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5 Tips for a Balanced Summer

5 Tips for a Balanced Summer
Want to learn how to remain sane AND retain skills? When my kids were in middle school and high school, we did just a bit of structured school each da...
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Homeschool Curriculum Ideas for Marine Biology

Homeschool Curriculum Ideas for Marine Biology
Science classes don't have to be restricted to biology, chemistry, and physics. Does your child have a fascination with the creatures of the sea? Why not let them study Marine Biology in your homeschool? This post contains affiliate links. If you click and buy I may make a few pennies, but not enough for a latte. Science is definitely important in high school. Let me teach you the 9 other critical courses to study before graduation in...
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Lee Binz
The reviews are very strong on that kit so I would think it is complete. It is always best to ask the publisher if you have any qu... Read More
Thursday, 23 May 2019 19:48
Guest — roxy
I clicked on the dissection kit and only fit and coral came up... Does it actually have tools?
Thursday, 23 May 2019 19:15
Guest — Cynthia Lazo
I home school. My 7 and 9 year old daughters love Marine Biology. I am trying to find a way to do their science curriculum for nex... Read More
Thursday, 07 March 2019 16:28
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Keeping Academic Records After Homeschool Graduation

Keeping Academic Records After Homeschool Graduation
Parents need to keep the academic records for their teens after graduation. They may be needed for further education in 5 years.... or 10 ye...
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3 Reasons to Write Course Descriptions

3 Reasons to Write Course Descriptions
 Why write course descriptions? Many people will tell you they aren't necessary, but here are three important reasons not to shirk on t...
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Subject Tests for Ivy League Admission

Subject Tests for Ivy League Admission
Gearing up for Ivy League admission is one of the toughest challenge for high school students, whether they are homeschooled or not. Ivy&nbs...
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Essential Questions for Your College Visits

Essential Questions for Your College Visits
Visiting colleges is an important step in determining where your child will apply. It shows colleges that you are interested in coming to their school...
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Teaching Strategies to Help Struggling Learners

Teaching Strategies to Help Struggling Learners
If you have a struggling learner, you know the challenges that come with every day. Whether the struggle comes from one individual subject or from acr...
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Using [MOOCs] with Profoundly Gifted Students

Using [MOOCs] with Profoundly Gifted Students
Finding challenging material for profoundly gifted children can be difficult, particularly when students are working at a college level. Consider...
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College Applications: Your Social Security Number is Private!

College Applications: Your Social Security Number is Private!
You are not legally required to provide your social security number on college applications: your social security number is private.  Schools are not required to ask for it.  It will be required for a college loan, but it  should not be required for a college application.  That’s why I recommend that you do NOT put a social security number on your transcript. I can teach you how to create transcripts and records that win scholarships. Click...
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Guest — alejandra
So I just submitted my application and gave them my ssn was this a mistake?
Thursday, 26 December 2019 02:26
Guest — Jacob Perez
Would colleges keep a copy of your ssn and other paperwork if given?
Monday, 28 October 2019 13:05
Anita
Hi, Jacob. Yes, if you provide your child's ssn to a college, they will keep it on file. You will be required to provide the ssn ... Read More
Monday, 28 October 2019 13:35
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Highlight on High School History

Highlight on High School History
In March 2019, I hosted the Highlight on High School History week. During that week, I invited some dear friends who are experts in their fields - his...
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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 a Christian find a good engineering school that is also a conservative Christian university? Schools my family liked include Seattle Pacific University (Free Methodist) in Washington, and George Fox University (Quaker) in Oregon. We loved the atmosphere...
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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
Wednesday, 11 December 2019 18:29
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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Creating Long Course Descriptions from Co-Op Class Info

Creating-Long-Course-Descriptions-from-Co-Op-Class-Info
Did you know that you can create long course descriptions from Co-Op class info? Yep! Course descriptions describe your homeschool class that eve...
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Create Your Magnum Opus of Homeschooling

Create Your Magnum Opus of Homeschooling
Lisa wrote to share about her success with the Comprehensive Record Solution, testifying that it provided a holistic picture of her child that resulte...
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[Free Kindle Book] Scheduling: The Secret to Homeschool Sanity

[Free Kindle Book] Scheduling: The Secret to Homeschool Sanity
Scheduling....one thing many of us struggle with as homeschoolers! We find ourselves so busy many times, that we forget that scheduling can help! (A c...
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My Biggest Regret with My Teen Student

My Biggest Regret with My Teen Student
My Coffee Break Books are small, helpful, inexpensive, and (sometimes) free. Click to get notified when they are free to download: Free Kindle Book No...
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Guest — Sanjeev
same problem i'm facing my both kids are addicted to internet,mobile rather then toys. they don't have time for us.i lock phone w... Read More
Friday, 23 August 2019 06:25
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