You made it to June! It's time to lay back, relax your homeschool life, and enjoy the summer! Don't completely check out though, or you'll miss out on these calendar reminders!
Middle School: Learn how to homeschool high school so you don't give up out of fear. Invest in yourself so you feel confident. Check out my High School Solution.
Freshmen: Don't panic! There are only four key goals in the four years of high school. Homeschool High School: Four Years - Four Goals
Sophomores: Summer is a great time for your child to do some volunteer work to put on their activity list: How to Create an Activity List for Perfectly Ordinary Teens.
Juniors: You have a very busy year ahead! Make sure you have a transcript ready to go for college admission. Check out the Comprehensive Record Solution for help.
Seniors: It's time to pack for college! The following is a list of things that will likely be needed during the year. College Packing List
Finding a college is like trying to find the "love of your life." When you have narrowed down your selection of colleges to a few candidate schools, it's time for a visit. Keep in mind that you are trying to find the "love of your life." You would not immediately marry a person without first getting acquainted. Similarly, visiting is an
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 go crazy) and an amount of teen independence (so the mom doesn't go crazy.) Good thing for you, you're reading this just prior to the holidays! A great pre-holiday shopping guide for the teens in your
Parents worry about homeschooling and socialization. Neighbors wonder if homeschoolers are weird. And kids just want to find friends. Here is what you need to know about homeschooling and socialization.
Socialization is an activity you do - mixing socially with others - and a process of learning how to behave in a way that's acceptable to society as a whole.
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. But absolutely NOTHING is normal this year! Juniors should take PSAT/NMSQT®, attend college fairs, prepare for tests, take tests, visit colleges, and choose 4-8 colleges where they will apply during senior year. How is