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  1. 1. Teaching your children at home An Online Seminar for Parents presented by Traditional Learning Academy
  2. 2. What are your options? <ul><li>Traditional Homeschooling </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students are Registered </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Distributed Learning </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students are Enrolled </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Part-time (Grades 10 to 12 only) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students are Cross-enrolled </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Traditional Homeschooling <ul><li>Parents are completely in charge of the learning program . </li></ul><ul><li>Students are registered through a participating school . </li></ul>For more information ... Contact Grace Jorgensen, Homeschool Consultant, at 1-800-745-1320 or go to
  4. 4. Distributed Learning <ul><li>Students are enrolled </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Required to satisfy the learning outcomes in provincial curriculum </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Program is under the direction of a BC Certified Teacher </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Need to maintain regular contact </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Part-time program in Grades 10-12 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students can “cross-enrol” </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Distributed Learning, cont’d . <ul><li>Courses can be online or paper-based, faith-based or secular </li></ul><ul><li>Students receive the Dogwood Diploma at graduation </li></ul><ul><li>Special Needs program is possible </li></ul>F or more information ... Contact Grace Jorgensen, DL Manager at 1-800-745-1320 or go to
  6. 6. What TLA offers families <ul><li>Nearly two decades of experience serving homeschooling families in BC </li></ul><ul><li>Family friendly staff at your service year ’round </li></ul><ul><li>Supplier of a wide range of learning resources through our “One Stop Learning” homeschool bookstore </li></ul><ul><ul><li>(phone 1-866-576-3001 or go to ) </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. TLA’s Homeschool support <ul><li>Encouragement and support for parents to take complete charge of your children’s education </li></ul><ul><li>Guidance in selecting your home learning curriculum resources </li></ul><ul><li>Allocation of part of our homeschool grant to help obtain your resources </li></ul><ul><li>TLA currently registers over 900 homeschooled students in BC </li></ul>
  8. 8. TLA’s D L Program: Graduation <ul><li>Complete range of courses, online and paper-based, Christian and secular, standard and AP in grades 10 to 12 </li></ul><ul><li>Dedicated and competent staff of specialist teachers </li></ul>For more information ... Contact Karen Gledhill, Vice-Principal, at 1-800-745-1320 or go to
  9. 9. TLA’s D L Program: Jr. Sec. - 8 to 9 <ul><li>Paper-based or optonal online courses offered by TLA teachers in core subjects </li></ul><ul><li>Program under the supervision of a local teacher in your community </li></ul><ul><li>Provides a bridge from elementary grades to the Graduation years </li></ul>For more information ... Contact Steve Borley, Jr. High Coordinator at 1-800-745-1320 or go to
  10. 10. TLA’s D L Program: K to 9 <ul><li>Program supervised by family-friendly teachers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Meet face-to-face where possible </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Regular contact and support </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Incorporate your favourite curriculum </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Or your teacher can help you choose </li></ul></ul>For more information ... Contact Grace Jorgensen, DL Manager, at 1-800-745-1320 or go to
  11. 11. TLA’s D L Program: Special Needs <ul><li>Designed to meet a wide range of learning challenges </li></ul><ul><li>In-home support from our caring team in your community </li></ul><ul><li>Modified or adapted programs to meet learning assistance needs </li></ul>For more information ... Contact Jenny Williams, Special Needs Coordinator, at 1-800-745-1320 or go to
  12. 12. TLA’s Family-friendly Approach <ul><li>Parents are children’s primary educators </li></ul><ul><ul><li>TLA honours and supports that role </li></ul></ul><ul><li>BC offers a range of at-home options </li></ul><ul><ul><li>TLA ensures parents have access to all their options in the most effective manner </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Personal contact is important </li></ul><ul><ul><li>TLA strives to allow teachers and families to meet in person where possible </li></ul></ul><ul><li>No location is too remote </li></ul><ul><ul><li>TLA wants to serve you – any time, any place </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Let TLA help educate your children Main office: 6225C 136 th Street, SURREY BC V3X 1H3 Phone: 604-572-3441 Toll free: 1-800-745-1320 Contact Allan Garneau, the Principal, by phone or email [email_address] Thank you for joining us!