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Queen of Crime Course Title

Queen of Crime Course Title
What a great idea!  Take a classic book and turn it into a springboard for English and science!  Take a look at Debbies ideas about a class on Agatha Christie, and learn how to come up with creative, outside the box, class titles and course descriptions.I am trying to come up with a great name for a course description I'm/we are currently working on with my daughter. She is going into 11th grade next year and...
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Homeschooling Courses - Aim for Nursing!

Homeschooling Courses - Aim for Nursing!
Wondering what homeschooling courses might help a student who wants to become a nurse?The more biology, chemistry and physics the better!  General bio, and chem are required, physics is sometimes required as well.  Having an AP test in one or all areas will help significantly. course in each area is a BIG deal. The more math the better.  Pre-Calculus is good, but having Calculus before graduation is even better.  I recommend a Teaching Company Course we...
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hi there,my name is Courtney im currently homeschooling in the UK, And I have a place to do adult nursing full time in September o... Read More
Tuesday, 18 June 2019 12:18
Guest — Becky
For us, taking advantage of the community college was very helpful. My daughter took almost all the non-nursing classes for her nu... Read More
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More Encouraging Posts

  • The Coronavirus and College Admission Update

    Homeschoolers, and families that are forced homeschoolers, are faced with canceled college admission tests and colleges have closed their campuses and canceled college visits. Colleges are struggling to adapt the normal application process in these unusual times.  

    Times are strange and unprecedented right now. Everyone is in the same boat - much confusion and an unknown future. Public and private high schools have

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  • Why I Do Not Recommend Weighting Grades

    I don't recommend weighting grades. It makes it harder for colleges, and colleges tend to like you more if you make their job easier.  Here is the problem, every high school has a different policy on weighting grades.

    Why I Do Not Recommend Weighting Grades


    For an "Honors" or AP class, some high schools will add 1.0 to the grade - so the highest grade possible is a 5.0
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  • How to Pick Your Battles With Your Teenager

    Teenagers. The very word can make adults shudder! Often the mere mention of the word is accompanied by a head shake or a groan. But it doesn't have to be that way. Pick your battles and have a little understanding with your teenager and you can go a long way in your homeschool!

    Resistance can look like many things in teenagers - from refusing to

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  • Why Homeschoolers Should Prepare for College

    Think back to when your child was a newborn. Now think of what a child is like at 4 years old. That's the amount of difference you can expect before graduation. Your child may think they have a career plan, but in four years, their goals will change dramatically.

    Now think about how many times your child has changed their

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