“Wow, I could never do that,” say most people when I tell them that I home school my children. Questioning them generally reveals that a lot of parents feel inadequate to home educate. They think that if they don’t have a university degree or if they never took algebra or if they cannot speak a foreign language, then they are ill-equipped to teach these things to their kids.
There’s no denying that home schooling is becoming an educational option utilized by more and more parents as an alternative to public education and private education. Others are choosing to home school because they have a certain value system or religious viewpoint they want to instill. Whatever the reason you and your family have chosen the option of home schooling, there are a multitude of terrific online resources out there to make your choice more effective for you.
Considering Home Education? As a home schooling parent in Alberta, you must register with a willing school board in order to legally home school. However, it’s important to know that you don’t have to register with your local school board. Many private schools and school boards inside and outside of Calgary and Edmonton will supervise home schoolers as long as they reside somewhere in the province.
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