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Family Rules for Teenage Drivers [Plus Discussion Tips]

Family Rules for Teenage Drivers [Plus Discussion Tips]
Teaching driving is just one of the many things homeschool parents are responsible for. There are 10 more essential subjects to teach for yo...
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Very helpful, thank you!
Saturday, 28 September 2019 14:10
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6 Big Problems with Standardized Tests

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When you see your child's test score, in your heart of hearts, you may wonder why the score wasn't higher. Let me explain 6 problems with standardized...
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Guest — Kathy
Are there tests available that are good to practice test taking, besides the standardized tests?
Wednesday, 03 June 2020 20:25
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I'm sure there are! The options are endless. Lee talks about how to study and use practice tests here: 6 Top Tips on Tests If yo... Read More
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Formula for Putting Dual Enrollment on a High School Transcript

Formula for Putting Dual Enrollment on a High School Transcript
For all classes on the transcript, I recommend either a whole or half credit, not smaller or larger. Here an easy to remember "formula" for dual enrol...
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How to Prepare for an AP Test without Taking an AP Course

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Anyone can take an AP test, even if they have not taken an AP course. The tests are really hard, really long, and the student needs to be prepared.&nb...
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7 Reasons Why You Can Get Your Child Into College

7 Reasons Why You Can Get Your Child Into College
Did you know the average high school guidance counselor is trying to guide 478 students all at once? How can you possibly be better than a trained pro...
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Traveling Europe on a Mediterranean Cruise

Traveling Europe on a Mediterranean Cruise
I recently got back from a 12 Day Mediterranean Cruise on Holland America Line, and I'm excited to share my experience with you. This was a "work...
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What to do After Earning Scholarships

What to do After Earning Scholarships
You've done the hard work and gotten the scholarships. Now what? Let me give you some tips on what to do next. What to do if you have gotten some grea...
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Full Tuition Scholarship Available at Rice University

Full Tuition Scholarship Available at Rice University
Recently Rice University made a huge announcement about their new financial aid program. Let me explain what a full tuition scholarship...
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Tips for the Home: Robotic Vacuum Cleaner gets an A+

Tips for the Home: Robotic Vacuum Cleaner gets an A+
The hard part of HOMEschooling is often the HOME part. I've recently fallen in love with a new product that makes my life better - Roomba.  Pleas...
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Tips for the Home: Circulon Premier Cookware gets an A+

Tips for the Home: Circulon Premier Cookware gets an A+
My husband unexpectedly announced, "We need new cookware" and brought home the Circulon Premier Professional 13-piece Hard-anodized Cookware Set. It's...
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How to Remove Formatting from Word Documents

How to Remove Formatting from Word Documents
Have you ever seen strange symbols like this show up online? Make sure that doesn't happen to you, so your application stays pristine and beautiful. W...
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Class Rank for Homeschoolers

Class Rank for Homeschoolers
Class rank is just one decision you will need to make on your homeschool records. Let me teach you how to make transcripts and records that ...
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Homeschool Legacy John Taylor Gatto

Homeschool Legacy John Taylor Gatto
Read books by John Taylor Gatto, and be encouraged in your decision and ability to homeschool. A cornerstones of the modern homeschool movement, his e...
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Cosplay for High School Credit

Cosplay for High School Credit
For non-geeks, let me explain first that cosplay is a contraction of two words, costume and play. It means dressing up as a fictional character. Most ...
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Which AP Tests are Best for Self Study?

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Did you know? Any student can take an AP test, even if they don't take an AP course. AP courses are really hard, and often take 2-3 hours of study per...
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Lee has three core beliefs about homeschooling: homeschooling provides the best possible learning environment; every child deserves a college-prep education whether or not they choose to go to college, and parents are capable of providing a superior education to their children. Lee does not judge your homeschool or evaluate your children. Instead, she comes alongside to help and encourage parents homeschooling high school.

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