Canada History Buffs
The Homeschooler’s List of Historical Places in Canada
Historical places in Canada are found in all provinces and offer an engaging and immersive experience in history and what life was like in the past. Wherever you may be located, discover the historical places in Canada that all homeschoolers will want
Great Canadian Inventors Using Life Skills
There are inventors all over the world and they all have one thing in common: they used the knowledge they gained to improve or create something to solve a problem. We’re so much more grateful to our very own great Canadian inventors. Do you know any of them?
The Legendary Launch of Canada’s First Railway
Railways help to create opportunities for businesses and connect regions together while increasing the demand for resources and technology. For a growing country, the first railway was an important change in the history of transportation in Canada.
History of Canada Day
O Canada! How did we get to celebrate this wonderful occasion? While our history may not be extensive like some, our country still has a story to tell! We are built on Aboriginal, British and French roots that have become ingrained in part of who we are as a nation. As a result of these roots, we have been shaped over the years into an independent nation and are now blessed to have influences from all over the world.
Learn About Canadian Money: Counting, History and Facts
Money is used every day across Canada in transactions such as purchases, sales, loans, and borrowing/lending. Learning about the history of Canadian money and fun facts can help you understand more about the important role money has in daily life.
History of Canadian and Provincial Holidays
May is the month when most provinces are starting to experience some warmer weather, and outdoor BBQ’s and gatherings are kicking off for the summer. One of the first big summer events is often Victoria Day, but did you know why we celebrate Victoria Day? Did you know not every province celebrates Victoria Day? Did you know there are a number of provinces that have their own provincial holidays throughout the year?
One Room Schoolhouses: The Original Multi-Age Classroom
Homeschooling multiple ages in one home can seem impossible. Teaching multiple kids at various ages and learning levels is not a new concept. Homeschooling children of multiple ages is remarkably similar to the one room schoolhouses that were used as recent as the 1950’s in public education and are even still used today in mennonite communities.
World History for Teens – Sample Lesson from SchoolhouseTeachers
We learn and teach about history for different reasons. Whether our children retain all the facts and can recall the exact dates isn’t as important as the process of learning and that they are able to express their perspectives and opinions on events and eras throughout the ages. History teaching for our teens should encourage them to explore the topic on their own and be a training ground for research and critical thinking skills that will benefit them in many areas of their lives.