Secular Curriculum Options

Wondering what all the hullaboo around secularr and faith-based resource materials is? Read this. Is Your Homeschool Curriculum Secular, Neutral, or Nonsectarian? Looking for lists of resources that are secular? Homeschool Resource Room – 2020 Secular Homeschool Curriculum Guide Secular Science Curriculum For Homeschoolers Resource List Secular ELA Resources from RoyalBaloo Secular, Eclectic and Academic (SEA) – Resource Database Steamsational’s Ultimate List of Quality Secular […]

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VIDEO: Frequently Asked Questions #3 – Choosing a Style

VIDEO:  Frequently Asked Questions #3 – Choosing a Style

Kirby and Jennifer Gehman from the Manitoba Association for Schooling at Home answer common questions about homeschooling. In this video, part 3 in a series, they discuss how to choose a homeschooling style or method. Webpages referenced by this video:

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VIDEO: Filling out Homeschooling Notification Forms in Manitoba

VIDEO: Filling out Homeschooling Notification Forms in Manitoba

Rachael has been homeschooling her ten-year-old son “from the beginning” and also previously homeschooled four nephews. Prior to becoming a parent later in life, she worked as a teacher in Canada, Pakistan, England and Spain, and she currently works as a teacher educator at the University of Manitoba. Rachael volunteers on the MASH Advisory team and as a community soccer director and coach. However, her […]

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PDF: Homeschooling Preschool and Early Elementary Grades

PDF: Homeschooling Preschool and Early Elementary Grades

Homeschooling Preschool and Early Elementary Grades

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Samples of Notification Forms Filled Out

Samples of Notification Forms Filled Out

The following newsletters contain samples of the Notification forms and their educational plans: Fall 2015 Newsletter with Sample Forms Fall 2016 Newsletter with Sample Forms

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VIDEO: Frequently Asked Questions #2 – What About Socialization?

VIDEO: Frequently Asked Questions #2 – What About Socialization?

Kirby and Jennifer Gehman from the Manitoba Association for Schooling at Home answer common questions about homeschooling. In this video, part 1 in a series, they discuss socialization.

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VIDEO: An Introduction to Homeschooling

VIDEO: An Introduction to Homeschooling

Jennifer Gehman presents her talk “Introduction to Homeschooling: A Whirlwind Tour of How to Homeschool”. Jennifer is a long time member of the MASH advisory team, serving in the past as secretary, treasurer, and president. She is currently the Online liaison. She is also a co-creator of Wildwood Curriculum, a certified teacher, and a facilitator with the Neufeld Institute. She lives and plays with her […]

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VIDEO: Frequently Asked Questions #1 – What is Homeschooling?

Kirby and Jennifer Gehman from the Manitoba Association for Schooling at Home answer common questions about homeschooling. In this video, part 1 in a series, they discuss: What is homeschooling? Isn’t homeschooling just school at home? What’s the difference between homeschooling and “school at home”? Can I just homeschool for a short period and then send my child back to school? Can my kids move […]

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What exactly is Curriculum?

What exactly is Curriculum?

Homeschoolers use the word “curriculum” differently from educators and sometimes it can be confusing about what exactly it is. #1 Curriculum refers to government learning standards The Manitoba curriculum refers to a series of documents that specify learning outcomes (or skills) that children are expected to achieve by the end of each year in each subject.  These documents do NOT include any lesson plans or […]

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Manitoba Government Resources

The Manitoba Homeschooling office has an excellent FAQ section here: https://www.edu.gov.mb.ca/k12/schools/ind/homeschool/faqs.html Homeschooling Notification package and information about to fill it out is located here: https://www.edu.gov.mb.ca/k12/schools/ind/homeschool/notification.html Manitoba Curriculum Information My Child in School provides an overview of the concepts covered in various subject areas throughout Kindergarten to Grade 12. Curriculum Essentials are resources designed to provide a “quick start” to the Manitoba curriculum for Mathematics, Science and Social Studies in Grades 1 to […]

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