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Blogging for Homeschool High School Credit

Blogging for Homeschool High School Credit
Blogging is a great way to encourage writing skills, turn social skills into academic courses, and guide techie kids into using their computer skills while doing some writing.  Any skills kids use while blogging can be used for academics.Blogging can be an English course, or you can have them blog about something they love, to provide written material based on delight-directed learning.  That may help you document the love of science or history with some writings. ...
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Guest — Lips that Speak Knowledge » Some Notable Homeschooling Posts
[...] Blogging for Homeschool High School Credit from The Home Scholar: Another creative idea for making school relevant for your ... Read More
Tuesday, 27 April 2010 12:31
Guest — Susan
My daughter who is 12 has a blog that she puts her poetry on. I've been blogging for about 5 years now. I recommend Blogger becau... Read More
Thursday, 22 April 2010 08:34
Guest — Jamie
My daughters both have blogs, even the 9yr old. I'm trying to get into having them do a blog post each week; sometimes I give them... Read More
Thursday, 22 April 2010 06:18
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Teaching Technology to your Homeschoolers

Teaching Technology to your Homeschoolers
The great thing about technology classes is that there is NO LIMIT to the kinds of skills your child can learn!  If your child is already good at computers, then they can get a technology credit in one of two ways. First, you can expand and use the skills they have on real technology work.  If they have computer skills, they could make a website, set up a blog or other social media, create videos, or...
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Guest — Suzanne
Dianne, Check out HomeschoolProgramming.com. They have courses where you have a book but also work on the actual programming proj... Read More
Wednesday, 23 May 2012 06:31
Guest — Home School College Counselor
I great idea for students to pursue while in high school is to create a blog chronicling what they're learning. Not only will it ... Read More
Saturday, 26 September 2009 17:42
Guest — Lee
Dianne, Check out DigiPen as a college option: https://www.digipen.edu/ See if you can visit them at a college fair. Then look in... Read More
Tuesday, 22 September 2009 11:39
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Is Distance Learning Leading you Astray?

Is Distance Learning Leading you Astray?
Distance learning means time on the computer - and kids LOVE computers!  But what do you do when they love being online too much?My daughter is taking distance learning this year so she is online a lot.  I am homeschooling my 16 year old daughter with an online Gifted and Talented organization. We have a net nanny programmed but there are still plenty of sites to keep her busy doing anything but school work. Have you...
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Guest — J W
We also have two Windows accounts per child. Each child has one account for school and whatever creative art and/or writing they ... Read More
Tuesday, 17 March 2009 11:49
Guest — J W
If you want to get *really* radical, here's what we do. We have an ethershield and are running Safe Eyes. Both are available fro... Read More
Tuesday, 17 March 2009 07:08
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