How I Teach Critical Thinking in Our Homeschool

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How I Teach Critical Thinking in Our Homeschool

How I Teach Critical Thinking in Our Homeschool

      Critical Thinking is an essential part of learning.  In order for us to be resilient and successful in life we need to be able to gather facts, process through them, know if we require any more information or help, and then make a decision to move forward. Learning how to “Think it Through” helps us in all areas of life: Academics Relationships Business Not to mention all the other little bits of life which happen in between the above three areas.  It is because of this I try my best to implement as much Critical Learning into our day

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Traditional Homeschooling v.s. Blended

Traditional Homeschooling v.s. Blended

After listening to a short interview on CBC Canada today about the  Calgary Board of Education offering a blended home school option (titled:  Blended Home Schooling),  it got me to thinking… about how lucky we are in Alberta to have so many education options for our children. When we first started to home school we did a bunch of research and came to the conclusion to go with 100% parent led studies, which in Alberta is referred to as “Traditional” home schooling. We also had in the back of our minds that, perhaps once our oldest was getting closer to the

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