Did you know that you can create long course descriptions from Co-Op class info? Yep! Course descriptions describe your homeschool class that even a stranger unfamiliar with homeschooling will understand what the student has done. Sometimes parents make course descriptions so short that even as a homeschooler myself, I'm not sure what the child did in the class. I know it can be challenging to create a course description for classes taken outside the home, when they provide only the briefest course description to copy.
Let's talk for a moment on how to lengthen these kinds of descriptions and make them more detailed and informational, so colleges really understand what the child did. Here are some ideas to make it longer.
Each course description might end of being one page or less. Try to describe each class in enough detail so a casual observer can see what your child did in the class.
Do you have any tricks to help you make the course descriptions just long enough?
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Middle School: Encourage reading this summer. 7 Ways to Encourage Reading in Middle School
Freshmen: Encourage reading this summer. Choose library books from my College Bound Reading List