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How to Avoid Writing Homeschool High School Course Descriptions

How to Avoid Writing Homeschool High School Course Descriptions
Please note that as of January 2021, The College Board has discontinued SAT Subject Tests® and SAT® essay. How to Avoid Writing Homeschool High School Course Descriptions I’m a huge advocate of parents creating homeschool course descriptions and transcripts, and I have all sorts of great resources on my website to help even the most intimidated and overwhelmed parent do this. But I also realize that some people won’t get around to. Although many, if not...
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Science Options Outside the Box

Science Options Outside the Box
This post contains affiliate links. If you click and buy I make a few pennies, but not enough for a latte. Your child has already taken biology and chemistry classes in your homeschool. What kind of science options outside the box can you come up with next? Unless your child has excelled in math, physics may not be a good option. High school physics is very math-based, and unless your child has completed pre-calculus, I don't recommend...
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Saturday, 23 January 2016 19:06
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Good info, Annette! Thank you for sharing. Blessings, Robin Assistant to The HomeScholar
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Homeschooling High School: Course Descriptions for Visual Learners

Homeschooling High School: Course Descriptions for Visual Learners
I'm a visual learner. Show me an example, and I can usually imitate it (unless technology stands in my way.)  Are you a visual thinker?  What would you like to see?"I'm a visual thinker and I guess I need to SEE a piece of paper as to how the course descriptions are laid out and formatted. Do you have a format?" ~ Maria Here are some links for visual learners who want to see a course...
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