Apr 09, 2014
Get Outside this Summer
What is your family planning to do this summer? Need some hands-on Canadian history or geography activities? Consider visiting one (or more!) of Canada’s National Parks or National Historic Sites this year! The cross-country National Parks offer unique experiences for families whether you want to spend a few hours, a day, a weekend or more soaking up the natural environment of Canada.
Apr 05, 2014
Homeschooling Children with Special Needs
Over the years we have spoken to many of our members who have children with special needs or learning struggles. These members have chosen to homeschool because school was not a good fit for their child or their local school did not have good programs for their students. Schools try hard to accommodate and find a program that fits with the child. However, much time is wasted at school during the first few months because teachers are stretched thin or there is a lack of resources.
Apr 04, 2014
Mentoring Second Generation Homeschoolers
Most of the homeschoolers I know are first generation homeschoolers, meaning they started a new trend in their family. Think for a minute about those who were homeschooled and now are homeschooling their family: could you imagine following in your parents’ footsteps? What if your homeschoolers choose to educate their family at home? Hmmm...
Apr 03, 2014
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New Expiry Date on Insurance Certificates
HSLDA members regularly request insurance certificates for various homeschool activities or events. We know that many of you organize programs that run from September through to May or June. You will be very happy to know that we have recently been able to change the insurance expiry date from April 1st to June 30th.