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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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What Is Deschooling And Why Is It Important For Homeschooling?

When you pull your child out of school and start researching homeschooling, you might stumble across the word deschooling. Many times, this is one of the many homeschool terms that floods in from online homeschool groups whenever someone asks for advice getting started. But what is deschooling? And why should you do it?  The Definition …

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How To Make a Homeschool Mission Statement

A mission statement is a short outline of the why behind something, a guide of goals and visions, and offers a direction of purpose for whoever it applies to. This is easily something that we can create as homeschoolers to give us a foundation in our homes. So, in this post, we’re going to walk …

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7 Helpful Canadian Podcasts for Homeschooling Parents

Sometimes, you just wish you could have someone in your ear encouraging you on your day to day homeschooling life. That’s the beauty of podcasts. You can call up an episode on a specific topic or with a specific expert and get some insight into whatever you need help with. Or even just get re-inspired …

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The Dark Side of Homeschooling: A Glimpse at the Rough Stuff

From the outside, a pair of rose coloured glasses covers the world of homeschooling. It’s presented on social media as cute little homeschool rooms with desks and books and posters on the walls. Families snuggling on the couch together around books, picture-perfect smiles on their faces. Carefully curated images of projects and products cropped and …

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The Ultimate Glossary of Homeschool Terms

Homeschooling is hard enough without trying to figure out all the jargon thrown around. This alphabetical homeschool glossary of terms is a quick reference list to help you understand the various words and acronyms you may encounter.  Want to jump to a specific letter? Click the letter below. A B C D E F G …

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Alberta Curriculum Checklists

Although not every homeschooling family chooses to use the Alberta curriculum learning outcomes as a guideline for what they are going to learn for the year, some people like to know their child is following along in a similar learning pattern to their publicly schooled peers. The outcomes are shared on the government’s education website …

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Single Year Homeschool Planning

If you are planning to homeschool just for a year, you might want to be looking for curriculum or resources that help you stay as close to their public schooled peers as possible. Typically, homeschoolers diverge from the path, enjoying the opportunity for freedom in their educational journey. But if you only need to homeschool …

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How to Homeschool in Prince Edward Island: How to get started

Homeschooling in Prince Edward Island: How to Get Started

Welcome to Homeschooling in Prince Edward Island.  “Cradled on the waves” of the Northumberland Strait, Prince Edward Island is the smallest and most beautiful province in our country (I’m a little biased). Not only is it a great place to live, it is also a great place to homeschool. Why is that? Homeschooling in Prince …

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A guide to homeschooling regulations in Manitoba

Homeschooling in Manitoba: How to Get Started

Welcome to Homeschooling in Manitoba. Homeschooling regulations in Manitoba are very simple: let the government know you are going to homeschool and update them twice on how it’s going. Ministry Requirements To be more specific, the current legislation requires that a parent or guardian notify the minister of education of the establishment of a home …

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Homeschooling in Saskatchewan

Homeschooling in Saskatchewan: How to Get Started

Welcome to homeschooling in Saskatchewan. Homeschooling regulations in Saskatchewan are set by the province, however registration, documentation, and files are maintained by each school district. Each district appoints a homeschool administrator who serves as the contact individual for homeschooling parents and who collects information coming from parents regarding homeschool registration, plans, outcomes, etc… The Registration …

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How to Homeschool in Nova Scotia

Homeschooling in Nova Scotia: How to Get Started

Welcome to homeschooling in Nova Scotia. Nova Scotia has a small but growing population of homeschooling families.  The smaller portion of those live here on Cape Breton island, which is where we live. All children between the ages of 6 and 16 are required to be registered in an educational program. They must first be …

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