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Turn Passion Into Homeschool High School Credit

Turn Passion Into Homeschool High School Credit
Let me demonstrate how to think through the process using the interest of the child and incorporating that into delight-directed learning.A homeschool boy loves the show "Warriors" on The History Channel and just can't get enough.  He read the hosts biography and has a desire to imitate his hero.  His mother wrote to me, looking for ways to translate this interest into "school."  Here are the suggestions I gave her.Dear [Gold Care Club Mom,]I don't think...
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Guest — J W
Oh, and instead of a degree in anthropology, I'd recommend journalism or Radio-TV-Film with emphasis on TV documentaries (Universi... Read More
Thursday, 26 March 2009 18:49
Guest — J W
I presume the student has read Sun Tzu's book The Art of War? It's worth mentioning because it's an ancient classic still used to... Read More
Wednesday, 25 March 2009 22:07
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How do you know you can homeschool high school?

How do you know you can homeschool high school?
God gave you the child you have.  He knew exactly who he was making, even before the child was born.  He knew each child's parents, before the parents were born.  Your child has been placed in your family for a reason; formed in your womb, delivered into your family, with all their days ordained and written down, before we even knew them!Psalm 139:13-16For you created my inmost being; you knit me together in my mother's womb....
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Gap Year Help

Gap Year Help
A client called for a consultation, asking me about scholarships, and taking a "Gap Year" before college.  After we spoke, I emailed her some additional resources.  Maybe it will be a perfect fit for your family too!  Here is the reading and resource materials for you to enjoy.Scholarship Help: "How to Get the BIG Scholarships" on DVD Other Scholarship Help: How to Go to College For Almost Free CLEP Study Official Study Guide Subject Study Guides...
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Guest — Lee
Thank you, Rachel! That's very kind of you! Blessings, Lee
Tuesday, 23 December 2008 07:29
Guest — Rachel V.O.
Must do Christmas shopping yet before i can do Christmas wrapping.... I've been reading your blogs recently - they're really good... Read More
Tuesday, 23 December 2008 06:56
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Credit for Logic

Audrey askedWhat category is "Logic", math or English?  I want to know where to give my son credit. It will probably be a 1/4 credit course.  Our math course (Geometry: Videotext) has logic in it. But I always thought this was an "English" subject.    While Logic is part of Videotext Geometry, I also have Introductory Logic by  Wilson and Nance.  I want to know where to give my son credit. It will probably be a 1/4...
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Guest — Audrey
Thank you.
Friday, 05 September 2008 18:11
Guest — Lee
Hi Audrey! We didn't actually use the Teaching Company videos. We used the Introductory Logic Videos by Nance that came with the... Read More
Thursday, 04 September 2008 18:07
Guest — Audrey
Which Teaching Company resources did you use? 1. Argumentation: the study of effective reasoning and/or 2. Tools of Thinking: ... Read More
Thursday, 04 September 2008 17:15
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"Preparing to Homeschool Law School"

"Preparing to Homeschool Law School"
My son has asked me to research law school for him. He wants me to advise him about taking the admission test, what classes he needs to get in, how to apply, and how to get scholarships. Sound familiar? That's what I do as The HomeScholar for homeschoolers in high school! I guess it's just taking the next step in my life! I've been reading all sorts of "Get into Law School" books, and I've notice...
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