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Trouble in Paradise - Teenage Consequences

Trouble in Paradise - Teenage Consequences
Here are 4 ideas to help you face teenage troubles. ​ 1. Incorporate Learning StyleMake sure you are incorporating your teens learning style. If you h...
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High School Plan in Full Color

High School Plan in Full Color
You know how your children have their own learning style?So do parents!When you need to wrap your head around the high school years, try to do it in a way that will make sense to you.Penny shared her success with class planning in color!Hi Lee,I was using the HomeScholar Planning Guide to start my planning for next year, but was having a little difficulty visualizing how classes might fit (without a lot of erasing!), so I...
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Guest — Evelyn Krieger
I love this! I think she should send it to the PostIt note company.
Thursday, 06 June 2013 14:25
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Guest — Kristal
LOVE this idea!
Tuesday, 04 June 2013 09:13
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Find Your Preferred Method of Learning

Find Your Preferred Method of Learning
Books rule!  We love books.  We absorb books.  Anything that we need to know can be learned in a book.  Sometimes people ask me why our reading lists were so incredibly long.  It wasn't because I assigned all those books, I can tell you that much!  For both of my boys, reading is their "love language."  Give them a book, and they will love you forever.  Every Christmas, their wish list includes specific books.  Our reading...
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Guest — Stephanie
Great reminder! This is something that I routinely struggle with even though our dd isn't high school age yet (though she is doing... Read More
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Guest — J W
This can really transform relationships! My husband and I have had our own tranformations once we realized that we were wired for... Read More
Friday, 23 January 2009 17:32
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Doing High School Right!

Doing High School Right!
Hi Lee,"I am so glad I found your website. I am planning to homeschool my 15 year old son, while working and going to school partime, and I am a bit nervous. He needs supervision to get his stuff done. Do you have any suggestions as to how I can motivate him to be more of a self learning when I am not here? I have The Robinson Curriculum, as well as a ton of good...
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  • Ask Questions During College Visits

    Ask Questions During College Visits

    Is your child a high school Junior? It's time for college visits!

    Ask questions during college visits. Try to ask questions that will engage people in dialog and show you value their opinions. When you are talking with people during college visits, you want them to get to know you. Open questions with plenty of dialog can help them get to
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  • What is the Difference Between an Accredited and Official Homeschool Transcript?

    Have you ever wondered about the difference between an accredited and an official homeschool transcript? Well, let's start at the beginning. The dictionary defines accredited as, "officially recognized as meeting the essential requirements, as of academic excellence" or "provided with official credentials, as by a government". Official, on the other hand, is defined as, "of or relating to an office or position of duty,

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  • Homeschool High School: Teaching Health

    Homeschool health requirements vary by state. Check your state homeschool law, and see what your state may require for health.


    Unless your state requires it, you don’t have to teach Health every year of high school. Some states want Health to be a requirement for graduation, but colleges generally don’t care about it much. Some colleges want to see students

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  • Homeschool High School Geography

    Geography is one area of social studies. Colleges are often specific about what they want to see for high school social studies, including American history, world history, economics, and American government. Since economics and government are often just half-year classes, together they take only one year.

    homeschool high school geogtaphy

    This leaves you with some options - with three years of social studies specified, one
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