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Documenting the “Extras” throughout the Year

We are seeing in the other articles of this series how to prepare the structure of the portfolio for each child. Over the next several months, we will talk about the details of each subject to carefully document them....

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...

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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...

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A disappointing decision from the Youth Division of the Court of Quebec

By Jean jr. Landry. On September 16th, the tribunal gave judgement regarding one of our members who was defending his right to offer, at home, an education tailored to his children’s needs. We have introduced you to this story...

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#momchat Homeschool Insecurities

Our last video update was a conversation between two HSLDA dads. This week, we have two HSLDA moms chatting about some of the issues that shake their confidence to teach at home. Whether it is a comment from a...

Homeschooling through Elementary School Works! A Successful Homeschool Graduate shares her experience.

By Rachael Horrocks Seven-year-old me had no interest in being homeschooled. I loved first grade in public school, where I had friends who shared their snacks and a teacher who let me finish math class early and write stories....

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Homeschooling Dads: A #DadChat conversation

Homeschooling dads have a unique role in the education of their kids. Whether you are a work-from-home dad or a dad who goes to the office, you know that your time with your children can be limited. But homeschool...

So, you are thinking about homeschooling elementary school: Why the idea isn’t so crazy after all

Keeping your children home for preschool may have made sense to you. Kids do seem so little when that school bus pulls up for the first time. But come grade one, the societal expectation is certainly that kids will...

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...

Québec Ombudsman Files Its Report with Minister of Education

You will recall that we were invited to two meetings with representatives of the Protecteur du citoyen (Québec Ombudsman), in the Fall of 2013. We have just received from their offices a link to their final report just recently...

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