I'm reading all my home educating friends talking about starting their new academic year and I'm thinking...I am so not ready to not be a home educator any more. I wonder what my cat wants to learn this year? Another strange week ahead, of trying to adjust to our new lives and routines. I'm also meeting with someone who wants to know more about home educating her daughter today and we have a Life-Songs meeting tonight. You know all those 'life events' that cause people huge stress, like bereavement, divorce, moving house, having a baby? I'd say finishing long-term home-schooling, and transitioning out of that... era, can be almost as dramatic and stressful a change for a family. Not in the top 3, but definitely up there.
The summer before our senior year, I decided we would begin to "homeschool college" with CLEP® exams. I wanted to do it in the summer so that we could include passing scores in my sons' college applications. Since their senior year would be in community college, I wanted to know which courses they would pass by examination so they wouldn't
Each month there are homeschool calendar reminders that will help you in your homeschool journey! Have you looked at the calendar for March? How are you doing?
Middle School: Get your homeschool high school started right. Keys to High School Success (Kindle Book)
Freshmen: Start your child's activity list now so when you get to their senior year, you won't forget
Socialization is not about a group of kids all the same age always being together. True socialization doesn't happen in a bubble and is about people of ALL ages interacting with one another. When kids are feeling alone, then getting out into the world can provide the socialization they are craving.
Homeschool socialization. That seems to be
Homeschooling college might not be for everyone, but for the student willing to put in the work, it can be an effective fast track to a college degree. Here are a few of the benefits of homeschooling college.
Colleges like to see proof of learning from all students, not only homeschoolers. College level tests can provide this