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BC CHEC 2014 - Christian Home Educators' Convention & Trade Show - Kelowna, BC, Canada

BC CHEC 2014 - Christian Home Educators' Convention & Trade Show - Kelowna, BC, Canada | How to Homeschool in Canada | Scoop.it
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Attend a Home Educator's Convention to glean all kinds of valuable information, and interact with other like-minded people.

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Product Overview / Homeschool computer programming courses for kids and teens

Product Overview / Homeschool computer programming courses for kids and teens | How to Homeschool in Canada | Scoop.it
Homeschool self-study computer programming courses for kids. Students learn Windows and Game programming with age-appropriate textbooks and fun, hands-on activities!
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Homeschooling Methods - Homeschool Teaching Methods | Child Central

There are many homeschooling methods. Here are descriptions of the more popular methods and you can mix and match these related concepts to your liking, as long as they fit with the homeschooling regulations implemented in your state.
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5 Free Elementary Homeschooling Resources for the Summer

5 Free Elementary Homeschooling Resources for the Summer | How to Homeschool in Canada | Scoop.it
5 great ways to keep your child learning and engaged this summer.
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Developmentally Appropriate Practice & Homeschooling - 1+1+1=1

Developmentally Appropriate Practice & Homeschooling - 1+1+1=1 | How to Homeschool in Canada | Scoop.it
Developmentally Appropriate Practice & Homeschooling http://t.co/P4be5aAQNM via @1plus1plus1
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This site is loaded with high quatlity information!

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How to Homeschool in Canada

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School at Home in British Columbia FAQ's Part One: I Think I Might Want to Homeschool - What Do I Do Now?
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Many parents feel inadequate to facilitate their child's learning at home, but as a parent you could be the very best for the job.  Why?  Because you are best positioned to really know your child - the way they learn, what they are interested in, their greatest strengths, etc..

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Major Changes to Education in Newfoundland

Major Changes to Education in Newfoundland | How to Homeschool in Canada | Scoop.it

From HSLDA - 

 

The Government of Newfoundland announced last week that it will be amalgamating all the English school boards in the province (from three to one). 

 

This may cause very significant changes for homeschooling families in the province.  Currently, Eastern and Western districts work fairly well with homeschooling families, although they require some of the highest levels of reporting in the province. Central District is so unreasonable in their requirements that homeschoolers either refuse to register or are denied if they try.

 

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Thank you to Home School Legal Defence Association for working with the Christian Home Educators of Newfoundland and Labrador ...

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Wall of Films! | Over 500 Social Change Documentaries on 1 Page

Wall of Films! | Over 500 Social Change Documentaries on 1 Page | How to Homeschool in Canada | Scoop.it
Watch over 500 of the best social change documentaries free to watch online, all via one massive wall of films on a single page.

Via Natalie Sing
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Perhaps not all of these would be appropriate for all children, but certainly some of these would be worth watching with your child(ren)

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Natalie Sing's curator insight, April 2, 2013 6:59 PM

A wide variety of Documentaries. Interesting and though provoking. Some of them come with Study Guides.

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What a wealth of information here - great to see it in such an easy to access format!
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Free online Videos on social change.

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Montreal's new Planetarium unveiled

Canadian Astronaut Julie Payette introduces Montreal's new Rio Tinto Planetarium Friday April 5, 2013.
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What an excellent opportunity for educators!  If you live in Montreal, or plan on visiting, you might want to include a visit to the Planetarium!

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How to foster independence in your homeschool student

How to foster independence in your homeschool student | How to Homeschool in Canada | Scoop.it
Kris Bales offers tips for transitioning with your kids to a more independent learning model.
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Some very useful suggestions, with balanced expectations of our kids.

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Homeschooling the Large Family - Abundant Life

Homeschooling the Large Family - Abundant Life | How to Homeschool in Canada | Scoop.it
Love this! "it will be messy, it will be noisy, but it can be done!" Homeschooling the Large Family http://t.co/ZFBTElxlTr @AbundantLife8
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10 FAQ’s About Homeschooling in Canada | Homeschool Canada

10 FAQ’s About Homeschooling in Canada | Homeschool Canada | How to Homeschool in Canada | Scoop.it
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A good, consise overview.

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How to Homeschool Multiple Ages

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Q: My kids are ages four-and-a-half years old, two-and-a-half years, and ten-and-a-half months old. I am intimidated to homeschool them for some reason! You've been home-educating for a while now, I would love to glean ...
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This is a beautifully laid out blog without the clutter of advertising, etc.  You might find a few gems here!

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5 Ways to Prepare for a Homeschool Convention

5 Ways to Prepare for a Homeschool Convention | How to Homeschool in Canada | Scoop.it
By Heather Sanders. Homeschooling conventions are a tremendous source of inspiration and encouragement, but if families ... (5 Ways to Prepare for a Homeschool Convention | Pioneer Woman ...
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3 Home Education Conventions coming up in Western Canada:

Red Deer http://sco.lt/5TKh9N ;
Kelowna http://sco.lt/7fE9fl ;
Abbotsford http://sco.lt/7L0Eef ;

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Blog - How to Use Pinterest in Homeschooling

Gain new ideas for your homeschool instruction by learning to use Pinterest, a content sharing site where users can “pin” images linked to websites.
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I use Pinterest all the time - is is so simple to start using, and the wealth of information found there can be easily sorted!  

 

Need a place to start?  Check out http://pinterest.com/cornerstonebc/

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