7 Ways for Homeschooled High School Students to Earn College Credits

7 Ways for Homeschooled High School Students to Earn College Credits

Have you started to think about college? Perhaps you’ve done some research on college costs. According to the College Board, the average cost of tuition and fees for the 2017–2018 school year was $9,970 for state residents at public colleges, $25,620 for out-of-state...
Why History Is More Important to Teach Than We Think

Why History Is More Important to Teach Than We Think

Hi! Jaron, the head researcher and writer at Home School in the Woods dropping into your life for a few minutes to talk about something I love: history. But before we get too deep into the subject, I’d like to start off with a bit of a statement that’s become near and...
Encouraging a Growth Mindset Through Homeschool Art

Encouraging a Growth Mindset Through Homeschool Art

By Tempest NeuCollins If we are mindful in the art projects we create or present to our kids, art is ideally set up to foster a growth mindset, which in turn will help our kids navigate through their life in a spirit of constant learning. ‘Growth mindset’ is a term...
College Admissions for Homeschoolers 101: Part 4

College Admissions for Homeschoolers 101: Part 4

This is the final (and shortest!) installment of a four-part series on college counseling for homeschoolers. In this week’s talk I will focus strictly on items that are specific to homeschool applicants. For discussion of more universal topics like financial aid, the...
College Admissions for Homeschoolers 101: Part 3

College Admissions for Homeschoolers 101: Part 3

This is the third of four articles in a series about college admissions. Hopefully the information included will increase your confidence in overseeing your child’s college search and application process. In this installment I’ll be addressing standardized testing,...