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Why You Shouldn't be Afraid of High School

Why You Shouldn't be Afraid of High School
You can homeschool high school and I can prove it from scripture!  So don't be afraid! What’s the most common problem for homeschool parents facing the high school years?  Fear—being afraid that you’ll somehow fail your student, or ruin their future, or not be able to provide what they need to succeed.  Confidence In homeschooling is something we often take for granted during our children’s younger years, but when kids reach 9th grade, all of the...
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Getting Enough Credits While Homeschooling High School

Getting Enough Credits While Homeschooling High School
For my children it was chess and economics. Those things that your homeschool student spends their time on. That thing that sometimes gets very annoying to you. These are the things that could actually end up becoming credits on their homeschool transcript.       Subscribe to my YouTube channel . You’ll get notified when I create new videos on homeschool high school topics!
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Homeschooling High School - The Difference Between Transcripts and Course Descriptions

Homeschooling High School - The Difference Between Transcripts and Course Descriptions
We all want to be ahead of the game, especially when making homeschool transcripts.  Knowing the difference between transcripts and course descriptions can help you get started with this important paperwork. “Honey, There’s a Crazed Mob of Scholarship Wielding Colleges Pounding on Our Front Door!!” Get the Comprehensive Record Solution!  
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Great Backyard Bird Count is February 17 - 20

Great Backyard Bird Count is February 17 - 20
The Great Backyard Bird Count  is February 17 - 20. People across the country will spend 15 minutes or more taking stock of the birds in their towns.This looks like so much fun!  I love birds!  You can find resources here:  Birdsource.org  and they have a guide here:  How-to Help To encourage birds to visit your yard, try hanging a homemade birdseed biscuit. I found the cutest heart-shaped recipe in Family Fun Magazine:  Birdseed Biscuits Have fun counting...
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Happy Valentine's Day! Freebies from Institute for Excellence in Writing

Happy Valentine's Day! Freebies from Institute for Excellence in Writing
  I hope you had a Happy Valentine's Day!  Here is my heart-shaped sweet for you - Freebies from the  Institute for Excellence in Writing !  IEW has a wonderful online catalog, called a Magalog.  This year, if you sign up for their 2012 Magalog before February 14th,  you get some GREAT freebies!  This is pretty cool stuff, and I just HAD to share it! Request a 2012 Magalog and receive four free downloads HERE. These...
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Heart Shaped Meals for Valentine's Day!

Heart Shaped Meals for Valentine's Day!
Heart Shaped Meals for Valentine's Day! My kids think I'm crazy, but I've always celebrated Valentine's Day with pink, red, and heart-shaped food.  I'm not usually a very crafty person, but I love to create food surprises on the holidays. Breakfast: Pancakes made in a heart shape.  It's remarkably easy to do, just make a "V" with the batter. Other alternatives include oatmeal with a drizzle of red-raspberry syrup in the shape of a heart. Lunch:...
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Meet The HomeScholar in Washington and Oregon

Meet The HomeScholar in Washington and Oregon
I'd love to meet you this month!  Please join me if you are in Washington or Oregon! Meet The HomeScholar Reach East "High School Records for Fun and Profit" Monday, February 13 7:00pm Crossroads Bible Church Bellevue, WA Reach East website First Class Ministries  Homeschool Seminar "Preparing for Homeschool High School" Friday, February 17 12:30 pm - 4:30 pm Damascus, Oregon $30/person or $50/both days Contact Michelle 503-327-4626 [email protected] Washington Homeschool Organization Convention June 15-16, 2012...
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Homeschoolers in the News

Homeschoolers in the News
  My newsletter includes a section called "In the News." Check out what those wild and crazy homeschoolers are doing these days! In The News Rick Santorum: Homeschooling Dad "I'll Home-School In The White House" Read article Ron Paul and Homeschoolers Influential Homeschoolers Coalesce Behind Ron Paul TheNewAmerican.com Ron Paul is an enemy of homeschooling Michael Farris of HSLDA Tim Tebow: Homeschool High School Graduate Tim Tebow's Unusual Education Washington Post Article Kansas State Starting Quarterback...
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It Doesn't Happen Overnight

It Doesn't Happen Overnight
Everything a homeschool student needs to know doesn't happen all at once. That is why high school takes four years. Let this video post be of encouragement to you today.   Learn more about steps you can take right now to meet all of your homeschool high school goals .
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"Hail Mary" Play for Homeschool Seniors

"Hail Mary" Play for Homeschool Seniors
  Whoops!  Did you forget that your child is a senior this year?  Have you completely spaced out about applying to colleges? Some homeschool parents feel like they are always behind a step.  If senior year is upon you, and you haven't begun the final sprint toward college, I can help!  My article called "Senior Year Hail Mary Play" can get you the winning touchdown!  In this article I share a story about my facebook friend...
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Community College Language on the High School Transcript

Community College Language on the High School Transcript
  Making a transcript isn't so hard....  Well....  Until it gets complicated, LOL!  Renee asked a question about how to put foreign language on the high school transcript when classes were taken at a community colleges. Lee, I am watching your  DVD's for high school .  Question about college classes. My son took Elementary German 1 @ a college first semester Now, 2nd semester, he is taking Elementary German 2 So - in high school credits...
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4 Most Important Things for Parents of Seniors

4 Most Important Things for Parents of Seniors
Dear Parents of Seniors, I know how busy you are, so I'll keep this simple. For scholarships, the most important thing is to  DO THE APPLICATION NOW .  I often suggest that by January of senior year, if you haven't completed all your applications, that becomes your priority.  I suggest you put ALL other things on hold and do ONLY your applications.  It can make a huge difference financially to get them done as quickly as...
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Homeschooling High School - Beware of Curriculum Mismatch

Homeschooling High School - Beware of Curriculum Mismatch
Do you feel like you want to "throw in the towel" with your homeschooling? Is it winter doldrums or your curriculum? Learn more about steps you can take right now to meet all of your homeschool high school goals.    
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Comprehensive Record Solution Review by Molly Evert of My Audio School

Comprehensive Record Solution Review by Molly Evert of My Audio School
  Comprehensive Record Solution Review by  Molly Evert  of  My Audio School I recently completed the records for my homeschooled son’s freshman year in high school.  I was nervous about writing his transcript and unsure about how to best showcase my child’s unique strengths, but Lee Binz demystified the process for me with her  Comprehensive Record Solution .  In hindsight I needn’t have worried so much about the transcript, as it didn’t take me long to...
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Comparing Online Products and DVDs

Comparing Online Products and DVDs
  Kids have a learning style, right? Parents do too! I try to have a variety of ways to get information, so you can learn what you need to know. I have freebies for parents just starting to think about things. I have digital products for parents that are pretty good on the computer. And I have products like books, DVDs and CDs that are mailed to your home, because I know that some parents just...
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