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Another resource to add to your list is Hillsdale college offers a free 10 lecture series about economics (as well as government). There are quizzes for nearly all of the lessons and there is even a final. It is also free market economics. I find the lectures very interesting and am having my son take the course in addition to everything else he's been asked to do for our semester long econ course. http://online.hillsdale.edu/page.aspx?pid=1393
Lee, I did not realize your son helped Jay Richards with 'Money, Greed and God'. I read it last summer and loved it...and I'm not an economics lover. It just helped me understand capitalism much better and it helped me not to be apologetic about it!
Congrats proud mama!
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During Alex's first week at college, he came home and thanked me for a specific skill he learned when we were homeschooling. Believe it or not, he thanked me for teaching him how to write essays in high school, specifically a quick essay.
Learning to write a quick one or two page, hand-written essay is important for three reasons.
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
When homeschoolers take classes outside the home, or use a tutor, the transcript can seem a little complicated. You can make it easily understandable by simply using acronyms for outside classes.