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Seven Reasons to Study History

Seven Reasons to Study History
When I was in school, we learned about the world in seemingly unrelated snippets. My teachers called the subject Social Studies. We might start the ye...
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Do You Need Summer School?

Do You Need Summer School?
Do you need to do summer school in your homeschool? How do you know? Take this quick quiz to find out if you need to do summer school this summer.  1. Are you done with curriculum? One way to measure a high school credit is when you finish the curriculum.  You only need to be 75-80% finished to be "done" so there is some flexibility. While it's true that most homeschoolers finish curriculum in order to save...
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Guest — JW
LOL, summer in Texas just ain't worth it, so when we were living there, we'd take breaks in Spring and Fall when the weather was m... Read More
Wednesday, 04 June 2014 07:56
Guest — Assistant to The HomeScholar
That's so smart, Jo! You have found what works! Robin Assistant to The HomeScholar
Friday, 06 June 2014 10:06
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Cookies Improve Test Scores [Free Download]

Cookies Improve Test Scores [Free Download]
Let me explain how cookies improve test scores! To choose the best high school test for your child in just 3 easy steps, begin with the time...
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Comprehensive Record Solution vs. Total Transcript Solution

Comprehensive Record Solution vs. Total Transcript Solution
How do you compare the Comprehensive Record Solution and the Total Transcript Solution? The key is in the name!  Do you need Comprehensive Records?  Or do you need help with a Transcript? Most parents appreciate a little help and encouragement on their homeschooling journey. My free newsletter delivers this fresh each month. Click to get some yourself: The HomeScholar Record NewsletterThe Total Transcript Solution is geared for parents who need to make a transcript. It is...
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"Secrets of the College Launch" Master Class [Virtual Homeschool Convention]

"Secrets of the College Launch" Master Class [Virtual Homeschool Convention]
 Not everyone has a homeschool convention nearby. No fair! Let me help you with that! Today you can sign up for a convention all of your own, tha...
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Homeschool Statistics Prove Success

Homeschool Statistics Prove Success
Do you ever think about homeschool statistics and the success of homeschooling? There are currently over 2 million homeschool students. How does ...
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Current Trend in College Self-Reporting

Current Trend in College Self-Reporting
A current trend in college applications now is for student to self-report everything and be admitted based on the facts the student gives on the ...
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4 Ways College Increase an Applicant Pool and Why

4 Ways College Increase an Applicant Pool and Why
Colleges want more applicants. In the college business, they are more highly rated when they have more applicants than they can accept. Anything a col...
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Homeschool High School: Driven Crazy by Drivers Ed!

Homeschool High School: Driven Crazy by Drivers Ed!
I remember when I was homeschooling high school.  Sometimes I'd get hung up on ONE small issue that would drive me completely BATTY!  I remember wishing for ANYONE to give me one clear, concise, yes-or-no answer.  One issue I seemed to stress about was driver education.  Wendy asked a question I asked myself years ago! Hi Lee,I'm putting together my first transcript and I've seen differing credits (.25/.50)/grades for Drivers Education on samples.  I have to...
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Guest — J W
I graduated from public school, didn't finish Driver's Ed [insert sound effect of a chicken clucking here], didn't have a license,... Read More
Tuesday, 23 August 2011 18:10
Guest — Debbi
Driver's Ed here is taught as part of the PE classes when the students are old enough. I'm planning on just counting it in with PE... Read More
Tuesday, 23 August 2011 17:28
Guest — Lee
Dear Tressa, Wow! So true! Every college is SO unique! This is why I always say check with colleges. And by the way, try to mode... Read More
Tuesday, 23 August 2011 09:52
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[Free Book] Getting the Most Out of Your Homeschool This Summer

[Free Book] Getting the Most Out of Your Homeschool This Summer
Ahhhh, summer! It's the best season ever! June rolls around and our priorities turn to camping, vacation, snuggling young children, relaxing in a hamm...
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Teaching Latin: The Not-Quite-So-Dead Language

Teaching Latin: The Not-Quite-So-Dead Language
Teaching Latin. It is a language that is intimidating to some, but can be helpful in helping to learn other languages. Before you blow it off as ...
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Simple Explanation for SAT Essay Score Results

Simple Explanation for SAT Essay Score Results
 People are getting back their SAT scores now, and I know it can be a bit confusing. Let me give you the simple explanation for SAT essay score r...
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[Free Class] Planning High School Courses

[Free Class] Planning High School Courses
Do you ever wonder if you have everything you need to plan high school courses for your child? Well, wonder no more! In my free class, I'll teach you ...
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6 Big Problem with Standardized Tests

6 Big Problem 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 ...
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Help! My Child Has No Interests!

Help! My Child Has No Interests!
"My child isn't interested in ANYTHING!!!" I hear parents complain that their child has no interests fairly often, especially from those with younger children. Hang in there! It's like children learning to ride a bicycle; they use training wheels for so long, that you think they'll never learn to ride on their own. Then suddenly - they're off! If you are in the "training wheels" stage, what can you do when your child doesn't seem interested in anything?...
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Guest — Jane reed
My 10 year old has only one interest and thats playing her video game. She is extremely physically unhealthy and if she's not pl... Read More
Tuesday, 18 August 2020 13:45
Robin
If you use her peers as an example, your daughter's fixation with screens is "normal". I hesitate to use that term because it remo... Read More
Tuesday, 18 August 2020 21:46
Lee Binz
Jane, I wish I could make it easier for you! I encourage you to do some research on technology use in children, so you can help yo... Read More
Tuesday, 18 August 2020 21:12
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