Home School Legal Defence Association Of Canada

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...

Homeschooling to Develop Passions

Thank you for your comments and questions here on the blog, and on the HSLDA YouTube channel. It is so important that we encourage one another and share experiences with each other in the homeschool community. We believe that...

The Individualized Adventures of Homeschooling!

Meet Eric and Christine Valk and their family of one daughter and six sons: Jacob (17), Macayla (15), Justin (14), Kadin (14), Levi (10), Gideon (7), and Malachi (3).  The Valk family began their homeschooling adventure in 2002, when...

Homeschooling When Life Hurts

At HSLDA, we know that life does not always follow our plans and agendas. As the poet, Robert Burns, is often paraphrased as saying, “The best laid plans of mice and men often go awry.” Whether your school year...

Setting Goals that Work for YOU!

This week on the Vlog, Paul Faris interviews Shayne Wyler, Homeschooling Solutions Coordinator, on a topic that applies to all of us: Goal Setting. While the thought of setting new goals for the new year may seem overwhelming and...

The Law in 7 Minutes

Welcome back, everyone! This week the vlog gets a little technical as I give a quick lesson on legal process. Wait! Come back! Before you let your eyes glaze over and you click away in boredom let me stress...

Homeschooling benefits parents. Really!

Hi, everyone! Thanks for joining us. This week I share on a topic that is close to my heart. I think this is a really important factor in ensuring that the homeschooling movement has the momentum to grow and...

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