children or babes-in-arms. Thank you for your cooperation.

Please bring any beverages or snacks needed for your own comfort during the presentation.

Space is limited. ADVANCED REGISTRATION IS STRONGLY ADVISED.

There is a small registration fee to defray expenses including room rental and hand-outs:

Advanced Registration is $20 per person; Registration at the door (if seating is available) is $25 per person.

 

To Register in advance and save $5.00 click on this link.

Sorry, no refunds. If you register and are unable to attend for any reason, you are welcome to transfer your registration to someone else. We will also be happy to email the handout (pdf) to anyone who registers and is unable to attend on the day of the event. Simply contact us after the event and request the handout.

Can’t wait to see you there!

Please help us get the word out by passing this information along to anyone who may be interested!

Thank you!

*About the Presenters:

Barbara Phillips is a veteran homeschool mom and activist, California credentialed teacher (Montessori certified), and a Reading Tutor and Coach who specializes in helping children with special needs. She has been mentoring un/homeschool families through workshops and presentations for over 20 years. Barbara un/homeschooled her daughter, Rachel, from second grade through high school.

Diane Flynn Keith is a veteran un/homeschool mom and mentor, editor of Homefires.com, author of the books “Carschooling” and “Papa’s Pearls,” and has been a popular speaker at homeschool conferences throughout the U.S. Her oldest son was un/homeschooled from second grade through
high school, and her youngest son was un/homeschooled from K-12. She enjoys liberating families from conventional schooling to live extraordinary lives.

Here’s to your lifelong learning success,

Diane

Diane Flynn Keith
Editor of Homefires.com, Kindling A Love of Learning Through
Homeschooling
http://www.Homefires.com

Author of “Papa’s Pearls: A Father’s Gift of Love and Wisdom
To His Children and Grandchildren”
http://www.PapasPearls.com

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