Home School General Support

See the ‘Curriculum providers’ tab also for homeschool support and practical advice. The entries below have been recommended by the support group over many years. The ‘links’ to helpful websites are constantly growing, therefore this list is not to be considered exhaustive. Please check the ‘Resources – legal and research’ tab since these essential support organizations are not included in the listings below.

Adam Andrews (Teaching the Classics): www.centerforlit.com

Cathy Duffy

Cathy Duffy Homeschooling curriculum reviews, Christian Home Educators curriculum manuals: cathyduffyreviews.com

Charlotte Mason method (Philippines): https://ourlivinglearning.com/

Classical Education, Susan Wise Bauer: www.welltrainedmind.com

Classical Conversations (Richmond Community)

Classical education support, (encourage and equip), Annual Parent Practicum (mid June 2016), free conference. richmondcccommunity@gmail.com; https://ccpracticum.com/

Institute for Excellence in Writing, Andrew Pudewa: www.iew.com

KONOS (unit studies): www.konos.com

Mary Pride

Homeschooling curriculum reviews; Home School World; The Big Book of Home Learning; Mary Pride’s Complete Guide to Homeschooling; Practical Homeschooling Magazine. www.home-school.com

Mentoring Boys: http://www.mentoringboys.com/schooling.html

Moore Homeschooling (Moore Academy) The balance of Academics and Work/Service: www.Moorefoundation.com

Robinson Curriculum Homeschool Curriculum Excellence: www.robinsoncurriculum.com

Sonlight Curriculum Lots of practical homeschool advice on the website, including forums and blog: www.sonlight.com


Heritage Christian Online School

Community classes for Grades 1-9: differentiated classes for science, English, Social Studies, Fine Arts and PE. Register at: https://onlineschool.ca/

Traditional Learning Academy (Surrey)

TLA hosts various educational service providers in our classrooms. These instructors rent TLA classroom space and operate independently from TLA. All providers are screened and have criminal record checks with TLA.

Guitar classes for grades 7-12, art classes for grades 1-12, writing and social studies classes for grades 3-9



Homeschooling Teen Magazine: www.homeschoolingteen.com

Practical Homeschooling – Mary Pride: www.practicalhomeschooling.com

The Old Schoolhouse Magazine: www.thehomeschoolmagazine.com


Donna Young’s Homeschool Resources and Printables (planners, calendars, math sheets, science, english etc. ) https://donnayoung.org

Organized Home: https://organizedhome.com/

Home Storage solutions: https://www.home-storage-solutions-101.com/index.html

Misc. Websites and Blogs

Greater Vancouver Homelearners Network: sites.google.com/site/gvhomelearners/home

Growing Home

Encouragement for Christ centred home education by a Canadian homeschool family: https://growinghomeblog.com/

Homeschool Canada: https://homeschoolcanada.ca

Lifestyle of Learning (Association of Christian home Educators) Empowering the family to combine growth with learning love for whole-life education: https://lolache.com

North Carolinians for home education: https://www.nche.com

The Homeschool Mom Encouragement, tips and practical helps: www.thehomeschoolmom.com

A FaceBook group is available for families who have a child registered under Section 12/13 (BC). It’s meant to be a venue where registration can be frankly discussed for its merits; so that registered families can touch base with one another and provide moral support along a “path less traveled”. Please request to join if you’d like to participate: https://www.facebook.com/groups/registeredhomeschoolers/.

Free internet resources

A2Z Home’s Cool – Alphabet of Homeschooling, Homeschooling for Free



All About Birds, by Cornell University. Online bird guide, bird ID: https://www.allaboutbirds.org/

Big Brainz math facts bigbrainz.com

Don Aslett’s Cleaning Resources – home making advice: https://donaslett.com/

Easy Peasy Homeschool K – 12 180 days/year, Christian homeschool curriculum https://allinonehomeschool.com/

Xtra Math: https://xtramath.org/#/home/index – timed, may be an issue with pressure

Duolingo Learn a language for free: https://www.duolingo.com/

Google search: images. ‘Best math apps’ (Google to get reviews) Exercise caution with apps – make sure in settings: “no” in ‘app purchases’. Potential for computer viruses. Can use a lot of space or data.

How to Homeschool for Free: https://howtohomeschoolforfree.com/

Khan Academy


Not-for-profit organization with a mission to provide a free world-class education to anyone anywhere. With over 2600 videos, they cover K-12 math, science topics such as biology, chemistry, and physics, and even reach into other subject with playlists on finance and history. Each video is approximately 10 minutes long, and learning is self-paced. Parents, as teachers, can see any student in detail, have a real-time class report for all students, and see resources for providing targeted interventions in learning if necessary. Explains well

Net Nanny – parental controls and internet filtering: https://www.netnanny.com/

Only Passionate Curiosity




all different levels – beginner – intermediate – advanced. K – 12 and beyond


Many instructional and informational videos- the sky is the limit!