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Character Qualities Not Measured by Tests

Character Qualities Not Measured by Tests
Tests don't measure everything!  Remember to balance your evaluation with other things besides testing!   CharityCommitmentCompassionCourageCreativityCritical ThinkingCuriosityDeterminationEnduranceEnthusiasmFaithHopeHumilityHumorInitiativeIntegrityLeadershipLoveLove of LearningMotivationPersistenceQuestioningResilienceResourcefulnessResponsibilitySelf-awarenessSelf-disciplineSpiritualitySpontaneityValuesWork Ethic What positive character qualities do your children have that aren't measured by tests?  
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Guest — Lee
Thanks for the feedback! I like the poster idea Blessings, Lee... Read More
Thursday, 03 January 2013 08:11
Guest — Lora
This would make a great poster. I wish I had one.
Thursday, 03 January 2013 07:05
Guest — Barbara Francoeur
Your 31 characteristics that are notmeasured by tests would make a very nice poster!!
Tuesday, 01 January 2013 06:17
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How’s it Going?

How’s it Going?
School has been going for a while, and now is a great time to take a step back and assess your situation. Have you handled the important things?  Character, college applications, core classes and PSAT registration? Do you need to make adjustments? Change curriculum, adjust (or make) a daily schedule?   If you think things could go better, smoother, or easier, sometimes it just takes a small adjustment.  Remember to put your weak areas first - even if...
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Success in Homeschooling High School

Success in Homeschooling High School
I'll let you in on a secret.  Success in homeschooling is not dependent on how your children turn out.  That's because you can't measure your own success or failure based on the behavior of others.   It may sound shocking, but it is true.  Parents can’t control their adult children.  They can only control their own choices and behaviors.  Therefore, our success in homeschooling must be based on what we do, as parents, and not on...
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Guest — Cassie Fishbein
Lee this is such an important issue and I am so glad you addressed it! We cannot "own" our children's successes or failures. We ca... Read More
Sunday, 05 August 2012 06:29
Guest — eaglenestmomma
As a parent of a child soon leaving high school ... this is perhaps the best thing I've read all year. I tend to overworry about ... Read More
Saturday, 04 August 2012 21:20
Guest — J W
Refreshing to "hear" someone say that. I wish I'd learned that when my kids were tiny and I was reading all those idiotic parenti... Read More
Saturday, 04 August 2012 19:15
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