Sometimes, I post something that really strikes the heart of my readers. An old post I had about measuring character qualities other than academic ones, was one of those posts.
It struck the heart of my readers so much so, that I had people asking me for a poster of those non-academic qualities! So, here ya go. I've gone and created a poster for you to print and hang on your fridge for a daily reminder that academic grades aren't everything you are measuring.
Because, you know what is NOT measured by tests? Character!
These are important character qualities that are NOT measured by tests.
It's a new year! Here are some handy January homeschool calendar reminders for you!
Middle School: Avoid panic! Spend some time this month learning how to homeschool high school. Then next year you'll begin high school feeling confident in your decision to homeschool. Taming Middle School Anxiety
Freshman: It doesn't have to be overwhelming! Let me reassure you
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
Many parents feel anxious about homeschooling middle school. Parents can find themselves suddenly staring across the breakfast table at strangers. Delightfully compliant children can suddenly act out like surly teens with attitude. Thankfully, as homeschoolers, we can shape and mold our children through this process, even during bursts of hormonally-charged awkwardness.
You can relax and enjoy this season by, first,
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