for Home Based Learning Families in Alberta


Homeschooler's Guide
Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
The Homeschooler's Guide magazine and website "Connect Families with Resources". The Homeschooler's Guide magazine is published three times each year with new homeschool articles, activities, products and services. The Homeschooler's Guide website is a national resource for all Canadian homeschoolers (home educators and home-based educators).

Schools that cater to homeschoolers

Argyll Centre
Edmonton Public Schools
Edmonton/Calgary/Lethbridge/Medicine Hat
Email: argyll@ (add to complete the email address)

Private tutors and programs

Global eXpression Dance Studio
Medicine Hat
Hip Hop and Breaking focused Dance Studio with programs for students age 3 to adult. A fun way to meet the Physical Education curriculum guidelines for grades K-12.

In-Home Piano and Guitar Lessons (Calgary SE)
Instructor: Justin Hazel
Phone: 403-803-3072
Travels to students' homes in the Calgary SE area. Has worked with homeschool students before. See the website for current rates and a more detailed description of music styles.

Help with exam preparation

Beacon Literacy
#50 1331 44 Avenue NE
Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2E 7A1
Phone: (403) 283-3278
Toll Free: 1 (866) 270-4111
Fax: (403) 244-7718
Email: info@ (add to complete the email address)
This is a reading development program using Self-Voice Feedback and a Multi-Sensory approach, and delivered in person by a certified cognitive therapist. Guaranteed improvement of at least one full grade level in 20 hours of instruction.

The Children's Academy
& Learning For Success

Tutoring (Calgary), workshops and books
Kim Parachoniak (403) 807-7502
Kim Palmer (403) 807-7502 or e-mail kimpalmer@ (add to complete the email address)

Cornerstone Music
139 14919 Deer Ridge Dr SE
Calgary, AB
Contact: Megan Postin
Phone: (403) 278-3070 or (403) 355-5902
Email: megan_postin@ (add to complete the email address)
Offers a Home School Band program. Rehearsals start in September with a one week day camp during the summer. The program includes rehearsals and sectionals every week, concerts and festival performances. Sibling discounts are available. For more information please visit the website or contact Megan Postin by phone or email.

The Learning Disabilities Association - Red Deer Chapter
Lower Level, 3757 - 43 Ave.
Red Deer, AB T4N 3B7
phone 403-340-3885
fax 403-340-3884
Multi-disciplinary Reading and Writing Programs
Serving Central Albertans who have learning differences. Programs are individualized with one-to-one tutoring customized to the learning needs of clients.

Reading Wings
Phone: 800-411-9660
Email: info@ (add to complete the email address)
Books, workshops and consultations offered by Vera Goodman, retired teacher. Vera coaches parents in teaching their kids to read and write. She is also available for homeschool conferences.

Home Based Learning Info for all Canadians

For information and links of interest to all Canadian home educators, visit the main Canadian Home Based Learning Resource Page. This is also where you will find the contact and media relations pages.

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