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Church Worship Band for High School Credit

Church Worship Band for High School Credit
If your child is a member of your church's youth band, have you considered turning that into a high school fine art credit? If you are swimming in fin...
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Best Guidance Counselor Tips for a Performing Arts Student

Best Guidance Counselor Tips for a Performing Arts Student
When your child is a gifted actor, homeschooling can provide the best education possible, while still providing enough time for them to perfect their ...
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Writing a Course Description for Chorus

Writing a Course Description for Chorus
Writing a Course Description for Chorus Cindy was working on her course descriptions (go, team, go!!!) and got stuck with music class.  I would like to count all the singing our youth group does as Choir but not sure how to write it on a course description or on the transcript. How can I best represent this in a transcript and Course description. Oh yeah, they do a drama in the performance too!It's so common for...
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Dance = Exercise + PE

Dance = Exercise + PE
Stuck on What to Do for PE? Dance for joy! Do you have kids who just aren't into sports? You've tried everything ... basketball, baseball, soccer, volleyball ... nothing clicks. They just don't like anything related to PE and complain whenever you suggest the subject. Time to think outside the box for your fine arts credit! Dance in the Homeschool Dance in the homeschool can be as simple as playing Just Dance on the Wii daily for...
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How Do I Put Violin and Dance on a Transcript?

How Do I Put Violin and Dance on a Transcript?
How Do I Put Violin and Dance on a Transcript? Is your child a fine arts fanatic? Are you wondering how to include things like violin and dance on their transcript? Click on Lee's video below for some tips!Does your child rack up a lot of fine arts credits on their transcript each year? Please share! Subscribe to my YouTube channel. You will be notified when I create new videos on homeschool high school topics!For all...
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Too Many or Too Few Fine Arts Credits

Too Many or Too Few Fine Arts Credits
Are you an art person? Most people tend to either love the arts, or if you are like me you struggle with them. Even if you or your student struggle with the fine arts, colleges still want to see some on a high school transcript. Learn more about high school credits and grades with my webinar.
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Guest — Lee
Excellent comments about collecting credits over a few years, Sabrina! You're absolutely right! Blessings, Lee
Monday, 16 January 2012 13:34
Guest — Sabrina Justison
Thanks for helping clarify that question, Lee. It can be confusing. When I offer one-week Drama Camp Intensives to homeschoolers... Read More
Saturday, 14 January 2012 05:28
Guest — J W
One may also research what the colleges want to see and plan accordingly. For instance, the Art Institute of Seattle might have n... Read More
Friday, 13 January 2012 17:49
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Homeschool High School: Fine Arts vs. Technology Credit

Homeschool High School: Fine Arts vs. Technology Credit
"Hi Lee.  I heard you speak at the Midwest Homeschool Convention.  I really appreciated all your information.  I need to ask you a question.  Can I count a computer graphics class or video editing class for fine arts credit on the homeschool transcript?"~ Trina on Facebook Sure, Trina!  You can use those classes for fine arts on your homeschool transcript.  Some parents use classes like that for a technology credit, and others will use it as...
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Fine Arts for the "Not So Gifted"

Fine Arts for the "Not So Gifted"
Wow.  I guess it worked.  Fine Arts was my "great failing" in homeschool high school.  I tried to expose my kids to some Fine Arts during high school but, honestly, it was a pretty pathetic effort.   Fast forward two years.  According to facebook, here is what my son did this weekend at college:Alex loved "The Marriage of Figaro" yesterday, went to the Seattle Art Museum today, and is going to "Rhapsody in Blue" at the Seattle...
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Homeschool High School Seminar Questions

Homeschool High School Seminar Questions
Darcy asked me some followup questions after my homeschool high school seminar in Vancouver.  Here are the answers I provided.Can sign language count as a foreign language?Yes!  Most colleges will accept sign language as a foreign language.  It's always a good idea to ask the colleges you are looking at, to find out their specific policy, because it can vary.  However, most colleges that I have seen will accept American Sign Language and Latin (those are...
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Guest — J W
Having just gone through an entire year of horsey stuff... Riding - Physical Education, Social Studies (if exposed to the many di... Read More
Tuesday, 23 June 2009 14:08
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Homeschoolers and Fine Arts

Homeschoolers and Fine Arts
What do homeschoolers do for fine arts?Some homeschoolers play bluegrass music!  Check this out from one of my clients.  Wowwweee!  Can you believe that at one point she was thinking that their music had nothing to do with school?  When she sent me this video of their performance, I reminded her again that her kids could get a whole high school credit of music each year, just for playing music that they love!What do YOUR teenagers...
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Guest — J W
For fun? Well, my kids aren't teens yet, so I hope you don't mind. Child #1 - knits and crochets - often making up her own patte... Read More
Wednesday, 10 September 2008 16:25
Guest — J W
Here in Washington State, your child doesn't even have to actually make or perform anything, unless the college of choice requires... Read More
Wednesday, 10 September 2008 15:56
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