Homeschooling is when parents take on the entire responsibilityof their child’s education, in replacement to full-timeschool attendance. The educational approach chosen, and the motivations of this choice, are varied.
Synonyms and acronyms
Homeschooling (term used in the law and by the Direction de l’enseignement à la maison)
Homeschooling families in Quebec apply different educational approaches. Many families will change methods as time goes by, adapting to the evolving interests and needs of their children.
When first taking on homeschooling, it is recommended to hold back from purchasing a lot of material specific to one approach. It is wise to give yourself time to experiment in order to discover what best suits your family.
From the traditional approach to natural learning, from Freinet teaching, classic education or even an eclectic approach, there are dozens of ways to support your children in their learning.
Numerous information can be found on these different learning methods on the Internet. Well-experienced homeschooling parents can also be of great help and resource.
AQED offers its members information on many of the most popular learning methods along with links to tools. All this can be found in the Member area.