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Posts Tagged ‘ high school ’

Back To School or Not?

It seems that into many homeschooling families' journeys comes a fork in the road; a time to decide between continuing on the homeschooling path or to travel the road that leads to public school attendance.
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GED Test for Homeschoolers and Parents

GED Test for Homeschoolers and Parents

Includes 2016 changes to the GED Test and beyond Homeschoolers do not always need to pass the GED test, but some may need it to be approved for apprenticeship for union work. In some states homeschool parents need to prove they have a high school education or the equivalent, so passing the GED test...
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# 4 – Home Learning Year by Year, by Rebecca Rupp

# 4 – Home Learning Year by Year, by Rebecca Rupp

Rebecca Rupp presents a structured plan to ensure that your children will learn what they need to know when they need to know it, from preschool through high school. Homeschoolers can design their own curricula, assembling resources and using approaches that best suit their own children's needs.
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# 7 – Homeschooling : The Teen Years, by Cafi Cohen

# 7 – Homeschooling : The Teen Years, by Cafi Cohen

The teen years are when many homeschooling parents start to question or abandon their efforts. It's a precarious time, with challenging academics, pressing social issues, and the prospect of college looming. Parents can now breathe easy: this guide calms the teen-time jitters and even offers hope to those just turning to homeschooling now that...
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Free Chemistry Classes

Free Chemistry Classes

Free high school chemistry lessons, lesson plans and games to help you master chemistry. From your Homeschooling Guide.
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Advice for DACA participants about Homeschooling High School

Advice for DACA participants about Homeschooling High School

This past Tuesday, President Donald Trump ordered an end to the Obama-era program, DACA, that shielded undocumented immigrants brought to the US illegally by their parents when they were quite young. While most are now young adults, some are still of high school age, some are homeschooling, and some are considering homeschooling as a...
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Homeschooling High Schoolers

An Average Homeschooler: Junior High School Junior high or early high school is when homeschoolers start teaching themselves. I started doing all of the work by myself and occasionally going to my mother with questions. This is enough of a pattern in homeschooling that some of the major homeschooling curricula distributors have created entire programs...
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Public Speaking For Kids

Public Speaking For Kids

Topics for persuasive public speeches. Famous speeches. Where to learn how to give a speech. Websites recommended by your Homeschool Guide.
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Vocabulary Words And Definitions For High School

Connotative and Denotative Vocabulary Practice 20 misused English words that make smart people look silly We’re all tempted to use words that we’re not too familiar with. If this were the only problem, I wouldn’t have much to write about. That’s because we’re cautious with words we’re unsure of and, thus, they don’t create...
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FAQs About Homeschooling High School

Homeschooling high school does take some planning, but can be a leg up on starting college or a career earlier than most teens. Can I homeschool just part of high school, but not all 4 years? I don’t recommend doing a few years of homeschooling in high school, and then jumping back in for, say,...
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Free Spanish Lessons for Kids & Teens

Free Spanish Lessons for Kids & Teens

Learn Spanish with family members or with a couple of friends. Practice at Mexican food restaurants.
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Drivers Ed Courses – Teen Requirements for License By State

The Drivers Ed Course links lead to each state's course offerings through A to Z Home's Cool Drivers Ed, an online course powered by DriversEd.com. DMV certificates issued in some but not all states. Taking a drivers ed course may lower your insurance rates! Check with your insurance agent.
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Chemistry Demonstrations

Simple, easy, chemistry demonstrations for kids you can do at home. Experiments for adults to do and for kids to watch.
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Homeschooling High School Student Resources

I have an up-and-coming high schooler in the fall. Are there enough resources available to help me continue homeschooling through graduation?
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College-Prep Homeschooling, by David and Chandra Byers

College-Prep Homeschooling, by David and Chandra Byers

David and Chandra Byers show parents how to successfully homeschool their children through high school-even in subjects where they have no expertise. The authors demonstrate how these home-taught children are fully prepared for college and are often superior performers.
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English Composition

Yes, you can teach yourself high school-level English composition.
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Homeschoolers at Work

Career Coaching Be Your Homeschool Teen’s “Career Coach” As their career coach you will help them make decisions that will show the true value of the home schooling experience. By Jim Davis. Dear Kids, You Don’t Have to Go to College I want you to know that you don’t have to go to college...
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Self-Directed Learning, by Wes Beach

Self-Directed Learning, by Wes Beach

Wes Beach argues that people who recognize their genuine interests and talents need only their self-knowledge, confidence, enthusiasm, determination, ability to persevere, and sense of autonomy to carry them where they want to go.
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Homeschool Transcripts

Help interpreting your homeschool high school-level work to make into transcripts for college applications.
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Language Arts – Free Lessons for Kids and Teens

High School English English Composition Yes, you can teach yourself high school-level English composition. English Literature Free literature and lessons on analyzing great literature. Public Speaking How to write and give a speech. Famous speeches. Where to learn to give a speech. High School Word Lists A broad set of word lists for literature,...
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