Homeschooling resources


Home Education Notification Form

Sample Learning/Education/Assessment Plan Template

Reference Documents

Home Education Regulations Written in Lay Person's Language

Government Alberta Education Home Education Handbook 2010

Government Home Education Regulations 2010

Guide To Education 2017

Each student receives a minimum of $835.00 per year in reimbursement funding for their home education program as below:

Home Education Funding Reimbursement Rules

As per Alberta Education's directive, no student receives any funding or benefit on a school program as below:

Teacher-Directed, On-line, Paper-based Funding Rules

teacher-directed funding

PCE - Home education is a distinction of "authority" and not "location"

Alberta Education Curriculum Summaries


Grade 1

Grade 2

Grade 3

Grade 4

Grade 5

Grade 6

Grade 7

Grade 8

Grade 9

Curriculum Outcomes for Home Educators Grades K-12

Activities and Events (see also Support Groups)

SHINE Society for the Homeschool Network of Edmonton

Calgary and Area Activities and Events Group

Edmonton and Area Activities and Events Group

Jim McGinn's Calgary Homeschooling Resources Site

Curriculum Sellers

Homeschool Buyers Co-op

Canadian Homeschooling Purchase Facebook Group

CHER Canadian Home Education Resources

Secular Alberta Homeschooling Curriculum Sale

Education Station, Edmonton

Scholars Choice

Wintergreen Teaching Resources

Science Is

Western Campus Resources - Alberta Education High School Textbooks

Homeschool Canada


Home Learning Connections - Calgary

Professional Parenting and Education - Alberta

Natural Capacity Counseling, Donna Vanderlip - BC


Happy Homeschooling Handbook - Alberta Edition 2018-2019 Year

Alberta Happy Homeschooling Handbook

Considering homeschooling your child? Yes, you can! This 100+ page book contains everything you need to homeschool in Alberta.

All net proceeds go to the Alberta Homeschooling Association to cover costs and keep our membership free!

See Inside the Table of Contents

Print Book $19.95 plus $5.00 shipping


National Home Education Conference - September 2018

Inspired Calgary - September 2018

Wisdom High School Conference - November 2018

Canadian Free Online Homeschool Conference - February 2019

Western Canadian Catholic Homeschool Conference - March 2019

AHEA Homeschool Conference - April 2019

Alberta Education Resource Departments

Richard Arnold, Finance and Reimbursements

Daylene Lauman, Online, Paper-based and Teacher Directed Programs

Randy Billey, Field Services Manager

Amanda Henry, Chief of Staff, Education Minister

Curtis Clarke, Deputy Education Minister

Hon David Eggen, Education Minister


AHA! Homeschooling 101

AHA! Spring Visits: What to Expect


Parents for Choice in Education

Alberta Independent Schools and Colleges Association

Unschooling Canada Association

Alliance of Self-Directed Education

Home School Legal Defense Canada

Canadian Websites

Unschooling Canada Association Facebook Support Group

Unschooling Canada Association Facebook Page

Beatrice Ekwa Ekoko's Blog "Radio Free School"

Jan Hunt's Website "The Natural Child Project"

Pam Laricchia's Blog "Living Joyfully"

Wendy Priesnitz' Blog "Life Learning"

Carlo Ricci's Blog "Journal of Unschooling and Alternative Learning"

Attachment Parenting Canada's Home Education

Judy Arnall's Blog "Unschooling To University"

Facebook - Indigenous Homeschoolers

Tip Sheets on Homeschooling

Why Would I Consider Home Education?

Home Education Myths

10 Worries of New Home Educators

8 Parenting and Education Myths Not Backed by Research

Homeschooling Advantages and Disadvantages

Does Your Parenting Style Match Your Homeschooling Style?

How Does an Unschooler change a Light Bulb? A Day in the Life of an Unschooler

Tips for Applying to Colleges, Universities and Tech Schools

Setting Up Your Home for Success

Ten Things to Know About Unschooling

What about Socialization?

Is Minecraft Educational?

Video Game Benefits

Unschooling and STEM Careers

Homeschooling Glossary of Terms

Why you should take your children out of public school, by Brent Kreuger

Ways to Learn Math Without a Workbook

The Back-to-School Schedule When You Unschool

10 Reasons to Get the Degree (or Diploma or Certificate)

Screen Time Mitigates Summer Learning Loss

Self-Directed Education Alliance Article: Unschooling 101

Are All-inclusive Vacations Educational? You bet!

The "Back to School" Schedule When You Unschool

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