COVID-19 Restrictions REMAIN IN PLACE
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SHBE has been contacted by the Ministry of Education advising SHBE that they have been required by the Ministry of Health to rescind the guidance for Home Based Educators to follow the Child Care Guidelines. The Ministry of Health has implemented Health Orders and will not allow any exception for Home Based Educators. While this cannot be resolved solely within … Read More

COVID-19 Child Care Guidelines application
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SHBE has been contacted by the Ministry of Education to have SHBE remove the previous article. The Ministry of Health has implemented Health Orders and WILL NOT ALLOW ANY EXCEPTION FOR HOME BASED EDUCATION. This is no longer an issue that can be resolved within the Ministry of Education alone. The Ministry of Education will continue to work with SHBE … Read More

COVID-19 Proposed Guidelines
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SHBE has been contacted by the Ministry of Education to have SHBE remove the previous article. The Ministry of Health has implemented Health Orders and WILL NOT ALLOW ANY EXCEPTION FOR HOME BASED EDUCATION. This is no longer an issue that can be resolved within the Ministry of Education alone. The Ministry of Education will continue to work with SHBE … Read More

Soil Rocks Student Video Competition
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Subject line: Soil Rocks Student Video Competition – This Year Accepting Homeschoolers! Dear homeschooling parents/students, Are you looking for ways as homeschoolers to engage with applied science topics this year? We would like to make you aware of the following video competition for students in Saskatchewan. The Regina Geotechnical Group (RGG) in partnership with Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists … Read More

Soil Rocks Student Video Competition
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Subject line: Soil Rocks Student Video Competition – This Year Accepting Homeschoolers! Dear homeschooling parents/students, Are you looking for ways as homeschoolers to engage with applied science topics this year? We would like to make you aware of the following video competition for students in Saskatchewan. The Regina Geotechnical Group (RGG) in partnership with Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists … Read More

Frequently Asked Questions
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If you’re getting started with homeschooling, or someone you know has started homeschooling, you probably have a lot of questions. We’ve designed this page to answer some of the most frequently asked questions people ask about homeschooling. We hope you find it helpful. If you still have questions, feel free to email your homeschooling questions to help@shbe.info or one of … Read More

Help
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Saskatchewan Home Based Educators Saskatchewan Home Based Educators (SHBE) seeks to support homeschool families by providing guidance on getting started, making guides and templates to comply with regulations, and organizing a yearly homeschool convention. SHBE also connects families with local support groups, writes and publishes articles for SHBEJournal, and holds info sessions. To do this, SHBE meets regularly with school … Read More

What [re-]started the homeschool movement – interview with Dr. James Dobson and Dr. Raymond Moore
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In addition to the brief reference below, Fred and Gwen shared their recollection of homeschooling in Saskatchewan in the very early years of the “new” homeschool movement. Fred and Gwen shared with SHBE at the convention in 2016: https://shbe.ca/recordings/2016/Fred-Gwen-Funk.Memories-of-1980-and-SHBE.mp3 Ever wonder what started (actually re-started, because homeschooling has been the norm for all but about the last hundred years of … Read More

Getting Started
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Here is a short presentation about Getting Started with Home Based Education in Saskatchewan. Step 1: Why? What are your reasons for homeschooling?Step 2: What? What does your child need to learn to be “Successful”?Step 3: How? You know your child best: How does your child learn best? What is your teaching style?Step 4: Plan! Start learning about curriculum, resources, clubs and activities.Step 5: File. … Read More

Advanced Placement exams – shared experience
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Thanks to SHBE Member and my friend Kris Nelson for allowing SHBE to use this article. You can follow Kris on Facebook at Just a Pen and Paper: https://www.facebook.com/justapenandpaper     – I wanted to share our experience and some info we have learned about AP exams (Advanced Placement). Homeschoolers are eligible to write AP exams arranged by their local … Read More