Classroom Lesson Plans, designed by teachers in Ontario, on Science and Social Study subjects for Grades 1 - 8.

Curriculum Planner Units 1-8

Looking for some preset lessons on a variety of different grade level subjects? Here is a collection of teacher-created unit lesson plans for subjects such as science, history, social studies, and more for Grades 1 through 8. Based on the Ontario curriculum, each lesson is written for a classroom setting, and includes teaching goals, how […]

Chalkboard Publishing – Canadian Curriculum Grade Books

If you are looking for Canadian based comprehensive curriculum books, check out this new series from Chalkboard Publishing – Canadian Curriculum Success. Covering the topics of Math, Language Skills, Reading Comprehension, Science, Social Studies, Art, and Cursive Writing, (depending on the level) these books are a great place to start and expand learning for each […]

DK Find Out!

Kids are naturally curious learners and given the opportunity, will absorb information when it appeals to them. Here’s a great way to encourage both intentional and incidental learning. New from DK is a creative new website called DK Find Out, designed to help kids learn neat facts and information such as volcanoes, animals, space, math, […]

10 Free Science Websites To Expand Your Science Lessons

  Here are 10 free science websites full of resources, experiments, printables, activities, lesson plans and more to expand your children’s science learning experiences.  Let’s Talk Science – This terrific initiative helps kids to learn and love Science. There are different areas to branch out to, such as CurioCity – for teens and IdeaPark – for […]

Utterly Amazing Science

Sometimes, you just find a book that your kid sneaks upstairs at bedtime along with a flashlight. It’s an added bonus when that book is one that is educational. Here’s the book that my 10 year old hasn’t let go of since it came into our home: Utterly Amazing Science. No matter what age you […]

Ontario Science Centre

The Ontario Science Centre is located in Toronto, Ontario. Behind its doors lay a series of exhibits, workshops, and programs designed to encourage a passion for science. From outside the front entrance to the moment you leave, you are always learning. Once you step inside (or manage to pull the kids away from the outside […]

solaro study guides


Based out of Edmonton, Alberta, Castle Rock Research, has created Solaro – a learning tool that is available in both a print and digital format. I’m excited to be able to share with you a great new partnership with this company to offer you an amazing discount on either option! The Print Books These books are […]

Education for Sustainable Resources in Homeschool

Bringing Education for Sustainable Resources to the Homeschool Classroom

Few can argue that we are rapidly altering the basic physiology of the planet. Resource depletion, environmental degradation and an increasing frequency of violent weather events are clear indicators of the ecological thresholds humans are crossing. Given these warning signs, what should be the response of education? What content and pedagogy are appropriate if as […]

Let's Talk Science

Why Science Matters

Science surrounds us. It is everywhere and affects us every day. The importance of science in our daily lives may not be immediately obvious, but if you examine your routine, you’ll find you’re regularly making science-based choices. For example, consider the food you eat (do you choose organic); products you use (do you consider their environmental impact); […]