November 2017 Gold Care Club Update

November 2017 Gold Care Club Update
​New for this month...How To Training ClassesQuick Start: Grades and Credits Beginner: Preparing to Homeschool High School - Live Convention Part 3/3 Intermediate: High School English in Plain English Advanced: Options After High School Encouragement: Giving Gifts That Pay for College AND Christmas Goals and New Years ResolutionsMembers Only Webina...
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How to Create a Collage of Awesomeness [with Free Ebook]

How to Create a Collage of Awesomeness [with Free Ebook]
Including Delight Directed Learning in your homeschool is so important! It can help shape and mold the career goals of your child, lead to great experiences that can be put on the transcript, and create a fabulous resume - all while still in high school!​You just need to do one important thing... create a collage of awesomeness that we call "course...
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3 Reasons why Homeschooling Works

3 Reasons why Homeschooling Works
Ever wonder why homeschooling is looked at positively? Or, are you just curious about what makes homeschooling successful? Read on to learn why homeschooling works.1. Homeschooling is actually the best education, according to some statistics. Homeschooled kids perform better on standardized assessment tests, regardless of their race, soci...
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November Homeschool Calendar Reminders

November Homeschool Calendar Reminders
Here are some handy November homeschool calendar reminders for you!Middle School: Encouraging reading can be a fun way to help children love learning and prepare for high school. 7 Ways to Encourage Reading in Middle SchoolFreshmen: Focus on the core: reading, writing, math, science and history. Quality education is the best preparation for college...
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An Infographic for Planning College Prep High School Classes

An Infographic for Planning College Prep High School Classes
Here are general guidelines to help you plan high school courses.EnglishProvide 4 years of reading and writing at your child's level. This can include literature, writing, composition, speech...MathTeach 3-4 years of math at your child's level. Most common are Algebra 1, Geometry, Algebra 2, Trigonometry, Pre-calculus, or Calculus.Social StudiesCov...
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Homeschool for Long Term Success

Homeschool for Long Term Success
Elizabeth faced some tough times while homeschooling high school (details have been omitted) but she was able to achieve wonderful long term success! I'm sure thankful for homeschooling - aren't you?"I just wanted to share our success story with you. I started following your site during the high school years.I homeschooled my daughter all her life....
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The High School Solution Review by Susan Anadale and TOS

The High School Solution Review by Susan Anadale and TOS
The High School Solution Review by Susan Anadale and The Old Schoolhouse® Product & Curriculum Reviews​"Confession: homeschooling high school is a bit nerve wracking for me. Suddenly it seems as though there are so many i's to dot and t's to cross. What if I miss something and ruin my child's chances at getting into the college of his dreams?Th...
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Eat Cookies to Get a Better SAT Score

Eat Cookies to Get a Better SAT Score
Eating cookies can help your child get a better SAT or ACT score. Stop laughing! I'm totally serious! Careful research in my own home suggests that 100% of students will laugh when assigned sweet confections for schoolwork. (Complaining may resume after laughter has ended, however, so your mileage may vary.) Hear me out - here's how to raise test s...
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[Free Book] Creating Transcripts for Your Unique Child

[Free Book] Creating Transcripts for Your Unique Child
As you create your transcript, make sure that you speak a college's love language of grades, credits, and GPA. At the same time, recognize that you do not have to change your homeschool at all. School at home is not required in order to collect grades, credits, and GPA, but you must explain things thoroughly and translate your homeschool into the l...
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Enter to Win! November Newsletter Giveaway

Enter to Win! November Newsletter Giveaway
​We are partnering with our friends at Dover this month to give you this power packed literature set!These two antholgoies include writings from many of the great American writers! Read the descriptions below to see exactly what is included.The Dover Anthology of American Literature, Volume I: From the Origins Through the Civil War Ranging fro...
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Qualities NOT Measured by Tests [Free Printable Poster]

Qualities NOT Measured by Tests [Free Printable Poster]
Sometimes, I post something that really strikes the heart of my readers. An old post I had about measuring qualities other than academic ones, was one of those posts. So much so, that I had people asking me for a poster of those non-academic qualities! So, here ya go. I've gone and created a poster for you to print and hang on your fridge for a dai...
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[Free Class] Course Description Harvest Party!

[Free Class] Course Description Harvest Party!
You have spent years planting the seeds of a high school education. You have watched it grow and seen your children thrive under your careful care. Now is the time to gather the harvest, and create homeschool records that demonstrate the sum of all your hard work. We celebrate Thanksgiving yearly, thankful for a bountiful harvest and blessings from...
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12 Keys to Homeschool Calmness

12 Keys to Homeschool Calmness
Month-By-Month Homeschool Meltdown Avoided with 12 Keys to Calmness.Homeschool moms can suffer from a month-by-month meltdown as they try to balance homeschooling and everyday life. If you are feeling overwhelmed, pained, or stress-paralyzed, check out my free recorded webinar called 12 Keys to High School Success. Don't be afraid! Just l...
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The Major Theme of Each Year of High School

The Major Theme of Each Year of High School
Preparation Prevents Panic!Are you ready for high school? I know that many homeschool parents are intimidated by the thought of homeschooling through high school, and are unsure about how to plan for this final stage of their child's education.These are the major themes and tasks for each year of high school - Middle School – Grade 6-8th - thi...
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October 2017 Gold Care Club Update

October 2017 Gold Care Club Update
New for this month...How To Training Courses​Quick Start: Keys to High School Success Beginner: Preparing to Homeschool High School - Live Convention Part 2/3 Intermediate: Delight Directed Learning Advanced: Big Scholarships Encouragement: Finding the Faith (live)Members Only WebinarJunior Year is the Key to Success Friday, November 3, 2017 1...
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