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How to Write Professional Course Descriptions in Yoga Pants

How to Write Professional Course Descriptions in Yoga Pants
Course descriptions require a professional demeanor on paper. Your words should sound "business casual" not " yoga pants " even if you are writing professional course descriptions while actually wearing yoga pants .   Why? Read on and let me tel...
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How to Calculate Completely Unbiased Grades for Homeschool Students

How to Calculate Completely Unbiased Grades for Homeschool Students
  You may be wondering how anyone can take mommy grades seriously. I know you are worried, but your home-made grades really do matter when homeschooling high school! Yes, you are biased in grades , as all teachers are biased based on how much th...
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Keeping Academic Records After Homeschool Graduation

Keeping Academic Records After Homeschool Graduation
Parents need to keep the academic  records for their teens after  graduation . They may be needed for further education in 5 years.... or 10 years... or 30 years after the children have left the nest. Graduates may need a transcript fo...
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Come Spring Into Transcripts With Me!

Come Spring Into Transcripts With Me!
Let me guess.... You KNOW that you should get your homeschool transcript done now, but you really don't want to do it. You know you should, but it doesn't sound like fun.  But wait! What if we can MAKE it fun?? How about if I share with you all ...
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Formula for Putting Dual Enrollment on a High School Transcript

Formula for Putting Dual Enrollment on a High School Transcript
For all classes on the transcript, I recommend either a whole or half credit, not smaller or larger. Here an easy to remember "formula" for dual enrollment college classes:  College credits to high school credits  6 = 1 high school credit 5...
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[Video Tip] How to Send Homeschool Records to College

[Video Tip] How to Send Homeschool Records to College
This short video will show you what my records looked like when I submitted my homeschool records , because sometimes you just need to see it with your own eyes to have a picture of what your own should look like. You can learn more about creating yo...
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How to Include Boy Scouts on a High School Transcript

How to Include Boy Scouts on a High School Transcript
Learn how to put scouting and other fabulous fun on your homeschool transcript and convert natural learning into high school credit with this free ebook. Download now: How to Convert Delight Directed Learning Into High School Credit Boy Scouts, ...
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How to Make an Official Home School Transcript [Infographic]

How to Make an Official Home School Transcript [Infographic]
How do you make an official homeschool transcript? You translate your normal, natural homeschool experience into words and numbers that colleges understand. Create grades, credits, and GPA with your mommy-made grades and kitchen credits. Put "Officia...
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Top 6 Reasons to Make a High School Transcript

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There are LOTS of reasons to create a homeschool transcript. It's very common for a parent to think "Not me! I'm immune!" as if they are the only ones that don't need to make a transcript, but it's not true! You are NOT the only one who doesn't need ...
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Record Keeping Round Up: Transcripts - Course Descriptions - Samples

Record Keeping Round Up: Transcripts - Course Descriptions - Samples
Record Keeping Round Up A collection of the best resources available to homeschoolers with high school record keeping, transcripts, and course descriptions. Learn How to Make a Homeschool Transcript Transcripts are just a simple piece of paper that t...
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Put Bible Class on Your Transcript

Put Bible Class on Your Transcript
If you are teaching religion classes at home, I suggest that you put Bible on the transcript, for 1 credit or 1/2 credit, each year you cover that subject. If the curriculum says it's a semester, then that's 1/2 credit. Sometimes you need to count ho...
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How to Estimate Grades in Classes Without Tests

How to Estimate Grades in Classes Without Tests
Not every class has tests, but every class on your transcript should have a final grade. Teachers in schools need tests to evaluate 30 children at a time. When homeschooling, though, we have very few students to assess at one time, and tests are not ...
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Options for Handling Homeschool Failure

Options for Handling Homeschool Failure
What would you do if your child REALLY failed a homeschool class - refused to do history, for example? Let's talk about how to cope, as a homeschool mom. There are many options for handling failed grades at homeschooling. Handling Homeschool Failure ...
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Michelle Schefcik
Lee, what if your child took a dual-enrollment course and failed? The instruction was poor, tests were loaded with material not y... Read More
Saturday, 11 August 2018 15:30
Lee Binz
Dear Michelle, Oh dear, I'm so sorry to hear that! There are actually two things to consider here. 1. Learning the content Yes, y... Read More
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Robin
Hi Andrea, It's difficult to say, since there are many factors that will influence how you would proceed. In the blog post, Lee s... Read More
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Great Scholarships with Homemade Transcript and Homeschool GPA

Great Scholarships with Homemade Transcript and Homeschool GPA
Anne wrote with a wonderful report on her homeschooled daughter! Her  homemade transcript, mommy-made grades, and homeschool GPA earned huge rewards! They received wonderful scholarships and her daughter is successfully launched into adulthood! ...
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An Infographic for Planning College Prep High School Classes

An Infographic for Planning College Prep High School Classes
Here are general guidelines to help you plan high school courses. English Provide 4 years of reading and writing at your child's level. This can include literature, writing, composition, speech... Math Teach 3-4 years of math at your child's level. M...
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