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2cool4school.org – A Complete (and FREE) Homeschool Video Curriculum

There’s no question that homeschooling (well, any schooling) can sometimes be a drag for both parents and kids. No matter how fun and engaging you try to make the lessons, there are bound to be days (or maybe weeks?) when it just feels like boring old school. You know, the kind of schooling you picture …

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Education Perfect – The Complete Digital Homeschooling Toolkit 

Homeschooling resources have come a long way over the last few years. There are now dozens of online learning platforms available to homeschooling families, and our children are fortunate to live in an age where they have unlimited access to learning right at their fingertips.  Education Perfect is the latest online teaching and learning platform …

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3 Fun New Fall Books from OwlKids Books

Every season, new books arrive in at publishers, and this fall is no different. Check out these 3 fun new fall books from OwlKids Books – a Canadian publisher which focuses on children’s resources. They also publish the popular kids magazines – Chirp, Chickadee, and Owl. This fall, their books focus around acceptance, friendship, and …

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Canadian Civics High School Curriculum From Creating History

Civics is a topic that is typically covered in high school. Even if you aren’t covering the same scope and sequence as public schools cover for your high schooler, it’s still incredibly important for our children to have an understanding of their rights and duties as a Canadian citizen. If you’re looking for a way …

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Canada Year by Year – A Book Review

Title: Canada Year by Year Author: Elizabeth MacLeod Illustrator: Sydney Smith Publisher: Kids Can Press, 2016 Age Range: 7-12 CANADA YEAR BY YEAR SUMMARY Award-winning author Elizabeth MacLeod’s year-by-year tour of Canada’s fascinating history highlights a single milestone for every year from the country’s founding in 1867 up to its 150th anniversary in 2017. THOUGHTS ABOUT CANADA YEAR BY …

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Creation Crate Chemistry: A Review

I’ve long been a fan of subscription programs that offer unique, fun, and hands-on learning experiences for my kids (and myself!). This is why when I heard about the new Creation Crate Chemistry program that I was excited to give it a try. This post contains affiliate links. What is Creation Crate? Creation Crate is …

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Meet J. Armand Bombardier: A Book Review

Title: Meet J. Armand BombardierAuthor: Elizabeth MacLeod Illustrator: Mike Deas Publisher: Scholastic, 2022  MEET J. ARMAND BOMBARDIER BOOK SUMMARY Meet Joseph-Armand Bombardier ― Canadian inventor, innovator and entrepreneur! Born in 1907, Joseph-Armand grew up in Valcourt, a small village in Quebec. Like many places in rural and Northern Canada, it was often cut off from the world …

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Homeschooling in BC: How to Get Started

In British Columbia, families have two different options for how to teach their children at home: homeschooling (registering) and online learning (sometimes referred to as enrolling). Each offers something unique to the learning experience. In this post, we’re going to talk about how to start homeschooling in BC and what these options mean. When you …

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Along the Way Books – A Book Review

Title: Along the Way Book SeriesAuthor: Teresa SchapanskyIllustrator: Elly MossmanGrade level: K-4Publisher:  ALONG THE WAY BOOKS – BOOK ONE : WELCOME TO ALBERTA SUMMARY In the first book in this series, Albert wastes no time introducing himself and his two young friends, Jade and Dorian, who are about to discover that they will have to move away, and …

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West Coast Wild Babies: A Book Review

Title: West Coast Wild Babies Author: Deborah Hodge Illustrator: Karen Reczuch Grade Range: JK-2 Publisher: Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press, 2020 WEST COAST WILD BABIES SUMMARY In this second book in the West Coast Wild series, readers will meet the baby animals born in the pristine wilderness of the Pacific west coast, including land and marine mammals, fish, birds …

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West Coast Wild: At Low Tide – A Book Review

Title: West Coast Wild At Low Tide Author: Deborah Hodge Illustrator: Karen Reczuch Grade level: Preschool-Grade 2 Publisher: Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press, 2022 WEST COAST WILD: AT LOW TIDE SUMMARY Explore the wild shoreline of the majestic Pacific west coast and discover the spectacular array of colorful creatures living in rhythm with the tides. At the edge of …

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West Coast Wild: A Nature Alphabet – A Book Review

Title: West Coast Wild: A Nature Alphabet Author: Deborah Hodge Illustrator: Karen Reczuch Age Range: K-3 Publisher: Groundwood Books/House of Anansi Press, 2015  WEST COAST WILD: A NATURE ALPHABET SUMMARY Celebrate the Pacific west coast with this gorgeous nature alphabet book. This stunning nature alphabet book explores the fascinating ecosystem of the Pacific west coast — a magnificent area …

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