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How to Calculate Completely Unbiased Grades for Homeschool Students

How to Calculate Completely Unbiased Grades for Homeschool Students
 You may be wondering how anyone can take mommy grades seriously. I know you are worried, but your home-made grades really do matter when homesch...
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How to Evaluate without Tests

How to Evaluate without Tests
How to Evaluate without Tests What I don't want you to do is create a test for each subject in order to evaluate your child.What I do want you to do is think about how you are already evaluating your child.What I do want you to do is give a grade for every subject.Following me so far? No tests are necessary. There are many ways to give grades without tests. You might give a grade based...
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Taking the Magic and Mystery Out of Grading

Taking the Magic and Mystery Out of Grading
Taking the Magic and Mystery Out of Grading Many of the homeschool parents I talk to seem to get really stressed out about assigning grades to their students’ work. Parents often think there is a magic, mysterious, official formula to follow that will remove all subjectivity out of the process. But all grades have some level of subjectivity. Take a look at RateMyProfessor.com and read the comments college students make about their professors. Here are some...
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Should I Give My Student Pass/Fail Grades?

Should I Give My Student Pass/Fail Grades?
Should you use letter, number or pass/fail grades on your homeschool transcript? Subscribe to my YouTube channel. You will be notified when I create new videos on homeschool high school topics!
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Guest — Merry
Thanks. I have the Comprehensive Record Solution, and have read you say that some colleges don't include non-academic grades in th... Read More
Monday, 22 December 2014 11:14
Guest — Assistant to The HomeScholar
Dear Merry, You can choose whether or not you want to add those grades or non-grades (as in a "pass/fail") into the GPA. I would s... Read More
Monday, 22 December 2014 13:20
Guest — Lee
Merry, If you really feel that uncomfortable giving a grade for PE, then just don't give a grade for PE - really! Don't stress! Yo... Read More
Monday, 22 December 2014 10:53
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  • Grading Estimate

    Let me guess. You didn't use tests on all your homeschool subjects, right? Neither did I! And yet, somehow, my children survived!

     

    #Homeschool Grading Estimate @TheHomeScholar

    Some homeschoolers think it's tons of fun to go back through four years of high school records and try to find or recreate every possible test, quiz, and assignment. For me, that doesn't sound like fun. I
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  • What if I Homeschool Only Senior Year?

    Mary Jo emailed asking for advice as to whether a public-schooled high school junior should consider homeschooling for only her senior year of high school. Here's what I said.

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    My best advice is this;  "Know your child and trust yourself."  If you know that homeschooling is the best fit for your child, then trust yourself and do it.  Don't avoid
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  • Homeschool Documentation and Work Samples

    It is important to provide colleges with the information they need when going through the college admission process. Although the transcript may be the cornerstone of admission, colleges may ask for you to provide homeschool documentation in the way of work samples if they are considering your student for scholarship opportunities. Having your comprehensive records in order is important before you begin the

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  • Devoted to Devotions

    Listen. Learn. Discern. Get guidance. Sounds great! Now if we could just teach our children to have a quiet time and devotional with the word of God, they could listen, learn, discern, and get guidance too!

    This post contains affiliate links . If you click and buy I may make a few pennies, but not enough for a latte.

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