Homeschool

Getting Started – This page is a list of links to general information about homeschooling in British Columbia, Canada, and the various options available. There is also a list of schools that support home education, and links to the British Columbia government outcomes and printable documents.

Meeting the Learning Standards: K-3 – This page is a list of the resources I’ve used to meet the learning standards and outcomes for kindergarten to grade 3.

Meeting the Learning Standards: 4-5 – This page is a list of the resources I’ve used to meet the learning standards and outcomes for grade 4 and 5.

Meeting the Learning Standards: 6-7 – This page is a list of the resources I’ve used to meet the learning standards and outcomes for grade 6 and 7.

Schedules and Routines

Daily Schedule: Home Routine – This is an example of what some days look like for us.

Daily Schedule: K-3 and 4-5 – This is an example of a daily school outline including subject activities.

A Typical Day – by Raising Arrows

Planning Ideas

Traveler’s Journal – by Raising Arrows – This is actually what I’ve done, so it’s neat to see that someone else does this as well.

Books and Resources – Used and Loved

  • The Ordinary Parent’s Guide to Teaching Reading, Jessie Wise and Sara Buffington
  • Jump Math
  • The Trumpet of the Swan, E.B. White

Books and Resources – Look Interesting

  • Grandpa’s Box: Retelling the Biblical Story of Redemption, Starr Meade

Activities

EDU Place.com – This site is extensive, and free!

Worksheets 

Worksheet Works – My favourite free worksheet site.

EDU Place.com – This site is extensive, and free!

Subject Research Information

EDU Place.com Link Library

National Geographic Kids

U.S. Geologic Survey

National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences

Blogs

Abundant Life – Marianne writes about homeschooling 8 children, and learning struggles related to dyslexia.

Raising Arrows – Amy writes about homeschooling, homemaking, and mothering a large family.

Little Earthling Blog: Bakers’ Dozen and Apollo – Renee writes about large family living, homeschooling, adoption, and special needs.