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 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 […]

Using the Schoolio Digital Platform – Adding a Student

Using the Schoolio Digital Platform

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 […]

Teaching Multi-Grades? Schoolio Can Help.

Teaching Multi-Grades? Schoolio Can Give You Your Life Back. By Chelsea McLeod Look familiar? Are you spending all your spare time doing prep that seems neverending to keep up? Are you overwhelmed with student needs and classroom outcomes? Are you struggling with teaching multi-grades? Let me paint you a picture. You teach in a rural […]

Meeting All Learners Where They Are

Meeting all learners where they are

_____________________________________________________________________ Meeting All Learners Where They Are:  Differentiation Made Easy By Chelsea McLeod So have you been assigned your first class, or are you changing grades for the first time in years? Keep reading to find out how to make your prep easier and focus your attention on the students in your classroom rather than […]

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 […]

Want to Homeschool More Efficiently? Try this!

Want to homeschool more efficiently

Are you frustrated with your current homeschooling situation? Do you want to homeschool more efficiently? And does the circumstance below sound overly familiar? It’s 2:00 pm, and your sink is full of dishes, goldfish and cheerios scattered all over the dining room and trailed into the living room like some odd trendy art studio. You […]

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 […]

Why Parents Are Turning To Homeschooling

Why Parents Are Turning to Homeschooling

The other day, I was at a dentist’s appointment with my kids. While we were there, the secretary asked my daughter if she enjoyed the morning off school to be at the dentist. My daughter responded with a “no” because she despises dentist’s appointments. I followed up the question with, “We will be doing school […]

Help Your Child Cope With News About Gun Violence

Help your child cope with news about gun violence

In 2022 there have been 198 mass shootings in the United States, and it’s only May. Hearing of these tragedies has become so common that many people have become nearly numb to the news. We don’t understand why someone would choose to hurt other people in the name of hate, but our children are the […]