Jul 26, 2015
Homeschooling with Special Needs
This week’s video update is a special coffee meeting between Bonnie Getty and Barbara Postma. The two homeschool moms sat down for a chat about their experiences in homeschooling struggling learners and students with special needs.
Jul 22, 2015
The Best Career for Your Child
“What do you want to be when you grow up?” It begins early, this pressure to decide a career path. And it is complicated by well-meaning, but unrealistic, adults who encourage a child by saying, “You can be ANY thing you want.” A wide-open world of career opportunities awaits these children. Schools are set up to encourage them to take the classes and pursue the subjects that will help them advance toward their given career choice.
Jul 14, 2015
Homeschooling in the Preschool Years
Paul Faris is back this week with a video update, on site at a homeschool co-op. He interviews three homeschool moms who are either in the thick of, or are just beginning, to homeschool the preschool years.
Jul 09, 2015
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What Really Matters
Homeschooling families have much to consider as they do the good work of teaching their children at home. Not only do we need to consider choosing curricula that inspires and motivates our children based on their individual needs and learning styles, we need to also consider the provincial requirements for notification, the societal impressions and judgments of our children and our education choice, and navigating postsecondary institutions that do not always know what to make of homeschool applicants.