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The Struggle is Real for Traditional Homeschoolers Too – Overcoming during the Covid-19 Pandemic

The Struggle is Real for Traditional Homeschoolers Too – Overcoming during the Covid-19 Pandemic

By Dinah Whitton As the Covid-19 pandemic continues, my family and I have stopped counting every time someone says “you must be used to this”. It’s alarming how many people actually think that homeschooling includes isolation from our community...

Why Choose Homeschooling?

Why Should I Choose Homeschooling as an Education Option for my Child?

Families choose homeschooling for a variety of reasons. Here are 10 great reasons to homeschool: 1. Flexibility: Homeschooling is all about flexibility. Hours of the day, days of the week, locations, courses, worldviews, learning methods, curriculum, holidays, etc. All...

Quebec Update: News from the DEM

Quebec Update: News from the DEM

Dear member: We hope you and your family are staying well as our communities navigate the many challenges brought to every area of life by COVID-19. We wanted to get in touch with a few updates and points to...

Ideas to Keep Learning in the Midst of a Crisis

Ideas to Keep Learning in the Midst of a Crisis

Online Music Learning Learn to Play the Guitar Learn to Play the Piano     Free Guide to Shakespeare     Take a Virtual Trip to Mars!     Celebrate Earth Day 2020     Engaging the Right Brain...

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Staying Sane with School at Home

by Louise Frazer If you are a parent who has simultaneously been thrown into working from home with your children’s school suddenly closed, you may well be wondering how you are going to get everything done and stay sane....

Boy and Mom doing schoolwork Exceptional Needs and the Future

Exceptional Needs and the Future

By Dinah Whitton Home education is just as much about the end goal as it is about current success. Even while you’re in the thick of parenting, it’s always a good idea to prepare for your children’s future along...

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Signs of Dyslexia

The process of child development is as interesting as it is complex. Each child is unique and how they develop will vary. However, when additional challenges arise parents are naturally concerned and try to find answers. In particular, it...

Avoiding the Dreaded Summer Slide

By Dinah Whitton (3 minute read) After a long winter, most Canadians look forward to enjoying the warm summer months. If you schedule your homeschool around the traditional school year, your students are probably excited about taking a break...

Releasing Kindergarten Cap a step back for Ontarians

Proposed changes to Ontario’s kindergarten program are causing anxiety among parents and for good reason. While Premier Doug Ford has assured the public he will not be eliminating all-day kindergarten altogether, modifications could include releasing the ever-growing class-size cap....

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