Home Education magazines, e-zines, newsletters, blogs, radio shows, podcasts, and YouTube clips and channels

There are actually several home education magazines published right here in Canada. We also list homeschooling e-zines, newsletters, blogs, radio shows, podcasts, and YouTube clips and channels. Most are for home school parents, but some are by and/or for homelearners.

We've also included some resources for alternative lifestyles that include homeschooling among their topics.

Note: A "blog" is a "web log" or online diary -- like a frequently updated webpage where you publish your thoughts and share information and links and such.

 

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Homeschooling and unschooling

The Homeschool Blogger

www.homeschoolblogger.com
The publishers of The Old Schoolhouse Magazine are offering free blogs for homeschoolers through their other website.

Homeschool Buzz

www.homeschoolbuzz.com
News blog linking to articles about homeschooling that are published in mainstream online newspapers, from the Washington Post to small regional agricultural papers.

The Homeschooler's Guide

canadashomeschool.ca/
"Connecting Families with Resources" --New as of Fall 2004, this is both an informational website and a magazine available online and in print. Published three times each year with new homeschool articles, activities, products and services. Available online in pdf format. Some of the info is specific to Calgary, but much is relevant to all Canadian home based learning families.

Homeschooling Horizons Magazine

www.homeschoolinghorizons.com
Encouragement and practical ideas for the homeschooling parent. First distributed in Quebec in 1996, it went national in 2000 and now has readers from other countries as well. Published 10 times a year. You can receive a free sample copy to check it out.

Life Learning Magazine

www.lifelearningmagazine.com
Published 6 times a year by Wendy Priesnitz, author of Challenging Assumptions in Education and other books. Articles to inspire and provide information about self-directed learning and natural parenting.

The Old Schoolhouse Magazine

www.thehomeschoolmagazine.com
Glossy 200-page Christian homeschooling magazine published quarterly by an American homeschooling family. Canadians pay US$30/year.

Practical Homeschooling Magazine

www.home-school.com
Published in the U.S. by Mary Pride. 5 issues a year. The website includes over 700 free articles as well as forums and a curriculum directory.

Radio Free School

RADIO FREE SCHOOL is an all volunteer show by, for, and about Unschoolers/Home Learners.

Blog: http://radiofreeschool.blogspot.com
Email: radiofreeschool@gmail.com
Mail: P.O. Box 19, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton ON, L8S 1C0.

Unschooling Channel on YouTube

Dr. Carlo Ricci is a professor in the Education department of Nippissing University. He is also an OFTP member, currently volunteering as OFTP liaison with government officials and school board / school authorities.

YouTube Unschooling Channel: www.youtube.com/user/UnschoolingChannel

123MrBee

Contact: Hudson Byblow, Teacher
Location: Saskatoon, SK
Website: http://www.youtube.com/123MrBee

Dan Frenette, Art Teacher

Website: http://www.youtube.com/user/dandanart

 

Alternative lifestyles

Eco Parent

www.ecoparent.ca
A magazine and online community for Canadian parents wishing to make informed decisions and better choices for a sustainable lifestyle.

Natural Life

www.life.ca
Published 6 times a year by Wendy Priesnitz, author of Challenging Assumptions in Education and other books. Sections on Food, Home, Family, Health, Leisure and Livelihood, all relating to natural and alternative living. Some of the homeschooling articles are available online in the Family section.

Quick links:
. Socialization . Curriculum . Letter of intent .
. Teaching methods . Learning styles .
Resources:
. Home education magazines, e-zines, newsletters and blogs .
. Books for the home educator . Books for the home learner .
. Textbook and curriculum suppliers . Educational toys and games suppliers .
. Online lessons, worksheets and activities .
. Tutors and tours . Art, writing, science and environmental projects .
. Ontario high school credits . Correspondence & virtual schools .
. Part time public school enrolment .
. Alternatives to classroom education . Global Opportunities for Service Learning .
. Testing your child . Special needs . Government health services .
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