For computer sciences, it's important to start with typing (Mavis Beacon was our favorite.) Beyond that, there are often tutorials available in the library. I know that other homeschoolers are extremely successful just doing the tutorial programs that come WITH the computer (for example, Word, Excel, etc.) - as long as the child actually goes through them and can use the program in the end, it should work out. Check the library for video and computer tutorials for other computer based skills. As long as you already own a computer, teaching computer skills is one of the least expensive courses you can provide.
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When you're busy getting into the homeschool groove, it can be easy to forget about registering for tests, not to mention keeping up with changes to the FAFSA! (Don't forget - you should be filling out the FAFSA this month!) Here are some more handy October homeschool calendar reminders for you!
Should you put your social security number on a college application? That is a very common question that I hear from parents.
Filling out college applications can be stressful for students and parents alike. One thing you don't need to stress about though, is whether or not you need to include your child's social security number. You are not legally required
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 drive?"
I remember when I was homeschooling and started thinking about homeschool drivers ed. Sometimes I'd get hung up on ONE small issue that would drive me completely BATTY! I remember wishing for ANYONE
Due to social distancing requirements, and the possibility of further school closures, parents and students are struggling to provide college admission test scores to colleges. You can expect more flexible test options, and most testing sites will try to provide social distancing take-home, high school tests at least for a while. And, while high school tests may not be as prevalent in the