Earning college credits in high school is a great way to save money and graduate sooner. Here are 7 ways to earn college credits in high school.
Study groups are a fantastic way to engage teens in a new way of learning. Don’t miss out on the benefits that they offer!
A 4-part series on college admissions 101, focusing specifically on application items and processes that are special to homeschoolers.
Preparing to homeschool high school can be a bit intimidating for homeschool moms. Find 5 Ideas for homeschooling high school electives.
College admissions for homeschoolers – what can you expect with standardized testing, disability accommodations, and financial aid.
College admissions for homeschoolers – what’s on a college application, the different types of applications, and what colleges are looking for.
What you should be doing, and when, to navigate the college admission process. Tips to hopefully help alleviate any worry you may have.
Is holding teens accountable possible without completely taking over?!? Why, yes it is. Check out these tips for tracking our independent teens!
Homeschooling high school isn’t as complicated as you might think. Finding excellent resources can bring peace to the process.
College scholarships are there for the taking, we’re told, but what if the application requirement is an essay? How, in a vast sea of essays the jurors must read, can you get yours to stand out?
It is absolutely possible to create a relaxed homeschooling transcript for high school – even if your teen completes no traditional coursework. Here’s a look at how it can be done.
Just about the best thing you could ever do for your college-prep student is enroll them in an SAT/ACT prep class. So to help you, here’s a checklist of what you ought to consider when you research a test prep tutor, class or program.
With a willingness to break away from the crowd, there are steps you can take to ensure that you, and your application, will shine. You can make a strong impression and improve your chances of getting into your dream college. Even better news: it won’t be that hard.
Dual enrollment courses are real college courses for real college credit; the final grades are reflected in a student’s college GPA. As such, it is important to make sure your student is ready for the demanding work a college class will require.
Are you homeschooling a high schooler who wants to go to college? Going from homeschool to college is really not that hard! I thought that it would be, at first, too. Here’s six key steps to help your homeschool teen get in to college.
It's the time of year when you're thinking about what gifts to provide for your children and I'm sure as a homeschooling mom you are searching for ideas that are both fun, hands-on entertainment but also can be used for unexpected learning. Gift kits are a great way...
One of the hallmarks of our home education journey has been our steady use of Morning Time in our homeschool. Today I'd like to share how I include my teens in this intentional daily gathering time. Morning Time or as we like to call it, Morning Basket is a way to...
Summer is just around the corner, and if you’re like many moms, you may be wondering how to get the kids off of technology and into a book once in a while, right? This is my “how-to guide” for summer reading for teens.
How do you go about preventing burnout in your high school students? Helping your teen stay off the burnout train in high school is a task that will test many home educating parents. As you transition into the high school years from middle school, it’s important to remember that your teen is used to you being there for them guiding them through their studies and in the high school years things tend to become much more burdensome for your student as the attempt to keep track of all they are juggling on their plate.
The word engineer is derived from the Latin words ingeniare (“to contrive, devise”) and ingenium (“cleverness”). Today, engineering is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. In anticipation of Engineers Week next month, I’m delighted to share with you 25 activities and resources to help you teach engineering concepts to teens.
Excerpts are taken from The Big Book of Homeschool Ideas: 55 Moms Share Their Expertise on 103 Topics, a book that goes beyond the basics of academics and delves into the practical, but delightful ideas that you need in your life. The 55 experienced homeschool moms...