IT’S ALL ABOUT LEARNING ………..

Parents and students can choose the best learning paths to meet their needs. Wetaskiwin Regional Public Schools has committed support to enhance Home Education in our community by offering many flexible alternatives for Home Educators. Home Educators can create a Parent Directed Home Education program, use ADLC resources, choose to blend a program with another WRPS School or take part in individual workshops that will be offered throughout the year.

If you are interested in any of these alternatives please call Kathy Stephanson at 312-3000 for more information.

Home Education Parent Handbook

Go Girl

The Wetaskiwin MHBC is running a self-empowerment workshop for girls ages 11-14. For more information contact me.

Ingeium

Canada’s Museums of Science and Innovation is pleased to announce this year’s Educational Programs. Inspired by the stories of those who, in the past, present, and future, have worked to understand and improve our daily lives, Educational Programs allow students to explore a range of amazing programming and digital content on the theme of human ingenuity. 

Veteran's Week

Help your children remember the importance of honoring Canada's veterans.

APEGA Science Olympics

The APEGA Science Olympics are interactive, inter-school, engineering and geoscience events for students in Grades 1 to 12 that take learning beyond the classroom. Students are given a series of problem-solving challenges that demonstrate the fun side of engineering and geoscience, and allow students to see first-hand how these fields impact our everyday lives.

New Opportunity

Wetaskiwin Home Education is excited to be expanding their programming this year!! We will be offering many programs in the gym at CB McMurdo Centre. Please watch the website for dates and descriptions!! The first one is Science Alive starting September 25.

Choose Your Voice

Choose Your Voice is a group that advocates for the voices of all races to be heard. It offers resources to help students learn about the dangers of hatred and stereotypes, and find their voices to combat them. It encourages students not to be bystanders or perpetrators but heroes, by speaking out.

 

Celebrate Canada 150

There are many exciting ways to celebrate our nation's 150 birthday.

The Gathering Place

The Gathering Place is a resource put out by the Federal Government of Canada. It is a resource for grade 5 to 8 Social Science and History. The lessons and activities explore:

  • Canadian culture, identity and symbols
  • Government, citizenship and democracy
  • Canadian stories, heroes and celebrations

Mental Health Resource Online

One in five children and youth, which is approximately 200,000 young people in Alberta, experience mental health problems. More than 125,000 of them are not receiving treatment.

If you are looking for resources on Mental Health to use check out the resources at MORE.

Power Up

Make some delicious recipes with milk and eggs using Power Up to guide you.

Immunizations

Immunizations often take place in the school setting and sometimes parents that educate their children at home may have questions about getting their child immunized. If you are wanting information on the Alberta Health Services immunization schedule visit the Alberta Health Services website or call the health centre at 780-361-4333.

HEALTH WIKI

Looking for resources to supplement your Homeschool Health Curriculum?? Alberta Health Services has coordinated lessons and resources into a user friendly wiki. All items are organized by grade and topic.

The Wheat Orbit

The Wheat Orbit is an interactive blog about the transformation of a wheat seed into a loaf of bread. This educational blog will explain the decisions that a farmer goes through during the seasons as he posts about his journey from now until October.

Cool Science

Cool Science is a great website where you can see video demonstrations of many science experiments.

Get To Know

The Get To Know program is a great way to integrate art and the outdoors.

Sarah, who is a mom of 4 busy boys, has created a website full of ideas to engage her boys in learning. It is full of ideas on how to parent boys, teach boys and just keep them busy. If you have a busy boy in your home check out the website Frugalfun4boys.

Penpals

If you are interested in having your child write

to a PenPal in the UK or other locations

 check out the Teacher's Corner at

 http://www.theteacherscorner.net/

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