Aug 10, 2015
Update: Quebec Ministry of Education
Following the publication of the Quebec Ombudsman’s report, we were invited to meet with the overseer of homeschooling matters at the Ministry of Education (Ministère de l’Éducation, de l’Enseignement supérieur et de la Recherche—MEESR--previously MELS). The goal of this meeting was to discuss the Ombudsman’s recommendations. The tone was friendly and our conversation proved to be of great interest to all parties.
Aug 06, 2015
Are Families Considering Homeschooling as an Option?
For families who have been considering homeschooling, the new Ontario Health Curriculum may be a deciding factor in their decision-making process. These families typically have more than one concern with the school system, and this curriculum is the 'straw that broke the camel's back,' so to speak.
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
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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.