Looking for 2021 Nova Scotia summer camps and activities? Check out these camps and activities for your kids to enjoy both online and across Nova Scotia because in-person camps are now a go!Continue reading “2021 Nova Scotia Summer Camps and Activities”
Looking for Nova Scotia 2021 March Break Camps and activities? Here’s what’s going on for children and families during March Break across mainland Nova Scotia and Cape Breton Island, March 15-19.Continue reading “Nova Scotia 2021 March Break Camps and Activities”
Check out these terrific Black Friday Deals for homeschoolers this 2020 year (as well as Cyber Monday)! I’ll be adding to this page as more deals crop up over the weekend, so be sure to check back.Continue reading “Black Friday Deals for Homeschoolers 2020”
If you have already decided to homeschool your child this year, it’s homeschool registration time. September 20th is the deadline to register your child in Nova Scotia. It’s easy to register! Just follow these steps:Continue reading “It’s Homeschool Registration Time in Nova Scotia”
The fact you’re here, reading this article tells me that you care about your child’s education. I know it can feel overwhelming for a parent considering homeschooling. There are so many things to consider, so many things to do, and what seems like so little time until school starts. So, where do you start?Continue reading “Yes You Can Homeschool and This Can Help!”
Potential homeschool parents are always asking if homeschooling is expensive and how to make it more affordable. So, can you homeschool on a shoestring? Absolutely!
Entire homeschool curricula can be found online, as can books, games, worksheets, you name it. I don’t know how homeschoolers did it before the advent of the personal computer! To peruse a whole bunch of homeschool freebies I’ve found, you can click on Free Homeschooling Resources to see a list of everything I’ve shared in the past. And here is a list of some of the resources I’ve found to help you homeschool on a shoestring.Continue reading “Can You Homeschool on a Shoestring?”
In case you didn’t know, in addition to this website, I also run another website, Geek Schooling. I started it after having posted a lot about geek schooling here on Homeschooling in Nova Scotia and wanting to branch out and reach a wider audience beyond our province.
This week, I appeared on Shout Your Cause with Sally Hendrick. I had a such a great time chatting about my favourite topics. We discussed delight directed learning and geek schooling, including homeschooling during the pandemic, and more. Here it is! Just click the play button to watch below.Continue reading “Learn about Delight Directed Learning and Geek Schooling”
We’re stuck in our homes. Homeschool conferences won’t be held in Nova Scotia or New Brunswick this spring (I was going to both of them so that makes me feel sad). Many parents are home with their kids for the first time, looking for homeschool information. Whether you’re a new or experienced homeschooler, we can all use encouragement during this difficult time. Enter my friends and fellow homeschool moms Ana Willis and Cori Dean. They’ve put together a new Canadian homeschool conference, yay!Continue reading “Canadian Homeschool Conference April 14 to 18 2020”
I have dance on my mind. For dancers, this is usually competition season. My daughter is usually preparing for exams, recitals, and perhaps a competition or two at this time of year. I got in on a competition myself back in 2016 and competed in a big studio number on stage with my daughter. Here we are backstage at the competition:Continue reading “I Hope You Dance in Your Homeschool”
Did you know that not only can an abacus help a child with math, but your child can also have fun schooling with the abacus?
What is an abacus? Do you imagine one of these?Continue reading “Fun Schooling with the Abacus”