Publications

Books:

Riley, G. (2020). Unschooling: Exploring learning beyond the classroom. New York: Palgrave Macmillan. Available at: https://www.palgrave.com/us/book/9783030492915.

Riley, G. (2021). The Homeschooling Starter Guide. Rockridge Press. Available at: https://www.amazon.com/Homeschooling-Starter-Guide-Create-Education/dp/1648765130.

Ricci, C. & Riley, G. (In press, 2021). The joy of self-determined learning: A collection of essays.

Book Chapters:

Riley, G. (2020). The Academic and Social Outcomes of those who have Homeschooled. In Global Perspectives on Home Education in the 21st Century. Hersey, Pennsylvania: IGI Global. Available at: https://www.igi-global.com/book/global-perspectives-home-education-21st/256633.

Scholarly Articles:

Gray, P. & Riley, G. (2013). The challenges and benefits of unschooling, according to 232 families who have chosen that route. Journal of Unschooling and Alternative Learning, Volume 7, Issue 14. Available at: https://jual.nipissingu.ca/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2014/06/v72141.pdf.

Riley, G. (2015). Differences in competence, autonomy, and relatedness between home educated and traditionally educated young adults. International Social Science Review, 90 (2), 1 – 27. Available at: https://digitalcommons.northgeorgia.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1093&context=issr.

Gray, P. & Riley, G. (2015). Grown unschoolers’ evaluations of their unschooling experience: Report I on a survey of 75 unschooled adults. Other Education, Volume 4, Issue 2, 8 – 32. Available at: https://www.othereducation.org/index.php/OE/article/view/104.

Riley, G. & Gray, P. (2015). Grown unschoolers’ experiences with higher education and employment: Report II on a survey of 75 unschooled adults. Other Education, Volume 4, Issue 2, 33 – 53. Available at: https://www.othereducation.org/index.php/OE/article/view/105.

Riley, G. (2015). Entries on Altered States of Consciousness, Christian Counseling, Creativity, Dr. Phil McGraw, Luminosity, and Reality TV. Published in Moglia, P. (Ed). Psychology and Behavioral Health. New York: Grey House Publishing. Available at: https://www.salempress.com/health_psychology_behavioral_health.

Riley, G. (2015). Entries on Buying Local, Networking, Teen Parenting: Becoming a Mother, Sleep, and Finding the Right College and Paying for It. Published in Moglia, P. (Ed). Adolescent Wellness. New York: Grey House Publishing. Available at: https://salempress.com/salem_health_adolescent_health_wellness.

Riley, G. (2016). Unschooling in Hong Kong: A case study. Journal of Unschooling and Alternative Learning. 10, 1 – 15. Available at: https://jual.nipissingu.ca/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2016/03/v10201.pdf.

Riley, G. (2016). The role of Self Determination Theory and Cognitive Evaluation Theory in home education. Cogent Education. 3, 1 – 7. Available at: https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/pdf/10.1080/2331186X.2016.1163651?needAccess=true.

Riley, B. & Riley, G. (2017). Innovation in graduate medical education: Using a competency based medical education curriculum. International Journal of Osteopathic Medicine. 23, 36 – 41. Available at: https://www.journalofosteopathicmedicine.com/article/S1746-0689(16)30049-9/fulltext.

Riley, G. (2017). Worldschooling: Homeschooling away from home. International Journal of Education. 9, pp. 186 – 191. Available at: http://www.macrothink.org/journal/index.php/ije/article/view/10798/8813.

Riley, B & Riley, G. (2017). Using simulation to assist in treating the patient who is transgender. Journal of Medical Education and Training, 1, 19 – 20. Available at: http://www.scientificoajournals.org/pdf/jmet.1019.pdf.

Riley, G. (2018). A qualitative exploration of the experiences of individuals who have identified as LGBTQ and who have homeschooled or unschooled. Other Education, 7 (1). 3 – 18. Available at: https://www.othereducation.org/index.php/OE/article/view/174.

Riley, G. (2018). Unschooling: A direct application of Deci and Ryan’s Self Determination Theory and Cognitive Evaluation Theory. European Journal of Alternative Education Studies, 3 (1), 54 – 61. Available at: https://www.oapub.org/edu/index.php/ejae/article/view/1482.

Riley, G. (2018). Exploring unschoolers’ experiences in learning to read: How reading happens within the self-directed learning environment. Journal of Unschooling and Alternative Learning, 12 (24), 1 – 33. Available at: https://jual.nipissingu.ca/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2018/10/v12241.pdf.

Riley, G. (2019). Supported Decision Making: Mentoring Manual. SDMNY.org. Available at: https://sdmny.hunter.cuny.edu/.

Conference Presentations:

Facilitating Your Child’s Intrinsic Motivation to Learn. Presented at the Alliance For Parental Involvement in Education’s 2002 Conference. Albany, New York October 2002

Facilitating Your Child’s Intrinsic Motivation to Learn. Presented at the La Leche League – New York East 2002 Parenting Conference, New York, November 2002.

The Facilitation of Intrinsic Motivation in the Healthcare of Children and Adults.

Presented at the New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, New York, February 2003.

Introduction to APA style and APA Research. Presented at Mercy College, White Plains, New York, May 2003.

Working with Students in Remote Locations Using Adobe Connect and Blackboard. Presented at the Hunter College ICIT Technology Conference. New York, February 2010.

Intrinsic Need Satisfaction in Homeschooled and Non-Homeschooled Young Adults. Presented at the Kennedy Caucus Room at the Russell Senate Building. Washington, D.C., October 2011.

WordPress as a Primary Online Learning Portal: Educational, Efficient and Exciting. Presented at the NERCOMP Conference for Teaching and Learning. Norwood, Massachusetts, October 2012.

Differences in Competence, Autonomy, and Relatedness in Home Educated and Traditionally Educated Young Adults. Presented at the Alternative Education Resource Organization’s (AERO) International Conference. LIU – Post, Brookville, New York, May 2013.

Self Determination in Women’s Mental Health. Presented at the Regional Osteopathic Medical Convention – (ROC-NY). Hauppauge, New York, February 2013.

Love, Play, and The Brain. Presented at the La Leche League of Garden State Conference. Jamesburg, New Jersey, April 2014.

A Survey of Young Adult Unschoolers. Presented at the Alternative Education Resource Organization (AERO) International Conference. LIU – Post, Brookville, New York, May 2014.

Supported Decision Making Facilitation Training – Phase 1. Presented at the Hunter College School of Social Work. January & July 2017.

Creating Culture. Presented at the Build Your MicroSchool Summer Institute. San Francisco, California, July 2017.

Unschooling: A Review of the Research. Presented at the Alternative Education Resource Organization (AERO) International Conference. LIU – Post, Brookville, New York, August 2017.

Supported Decision Making – New York. Presented at the State of the Art Conference (SOTA) for Post Secondary Education of Students with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. Syracuse University Sheraton, Syracuse, New York, November 2017.

Designing an Accessible Classroom @ CUNY: Lessons from Universal Design For Learning (with Prof. Kristen Hodnett). Presented at the ACERT Lunchtime Seminar: Hunter College. February 2018.

Supported Decision Making Facilitation Training – Skills and Strategies. Presented at the Hunter College School of Social Work, New York. March 2018.

Supported Decision Making (with Hon. Kristin Booth Glen). Presented at the 1st Annual CUNY Neurodiversity Conference. Borough of Manhattan Community College, New York. March 2018.

Increasing Intrinsic Motivation in Secondary Students. Presented at the Hunter College School of Education’s Faculty Showcase. Hunter College, New York. March 2018.

Homeschooling and Unschooling Research: Why It Matters. (TED Talk) Presented at the Alternative Education Resource Organization (AERO) International Conference. LIU Post, Brookville, New York. July 2018.

Supported Decision Making Facilitation Training III – Skills and Strategies. Presented at the Hunter College School of Social Work, New York. October 2018.

Supported Decision Making Facilitation Training IV – Skills and Strategies of SDM Facilitation. Presented at the Hunter College School of Social Work, New York. January 2019.

Supported Decision Making. Presented at the Hunter College Special Education Department’s “For Us, By Us” series. Hunter College, New York, February 2019.

Increasing Self Determination in Adolescents. Presented at the Hunter College School of Education’s Career Services Showcase. Hunter College, New York. February 2019.

Unschooling: Understanding the Past, Living the Present, Looking Towards the Future (Keynote). Presented at the Rooted Us Conference. Interference Archive, Brooklyn, New York. June 2019.

Supported Decision Making Facilitation Training V – Phase 1 of SDM Facilitation. Presented at the Hunter College School of Social Work, New York, September 2019.

Using Self Determination Theory to Support Teacher Candidates in Culturally, Linguistically, and Neurodiverse Settings. Presented at the NYSATE – NYACTE Annual Conference, Saratoga Springs, New York. October 2019.

Creating a Fully Online Multisensory Teacher Education Program at CUNY. Presented at the CUNY IT Conference, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York. December 2019.

Using Self Determination Theory to Assist Struggling Adolescent Readers. Presented at the Everyone Reading Conference, CUNY Graduate Center, New York, February 2020. https://na.eventscloud.com/file_uploads/bcc4e675ec8c149650de79287145f37a_FINAL-2020ConferenceProgram.pdf

Intrinsic Motivation in the Classroom. Presented as part of Hunter School of Education’s Invest in Your Success Week. Hunter College, New York. February 2020.

Supported Decision Making Facilitation Training VI – Phase I and 2 of SDM Facilitation. Presented at the Hunter College School of Social Work, New York, March 2020. https://sdmny.hunter.cuny.edu/about-sdmny/facilitation/

Homeschooling and Unschooling Research: Why it Matters Now More Than Ever (Opening Keynote). Presented at the Alternative Education Resource Organization (AERO) International Conference. June 2020. https://www.aeroconference.org/mini-talks-1/

Academic Research on Self Directed Learning Outcomes: Why It Matters Now More than Ever (Opening Keynote). Presented at the Math Codes Getting It Together Summit. August 2020.

Book Talk: Unschooling – Exploring Learning Beyond the Classroom. Presented by Hunter College ACERT. October 2020. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vi4p1sUeAKc

Intrinsic Motivation and Self Determination in Learning. Presented at the Homeschooling Global Summit. October 2020. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ruxmp6jfQmY&t=15s

Unschooling: Exploring Learning Beyond the Classroom. Presented at the Emergency Home Learning Conference @ Learning Revolution. November 2020. https://www.homelearningsummit.com/categories-detailed/

Supported Decision Making in the Education System. Presented at the Supported Decision Making New York Advisory Council Conference. November 2020.

Having a Sense of Competence, Autonomy, and Relatedness. (Keynote). Presented at the Emergency Home Learning Conference @ Learning Revolution. November 2020. https://www.homelearningsummit.com/talks/ginariley/

Unschooling: Exploring Learning Beyond the Classroom. Presented at the Alternative Education Resource Organization (AEROx) conference. February 2021.https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/play/EgzmuJEKr-k7HXMj3-C0xdViTYJyqRGACVqIVaq5E-fQ9w_w6PnxgFEd3iTMlPf0hJNg_6BAb0ETFy3u.vDyBO9xdaBHiSfdG?startTime=1613178028000&_x_zm_rtaid=IOcrdRXBSAKug53niyRz_A.1626106004588.eadb2acd4d06e4383e28dd8d58f20d6b&_x_zm_rhtaid=888.

Homeschooling and Unschooling 2021: A Summary of the Research. Presented at the Alternative Education Resource Organization (AERO) conference. June 2021. https://www.aeroconference.org/workshops?pgid=knqv8a09-14ba8c43-697f-4c16-8462-dda79ccbb422.

Keynote 1: Confident. Presented at the How To Be An Awesome Homeschooler conference. August 2021. https://howtobeanawesomehomeschooler.com/#gina