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Solidarité avec les familles éducatrices au Québec

La Fédération ontarienne de parents enseignants est solidaire avec les familles québécoises faisant l’enseignement à la maison, en opposition au projet de règlement visant à changer l’encadrement de l’éducation à domicile au Québec. Voici la lettre que nous avons envoyée au Ministre de l’Éducation du Québec : https://ontariohomeschool.org/OFTP-letter-Quebec-fr.pdf

Solidarity with Quebec Homeschoolers

The Ontario Federation of Teaching Parents stands in solidarity with homeschooling families in Quebec in opposition to the proposed changes to the regulation of home education in that province. Here is the letter we sent to the Quebec Minister of Education: https://ontariohomeschool.org/OFTP-letter-Quebec.pdf

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Spring 2019 Home Education Conferences

Homeschool Conferences in Ontario Spring 2019

27th Annual KW Christian Home Educators’ Conference Kitchener-Waterloo Christian Home Educators Saturday, April 6, 2019 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.Rockway Mennonite Collegiate 110 Doon Road, Kitchener, Ontario https://www.kwchea.ca/registration.html Annual RVHEA Homeschool Conference Rideau Valley Home Educators Association (Christian) Saturday, April 27, 2019 Kanata Baptist Church 465 Hazeldean Rd. 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. https://www.rvhea.org/conference 26th

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What Must an Educated Person Know?

In an article titled The Curriculum of Necessity or What Must an Educated Person Know?, John Taylor Gatto quoted Harvard University’s list of ten qualities it suggests are essential to successfully adapting to the rapidly changing world of work: The ability to define problems without a guide. The ability to ask hard questions which challenge

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Inspiration Deficit Disorder

Instead of an “attention-deficient” student, we ought to worry about an “inspiration-deficient” classroom

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Teen transitions

As the web manager for the Canadian Home Based Learning Resource Page, I somehow got put on the newsletter mailing list for TeenMentalHealth.org. […] the main reason I’m blogging about this is to let you know of something else I discovered on the Teen Mental Health website: an online or downloadable booklet called Transitions. […]

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