Classes offered and organized

Coming in September 2020

  • Online Co-op!  Yes, Really!
  • Tuesday Trippin’ (Local History and Geography)
  • Get Wordy Wednesdays
  • Angles, Lines and Curves Geometry Class
  • Getting Moving Phys. Ed. for Homeschoolers

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Starting in May 2020!

Library Skills Workshop for Homeschoolers

-Parent, Teen and Kid’s Editions available

Library Skills Workshops (1)

Weekly Online class each Monday May 18th to June 22nd (Times TBA)

Parents:   Your Local Library has amazing resources both in print and online.  Together, we will explore what your Local Libraries offer and how you can use these resources. to either form a foundation for your school year or enhance your current curriculum.  This is a hands on course that offers weekly homework.  Once you are done, you will be able to effectively use your Local Library or cast your net wider with online library resources, neighbouring community libraries and colleges, universities or churches.  You will also come away with resources to teach your children essential research skills at home. Join me, you will be surprised at what your Local Libraries offer and learn essential skills for managing !

6 weeks

weekly homework assignments

$120/family (family discounts available)

Week 1 Your Local Public Library-What it is and what it isn’t.

Week 2 Effective Searching-Refining your search to find what you really want.

Week 3 Exploring Fiction-The good, the bad and the amazing.

Week 4 Non-Fiction for Facts and Fun-Dinosaurs to Claymation

Week 5 Beyond the usual – More than books and more than public.

Week 6 Parents: Teaching Library Skills in your home – Littles and Bigs.                                                 Teens and Kids: Library Skills for life and learning

Edna Latone is a veteran Homeschooler of 25+ years, has worked as a Public Library CEO and  now is the Assistant to the Library Director at Master’s College and Seminary.  Edna’s courses are both interactive and informative. You will leave each class with a pile of information, creative resources and a SMILE!

Friday Homeschool Co-op

Location TBA (Norwood Area) Online due to COVID-19 restrictions

Classes to include: Bible Memorization, Language Arts, Music, Math skills and other skills as parents join the co-op.  Teens are also welcome to teach.  Come and share your skills!

This will be a full day program that includes encouragement of outdoors activities rain, shine, snow or sleet….well maybe not sleet but you get the picture. 🙂


Tuesday Trippin’

Tuesdays (online class)

Dive deep into local History, Geography and Culture with unique Field Trips that will be fun for the whole family! 

All Units will include an online Handbook.  If you are looking for a Social Studies Program with local flavour, this is it!  Each unit will be 8 weeks in length and include at least one field trip week.  Field trip costs will be included in the cost of the class.  It will be expected that delight driven work is done between class times.  These units are designed to be your Social Studies Units for the year.  Family rates apply.

Unit 1 – Our First Nations -Understanding the people that were here first.

Unit 2 –  The First European settlers – How and why they came to our area and what life was like for them.

Unit 3 – Early Industries of the Area – Factories and Cottage Industries that shaped where we live. (LAPBOOK UNIT)

Unit 4 – Maps, Compass Skills, Mapping skills and Geocaching

Unit 5 – Our land and rivers – Explore the topography of our region and it’s unique features.  This will include a day long hike.

Contact Edna for details on each class


Get Wordy on Wednesdays

Create your own book!

Location: (pending) from 3-5pm  Online due to COVID-19 Restrictions

Using the curriculum “Creating Books with Children” by Valerie Bendt we will meet weekly September to June to each create a children’s book beginning to end.  Extra time will be taken on story development and we will be meeting with local authors to discuss their creative process. All students will receive detailed information on e-publishing their book.  Cost for this course includes all materials and outings.


Lines, Angles and Curves Geometry Class 

Ages 6-18.  Creatively learn about protractor use, angles and the artistic use of these tools to create a final project that will wow your family.


Get Moving @ Hastings Field House

Day and times to be announced    Delayed until COVID-19 restrictions are lifted.

Students will be introduced to Personal Fitness while having fun with friends of all ages.  Utilizing the facilities at the Hastings Field House, families will learn together about personal fitness, basketball, soccer, golf driving range, ball hockey, tennis and other ball sports.  This is an “all in” activity for parents too!

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