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Debate Teams

Why and how you should start one “At the very least, learning the art of debate instills in our children a great sense of poise and confidence. It teaches them to research, organize, and present information in a compelling...

My Baby Can Read: Raising a Child with Hyperlexia

by Dyan Robson. I was quite pregnant with my second child when I discovered that my oldest son could not only read, but that he could spell words correctly. He wasn’t quite two years old yet, but my baby...

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From Homeschool to Postsecondary

On the HSLDA member site, we have many resources and helps for you in making sure that the hard work that your homeschool graduate did gets recognized as they pursue their postsecondary paths. We’ve shared about transcripts and diplomas,...

Meet the Habermehl Family!

By Caitlyn Watson. Meet Dwight and Kristen Habermehl and their five children: Caleb (18), Esther (16), Rachel (13), Anna (11), and Josiah (9). Dwight and Kristen met and married in Ontario, but they raised their family in Nova Scotia,...

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Making the Switch to Homeschooling

HSLDA Canada President Paul Faris has been successfully defending and representing homeschooling families for over a decade. While his success in the courtroom can be traced back to his education and legal experience, Paul’s empathy and support for the...

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....

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...

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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. Of course,...

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...

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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. Bonnie is a...

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