What's New at Home Based Learning

2017

Welcome Back!

Welcome back to what I hope will be a fantastic school year!  My name is Shawn Saumer and I am the new Next Step Outreach Counsellor and Home Education Facilitator.  I am very excited about my new role and look forward to a great year!  If you have…

Year-end Celebration

The year-end celebration for HOM and CEA (Grades 1-6) was June 1 at the Broadmoor Park Picnic Shelter. The celebration had a Canada 150 theme with guests wearing red/white and a lesson about Samuel de Champlain landing in Nova Scotia and the significance…

PAT Exam Information

PAT Exams are administered in May and June to students in grades 6 and 9. For more information and scheduling for these upcoming exams please go to the Alberta Education website.

The Books Story

Before spring break, the families of Home Education (CEA and HOM) were provided with the opportunity to take home any of the ‘older’ Home Education materials for their child’s programming. Thank you to those parents that came to pick up materials.…

Save the Date

The Year End Celebration is for all HOM and CEA students and their families. Save June 1st at 10:00 a.m. on your calendar to attend. Check back often for updates!

Center for Educational Alternatives Report available online March 23, 2017

Reports for students registered in Center for Educational Alternatives will be available online for parents and guardians on March 23, 2017. Should you require assistance logging in please contact Marg Jerome.

What’s New in Brain Based Learning?

(Actually it’s really “old”!) Gretchen Wegner, M. Ed teaches students a simple method of how to study effectively for tests.  So what IS the most effective study technique?  (click to see diagram) Practicing recall and self-testing! Gretchen…

Teen Mental Health

Dr. Stan Kutcher, ONS, MD, FRCPC, FCAHS presented a conference to educators in the Edmonton area on Teen Mental Health. The materials provided are created and made freely available at http://www.teenmentalhealth.org/.  Dr. Kutcher also recommended…

2016

Home Education in the News

Thank you for taking time to inquire with us about Home Education.  A recent Alberta Education announcement cancelling Trinity Christian School Association’s accreditation as a private school directly affected students working with Wisdom Home Schooling…

What's New

Again this year, we have registered elementary students in the Raz-Kids reading program through Learning A-Z. Rz-Kids provides over 400 leveled readers with comprehension assessments that are accessible for families. To that, we have added another educational…