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Distance Learning Not College

Distance Learning Not College
As a parent, your work during high school includes planning for and providing the best possible education for your child, so they can learn the life skills they need. It’s your job to prepare your children to be ready for a variety of different possibilities and encourage them to pursue what they need to know in order to function in their job, whether that includes college or not. In the midst of the variety of options for...
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Guest — Lin
We have used distance learning for two of our kids. The first is pursuing her degree from home using College Plus. The second is a... Read More
Tuesday, 24 March 2015 16:10
Guest — Assistant to The HomeScholar
Well done, Lin! You found a way to take care of what your kids needed. As homeschoolers, that's the best we can strive for! Robin... Read More
Tuesday, 24 March 2015 16:24
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Community College or Homeschool College?

Community College or Homeschool College?
It's difficult to decide between community college and credit by examination.  One reader had some tremendous trouble with community  college, and was asking about CollegePlus! as an alternative. Hello Lee,I noticed you have a link to College Plus on one of your web pages. Can you tell me anything about what you think about them as an option to community college? Or what other options you are referring to when you mention Homeschool College?Two weeks into...
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Guest — Gerri
Dear Linda, I'd like to respond to your question about CollegePlus. I have personal experience with the CollegePlus program as a ... Read More
Friday, 18 June 2010 09:14
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Distance Learning with Speech and Debate

Distance Learning with Speech and Debate
In the city, there are lots of educational opportunities - some would say TOO MANY because we become overwhelmed with options.  That's not what it's like for everyone, however.  I have some ideas if your child has a urge to try speech and debate, but there are no other homeschoolers nearby.Toastmasters has international meetings.  You may be able to find a toastmasters group where you live, even if you are overseas.You can look online for a...
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Gifted but Underachieving

Gifted but Underachieving
Dayna asked me for help with her gifted teen daughter who was underachieving in public schools.Hi Dayna,It sounds like you need my new audio CD called "Gifted Education" but it's not quite ready yet! Seriously, though, do I ever understand the difficulty of raising gifted children!I have a great idea that may work with you AND your husband. How about looking into College Plus! Here is a link. If your daughter is motivated by doing "real"...
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Guest — Lee
Thank you, Stephanie! The audio is almost ready. We have the sample disc, but the packaging wasn't just right, so we have to upd... Read More
Monday, 18 August 2008 06:16
Guest — Stephanie
Thanks for sharing this. I spent quite a bit of time looking through all of your links and Hoagies yesterday (but forgot to commen... Read More
Sunday, 17 August 2008 06:03
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