Curricula

Where to get curricula in Montreal and area:

We have a large lending library at Centre Communidée: curricula of all kinds, books about homeschooling, as well as lots of fiction.  Members can borrow books for up to a month at a time.

Chapters / Indigo have a section of curricula in both languages, mostly for elementary levels.

Brault & Bouthillier – 700 Beaumont – an educational supply store selling curricula, toys, and arts & crafts supplies.

Librairie Guerin – a publisher of elementary and secondary curricula.

Chenelière Éducation – a publisher of elementary and secondary curricula.

Les Éditions CEC – a publisher of elementary and secondary curricula.

Pearson ERPI – a publisher of elementary and secondary curricula.

Succès Scolaire – a tutoring centre in Montreal that sells elementary-level curricula.

Distance education programs / pre-fab programs:

Calvert – a non-denominational elementary school in Baltimore that also provides curriculum and distance education for homeschoolers around the world.  Pre-K through grade 8.

Clonlara School – a school in Maine that also provides distance education in elementary and secondary programs.

CNED – a distance education program from France.

Crossroads Christian School – a distance education program from Florida, known to be flexible and cheap.

Easy Peasy All-in-One Homeschool – a free online elementary and high school curriculum that is Christian based.

Elementary Planet – an online elementary school out of Ontario.

Global Student Network– an American online program offering a comprehensive curriculum for grades 2 through 12.

IXL – math and english practice for grades 1 to 12, aligned with the Quebec curriculum

Keystone – an American online school offering middle school (6-8) and high school (9-12) courses.

Khan Academy – a free collection of short lectures via video tutorials.

Oak Meadow – complete curricula for Pre-K through 12, as well as online and correspondence programs.

Quebec Online School – An Anglophone Québec based distance learning company that offers support and online classes for elementary and secondary. No English eligibility required.

SOFAD – Quebec’s distance education program, available if one has reached the age of 16 before July 1 of the current school year and is a Québec resident.

The Trent Schools – complete online homeschooling program for grades 1-12, following the US federal guidelines for education.

Virtual High School – a virtual high school offering over 70 secondary courses online, leading to an Ontario high school diploma.

LEARN – an educational foundation which aims to provide access to quality learning material, educational technology and e-learning resources to the Quebec English Education Community.  Those who are registered with a school board can get an account to access the full site.

Provincial Curricula:

Quebec

Ontario

Alberta

British Columbia

Recommended by our community:

Math

Art of Problem Solving – mathematics curriculum is designed for outstanding math students in grades 6-12. Our texts offer broader, deeper, and more challenging instruction than other curricula.

Art of Problem Solving – Beast Academy – challenging math curriculum for students in grades 2-5.

Defi Mathematique / Challenging Math – available at Guerin – FAQ for homeschoolers

Hard Math for Elementary School by Glenn Ellison – we have a copy in the Communidée library.

Khan Academy – free online math and more!

Life of Fred – math presented through a humorous story.

Living Math – an online resource for learning, exploring and enjoying math in a dynamic and holistic manner, for all ages.

Math U See – a program written by a homeschool dad for the homeschool community, focusing on real world math.

MEP Math – a free program from the UK, both primary and secondary.

Open Stax – open source textbooks for AP math and sciences.

Saxon Math – a K-12 math program that has been around for over 30 years.

Singapore Math – this K-12 program is popular with homeschooling families, and available from Communidée’s library.

Reading & Writing

Bob Books – a series of books that guides the child through the earliest stages of reading.

Explode the Code – an online program for learning to read, also available in workbooks.

Starfall – a free online learn to read program.

Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons by Phyllis Haddox – we have a copy in the Communidée library.

World History

The Story of the World by Susan Wise Bauer – a four-volume series of books with workbooks for elementary students.

Crash Course – an online series of videos on topics in history, science and religion.

Science

Bill Nye the Science Guy – a collection of science videos for kids.

Crash Course – an online series of videos on topics in history, science and religion.

Montreal Urban BioKit – download and print a guide to exploring the city’s biodiversity.