“How do I homeschool my 3 year old?”

Recently, we’ve been getting a lot of enquiries about how to homeschool a preschool child. It makes me wonder if there’s been a rise in social pressures that make parents think that their own natural parenting is somehow inadequate, that they have to ‘get down to business’ as soon as possible, and that what that

Holiday Gift-Giving? Give a gift made by an OFTP Member!

Letting you know early so there’s time for shipping: We have some talented people in the OFTP membership! Check out what some of our members have on offer for gift-giving this holiday season! Browse by artist: Wendy Elizabeth Hart – Freeschoolin’ Author, Illustrator Marian Buchanan – Artist Or skip to a product: children’s book by

“Do we have to homeschool French?”

Information valid for Ontario at the time of publication – October 2018 Short answer: no. Longer answer: there are good reasons to learn French (some to do with social advantages, others to do with brain development), and certain things to be aware of when a child or youth enters the school system after a time

“Can we homeschool part-time?”

Information valid for Ontario at the time of publication – August 2019 It’s not uncommon for Ontario parents who are considering homeschooling to ask us the question: “Can we homeschool part-time?” But in order to provide the relevant information, first we need to know whether it’s about homeschooling for a portion of the day (or

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

Peterborough HS mom with a 12 year-old

just wondering if anyone around the Peterborough area are homeschooling as well my son is 12 with add adhd

STEM Workshop Mississauga

Hello parents, here is a Thursday workshop to learn and try STEM. Grow more in science and math through engineering. Kids learn best hands on. Pick any day that works for you and join us. Every week we cover something new. Register here:https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/mississauga-stem-pilot-program-tickets-60727445424

May is Homeschooling Awareness Month

May is Homeschooling Awareness Month!

Spring 2019 Home Education Conferences

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