Apr 24, 2014
A two-part series by I Can Teach My Child helps you understand the important subjects of homeschooling your preschool child. Part 1 lists some skills your preschooler can develop in the early learning years: life skills/character development, academics, and workable routines. In Part 2 Jenae shares how you can help your preschool child develop good “habits” and social skills.
Apr 23, 2014
Raising Super Models
On Monday, it became very clear to me that this week was going to be one of those weeks! You know, a week filled with several different projects that all need attention at the same time. It is at times like this that I have to ask for a little help on a project or two. So yesterday I asked my HSLDA team member, expert writer and friend, Barbara Postma, to help me out. She graciously agreed to be a guest blogger this week. I truly hope that you will enjoy her thoughts. (Bonnie)
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
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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.