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And That Is What Training Our Children Is All About: A successful homeschool family and a lasting legacy

By Caitlyn Watson. When you reach the end of your homeschooling journey, which moments will you look back on with joy? What will have been the most important thing that you accomplished? What legacy will you have left with...

Expectations, Insecurities, and Reality Checks: a great #MomChat video

Show of hands: how many homeschool moms have had someone say to them, “Oh I could never homeschool. I’m just not as patient as you.” Or, “Wow, you homeschool? You must be SO organized!” And now, a second show...

Public Health Act Amendments in Alberta

Update: Alberta Bill 28 is now law as of December 9, 2016. There are some sections regarding immunizations that are not yet effective, but will be proclaimed in effect at a future date by the Government of Alberta. Alberta...

Portfolios: Language Arts at its best

Whether you use the project-based approach, workbook or any other method, your child must learn to read, write, self-edit, and more. Language Arts, as mother tongue language, is a foundational subject and is indispensable for success in all other...

Two Cultures, One Family

Meet the McManus family of Ontario. Greg and Lisa and their five children—Moira (18), Wyatt (16), Declan (15), Isaac (11), and Alison (7)—have learned that being a family goes so much deeper than biological ties. In 2005, they were...

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When Dad takes on the teaching role

One of the most significant benefits of homeschooling is that a family can design school and home life in such a way that the individual needs of that family are met. In some cases, the best thing to meet...

FAQ in Alberta

As information is coming in and as multiple sources are commenting on the WISDOM/Trinity scenario, homeschooling families in Alberta are rightfully asking questions of clarifications. Lisa McManus, Legal Counsel at HSLDA Canada has taken time to answer a few...

Portfolios: Demystifying an essential tool!

For homeschool families in provinces that require a year-end evaluation, there is a certain amount of stress involved with that process. Essentially, the law in some provinces stipulates that we are obligated to furnish an evaluation at the request...

Our third update on the WISDOM/Trinity decision in Alberta

As we reported to you last week, WISDOM/Trinity had filed a request for a review of the decision that shut them down on October 25th. The case was heard on Friday, November 4th, and as you may have seen...

Many positive developments in Alberta

It has now been 10 days since the Ministry of Education in Alberta shut down Trinity Christian School and WISDOM Homeschooling without warning. For those parents who received the phone call telling them the news of the closure and...

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