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

Homeschooling high school – 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 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
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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
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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

Resources – SHBE Templates
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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

Resources
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Saskatchewan Home Based Educators has worked closely with the ministry of education for several years. This allows SHBE to track the changes in the directions the Ministry of Education has been providing to school divisions over the past 3 or 4 years. SHBE is trying to make the process of filing paperwork easier for parents to endure, so that they … Read More

Home Based Education in Saskatchewan
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Choices for Education Advantages of Homeschooling Helps each child achieve his or her full educational potential Flexibility to go at the child’s pace to achieve mastery of concepts Time to explore new interests and develop unique talents Positive socialization by mature adult example while limiting children’s exposure to destructive influences Building strong family relationships through learning together High school students … Read More

About Saskatchewan Home-Based Educators
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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