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Homeschool Transcript Yikes

Homeschool Transcript Yikes
Sometimes messages come by Facebook, but other times I get them on the phone, by email,  or on my blog.  It usually goes something like this: "Yikes-please help fast! Transcript due tomorrow and I am on the fence with this one......How do we count a European home stay for a month on a high school transcript? How much credit? Never encountered this one....." Angela on Facebook Believe me, I've heard it all.  I never feel judgmental...
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Help for Bullet Point Thinkers

Help for Bullet Point Thinkers
I think in bullet points. I think I was born that way I prefer to write that way I enjoy church sermons with bullet points "Essays" are just outlines with extra words I think I'm just a concrete thinker. If you think in bullet points yourself, here are some suggestions. " Preparing to Homeschool High School " covers the basics for high school beginners My e-book " The Easy Truth About Homeschool Transcripts " is easy...
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Should I Start Homeschooling?

Should I Start Homeschooling?
Where to start?  If you are just beginning to homeschool high school, where do you even begin??  I have a video called "Preparing to Homeschool High School" that is just perfect for beginners.  It's a three DVD set that will talk you through the basics.  Intended for parents that have a 7th, 8th, 9th, or 10th grade student, it can help parents who are looking at high school and don't know what to do about it. ...
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Where do I start?

Where do I start?
A mom wrote to me asking where to start.  As the parent of an 8th and 10th grader, she was feeling completely incompetent and needed a quick dose of you-can-do-it reality.  For beginners, I recommend the video Preparing to Homeschool High School .  It covers all the basics of how to homeschool high school, from planning courses, to giving tests.  My goal is to remove the fear of homeschooling high school, so that you can listen...
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Born to Drive You Crazy!

Born to Drive You Crazy!
It seems like a great idea when it applies to me.  When I apply it to my children, I feel a little annoyed.  Here is the Bible verse I'm talking about: For we are God's workmanship, created in Christ Jesus to do good works, which God prepared in advance for us to do. (Ephesians 2:10) When I read the verse and think about how it applies to me, it makes me pretty happy.  I think about...
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How to Make a Scholarship Notebook!

How to Make a Scholarship Notebook!
Laura asks:  Wow, this is my first time to blog and I'm not sure what I am doing. Hopefully this is how & what I am supposed to do. Here's my question. I was at the Cascadia college fair where you showed a thick notebook which you had with many dividers. This notebook was a filing system used for researching scholarships and keeping track of stuff. I am wondering if you can tell me what the...
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High School Graduation Requirements

High School Graduation Requirements
I saw this article in the morning paper about Washington State developing stricter criteria for graduation . They are thinking about increasing the graduation requirements to match college admission requirements, so that more kids can go to college.  The high schools are hearing from businesses and colleges that their students are not prepared for college OR for the work force.  This is their solution to making sure the kids are educated in high school.  The problem? ...
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