Should I Make a High School Transcript for my Homeschool 8th grader?

Should I Make a High School Transcript for my Homeschool 8th grader?
Today is a good day to work on a transcript.   Especially if you have a middle school student!Stephanie wrote on Facebook:"I'm thinking that I need to get my system in place. My daughter is in 8th grade, but she's working on a high school level so I'm going to start tracking and catching info. I know what to do from you, but now it's just the doing that I have to get started on!" If your...
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When Do You Need a Transcript?

When Do You Need a Transcript?
When will you need your homeschool transcript?  It's hard to say exactly. The first time you need it may be sophomore year, when your child starts driving.  Many insurance companies provide a good student discount for teenage drivers, and your homeschool transcript is required.  It may be during junior year, when you need to review grades and credits with your child, so they report their grades correctly when they take the PSAT for the first time. ...
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How to Never Lose your Homeschool Transcript

How to Never Lose your Homeschool Transcript
I have multiple redundancies for my computer because I use it for business.  External hard drives and remote back-up systems like Carbonite Online Backup serve a great purpose.  Most homeschoolers don't have the time or energy to back up all their data like that, but disasters can happen.  A single computer virus, a major computer crash, or a household disaster or theft can destroy all the hard work you put into making your transcript. There is...
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Homeschool Transcript Yikes

Homeschool Transcript Yikes
Sometimes messages come by Facebook, but other times I get them on the phone, by email,  or on my blog.  It usually goes something like this:"Yikes-please help fast! Transcript due tomorrow and I am on the fence with this one......How do we count a European home stay for a month on a high school transcript? How much credit? Never encountered this one....."Angela on Facebook Believe me, I've heard it all.  I never feel judgmental at all,...
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How Much Does an AP Class Weigh?

How Much Does an AP Class Weigh?
If you were going to measure an AP class, how much would it weigh?  The number you see on the scale isn't what they are talking about when parents mention "Weighted Grades" on transcripts. A public school mom said  that if my child takes AP classes they are weighted heavier and you need more than a 4.0 to get into  some colleges...Only in 9th now...have time to figure it out but  how do you weight AP...
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This is such good advice, Lee. When I was in high school, back when the earth's crust was still warm, there were no AP courses or ... Read More
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