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The Caldecott Medal

The Caldecott Medal was named in honor of nineteenth-century English illustrator Randolph Caldecott. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the artist of the most distinguished American picture book … Continue reading

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Newbery Medal Books

The Newbery Medal was named for eighteenth-century British bookseller John Newbery. It is awarded annually by the Association for Library Service to Children, a division of the American Library Association, to the author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children. … Continue reading

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The Willow Awards

The mission of The Willow Awards is to promote reading by granting a “Willow Award” to the Canadian and/or Saskatchewan book(s) voted by Saskatchewan students to be the best of those nominated in designated categories for a specific year. http://www.willowawards.ca/ … Continue reading

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SHBE – The Saskatchewan Home Based Educators

The Saskatchewan Home Based Educators (SHBE) provides supportive, social and instructional resources for homeschoolers and is the official voice of home-based educators in Saskatchewan. The user-friendly SHBE website is www.shbe.info and has links to many resources for parents. For example, … Continue reading

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GYM TIME!

NEW…Prairie Spirit Homeschoolers Gym Time! an active afternoon for your kids on Mondays (parent supervised please) bring clean, dry, indoor shoes  (Outside footwear must be stored on boot racks outside of gym) gym provides some equipment we can use (ie. floor … Continue reading

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Children’s Festival

You wouldn’t know it by looking outside, but it is almost time for the Potashcorp Children’s Festival! This is our 25th Birthday year and we have some exciting events planned. The link to the website is http://www.potashcorpchildrensfestival.com/ There you can find … Continue reading

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Saskatchewan Young Readers’ Choice – The Willow Awards promote reading by granting a Willow Award to the Canadian books voted by students to be the best of those nominated in three categories: Shining Willow (K-3), Diamond Willow (4-6) and Snow … Continue reading

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Observation of Nature Art Exhibit

You are cordially invited to the opening of “Observations of Nature” an art exhibit by students with Saskatoon and Area Homeschoolers. Visit with students, and view their artwork Sunday, March 10th from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.  Meewasin Valley Centre Gallery 402 3rd Ave. … Continue reading

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Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

Through this website we hope to give you a better understanding of what The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award is about,  how you can get involved, and what other youth, like yourself are doing to complete their Award. If you have … Continue reading

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Symbaloo

Symbaloo has become my new EDU tool of choice.  Please let me know if there are links that you would like to share with other home-based educators and I can easily add them here.  If you create your own symbaloo … Continue reading

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