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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.
Jessica, a Facebook fan, said that www.ecokids.ca was one of her daughter’s favourite websites, so I went to check it out. The website is designed with 2 different sections. One is for kids and one is for teachers. Registration is free. For the Kids The most popular section for the kids is probably the one […]READ MORE
One of the recommendations I received was for The Society for Quality Education. Mark referred to this site as being one of his “cherish Canadian resources”. This organization was founded by a collection of teachers and parents,etc – who had children in public school that had challenges ranging from reading issues to bullying. They did […]READ MORE
June 2013: This publication is no longer available, however the website has been archived and can still be referenced. The Department of Library and Archives Canada offers an annual publication called “Read Up On It“. Their website describes it as ” a publication that promotes Canadian children’s literature and reading. It highlights notable books on […]READ MORE
We’ve all seen them on TV. Those one minute Canadian history blips that we chuckle at, but are secretly proud of for our Canadian patriotism. The thing about these short clips is that they are a great learning opportunity, giving a brief glance into moments of defining Canadian moments and people. And you can watch […]READ MORE
Nallenart is a Canadian company that provides complete French curriculum materials for Canadian fa milies and classrooms. They have 3 programs: L’Art de Dire (speaking), L’Art de Lire (reading), and L’Art d’Ecrire (writing). This program was recommended to me by Stacey: “I’ve tried a variety of French programs over the years for my four sons, but always […]READ MORE