S21 Susan Laird - Get Active - Physical Education in the Homeschool

Physical activity was more a necessity than an interest when Susan began to homeschool her two very different children. The results benefited both students and mum! Children of all ages do better when they can move, and homeschooling is an excellent setting to learn to be active and healthy. Come hear how Phys Ed can be as simple as enjoying an activity or as complicated as learning all the rules. You will discover how easily Physical Education can be incorporated into life and into a full-looking transcript credit, once you begin to explore all the opportunities. It does not need to cost a lot! Join Susan as she leads this discussion covering many options to Be ACTIVE in our homeschools and beyond.

Biography: Susan Laird home educated two daughters for 16 memory-filled years, launching them through graduation to post-secondary and work. The many bookshelves in the Laird household still attest to the fact that books enjoy a top priority in their home. The physical activity Susan implemented due to homeschooling has now become a daily way of life as she enjoys activities such as hiking, kayaking, skiing and more, on a regular basis. She and her husband, Ben, live in Burlington where Susan continues to use her education background serving in the homeschool community by leading classes and tutoring students. Her heart’s desire is to mentor and encourage families as the Lord leads them on their homeschool journey.