Read about this homeschooler who won the National Geographic Geography Bee! This young woman demonstrates a passion and specialization that colleges love. Don't discourage your children from pursuing their interests! Encourage them! Colleges would rather have students display unusual interests than see a "cookie cutter" student.
We had the pleasure of meeting Caitlin recently at a homeschool event. She is a charming, brilliant, witty and vivacious young lady.
It can happen overnight. One day your child is pleasant, cooperative, and enthusiastic about learning; the next day, they aren't. This can happen with girls or boys; sometimes it happens at a certain age. Don't feel as if you've done something wrong, because it's common. Motivation of teens, or lack thereof, can be difficult.
You might identify the problem when your
When children have reached the point of reading and writing well, working on vocabulary development can change from previous years. I have a variety of ideas for high school vocabulary development that can help you with your teenagers. You can read through them, and see if you can find suggestions that will help you with your child, in your unique
You will need to demonstrate interest in a college if you want to get admitted and get scholarships. Applying to a college without showing a genuine interest in the school is likely to benefit only the college, and unlikely to benefit your child.
Showing demonstrated interest means you have shown, by your actions, interest in the college and your desire
Can you feel the spring in the air? I can! And, if you've been around homeschooling long enough, you know that can only mean one thing.... It's almost convention time!
Conventions are great for allowing you a chance to do continuing education, find new curriculum by browsing through book upon book, and getting to interact with fellow homeschoolers.