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Posts Tagged ‘ teenagers ’

Homeschool Graduation

Homeschool Graduation

Do you have a homeschool graduate? Are you ready for homeschool graduation? Get ideas to plan your homeschool senior’s ceremony and celebration.
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Homeschool College: Homeschool Ivy League

Is there a feasible path from homeschool to an Ivy League school? Get tips and ideas on how you can improve your chances of getting into your dream school.
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6 Must-Haves for Online Learners

If you are planning to opt for online learning, here are 6 essential tools and requirements to ensure a smooth online learning experience!
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Healthy Choices Throughout Teen Years

Help your homeschool teen develop healthy habits and develop a healthier life.

Help your homeschool teen develop healthy habits and develop a healthier life.
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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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College Homeschool Admission Policies

College Homeschool Admission Policies

This page is as much for homeschoolers to find admissions policies as it is for those college admissions officers who are trying to develop such a policy for their universities. This page does not represent all colleges with policies online. My intention is to give enough samples so that all may see what sort...
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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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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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Online Social Networks For Parents of Homeschooling Teens

Catholic Mamas Homeschooling High Schoolers This group is for Catholic women who feel they have been called to homeschool their children through high school. If you are the mama of an eighth grader or higher, this is the place for you. Christian Homeschooling Middle and High School This is a place for Christians who...
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Books Help Homeschool Your Teens

Recommended books to help you homeschool teenagers, with advice and true stories of successfully homeschooling high schoolers.
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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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Homemade Musical Instruments For Teens

Homemade Musical Instruments For Teens

Advanced Musical Instruments Complicated designs. May be made from costlier materials. Tricky tuning. Inventiveness required, but a teenager could make these. Making Instruments with Children ~ Easy, and safe for small children with adults. Beginners Homemade Instruments ~ 6-10 year old kids who can use sharp tools. Easy tuning. Intermediate Home Made Instruments ~ Children between 10-14....
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Social Security Benefits when Homeschooling

For social Security a home school must comply with State law for the child to be entitled as a student even if he/she is beyond the State’s compulsory education age.
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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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Drivers Ed Online to Get Permit for Teens

Drivers Ed training is an important aspect of learning how to drive. Find out how you can train, get course credit, and insurance discounts.

Your teenager has officially reached the milestone of learning to drive. Many parents fear this day but Homeschool Driver’s Ed is an option. Plus, homeschoolers can count driver’s ed as a course credit as well! 3 Steps for your Teen’s Driving Success   Learn the rules of the road! Find your state’s DMV handbook...
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Enlisting in the Armed Forces or an Academy after Homeschooling

Enlisting the Armed Forces Cover Letter and Transcript for Army Enlistment Here are the APPROVED (yay!) document templates for homeschoolers looking to enlist in the Army. As you probably know, each branch of the military has their own rules and requirements, but the Army appears to be the most homeschool-friendly branch. By Lori Dake....
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Homeschool High School Subjects

How to help a teen learn advanced subjects while being homeschooled.
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Teenagers Homeschooling High School

“Do what you love to do, and learn to do it very, very well, and some day someone will pay you very, very well to do it for them.” ~Steve Wozniak, inventor of the Apple Computer. Exploring the Ultimate Urban Legend: Homeschooled Teens  Homeschooling will not liberate parents from discussions or arguments with their...
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Homeschooling Teenagers’ Websites, Blogs, Forums

Being a Homeschooled Teenager The Clark News Written by 14 and 15-year-old homeschoolers, Robert and Trevor Clark. They report on everything that happens in the Clark house from the family dog running away to the family chess tournament. Articles include full-color photographs, gossip columns, sports sections and a “Random Quote and a fact of the...
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