Sep 08, 2015
Sex Ed Back in Quebec Schools: No Loopholes
Quebec has announced that sex education will be back in schools this year. However, this subject content will not be taught within the context of one specific course, but rather will be integrated throughout many different subjects and courses. This implies—and the Ministry of Education confirms it—that an exemption from sex-ed teaching is not possible.
Aug 31, 2015
Homeschool Organization: Oxymoron or Achievable Goal?
With multiple children working on multiple projects in multiple subjects all at the same time in a home that still needs to function for meals, laundry, hobbies, and hospitality, homeschooling has the potential to make a colossal mess. Of course, differing styles of homeschool will produce differing amounts of mess, and depending on where in your home you teach and work, the mess may be contained to one room, or it may be spread across every square inch!
Aug 28, 2015
What About Socialization?
Certainly one of the most frequently stated questions or criticisms regarding homeschooling is “What about socialization?”. In this week’s video update, Paul Faris informs us that that was not always the major issue that it is today.
Aug 13, 2015
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What style of homeschooling is right for you?
Just as the reasons that families choose homeschooling are many and varied, so are the styles of homeschooling. Truly, no two homeschooling days look identical, even in the same home! If you are just getting started, how are you supposed to know which approach to take or which style to follow?