Homeschool: Freedom to Tailor Education

Homeschool: Freedom to Tailor Education
Homeschooling is successful because we can tailor education to the needs of our own child, giving them information in a way that makes sense to them. Homeschooling works because we are highly motivated by love to work for the ultimate success of our child. Using techniques and curriculum that fit, we can make sure any child is successful. Of cours...
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Top 10 Pieces of Advice from 2018

Top 10 Pieces of Advice from 2018
Did 2018 come and go as fast for you as it did for me!? I can't believe we've begun a new year already.In looking back over 2018, I've pulled my top 10 pieces of advice from my articles and given them to you here. If you'd like to have all of the full articles in one place, please download my 2018 yearbook, Focus on the Future for free.Ho...
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Homeschool Mom Universal Translator (HMUT)

Hi there, Mr. HomeScholar here...

It has come to my attention that homeschool dads will sometimes struggle understanding their wives.  Lee asked me to help explain the homeschool mom perspective to the dads out there.

Homeschool Mom Universal Translator (HMUT)

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Disapproving, Insensitive Relatives Translator (DIRT)

Disapproving, Insensitive Relatives Translator (DIRT) #Homeschool @TheHomeScholar

Disapproving, Insensitive Relatives Translator (DIRT)

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[Free Book] Focus on the Future

[Free Book] Focus on the Future
Find simple, straightforward tips, tricks and encouragement that will help you teach your teen with confidence in my 2018 yearbook. Grab this free book now so you can Focus on the Future with your teen! Get your Free Book Here! Focus on the Future, my 4th Annual Yearbook of top homeschooling articles, will give you tips and tricks for:​How...
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January Newsletter Giveaway - Enter to Win!

January Newsletter Giveaway - Enter to Win!
My giveaway this month is sponsored by my friends, Hal & Melanie Young at Raising Real Men.  They are generous in giving us a two book pack that includes Love, Honor, and Virtue: Gaining or Regaining a Biblical Attitude Toward Sexuality and No Longer LIttle: Parenting Tweens with Grace and Hope. This book pack is a $25 value! Enter Now...
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[Free Class] Creating Transcripts for Your Unique Child

[Free Class] Creating Transcripts for Your Unique Child
Do you find yourself fretting over the unavoidable task of making a homeschool transcript for your high school student? What seems like a daunting task can be done in a way that highlights your child's unique qualities.Families have a lot in common, but every family is unique, and every child is unique in the classes they take. You can make a trans...
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Family Rules for Teenage Drivers [Plus Discussion Tips]

Family Rules for Teenage Drivers [Plus Discussion Tips]
Learning how to drive is step one. Developing "house rules" for your driver is step two. Third is when the teenager actually gets a license to drive. House Rule for Teen Drivers ​Some families develop a written contract, carefully explaining actions and consequences of mistakes while driving. Some families do NOT have a written contr...
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6 Big Problems with Standardized Tests

6 Big Problems with Standardized Tests
When you see your child's test score, in your heart of hearts, you may wonder why the score wasn't higher. Let me explain 6 problems with standardized tests.The problem with tests is that they don't measure what is REALLY important. Qualities NOT Measured by Tests [Printable Poster]. The problem with tests is that there will always be some kids who...
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How to Be Your Child's Best College Coach

How to Be Your Child's Best College Coach
Preparing your child for college launch is more complex than it used to be. Desperate parents are increasingly turning to professional coaches that cost thousands.The college launch is when you launch your sweet child into life – the real world – after homeschooling. So, it is the culmination of your child's homeschool preparation. In this book, la...
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December 2018 Gold Care Club Update

December 2018 Gold Care Club Update
New for this month...How To Training CoursesQuick Start :College Admission and ScholarshipsBeginner : Preparing to Homeschool High School - 4 Hour Webinar PresentationIntermediate : Gifted Education Strategies for Every ChildAdvanced : Reading and Awards ListEncouragement : Homeschooling is a GiftMember's Only WebinarPlease join my upcoming webinar...
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Formula for Putting Dual Enrollment on a High School Transcript

Formula for Putting Dual Enrollment on a High School Transcript
For all classes on the transcript, I recommend either a whole or half credit, not smaller or larger. Here an easy to remember "formula" for dual enrollment college classes: College credits to high school credits 6 = 1 high school credit5 = 1 high school credit4 = 1 high school credit3 = either way, 1 or 1/2 credit, your preference2 = 0.5 ...
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How to Prepare for an AP Test without Taking an AP Course

How to Prepare for an AP Test without Taking an AP Course
Anyone can take an AP test, even if they have not taken an AP course. The tests are really hard, really long, and the student needs to be prepared. To prepare for those AP tests without taking an AP course, the secret is self-disciplined study and lots of test preparation. 1. Choose the right test. Choose a test that matches the teen...
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December Homeschool Calendar Reminders

December Homeschool Calendar Reminders
Can you believe it's already December? Before you know it, Christmas will be here and then the New Year! Don't let these important calendar reminders slip your mind during this busy season.​Middle School: High school level classes go on your child's high school transcript.Do you know how to make a transcript and course descriptions? If not, as...
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7 Reasons Why You Can Get Your Child Into College

7 Reasons Why You Can Get Your Child Into College
Did you know the average high school guidance counselor is trying to guide 478 students all at once? How can you possibly be better than a trained professional guidance counselor! Let me explain why you are MORE than qualified to guide your child into adulthood. Here are some big benefits that you have, that no other "professional educator" has!Fir...
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