Friday, June 24, 2011
Workshop Session 1, 9:30 - 10:30a
Finding a College
Find a college or university that will love your student almost as much as you do! Topics to be covered in this workshop include finding colleges to visit, comparing college statistics, getting to know colleges, visiting colleges, evaluating colleges and applying to colleges.
Workshop Session 2, 2:00 - 3:00p
Christian Homeschool Success in High School
What does the Bible say about homeschooling? How can Christians draw on their faith to succeed in high school? In this talk, Lee discusses all these questions as well as covers all the homeschool high school basics. Learn to prepare and not panic about high school.
Workshop Session 3, 3:15 - 4:15p
Planning High School Courses
Plan your high school courses so you are prepared for anything! This course will explain what core classes to cover every year, and what classes are required for college graduation. We will discuss how to get the core classes covered within four years, and ideas for planning your homeschool week. You will use what you know about your students and their learning styles and consider the subjects that colleges want to see.
Saturday, June 25, 2011
Workshop Session 5, 11:30 - 12:30p
High School Grades and Credits
This workshop will answer the common homeschool lament, "How can I give grades when I don't give tests?” Learn how you are already evaluating your children, and how you can translate that information into words and numbers colleges understand. You will learn “grouch-free” ways to determine high school grades, and find freedom in grading criteria and grading scales. Come and learn the many ways of determining high school credits and discover how to make mommy-grades and kitchen credits easy for colleges to understand!
Workshop Session 6, 3:15 - 4:15pm
"What's Next?" Options After Homeschool High School
This workshop will help you plan your course of action after high school. You will learn about: CLEP, Community College, Online Classes, Working, Regular College, CollegePlus!, and Gap Years. Get prepared to discuss post high school options with your high school student.
Recently Rice University made a huge announcement about their new financial aid program. Let me explain what a full tuition scholarship means to Rice University and how to qualify.