SmartSeries Books

In 2010, I wrote about the book series, The Complete Canadian Curriculum. At the time, I had just discovered these books (by accident) and thought they’d be a great addition to a Canadian homeschool curriculum. I was recently contacted by the distributor of the series and they let me know all about their expanded collection of […]

Maple Tree Publications

If you are looking for some Canadian content for your homeschool, check out Maple Tree Publications – a homeschool resources store run by homeschooling mom, Cori Dean.

Mr. Collinson’s Science Lessons

Ontario teacher, Mr. Collinson, has put together a website of all his science lesson plans for grades 1-4 that he’s taught over the years.

Canadian Science Challenge

Have you ever wondered what would happen if you did your favourite science experiment in space? How would the difference in gravity effect the results of your demonstration? The Canadian Space Agency is offering you a chance to find out the answer, with their Canadian Science Challenge. Open to anyone 19 years and under (with […]

Chalkboard Publishing

I recently went to the local teacher supply store and wandered around with a pen and paper, on the search for Canadian publishers and materials, games and toys. I was sadly disturbed by the lack of these products, but I did find a few great discoveries that I will share with you over the next […]

Great Backyard Bird Count

From Feb 17th to Feb 20th, Canadians and Americans are helping to document the birds that they see in their yard. Record every bird you see. Then report your findings online.

Peppermint Stick Learning Co.

One of my readers recommended this company and after some research I’m excited to bring to you a Canadian curriculum company called Peppermint Stick Learning Company. Based out of Bracebridge, ON, this homeschooling family of 6 children ranging from infant to jr. high, has developed a curriculum based on the needs of their children and […]

Resources for Rethinking

Environmental education is something that our children need in order to better understand their impact on the world around them. Sometimes, it’s hard to cut through the media hype and find resources that actually help us teach. Resources for Rethinking is a website developped by a group called “Learning for a Sustainable Future” (LSF). Their […]

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Portage & Main Press

Based out of Winnepeg, Portage & Main Press is a publisher that provides some outstanding materials for teachers. Divided into both the Western curriculum and the Ontario curriculum, you can find complete teacher manuals for most of the major subjects – Math, Science, and Social Studies. They have also created one for ESL early years, and have […]