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[Free Book] Keys to High School Success

[Free Book] Keys to High School Success
Many parents sail through homeschooling in the early years, but when faced with the prospect of homeschooling high school, they get ready to bail, for...
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Homeschooled Adult Renounces Faith

Homeschooled Adult Renounces Faith
Joshua Harris is no longer a Christian. Sad news for the homeschool community. Joshua Harris is the author of I Kissed Dating Goodbye and is the adult...
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Making School Fun

Making School Fun
I tried to incorporate games into our homeschool whenever possible, in order to make school fun. We played math games, art games, and economics g...
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What is a Good Score on the SAT?

What is a Good Score on the SAT?
What is a good score on the SAT? Everybody asks me that! There is no formula or calculation for what makes a good score.  A good SAT score is the best score that YOUR child can earn. But to guesstimate how your child is doing, I can suggest a scale based on the general population of the US. It doesn't fit every family, and it may not fit your child, but it can help you begin to...
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Guest — Lee
Jeri, Each section has 800 possible points. The SAT used to have two sections, so years ago 1600 was the best possible score. Now... Read More
Thursday, 06 December 2012 08:24
Guest — Jerie
Please clarify something for me. I always thought the top SAT score was 2400 which would make an 800 pretty low, in comparison. La... Read More
Thursday, 06 December 2012 08:11
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How Many APs Should My Student Take?

How Many APs Should My Student Take?
 Don't get caught up in the AP hype. You don't need a million APs in high school. In fact, you really shouldn't have too many APs....
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Technology Addiction and the Coming Zombie Apocalypse

Technology Addiction and the Coming Zombie Apocalypse
Every once in a while, I'll run across a parent that says "My child is struggling with a gaming addiction" or other tech-related addiction. Often, the...
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The CLT Test Alternative to SAT or ACT

The CLT Test Alternative to SAT or ACT
You're likely familiar with the SAT and ACT tests, but are you familiar with the CLT? I'm not always able to spend as much time as I wo...
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Top 6 Tips for High School Math

Top 6 Tips for High School Math
Do you get cold sweats just thinking about teaching your teen high school math? Did your last exposure to trigonometry leave you covered in hives? If ...
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8 Tips for Buying Homeschool Curriculum

8 Tips for Buying Homeschool Curriculum
I know it's time to buy your curriculum, so let me give you a few quick pointers, for buying homeschool curriculum.  {This post contains affiliat...
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How to Put Crochet on Your Homeschool Transcript

How to Put Crochet on Your Homeschool Transcript
You know you want to include fabulous fun electives on your homeschool transcript. But how? How do you put crocheting and other delight directed learning on a high school transcript!? You know you want to include fabulous fun electives on your homeschool transcript. But how? How do you put crocheting and other handcrafts on a high school transcript!?Mandi asked, "My daughter has taught herself to crochet and makes bags, headbands, coasters and whatever else pops into...
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Guest — Jill B
Lee, thank you so much for sending me the link for this article today. (The Gold Club is worth it's weight in gold!) The article m... Read More
Wednesday, 21 October 2015 16:15
EMILY BYRD
I am in absolute agreement, Jill B. My daughter also spends many, many hours crocheting and quilting. I have wanted to give her ... Read More
Saturday, 13 June 2020 20:54
Guest — Assistant to The HomeScholar
Dear Jill, What a sweet encouragement it will be for Lee to read this! Thank you! Robin Assistant to The HomeScholar... Read More
Wednesday, 21 October 2015 16:18
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Socialization for Homeschool Students

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 to...
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Guest — TheMimi
I have 20 grandkids, 11 of whom are/have been home schooled. I occasionally have people comment on their concern for home school... Read More
Wednesday, 27 May 2020 20:50
Robin
Exactly, TheMimi!! I homeschooled for 20 years, and I used to ask people (after they stated their concern for our children's lac... Read More
Wednesday, 27 May 2020 21:35
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Success Story: Ballet Major Earns Scholarships [Plus 8 easy Tips]

Success Story: Ballet Major Earns Scholarships [Plus 8 easy Tips]
 It can be challenging to help your child become a ballerina. It can be challenging to help your child get into college with scholarships. When y...
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How to Calculate Completely Unbiased Grades for Homeschool Students

How to Calculate Completely Unbiased Grades for Homeschool Students
 You may be wondering how anyone can take mommy grades seriously. I know you are worried, but your home-made grades really do matter when homesch...
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[Free Book] Leaving Our Mark on the World

[Free Book] Leaving Our Mark on the World
Learning outside the box can maximize college admission and scholarships! Find out how in my annual yearbook! Grab this free book and you will le...
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Bright Future Ahead [Free ebook]

Bright Future Ahead [Free ebook]
Your child has a bright future ahead! This book was compiled to help you homeschool through the coming year with the best possible success.  Star...
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