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What about Work Samples?

What about Work Samples?
Work samples can be included in Comprehensive Records.  I included some writing samples within the body of my course descriptions.  I tried to choose things that were not too long, perhaps something that had won an award (published, or got an "A" grade from someone else).  And I tried to get some variety:  perhaps a short story and a piece of research. Other than a writing sample, I would just be prepared to give a sample...
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Course Descriptions - Help is On the Way!

Course Descriptions - Help is On the Way!
I've been getting a lot of questions about course descriptions. People are asking me to create an e-book on creating a student comprehensive record, with downloadable templates for the course descriptions.  I do have a paperback, spiral bound book of course descriptions available now.  That book, the Comprehensive Record Solution, does have my ENTIRE homeschool records for one of my children.  That can be a great help when you are working on your own course descriptions. ...
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Guest — J W
Oooooooo, the portfolio book sounds great! I'm a pack rat when it comes to my kids school achievements, so I'll definitely need t... Read More
Wednesday, 24 December 2008 21:53
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Help Choosing High School Math

Help Choosing High School Math
Here's something to consider before choosing a high school math curriculum. Because many textbooks have a video tutorial, it might be a good idea to have your child choose which video tutorial they prefer. Abeka, Saxon, DIVE Cds, Teaching Textbooks, VideoText - to us it may not matter, but to the teenager it might. Sometimes they get so annoyed by a person on video that it distracts them from learning. For that reason, I like to...
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Guest — Wanda
Life Of Fred math takes a humorous approach that has you laughing as you learn and now there are Home Companion books that complem... Read More
Friday, 07 May 2010 20:45
Guest — Planning for SAT Success | The HomeScholar Helper
[...] in the upper grades a lot depends on getting video support.  I have a blog post that lists all the homeschool video programs... Read More
Thursday, 19 February 2009 18:32
Guest — Stephanie
Here's another one for you... Ask Dr. Callahan. We LOVE it. We're using Algebra 1 this year (based on Harold Jacobs' Algebra) with... Read More
Friday, 17 October 2008 16:05
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