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Mastery vs. Perfection

Mastery vs. Perfection
I receive many questions from homeschoolers about math. This one is about mastery vs. perfection when it comes to math. Mastery vs. Perfection Dear Lee, Thank you very much for sharing so much with the rest of us homeschoolers! I have a question regarding carelessness.  Using math as an example, my 12 yr. old son is working out of Saxon Algebra 1 currently and is understanding everything very well but gets a few wrong (2-4 on...
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Why Mastery is More Important Than Perfection

Why Mastery is More Important Than Perfection
Do you have a perfectionist in the family? Whether it's you, your kids, or both, click on Lee's video below for some ideas to help you stop worrying about being perfect and learn to relax in your homeschool! Are you or your kids perfectionists? Does it make it difficult to have fun and relax in your homeschool? Let me know in the comments below! Subscribe to my YouTube channel. You will be notified when I create...
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Lee Binz
Nobody is perfect except God - good discussion topic with teens. Blessings, Lee
Wednesday, 30 May 2018 22:20
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Homeschool Grading Do-Overs?

Homeschool Grading Do-Overs?
I am enjoying your transcript e-book and am looking for clarification on recording grades (for the college transcript.)  Can the student really take an exam, or do any other assignment, over again to earn an A/100% even if they scored lower the first time (from bottom of page 58) – (confused with what you did on pg. 57 – sounds as if you didn’t always give them a second chance? Hi Teresa, I'm so glad you...
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When is a Credit More than a Credit?

When is a Credit More than a Credit?
Is it more than a credit if you spend more than an hour a day? Most high school credits are just ONE credit, and it's very unusual to have a class be a higher credit value than that.  If you have a child that is either working slowly or exhibiting great interest in a subject, they can sometimes rack up huge number of hours for each class.  Instead of increasing the credit value, consider using that...
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