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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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Guest — Karen J Allen
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
Sunday, 28 March 2021 14:53
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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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Guest — Haritha
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
Robin
Hi Haritha, Lee encourages parents to homeschool independently. Lee has written an excellent, inexpensive, and easy-to-read book... Read More
Thursday, 05 November 2020 22:04
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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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Guest — Kristin Smith
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
Saturday, 17 August 2019 14:38
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Advice for Junior Year (When Absolutely Nothing is Normal)

Advice for Junior Year (When Absolutely Nothing is Normal)
What do you do NOW? Junior year is filled with key tasks that must be done in order to successfully get college admission and scholarships submitted. ...
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Guest — Sheila Jones
Great post, you are the BEST!! Grand Canyon University has free virtual campus tours you can click this link to sign up: Live T... Read More
Wednesday, 28 October 2020 16:22
Robin
Thank you for sharing information, Sheila! Robin Assistant to The HomeScholar
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How Do Homeschoolers Graduate?

How Do Homeschoolers Graduate?
How do homeschooler's graduate? At home! There are a few things you need to know, to make sure your student is officially a high school graduate with ...
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How do Homeschooling and Socialization Work Together?

How do Homeschooling and Socialization Work Together?
 Parents worry about homeschooling and socialization. Neighbors wonder if homeschoolers are weird. And kids just want to find friends. Here ...
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Guest — Alaina
Thank you, Lee! I need to continue to reflect over this article. I read it at a time when I truly needed to hear this encouragem... Read More
Saturday, 05 October 2019 18:27
Robin
Lee loves to help, Alaina! Let us know if you have questions! Robin Assistant to The HomeScholar... Read More
Sunday, 06 October 2019 03:54
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College Coach for $70,000 - Seriously?!

College Coach for $70,000 - Seriously?!
 Have you ever considered hiring a college coach?  In 2017, the average cost to hire a college coach was between $4000 and $6000. And s...
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How to Be the Best Homeschool Guidance Counselor

How to Be the Best Homeschool Guidance Counselor
 Did you know that you are your child's best homeschool guidance counselor? You'll never believe what I overheard one day while getting my hair d...
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[Free ebook] Need Based Scholarships with FAFSA Information

[Free ebook] Need Based Scholarships with FAFSA Information
FAFSA stands for "Free Application for Federal Student Aid." It's a form you fill out, much like the 1040 tax forms. Like the tax forms, these are als...
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Full Tuition Scholarships for Homeschool Students

Full Tuition Scholarships for Homeschool Students
Full tuition scholarships - the envy of parents everywhere! We dream of them with stars in our eyes and thoughts of a quality education for our studen...
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Thank you so much for sharing this article. It would also be cool if you provided links to the sites of these universities where t... Read More
Thursday, 22 October 2020 09:40
Robin
Lee often talks about how universities vet students for scholarships. That's why creating a Comprehensive Record is SO important. ... Read More
Thursday, 22 October 2020 19:47
Lee Binz
Thank you for mentioning that Julia. Blessings, Lee
Tuesday, 09 October 2018 14:44
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How do You Gain Ivy League Admission as a Homeschooler?

How do You Gain Ivy League Admission as a Homeschooler?
If your child has dreams of gaining admission to an Ivy League school, there are certain things you'll need to do to help them reach their g...
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Homeschool High School and Retain Sanity With These Keys to Success

Homeschool High School and Retain Sanity With These Keys to Success
Have you ever wished there was a free workshop called "How to Homeschool High School Without Going Bonkers"? Well, there is, and you are cordially inv...
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How to Homeschool Independently

How to Homeschool Independently
"Old-fashioned" homeschooling is still your best bet for growing passionate learners! You can learn how to homeschool independently and take your life...
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15 Reasons to Make a Homeschool Transcript

15 Reasons to Make a Homeschool Transcript
A homeschool transcript is part of your child's educational background that you will have to provide when you help them go through the college admissi...
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Driven Crazy by Homeschool Drivers Ed

Driven Crazy by Homeschool Drivers Ed
 If you're a homeschool family and have a teen in the house, I'm certain that you've probably had the dreaded discussion ... "When can I learn to...
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Karen, Thanks for the tip about curriculum in Texas. Taking drivers ed AND having a homeschool transcript will often earn the "Goo... Read More
Tuesday, 01 September 2020 20:40
Guest — Karen Allen
Once my daughter got her license and I was adding her as a driver to our policy, the insurance representative asked me whether she... Read More
Tuesday, 01 September 2020 19:00
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    There are challenges with homeschooling teenagers. A resistant 16-year-old can certainly have an attitude, at times, that makes you want to throw in the towel! It's hard to be a Christian parent homeschooling a resistant teen who doesn't want to homeschool anymore. It may seem like an uphill battle, but there are ways to find the right path for your Read More
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    Let me guess. You didn't use tests on all your homeschool subjects, right? Neither did I! And yet, somehow, my children survived! Find out how to grade subjects and classes that don't require tests with my grading estimate below.

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  • How do You Gain Ivy League Admission as a Homeschooler?

    If your child has dreams of gaining admission to an Ivy League school, there are certain things you'll need to do to help them reach their goal. Read on for helpful information to help your homeschool student realize their dream. 

    What is Ivy League Admission? 

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