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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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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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No Perfect Schools

No Perfect Schools
Romans 12:3:  For by the grace given me I say to every one of you: Do not think of yourself more highly than you ought, but rather think of yourself with sober judgment In our conviction to homeschool, it's easy to fall into a "we're better than them" mentality.  When we look at school, though, we are faced with the truth:  no school is perfect, nope, not one.  Our efforts to homeschool are imperfect, just as...
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