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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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How To Grade An Essay

For many homeschoolers, the idea of having to grade an essay is a confusing one. And besides, how do we do it so that we don’t have a conversation like this: “Mrs. Martin, Um… Can you look at my essay? What went wrong?” “Well, Theresa, it just isn’t up to an A standard.” Confidence crushed.  …

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Duke of Edinburgh Award For Canadian Youth

The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award was founded in 1956 by His Royal Highness, The Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, to help young people ranging in age from 14 to 24 develop a sense of responsibility to themselves and to their communities. The Award concept is one of individual challenge. It presents young people a balanced, …

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Homeschooling High School in Ontario

Preparing to start homeschooling through high school in Ontario can easily have this overwhelming and sudden sense of pressure. However, it doesn’t have to be stressful. You just have to come up with a plan that works for you and your child. Step Zero: Follow the Regulations If this is your first foray into homeschooling, …

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High School Electives for Homeschoolers: A Huge Resource List

High School is a time for youth to explore a variety of topics and experiences as they attempt to discover what things interest them for their future. It’s an opportunity to study topics beyond the basic core that might not have been covered yet or to get more in-depth with a specific subject. Here are …

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High School Homeschooling Planner {Printable}

As you head into the high school years, there seems to be a sense of impending overwhelm. What subjects should you include in these years? What if you get to grade 11 and realize you should have done a prerequisite the year before? Are you required to complete anything specific? >>> DOWNLOAD THE HIGH SCHOOL …

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A High School Canadian History Course for Homeschoolers: Creating History

This post contains affiliate links. Homeschooled students looking for a program for high school Canadian history or social studies might want to consider looking at Creating History. I originally reviewed this program back in 2015 and am now updating this review in early 2018 with the changes to the program that have been made since …

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Homeschooling Through High School: A Testimonial

Homeschooling through high school … those words together seem to strike fear into the hearts of moms everywhere. I mean, sure— you could teach them to read, and to do regular math, and social studies… resources are everywhere, and it’s, like, the easy stuff! But seriously, algebra? economics? chemistry? Shakespeare? Or maybe, the kids have …

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How I Completed High School at Home: A Testimonial

I graduated from high school in 2002 as a homeschool student. Except for writing a few exams, I hadn’t stepped foot in a public school since Kindergarten. Back then, there were limited options for homeschoolers, and my choice of secondary education was often looked upon with doubt. I’ve never regretted completing high school at home …

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