Oct 18, 2013
Dr. Raymond and Dorothy Moore stated, “Acceleration of bright children alone may sometimes be sound practice. However, research shows that delayed schooling with acceleration at a later age is more effective and potentially less damaging – mentally, socially, and emotionally – than early school entrance. In fact, many studies show that, except for certain severely deprived or handicapped children, children who are older at school entrance generally do better in all aspects of learning and adjustment than younger children.”
Oct 18, 2013
Meetings with the Québec Ombudsman
Paul Faris and Carole Cardinal recently participated in a meeting in Montréal with the Québec Ombudsman’s representatives. This opportunity was brought on by a phone call to our office for an initial meeting in Québec City about four weeks ago. Here is a summary of those meetings.
Oct 01, 2013
Wunderlich Family Reunited
Many of you have heard of the atrocious and shocking attack on the Wunderlich family on August 29th. Twenty armed German authorities took the four Wunderlich children away from their home, solely on account of the family’s choice to home educate. This raid, and the subsequent removal of the children from the family, is a shocking affront to human and parental rights.
Sep 26, 2013
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Homeschool Students Welcome at Universities
I had the privilege in the spring of this year of attending an afternoon workshop presented by the Canadian Mennonite University for the purpose of informing parents of the process of application and acceptance to this post secondary institution. Though I have been involved for over a decade in educating homeschool families on the process of preparing transcripts, I came away with a fresh appreciation for the growing ease of the application/acceptance process to these places of higher learning.