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Homeschool Summer Credits

Homeschool Summer Credits
Summer is the perfect time for fun miscellaneous activities like summer camps, swim teams, home improvement projects and family vacations! I understand that is a lot to balance, but have you ever wondered if your students can receive high school credit for any of these activities? It’s possible! Both of my boys earned their P.E. credits during the summer months through a swim team they participated in.You can count credits even though they’re over the summer...
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Guest — J W
I always estimate the number of hours spent on horseback based on the camp's sample schedule and add it into the hours of PE. I a... Read More
Thursday, 09 August 2012 21:36
Guest — Lisa Bergmann
My teens' summer has been very full of valuable and educational activities, such as volunteer work, Scouting activities, Farmer's ... Read More
Wednesday, 08 August 2012 08:04
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Homeschool Science Lab Write-ups

Homeschool Science Lab Write-ups
For our science lab notebook we used was a cheap spiral bound notebook from the cheap Target back-to-school sales. You could also use printer paper or regular notebook paper, because the lab notebook isn't about the NOTEBOOK at all!  The science lab notebook is about the kids recording what they did during the science lab.  After reading the instructions from Apologia, I had my children draw a picture or graph of what they did, with a...
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Guest — J W
Then you take the nature-related entries to your local Nature Exchange! More on those at: http://sciencenorth.ca/enterprises/wo... Read More
Saturday, 20 December 2008 11:41
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Follow-up on High School Science Labs

Follow-up on High School Science Labs
Julie asked:I was wondering how they were going to show that they had a lab science. Did you do this just for the ones you did at home, or for everything? Our Public Works department offers science lab workshops that I thought I'd take them to.Hi Julie,We wrote "Biology with Lab" on the transcript.  I gave course descriptions for colleges, and the course descriptions was a paragraph long about how we taught biology.  Much of the...
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Guest — Lee
Hi Lorrie, Great question! I'll answer it in a new blog post, so that others can benefit from the question. Thanks! Blessings, L... Read More
Sunday, 30 November 2008 18:59
Guest — Lorrie
Thank you for the good information. I have been thinking I would put my son in a homeschool class when it comes time for the lab ... Read More
Sunday, 30 November 2008 18:10
Guest — Lee
Hi Connie, My brother-in-law is a public school teacher. He loves this site: http://highschoolace.com/ace/ace.cfm I looked at it ... Read More
Saturday, 29 November 2008 08:47
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