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[Free Book] Keys to High School Success

Many parents sail through homeschooling in the early years, but when faced with the prospect of homeschooling high school, they get ready to bail, for...

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Learning is More Important than Teaching

As homeschool parents, our goal is NOT to teach; our goal is for the kids to LEARN. I could have taught my kids "at grade level" and they wouldn't have learned a thing. Instead, I gave them curriculum at their ability level, and then they had to learn what they didn't already know. I believe that older teens MUST learn how to teach themselves. If our children go to college, they will be expected to learn...

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Homeschooling with 4-H

I love hearing about families involved in 4-H! As a rule of thumb, ALL 4-H activities are educational in nature, like Scouting is almost always educational in nature. It's fun to discuss different ways to divide these activities into meaningful high school courses. Face it - 4-H is just great fun! Learn how to put fabulous fun on your homeschool transcript and convert natural learning into high school credit with this free ebook. Download now: How to Convert...

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Where Do I Begin?

Where Do I Begin? Watch my YouTube tip to learn how to begin preparing to teach your children at home through graduation. Subscribe to my YouTube channel. You will be notified when I create new videos on homeschool high school topics!

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How to Successfully Move to a New State While Homeschooling

Moving can mean a lot of change, but it can be good change! There are some things you can do to help your child make a smooth transition to a new location. Moving to a New State For homeschoolers, finding friends can be a priority. A homeschool co-op might be the best way to find homeschool friends. You can also look for homeschool support groups that have teen activities. Search local activities to see if they...

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Do You Love Homeschooling? Or Need a Support Group?

Do You Love Homeschooling? February can be a difficult month to homeschool. Dark and dreary, we often long for freedom - and maybe a bubble bath. Listen, if things are going really badly right now, consider making a change. You can have more fun, lighten up, and learn more about homeschooling high school through a support group so it becomes easier for you!If you don't have a meaningful support group that meets your needs, or if you...

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3 Big Ideas That Save Money on Gifts

You can save money on gifts for the holidays! Several great ways to save money on gifts included: buying things that are useful AND are things you will eventually need to buy anyway.  Buying gifts that improve your chances of receiving really great scholarships saves you money in the long run, too! Here are three HUGE ideas to help you save money on gifts this holiday season.  1. Buy Great Books  Many homeschoolers love great books...

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Coping with Changes to the SAT

Confused about recent changes to the SAT?. In this video, I discuss what you can expect. Subscribe to my YouTube channel. You will be notified when I create new videos on homeschool high school topics! For more on this topic, you might like my class: High School Testing (Online Training)Only $15.00!

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How Do I Prove My Child is Educated?

In this video, I talk about how to prove to the colleges that your child's homeschool education is rigorous. Here are a couple of brief articles that will give you more info on registering for the SAT and ACT tests. This one has links for waivers from the testing sites: Click on "Register" or "Registration":  Fee Waivers for Tests and Applications This one has links to Sample tests:  Should I Choose the SAT or ACT for...

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Is the SAT a Graduation Requirement?

In this video, I discuss whether the SAT and ACT are required for high school graduation. For personal support join the Gold Care Club! If you subscribe to my YouTube channel. You will be notified when I create new videos on homeschool high school topics!

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Graduate Your Homeschooler with College Credit

In this video, I talk about how to help your homeschool student graduate high school with college credit. For personal support join the Gold Care Club! If you subscribe to my YouTube channel. You will be notified when I create new videos on homeschool high school topics!

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Does Homeschooling Make You a Bad Person?

This article title just SCREAMS for attention! "If You Send Your Kid to Private School, You Are a Bad Person."  I'm sure the author chose the title just so people would get upset enough to share it with friends.  A "bad" person?  Really?Her thesis is simple. "If every parent sent every single child to public school, schools would improve. Not immediately, could take generations, mediocre educations in the meantime, but worth it for the eventual common...

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The Difference Between Test Grades and Transcript Grades

In this video, I talk about the difference between grades you give on tests and grades you put on your homeschool transcript. Subscribe to my YouTube channel. You will be notified when I create new videos on homeschool high school topics!

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Grab the NEW HomeScholar Book!

"Honey, There's a Crazed Mob of Scholarship-Wielding Colleges Pounding on Our Front Door!!" While we can't promise that this will happen to you, "The HomeScholar Guide to College Admission and Scholarships" really is a treasure trove for college bound homeschoolers and their parents! This paperback book is available now on Amazon. Grab your copy today! Find a College - and Afford it! This book will help your student find a college to love, a college that...

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Good Things Can Happen To You Too!

Don't give up!  Every year parents contact me surprised at their own successes.  Face this coming year with confidence and determination.  Read what Renee, Janet, and Kathleen have shared.  What will YOUR story be?  When the year is done, and you have the results of your hard work, let me know.  I love to encourage others!Renee wrote:I just wanted to write and thank you for the encouragement you provided as my daughter applied to colleges this...

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