A tremendous THANK YOU to all the participants who poured their creative minds into stories of freedom. You hit the mark, leaving judges with tears in their eyes, laughing out loud, struck with your linguistic skills, and captivated by your descriptions. Your stories demonstrated that freedom is central to our existence and takes endurance, courage, and sacrifice to uphold. … [Read more...] about Freedom Short Story Contest – And the winners are….
After the last two years, early elementary school students are the ones bearing the brunt of the pandemic learning gap. The early grades are essential in building reading fundamentals. All other subjects - apart from gym, art, and recess - are built on the ability to read. A child who can read well has the means for academic success. If reading is delayed or shaky, it affects … [Read more...] about Summer Homeschool – Filling the Pandemic Gaps
As homeschoolers we have frequently come into contact with misconceptions. With the growing tide of families making the move toward home education, dispelling common myths has even made the news on Fox this week : Parents sound off on homeschooling misconceptions: 'People think we just sit in our houses all day' Here is a list of top five homeschool misconceptions they … [Read more...] about Homeschooling Misconceptions: Top Five Hits
See the trailer here : The Homeschool Awakening Despite schools opening up fully again here in Canada and in the U.S. there has been a continuing, steep increase in families who choose to homeschool. There is a new movie that was just released yesterday called "The Homeschool Awakening" that provides some insight into the growing popularity and impetus behind the homeschool … [Read more...] about The Homeschool Awakening
The Tuttle Twins have made quite a wave since the first book in the series was released in 2014. The author Connor Boyack is the founder of the Libertas Institute, a free market think tank based in Utah, and a homeschool father who aims to introduce children to "the principles of a free society." The series designed for 5-10 year olds covers topics such as free markets, … [Read more...] about The Tuttle Twins: Right-Wing Propaganda or Left-Wing Conniptions?