COVID-19 Restrictions REMAIN IN PLACE

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

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

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

What [re-]started the homeschool movement – interview with Dr. James Dobson and Dr. Raymond Moore

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

Advanced Placement exams – shared experience

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

Homeschooling high school – shared experience

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 encourage those considering homeschooling high school! Many here in Saskatchewan do, and it’s not as overwhelming as some may think! I never imagined I would … Read More

SHBE Membership, information and opportunities

You can partner with SHBE by filling out a membership form: https://shbe.ca/membership/   SHBE is a collection of hundreds of homeschool families in the province governed by a volunteer board of elected homeschool members.SHBE is the official voice for home based educators in Saskatchewan.  SHBE assists in creating a positive network and a positive political environment for those who choose home based education. SHBE provides supportive, … Read More

Thoughts on CBC article

Some thoughts after reading this… 1) Great job by my friends Twyla McDougall and Monique Wilms. They represented homeschooling well as usual. 2) The CBC seemed to attempt to be fair, and I think this is written from a perspective of the general public, who are generally surprised that no “expert” is overseeing or assisting parents to educate their children.  3) … Read More