Category Archives: Approaches to Homeschooling

Program Plans 2016-17

We’re about to begin our 16th year of homeschooling.  By this fall, there will be three children left at home (registered as homeschoolers locally) while two will be off to university in the east coast.  Beginning with the youngest this

Program Plans 2016-17

We’re about to begin our 16th year of homeschooling.  By this fall, there will be three children left at home (registered as homeschoolers locally) while two will be off to university in the east coast.  Beginning with the youngest this

Distributed Learning in BC, Canada

Our educational journey as a family began in British Columbia where we were registered homeschoolers. However, it was in Alberta that my first set of children (two older girls out of five) spent more years homeschooling traditionally. We found that

Distributed Learning in BC, Canada

Our educational journey as a family began in British Columbia where we were registered homeschoolers. However, it was in Alberta that my first set of children (two older girls out of five) spent more years homeschooling traditionally. We found that

Program Plans 2015-2016

Mid-July marked the official end of our 12th grader’s school year as she finished off her Physics course online.  Having finalised her homemade transcript, it’s now in the hands of the university she will be attending in the fall.  I’ve

Program Plans 2015-2016

Mid-July marked the official end of our 12th grader’s school year as she finished off her Physics course online.  Having finalised her homemade transcript, it’s now in the hands of the university she will be attending in the fall.  I’ve

An “Aristotle” Education for the College-Bound

Describing below my personal experience with my oldest child as I attempted to classically educate her following closely and borrowing concepts from Susan Wise Bauer’s book, “The Well Trained Mind”.  This site provides more details on what we actually did

An “Aristotle” Education for the College-Bound

Describing below my personal experience with my oldest child as I attempted to classically educate her following closely and borrowing concepts from Susan Wise Bauer’s book, “The Well Trained Mind”.  This site provides more details on what we actually did

Program Plans 2014-2015

Better late than never.  Posting this about half the school year late.  We were surprised by a potential relocation (move back to Canada) for our family sometime in July. I’m hoping this would get me started on blogging again even

Program Plans 2014-2015

Better late than never.  Posting this about half the school year late.  We were surprised by a potential relocation (move back to Canada) for our family sometime in July. I’m hoping this would get me started on blogging again even

Power or Peril at Your Fingertips

Along with the Christmas decorations I helped the smaller ones put up this week were the assorted greeting cards we collected throughout the years.  Looking through them, I wondered why I have been receiving less and less recently. Then I

Power or Peril at Your Fingertips

Along with the Christmas decorations I helped the smaller ones put up this week were the assorted greeting cards we collected throughout the years.  Looking through them, I wondered why I have been receiving less and less recently. Then I

Creating Enthusiasm for Learning

Another entry to the series “Greatest Mistakes of Homeschool Moms“: Mistake #12. They forget to create enthusiasm for learning. Enthusiasm comes from the Greek words “en theos” meaning “in God”. Learning in God should be exciting! Don’t be afraid to have

Creating Enthusiasm for Learning

Another entry to the series “Greatest Mistakes of Homeschool Moms“: Mistake #12. They forget to create enthusiasm for learning. Enthusiasm comes from the Greek words “en theos” meaning “in God”. Learning in God should be exciting! Don’t be afraid to have