There are plenty of ways to teach public speaking in your homeschool!
You can focus on speech and debate. It's pretty intense, and takes a lot of work on the part of the child. On the other hand, if your child likes it, it's a great way to include English and Social Studies through that delight directed learning. Try contacting these organizations.
Let's talk about real feelings. How do you feel when you think about homeschooling high school? Do any of these words sound familiar?
freaked out - terrified - hyperventilating - procrastinating - confused - stressed - overwhelmed - immobilized with fear - panicky - ready to run - obsessed - worried - lost hope.
Leadership is something you learn by doing. Become good at something, do it often for fun, and pretty soon you'll be leading others as they do it, too. The next thing you know, you're leading! Leadership is also something you can learn by reading about. Read about leadership and about examples of good leaders, to become knowledgeable and skillful; then
If you have a child in high school and are beginning to look at colleges, you will soon discover there are three different options for applying. The first is the good old fashioned way – applying directly to each college using their college application form. Second is using the Common Application. Third, which is relatively new, is using the Coalition Application.
Wow! We're already well into May! Can you believe it? Are you on track? Here are some calendar reminders for you to check your homeschool goals against.
Middle School: As you plan for the first year of high school, learn what classes you should cover. Invest in yourself and take classes on how to homeschool high school. Planning High