Apr 04, 2015
Homeschooling When Life Hurts
At HSLDA, we know that life does not always follow our plans and agendas. As the poet, Robert Burns, is often paraphrased as saying, “The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry.” Whether your school year is interrupted by renovations, a divorce, a death in the family, moving to a new home, a diagnosis of special needs, a medical emergency, chicken pox, a new job, or any number of other challenging variables, your homeschooling year will look very different from what you had planned.
Apr 01, 2015
Homeschooling, Health Curriculum, and an Ontario Controversy
Parents, both homeschooling and non-homeschooling, in the province of Ontario have recently taken up arms as the provincial government released the new health curriculum update. The debate on both sides of the argument has been very heated.
Mar 24, 2015
The New Ontario Health Curriculum: What Does it Really Teach?
The much talked about sex-ed curriculum in Ontario is one component of the province’s revised Health and Physical Education curriculum for grades 1 to 8 and for grades 9 to 12. It will take effect in September 2015. The revised curriculum, for both elementary and secondary grades, comprises three strands of expectations...
Mar 19, 2015
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Video Update: Good News out of Ottawa
HSLDA Canada President Paul Faris, and Manager of Operations, Shayne Wyler, were in Ottawa on Thursday, March 19th to hear the ruling of the Supreme Court of Canada in the case of Loyola High School.