Calgary Home Schooling Resources

Calgary Home Schooling Resources

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The Centre for Learning at Home, Alberta's leader in online and 
home based education, since 1989. www.centreforlearning.ca

School of Hope, excellence in home schooling and online learning. www.schoolofhope.org/landingpage/calgary

North Star Academy, supporting family values and choices. www.northstaracademycanada.org

The Centre for Learning at Home, Alberta's leader in online and home based education, since 1989. www.centreforlearning.ca
School of Hope, excellence in home schooling and online learning. www.schoolofhope.org/landingpage/calgary
North Star Academy, supporting family values and choices. www.northstaracademycanada.org
The Centre for Learning at Home, Alberta's leader in online and home based education, since 1989. www.centreforlearning.ca School of Hope, excellence in home schooling and online learning. www.schoolofhope.org/landingpage/calgary North Star Academy, supporting family values and choices. www.northstaracademycanada.org

Other Sources

  • Computer Problems? In-Home Repairs & Tutoring



    Extensive PC (Microsoft Windows) experience in:
    - Virus removal & prevention
    - Internet & E-mail problems
    - Windows errors
    - Installing programs
    - Backing up files
    - Fixing hardware problems
    - Tutoring on a wide variety of programs
    - Setting up new equipment (computers, printers, scanners, etc.)
    - Hard drive cleanup
    - Computer upgrades
    - Computer security - Firewalls & Antivirus programs
    - Data transfer
    - Speeding up slow computers
    - Removing spyware

    Call Paul McGinn for professional and guaranteed service: 403-295-7413
    McGinn Computer Sales & Services Ltd.

    Website: www.mcginncomputer.com

    "Paul is extremely knowledgeable, professional, and his rate is very reasonable. If you have computer problems, call Paul."
    - Jim McGinn, Home Schooling Dad, and Paul's brother.

  • Beakerhead
    This an excellent group of events that brings science, engineering, art, and theatre together in lots of entertaining and educational ways. It takes place early in September. For more information, please see their website: beakerhead.org

  • Dr. Brenda E. Abbey - Services for Home Schooling Parents
    I am a Cognitive Psychologist and certified teacher who specializes in strengthening learning.
    I offer a variety of convenient personalized services and supports to build capacity for parents who are home schooling their children:

    - Learning assessments conducted in your own home to help you understand your child’s learning strengths and needs.
    - Parent professional development workshops and resource packages for hard to teach areas in your child's program.
    - One-on-one tutoring for your child in your own home.

    I am a dedicated professional with many years of experience and believe that parents as teachers are the facilitators of their children's learning.
    My services are designed to give additional supports to ensure success and a positive learning experience.

    Contact Dr. Brenda E. Abbey by email at: beabbey@telus.net
    As well, more explanation of the scope of my work and research is available on my website:
    www.drbrendaeabbey.com

  • Green Cyclers Program
    Have a youth who is interested in mechanics? Like to encourage outdoor, physical activity? Looking for a unique learning experience? Two Wheel View is proud to present the Green Cyclers Program at The Good Life Community Bike Shop in Eau Claire Market. Every Thursday from 4-6pm youth get together to learn about bike mechanics, strengthen their leadership skills and even earn their own bike in the process! Through this program they will also learn about opportunities to participate in other Two Wheel View programs including the chance to cycle in Argentina next summer. This program is free for youth ages 11-17. Find our registration form online at www.twowheelview.org/​EarnABike/​index.html or email Laura at admin@twowheelview.org for more information!

  • Home Education Support
    Resources for homeschoolers in and around Alberta.
    www.attachmentparenting.ca/​HomeEducation.html

  • Home School Legal Defence Association of Canada
    32B - 980 Adelaide Street South
    London, Ontario N6E 1R3

    Phone: 519-913-0318
    Fax: 519-913-0321

    Email: info@hslda.ca
    Website: www.hslda.ca

  • Parents for Choice in Education
    Parents for Choice in Education is an organization that works to maintain parent choice in education in Alberta. They are not a home schooling organization, but parent choice is absolutely necessary for the option of home education to available to us, and they speficially support home education as one of the options they want the Government of Alberta to keep. You can read more about them at their site.

    Website: parentchoice.ca

  • Robotics and Electronics
    If you are looking for information on robotics or electronics (robotics kits or electronics kits, sources of components, information, etc.), e-mail your questions to me, Jim McGinn, through our Contact Us page.

  • WCRS - Western Canadian Robotics Society
    This is not a home schooling club, but it's a great place to go if you want to build small robots, and it's very educational. It is for children and adults - anyone who wants to build small robots. The annual robot games are a lot of fun, too. They have a meeting every Saturday morning at the Aero Space Museum.

    For more information, e-mail: info@robotgames.com
    Or check their Internet site: www.robotgames.com
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