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

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Resources – SHBE Templates

Here are some resources to assist parents to file their paperwork: Guide to using SHBE templates Notice of intent (link to publications Saskatchewan) Written Education Plan Template Annual Progress Report Template Brochures: Is it Legal?, Getting Started, How to File Fact Sheet on Home Based Education in Saskatchewan You may also want to take a look at the other resources … Read More

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About Saskatchewan Home-Based Educators

Saskatchewan Home-Based Educators Saskatchewan Home-Based Educators, Inc (SHBE) is a voluntary membership organization that represents the homeschool community of Saskatchewan. The homeschool community is a diverse set of families united in supporting each other with encouragement, resources, education, and support groups. Regardless of a family’s philosophical or religious convictions regarding home-based education, SHBE supports each family’s right to homeschool – … Read More

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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

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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

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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

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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

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