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Welcome to The Canadian Homeschooler. My name is Lisa Marie Fletcher. Like you, I am a homeschooling parent. I have 5 kids, a messy house, and big dreams (without an abundance of free time!) I spend my days teaching kids, playing with little ones, and chipping away at my computer.
When I first started homeschooling my oldest through Kindergarten, I used an American boxed curriculum that came highly recommended to me. It was a good program, but I really wanted to include Canadian resources. That set me on this journey to discover and share what I found with other homeschoolers here in Canada. I hope this site helps you.
To help Canadian homeschooling families connect with each other and also with companies and resources that will help them on their learning journey from start to finish. I want them to find curriculum, materials, and resources that are relevant to them, their experiences, and their history.
Our Canadian mail system offers children, parents, and educators a chance to learn more about the postal system through their special website: Postal Planet. The Lesson Plan section has both a list of current plans – such as making a chart of why people write letters, and learning the magic of paper, as well as […]READ MORE
Ever wondered how people bought stuff before they could order online? Before they could go to WalMart? Before they had access to a store at all? Civilization.ca has a whole section devoted to Canadian mail-order catalogues – which is how people bought what they needed back at the beginning of the 1900s! This resource is […]READ MORE
The National Gallery of Canada has an extended website called CyberMuse – which is especially designed as a platform for teaching and researching art and artists. CyberMuse links you to the National Gallery of Canada’s permanent collection through the Internet offering a complementary experience, a new dimension in interpreting, understanding and enjoying Canada’s visual arts […]READ MORE
Although not directly Canadian, CurrClick has a VERY large collection of Canadian Resources. This website is completely packed with curriculum expanding tools – including lapbooks, novel studies, online classes & clubs, unit studies, eBooks, notebooking, software and more. [Affiliate links used in this post.] Doing a search for “Canada” yielded me 276 results – which […]READ MORE
Many provinces require standardized testing for their students several times during their school years – usually around the Grade 3, 6 and 9 levels. Often, homeschooling families are relieved to avoid these tests because they tend to put a lot of stress on their children and focus on success and testing instead of on interest […]READ MORE