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Learn about Challenges from this College Grad

Learn about Challenges from this College Grad
We can learn things from other school settings.  I was reading about a success story in the newspaper that will be SO encouraging to parents with struggling learners. "The kid who was never supposed to walk or talk, he's about to graduate from one of the fine liberal-arts colleges in the country"Read the article called Grad who personifies perseveranceThis young man attended a private high school, worked with private tutors and used school-provided note-takers, and then...
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LD and ADHD BFF!

LD and ADHD BFF!
My experience with LD and ADHD is not first hand, but through friends and college advisers.  In talking with them, I came to recognize that the core issue of the LD crowd is the same as it is for the gifted crowd:Teaching every subject at their level all the time. That's how I provide guidance.  I can tell you that I have spoken to many colleges who are eager to have all children, and are well...
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Biology for a Struggling Learner

Biology for a Struggling Learner
Homeschoolers can make accommodations for struggling learners, just like they do in other school situations.  If your child needs extra help learning, then you can provide that help.  The important thing is that they learn!  Mary had a question about how to accommodate her daughter in biology, and still determine credit.Good Morning Lee, Thanks for the information on credits that was helpful. My daughter did biology last year and struggled. She did the first part of...
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Success in High School is Better Than Failure in College

Success in High School is Better Than Failure in College
 When you are thinking about taking classes at a community college, using the dual enrollment option, it's tempting to have your children take their weakest class.  Community college can quickly provide missing classes, but always remember the long term goal.  If your child is doing poorly at home in a certain subject, they may not do better in a community college.  Spend some time looking objectively at your child, and decide if he or she is...
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Guest — Lee
Karen, Some colleges will prefer a lab course taught in a community college (just a few colleges) so check with them before decidi... Read More
Tuesday, 19 January 2010 11:17
Guest — karen
I was thinking in the lines of doing lab courses in the community college because it seems that would be better than trying to do ... Read More
Tuesday, 19 January 2010 09:28
Guest — Pamela G
That's wonderful advice for those looking at dual enrollment. There are fun classes that the dual enrollment high school studen... Read More
Monday, 01 June 2009 19:42
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