Author Archives: Diana Stinn

Welcome to Blend Ed!

  Welcome! Whether you are new to the Phoenix Education Foundation or a long time member, we wish you a warm welcome as you embark on the 2017/2018 school year. You have chosen to provide your child with a customized program to suit your child’s specific needs, learning style and the 21st century environment. To ensure you and your child

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Changes to Home Ed for 2017

Today from Alberta Education: “In October 2016, Alberta Education released the Standards for Home Education Reimbursement. This document was intended to assist school authorities in determining which parental expenses are eligible—and ineligible—for reimbursement on behalf of students in home education programs. When the Standards for Home Education Reimbursement was released, I committed that the department would continue to work with

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6 reasons to homeschool

Homeschooling is a term that applies to a wide variety of options. Here in Alberta it can mean anything from a home education program which a parent designs and implements to an online program that the school delivers or a Blend Ed program that is part online,  part at school, part in print and part in the community. The reasons

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Stone Soup Club

You know the story of stone soup? Where everybody from the village contributes something and in the end there is a rich flavourful soup that fills everyone.  Here is our stone soup club kids working on a delicious wonton soup this week – some for them, some for others and some to take home!

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