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Prepmatic SAT Vocabulary Prep

Prepmatic SAT Vocabulary Prep
If you are preparing to take the SAT, it’s encouraging to note that there are quite a variety of study aides out there to choose from—and study you should.  Most students can increase their scores significantly with regular review, and higher scores mean more scholarship money. For those interested in the latest and greatest, a new product has just hit the shelves this summer, called Prepmatic.  Founded by a young entrepreneur, Elie Schoppik, Prepmatic is a “web-based application that...
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Homeschoolers: Why Did You Take the PSAT?

Homeschoolers: Why Did You Take the PSAT?
Why did you take the PSAT?  Did you remember to register in time?  I was very encouraged the other day when Kitty said she and her friends remembered to take the test because of me!  After a hard day, that sort of positive encouragement can make my whole week!  Here is what she wrote: Lee,Today my son took his PSAT test. Four or five moms were waiting for their children after the test and they told...
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How can Homeschoolers Earn an “A ”?

How can Homeschoolers Earn an “A ”?
In my homeschool, I provided a simple percentage grade for tests that we gave.  If they got 10 wrong and there were 100 questions, they got 90%.  But that’s only a grade for a test.  Sometimes homeschoolers don't use tests. Even if you do evaluate with tests, a test grade is only a PORTION of the grade you put on the transcript.I worried about grading strategies was homeschooling high school.  Math and science were easy to...
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Dido, I'm just another mom, with a son struggling with Algebra and Geometry after using Teaching Textbooks. We picked Saxon back u... Read More
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My problem is that when I expect mastery of a topic (better than 80%), such as Math, and the homework and quizzes all show mastery... Read More
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You're right, Dido. In the interest of integrity, you can't put an "A" on a transcript if they haven't earned it by your standards... Read More
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Perpexed By Homeschool High School Tests

Perpexed By Homeschool High School Tests
Can my 7th grader take a CLEP? Also, I've tried to contact the local high school about SAT and ACT testing, but have not heard back from them. Suggestions? What would be a good reason for taking a CLEP?~Katy Katy, a 7th grader CAN take a CLEP, but make sure you have a good reason, not just because they can. About the schools and testing, call the high school office or guidance counselor directly, or walk...
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Lee has three core beliefs about homeschooling: homeschooling provides the best possible learning environment; every child deserves a college-prep education whether or not they choose to go to college, and parents are capable of providing a superior education to their children. Lee does not judge your homeschool or evaluate your children. Instead, she comes alongside to help and encourage parents homeschooling high school.

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