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What Does Homeschooling Look Like?

What Does Homeschooling Look Like?
What does homeschooling look like? It looks like a child, a book, and a dog, at least in our home! Homeschooling provides a safe and secure learning environment, and a comfortable, relaxing education. Pets are welcome!There are so many benefits to homeschooling, it’s hard to list them all: rigorous academics, positive socialization, time for specialization ... the list is almost endless. Many families choose homeschooling because they believe the safety and comfort of home is the best learning environment...
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How Can I Meet My Child's Social and Academic Needs?

How Can I Meet My Child's Social and Academic Needs?
If you aren't worried about meeting your child's social needs, you're probably worried about meeting their academic needs and vice versa! How can you possibly meet your child's social and academic needs in your homeschool? Click on Lee's video below to get some tips!Are you confident about socialization and academics in your homeschool? What are you worried about? Let me know in the comments below! Subscribe to my YouTube channel. You will be notified when I...
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Guest — JW
We were pretty isolated from our home school community - long story short, we didn't "fit in" very well. However, we made acquain... Read More
Saturday, 21 June 2014 10:00
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Tips for Military Academies

Tips for Military Academies
Military academies.  The easy part about getting in is being a homeschooler.  The hard part about getting in is everything else. The military academy candidates for admission must receive a nomination, usually from a congressman.  When was the last time you spoke to your representative?   Sally and I were speaking about her son's application to a military academy, and she has confirmed their admission requirements again.The things you have suggested are right on for what we...
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Guest — Lee
Maria, Thank you SO MUCH for sharing your first hand experience! Blessings, Lee
Thursday, 02 December 2010 20:08
Guest — Maria
My first son is currently a Firstie at the Naval Academy. We home schooled him from K-12. Everything you mention is accurate. A... Read More
Thursday, 02 December 2010 19:46
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AP Exams - Count the Cost!

AP Exams - Count the Cost!
An AP exam is a wonderful way to demonstrate mastery of a subject.   You can prove your child has learned a wide variety of subjects with one long, graded exam.  It's standard for many highly selective schools, so they can be quite common.  That doesn't mean, however, that AP exams are always a good fit. One of my clients reported that her son struggled to follow an AP course that homeschoolers commonly utilize.  She said each...
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Ready for Community College?

Ready for Community College?
Joyce asked:  Do you believe that the risk is community college itself (i.e., is it WORSE than the universities in moral issues - which I cannot imagine!) or is it the age at which our h.s. juniors and seniors are when they encounter it?  I'd really like to hear what you think about this. Dear Joyce,I do NOT believe that the experience at community college has anything at all do do with the age of our...
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Guest — Laura
Our oldest child, a girl, attended our local community college after graduating from our homeschool. She was there for three full ... Read More
Tuesday, 22 September 2009 12:55
Guest — Linda Walkup
My daughter's community college experience has been generally good, though some of the problems mentioned are there. She has taken... Read More
Tuesday, 22 September 2009 12:12
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