Faith-Based Home Education

Home Education with a Faith-Based Perspective

Most homeschooling parents believe the responsibility for educating their child(ren) rests with them. For many of these parents, learning is about more than academic achievement and acquiring social skills. Their choice to homeschool is rooted in the mindset that a child’s education should reflect, support, and extend from their religious beliefs. They believe that learning …

Skills for Online Learning

What Skills Do You Need for Online Learning?

Do you have a student that would benefit from taking high school courses online? Have you considered having your child(ren) complete courses through an online school? Before you register, it’s good to know what skills are needed to work well in an online setting. The following are some abilities that are needed for successfully handling …

At-home learning Covid

Coping with COVID-19 Anxiety and At-Home Learning

The COVID-19 pandemic has created many challenges for Albertans. We’ve adapted to mask-wearing and social distancing. We’ve learned to find entertainment and to pursue hobbies and interests in the confines of our homes and backyards. Students who attend school have had to adjust to the back and forth of in-person learning and online learning while …

Homeschooling and Socialization

Homeschooling and Socialization

Those who homeschool their children are often asked, “What about socialization?” There’s a general belief that being in a brick and mortar school guarantees that your children will build healthy friendships and that homeschooling lacks opportunities for connection with peers. The truth is that homeschooling enables parents to give their children a well-rounded education that …