The Canadian Homeschooler
You aren’t the only one who feels like they just aren’t mastering this homeschooling gig. In fact, there’s hundreds of parents who are second guessing themselves and feeling super low. It’s really hard to manage life, work and homeschool on top of all of that. Thankfully for you, there are amazing people who know that […]
Why Your Kids Are Driving You Nuts.
You’re now a few weeks into homeschooling and hopefully by now you’ve started to find a groove. Or you’ve learned 82 ways that DON’T work and you’re still searching for a peaceful rhythm. Let me ask you this: Are your kids driving you crazy? Are you wondering how on earth the veteran homeschool moms handle this […]
Welcome: Schoolio Planning Freebies
What do you need to accomplish in each day when homeschooling? How can you keep your homeschool on track and set realistic goals that can be easily obtained without throwing you into a frenzy? We love our Schoolio Community, and we care deeply about how you are feeling as a homeschool parent. We don’t […]
The Homeschooling Mindset.
When it comes to living a happy life, experts agree that mindset is key. Changing your mindset to one of positivity is essential in your life journey, but what about your homeschool journey? Sathish Bala –CEO of Schoolio- asked Lindsey Casselman –Schoolio Team Member and founder of Linden Tree learning- how to get into the […]
Let’s Talk About: Planning
When I talk about planning, I’m planning in two different ways: Long-Range and Short-Range. My Long-Range plans are my overall scope for the entire year, which I do before the year begins. My Short-Range is planning week by week, which I plan continuously all year long. Let’s start with Long-Range planning. First I make a […]
Is Homeschooling Right for You and Your Child?
If you are a parent considering homeschooling due to COVID-19, you are not alone. Homeschooling is seeing a global surge; 10% growth in 2020, compared to 6% before Covid. Homeschooling may not be the right choice for all families, so how can you find out if it’s the right fit for yours? If you’re pondering […]
How Do I Balance Teaching Multiple Grades?
I read a question from another homeschool mama that went something like this, ‘How do you balance teaching more than one child in different grade levels at the same time?’ I have three children, ages 9.5, 7.5 and (almost) 6. That translates to me teaching grades 1,3 and 4. It’s busy! I won’t lie and […]
Let’s Talk About: Socialization
Hey Lindsey, what’s the difference between Socialization and Socializing when it comes to Homeschooling? Ah socialization, the most common question asked of the seasoned homeschooler. It’s asked by grandparents and aunts and uncles and family friends and strangers at the grocery store. It’s the source of memes and eyerolls and, yes, sometimes a snarky reply […]
Let’s Talk About: Co-Ops
Hey Lindsey, what is a Co-Op? And how can I run one in my own town or city? “Great question! You may have heard homeschoolers mention co-op and not really understood what it was. Last year our homeschool group had a seminar/guest speaker on creating your own home co-op, so allow me share the wisdom […]
Let’s Talk About: Finances
Hey Lindsey, what advice do you have for the new parents out there that want to start homeschooling but are worried about the financial aspect of it? “A new homeschooler asked me this exact question the other day about the costs of homeschooling. This is one of those questions that can have a WIDE variety […]