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Letting Go After Homeschooling High School

Letting Go After Homeschooling High School
When did my baby grow up? A question every parent asks as they send their child off to college or as they launch them into life. As we are homeschooli...
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Making Homeschool Economics Fast and Easy

Making Homeschool Economics Fast and Easy
Economics is usually a 1/2 credit, semester-long class taught during senior year in high school. Sometimes homeschoolers want to provide a full 1 credit class on economics, which can be done. There are a lot of different ways to cover economics as a homeschooler. Here are some options you might consider.This post contains affiliate links. If you click and buy I may make a few pennies, but not enough for a latte. Fast and Easy EconomicsNot everything in high school has to be...
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Guest — Terrible Tuesday: That’s a lot of straws | Oddly Said
[…] high schooling people: Making homeschool economics fast and easy. I like the idea of using the Great Courses classes. I ... Read More
Wednesday, 25 May 2016 17:20
Guest — Alane
Hi Lee, Another resource to add to your list is Hillsdale college offers a free 10 lecture series about economics (as well as gov... Read More
Wednesday, 17 December 2014 07:49
Guest — Sheryl Chandler
Lee, I did not realize your son helped Jay Richards with 'Money, Greed and God'. I read it last summer and loved it...and I'm not ... Read More
Monday, 15 September 2014 18:04
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February Gold Care Club Update

February Gold Care Club Update
Are you a member of the Gold Care Club? If so, be sure to check out what's new this month in the member resource area! How-to Trai...
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How to Help with Career Assessment for High School Students

How to Help with Career Assessment for High School Students
If you are stressed out that your high school teen hasn't found a career interest yet, relax. Some kids decide on a career when they are very young, a...
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College Board has discontinued SAT Subject Tests® and SAT® Essay

College Board has discontinued SAT Subject Tests® and SAT® Essay
As of 2021, the College Board made two immediate changes that affect high school testing.1. The College Board will no longer offer SAT Subject Tests®....
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Double Dipping Explained for the Homeschool Transcript

Double Dipping Explained for the Homeschool Transcript
"Double dipping" in homeschooling high school is a common problem. It is an offense that you shouldn't commit, but do you know how to avoid it wh...
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[Free eBook] College Credit in High School

[Free eBook] College Credit in High School
Get tips for busy homeschool parents trying to choose the right test and prepare students for high school test success and to earn college credit...
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How to Choose a Homeschool Grading Scale

How to Choose a Homeschool Grading Scale
When you choose to homeschool, there are, what seems like, mountains of things to choose to set up your homeschool. Not the least of which, ...
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Guest — Peggy S. Consolver
I love the "Parent is not annoyed" on the evaluation criteria.
Wednesday, 10 February 2021 16:38
Robin
That is my favorite part, Peggy! Robin Assistant to The HomeScholar... Read More
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Homeschool Documentation and Work Samples

Homeschool Documentation and Work Samples
It is important to provide colleges with the information they need when going through the college admission process. Although the transcript...
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Conservative Christian Engineering Colleges

Conservative Christian Engineering Colleges
Do you have an engineering 'geek' in your household? (Read my article, Teaching Geeks)  Need to find a conservative Christian Engineering College for them? I can give you a jumping off place if you aren't sure where to start!  How can you find a good Christian engineering college that is also a conservative Christian university? Christian parent's want Christians their kids to have opportunities to celebrate their faith find opportunities to be active in on-campus ministry groups. My...
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Guest — John Vadnal
Another conservative Christian school to consider for engineering is Liberty University (LU) in Lynchburg, VA. They have 5 engine... Read More
Wednesday, 11 December 2019 13:42
Robin
That's good info, John! Thank you! Robin Assistant to The HomeScholar
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Guest — Steve
I attended LeTourneau and I highly recommend it for engineering academics and faithfulness to God and His word. They are very int... Read More
Thursday, 05 September 2019 16:29
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College Board Announces Changes for Essay Portion of Test

College Board Announces Changes for Essay Portion of Test
 The College Board announced big changes to the essay portion of their test recently that you should understand, because your teenager and p...
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Anita
Yes, the SAT® is still being offered. There are two areas that the College Board made changes to (Lee references those in the fir... Read More
Monday, 01 February 2021 19:32
Guest — Penelope
Wait... no more SATs?? Does this mean they will no longer be offering SAT testing at all? EVER?
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Homeschooling Special Needs Students in High School

Homeschooling Special Needs Students in High School
Dealing with learning challenges is difficult, but in high school, it can become seriously concerning. You don't have to be afraid! A parent is a...
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Practice College Application Essays Junior Year

Practice College Application Essays Junior Year
If you have a child in high school and are beginning to look at colleges, you will soon discover there are three different options for applying. The f...
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High School Vocabulary for Homeschool Students

High School Vocabulary for Homeschool Students
When children have reached the point of reading and writing well, working on vocabulary development can change from previous years. I have a variety o...
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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 tas...
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Elizabeth Haber-Lopez
Just finished listening to starting strong - homeschooling freshman and sophmore year. It was such an encouragement ... Read More
Monday, 31 December 2018 15:32
Anita
That's wonderful, Elizabeth! I'm glad you found it helpful. I hope we'll see you this week for my class on Creating Transcripts f... Read More
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