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How to Pick Your Battles With Your Teenager

How to Pick Your Battles With Your Teenager
Teenagers. The very word can make adults shudder! Often the mere mention of the word is accompanied by a head shake or a groan. But it doesn't have to...
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12 Steps to Homeschool Graduation (Even if it is Last Minute)

12 Steps to Homeschool Graduation (Even if it is Last Minute)
Graduating your homeschool student can seem very intimidating on the outside. But, with all of the right information and correct steps, your student's...
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How to Motivate Homeschool Teens and Rouse Slug-Slow Students

How to Motivate Homeschool Teens and Rouse Slug-Slow Students
One mom jokingly told me that her son's spirit animal was a sloth. We had a good giggle over that one, because I remember what it's like to try to mot...
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Teach Note Taking While Homeschooling High School

Teach Note Taking While Homeschooling High School
Note taking skills can really help your children become successful in college and career. And, it's a pretty easy class to teach.  This post...
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Great read! Thanks for sharing such a great blog post! Posts like these will surely help each and every homeschooler in homeschool... Read More
Friday, 04 December 2020 17:51
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What You Need to Know About Homeschool Grade Levels and Graduation Age

What You Need to Know About Homeschool Grade Levels and Graduation Age
There you are, homeschooling the normal and natural way, not worrying about grade levels. And, then, BAM! Someone asks you that question. "What grade ...
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The 12 Days of Christmas Teaching Tips

The 12 Days of Christmas Teaching Tips
Master my best Christmas teaching tips this season! Holiday seasons, especially between November and January, are busy times. Celebrations like Thanks...
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Help and Resources for Homeschooling High School

Help and Resources for Homeschooling High School
When you look at homeschooling high school the first rule of thumb is NOT to panic! You are completely capable of doing this! Your child has been give...
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The 5 Hardest Things About Homeschooling High School

The 5 Hardest Things About Homeschooling High School
There are 5 situations that homeschoolers may face while homeschooling high school that are so challenging, only a parent can effectively handle ...
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Thanks for sharing such a great blog!! It was really informative and I am sure that everyone would like and it would help them in ... Read More
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25 Ways to Stay Sane in December

25 Ways to Stay Sane in December
It happens every Christmas … all your warm, fuzzy ideals end up in shambles, leaving you feeling frazzled and stressed. The easiest way to stay sane t...
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[Free Class] Course Description Harvest Party!

[Free Class] Course Description Harvest Party!
You have spent years planting the seeds of a high school education. You have watched it grow and seen your children thrive under your careful care. No...
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What You Need to Know About Homeschool Computer Science

What You Need to Know About Homeschool Computer Science
Does your child need a homeschool computer science credit? In some states, one of the graduation requirements is a technology credit for hig...
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This article addressed what I was wondering about and thoroughly explained just what I needed to know. Thank you, Lee, for your gr... Read More
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Lee always loves to know that she has helped! Thank you for you kind comment, Heather! Robin Assistant to The HomeScholar... Read More
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Digging Into College Statistics (and what they tell you!)

Digging Into College Statistics (and what they tell you!)
When you are looking at different colleges, spend some time digging into college statistics before you visit a campus. College statistics may look lik...
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31 Educational Games for High School Students

31 Educational Games for High School Students
Games for high school students can make learning more fun. Learning through games requires a careful balance of structure and fun (so the kids don't g...
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You should add Historical Conquest to your social studies list. When I got it for my son, I was surprised at how many times I aske... Read More
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Answers to the 15 Biggest Questions about Homeschooling High School

Answers to the 15 Biggest Questions about Homeschooling High School
It's possible to become disabled by fear or anxiety when it comes to homeschooling high school. Your job is to learn enough before your children get t...
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Hi there. I have been looking out for some parenting blogs as I am going to homeschool my 5th grader to his 6th grade. I think tha... Read More
Thursday, 05 November 2020 07:29
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Hi Haritha, Lee encourages parents to homeschool independently. Lee has written an excellent, inexpensive, and easy-to-read book... Read More
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Time to Think About Grades, Credits, and Transcripts

Time to Think About Grades, Credits, and Transcripts
Whether you're new to homeschooling or a seasoned veteran who just needs a little help creating your child's transcripts, it's Time to Think About Gra...
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I missed it! Any chance it was recorded??
Friday, 23 August 2019 00:50
Lee Binz
Hi Kristin! As luck would have it, we have one more free class available on Monday! We are trying out a new webinar system, so we ... Read More
Friday, 23 August 2019 15:20
Lee Binz
Hi Marcy, I usually teach for about an hour and then have up to an hour of Q&A for people who stay. I hope to "see" you there!... Read More
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More Encouraging Posts

  • Socialization for Homeschool Students


    I was thinking about socialization because of a conversation I recently had with a non- homeschooler . It is unbelievable that this is still as big a topic as it is surrounding homeschooled children, considering that socialization affects all children, no matter what context they are schooled in. 

    Most parents appreciate a little help and encouragement on their homeschooling journey. My
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  • Foreign Language Credit for Bilingual Students

     In public schools, they give high school credit for being bilingual and you can do it, too.


    Please note that as of January 2021, The College Board has discontinued SAT Subject Tests® and SAT® essay .

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    Embrace the unique and diverse strengths of your student. You can give credit for what they already know, and The Total Transcript Solution will

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  • Logic as a High School Elective

    I have to confess, I was tempted to call this post "Logic for Dummies" but I was afraid you would know I'm not actually an intellectual. You see, I know that I could never possibly have taught logic to my logic-loving children without some help.


    Logic as a high school elective


    Affiliate disclaimer: This post contains affiliate links . If you click and buy I may make

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  • How to Include Bible on a Homeschool Transcript


    Homeschoolers are often Christian families - and they often include Christian education in their homeschool. Let me show you how to include your study of faith onto your transcript. After all, Christian high schools include faith-based classes on their transcript, and you can too! 

    How to give high school grades, assign credits, and make transcripts are the top questions I get
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Lee has three core beliefs about homeschooling: homeschooling provides the best possible learning environment; every child deserves a college-prep education whether or not they choose to go to college, and parents are capable of providing a superior education to their children. Lee does not judge your homeschool or evaluate your children. Instead, she comes alongside to help and encourage parents homeschooling high school.

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