What Self-Care Really Means

What Self-Care Really Means: How to Beat the Winter Blahs When You’re a Homeschooling Parent By Chelsea McLeod You can’t pour from an empty cup! We have all heard that old saying, “You can’t pour from an empty cup…” but what does that mean, and how does it relate to your homeschooling journey? Parenting is […]

How to Navigate and Annotate Schoolio Digital Lessons

how to navigate and annotate Schoolio digital lessons

Are you new to the Schoolio Digital Platform? Using the Schoolio digital platform might overwhelm you, and learning a new digital system can be confusing! That’s why we are here to help guide you through every step on the Schoolio Digital platform so that you and your student will be successful while bringing fun back […]

How to Bring Writing into Other Areas

How to bring writing into other areas

Sneaking It In: How to Bring Writing Into Other Areas By Chelsea McLeod  Writing in school is often seen as a skill linked only to English. It is often viewed as an immovable part of the curriculum and focus in this class. While this is technically true, it is not the whole picture. Not only is […]

Does Your Student Hate Writing?

Does Your Student Hate Writing?:  Tips and Tricks to Make It Easier By: Chelsea McLeod Has your writing time become the bane of your existence, the most challenging part of your homeschooling routine? Is your kid miserable when It comes time to practice writing? Are they pushing back, getting easily frustrated, complaining, avoiding and completely […]

Manage Disruptions to Learning

Manage disruptions to learning

Learning disruptions continue to frustrate parents, teachers and students across Canada and the United States. We all had high hopes that the Covid-19 pandemic would be entirely over by now, and education and life as we once knew it could continue as usual. Yet, we are entering the third year of the pandemic and are […]

Affordable Homeschooling Curriculum and Price Increases

Affordable Homeschooling Curriculum

Inflation is a word that makes many of us cringe as we watch the price of groceries, clothes, fuel, and everyday essentials rise. Finding ways to afford essential items has become a challenge for many people worldwide. Many people are concerned about their homeschooling curriculum needs as they continue to watch the cost of everything […]

Prepare Your Pre-Teen for Grade 8

Prepare your pre-teen for grade 8

How can you prepare your pre-teen for grade 8? Make sure you still let them have that fun summer that they want but also aim to keep them on track, catch them up from pandemic learning loss, avoid summer learning loss and prepare them for grade eight? It’s a huge task, but it doesn’t have […]

Prepare Your Child for Grade Six

Prepare your child for grade six

Are you wondering the best way to prepare your child for grade six? Doing so without causing them tremendous stress and frustration from doing too much work on fun summer days? What’s the easiest way to prevent summer learning loss, prepare your child for grade six and let them have a fun summer? Avoid summer […]

Prepare Your Child for Grade Four

Prepare your child for grade four

Are you worried that your child isn’t prepared for grade four or that they might lose too much knowledge due to summer learning loss? What’s the best way to keep your child on track with their learning during the summer? Should you crowd their day with learning time and curriculum? Or allow them to have […]

Prepare Your Child for Grade Three

Prepare your child for grade three

Do you feel like your child is prepared for grade three? During the summer, are you planning to help your child stay on track with their learning or have a free-for-all summer with no sign of curriculum? Do you want to ensure your child stays on track but not overwhelm them with too much ‘work’? […]