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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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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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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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Homeschool High School FAQ’s

Homeschooling high school does take some planning but can be a great start to adulthood. Get the answers to common homeschooling high school questions here.
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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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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

Make your own instruments. Complicated designs. May be made from costlier materials. Tricky tuning. Inventiveness required, but a teenager could make these.
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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 Bonuses for Home School Graduates The Army now offers home school graduates who qualify the same enlistment incentives as traditional high school graduates, including cash bonuses up to $40,000 for enlistments of three or more years and the Army College Fund, which provides over $83,000 for college. DOD Updates Enlistment...
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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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But I Want to Go to School!

What do you do when your teen wants to go #backtoschool? Get advice in this guest post on how to weigh the options and make the best choice for your family.
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Course Numbers and Transcript Details

What important pieces should always be included when preparing a transcript for a college? Learn here.
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