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High School Literature List ~ World (including British) Literature

High School Literature List ~ World (including British) Literature

This is the second section of my High School Literature List series. In the first one I covered American Literature. This one will cover World, including British literature choices for high school and beyond. Please keep in mind that these are just suggestions and I have not even read all of these myself. When choosing(…)

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Why Take a CLEP Exam?

Why Take a CLEP Exam?

While planning to homeschool high school I decided that earning CLEP (College Level Examination Program) credit might be on of the myriad of things I would include in our homeschool high school plan. The first article I wrote in this series answers the question, What is a CLEP Exam?  In this second part I will(…)

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High School Literature List ~ American Literature

High School Literature List ~ American Literature

While preparing to enter high school and considering the thought of moving on to college, there is often a question of what books to read. What American literature, poetry, World or British literature should you have read? While there is no set answer to this question, I have compiled an extensive High School Literature List(…)

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Top Pinterest Boards for Homeschooling High School

Top Pinterest Boards for Homeschooling High School

Homeschooling High School is like exploring new territory. It is different from homeschooling elementary school in that you now have a teenager to deal with and the possibility of what life will be beyond high school. This is a collection of Top Pinterest Boards that I follow for Homeschooling High School. These Pinterest boards for(…)

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Saving Your Pennies: What You Need to Know About Buying Software for School

Saving Your Pennies: What You Need to Know About Buying Software for School

Going to college can be an expensive business, especially when you find yourself buying software, most of which is high in cost, to help you with your studies. However, you may be able to make some serious savings on software by following a few simple tips. Whether you need software for word processing, photo editing,(…)

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Earn Dual Credit in Your Home School High School

Earn Dual Credit in Your Home School High School

Homeschooling high school is a new step in our home school journey this year.  While I did research, and preparation during our daughter’s middle school years, my research and learning still continues. Recently I found a program to help my high schooler earn dual credit while homeschooling.  I would like to share with you how(…)

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CAT Test Online vs. CAT Paper Version

CAT Test Online vs. CAT Paper Version

The California Achievement Test (CAT Test), specifically the CAT E/Survey, for grades K-12, is a nationally normed standardized test that measures achievement in the areas of Reading, Language Arts and Math. It meets most states’ requirements for an annual assessment for homeschool.   There are two ways you can choose to administer this test: the(…)

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5 Things Your Teen Should Know About Using Social Media

5 Things Your Teen Should Know About Using Social Media

Social media is everywhere. For socializing and staying connected, sites like Facebook, Tumblr, Instagram, and Twitter are necessary parts of being a kid these days. Here are 5 things your teen should know about using social media so that they can stay safe online and get the most out of what the internet has to(…)

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Homeschooling Through the Eyes of a High Schooler

Homeschooling Through the Eyes of a High Schooler

Since I have a teen in my house for the first time, who is taking us through the high school years for our first time, I decided to give you a look at homeschooling through the eyes of a high schooler. We are going to do it as much “in real time” today as we(…)

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5+ Reasons Teaching Textbooks Works for Struggling Math Students

5+ Reasons Teaching Textbooks Works for Struggling Math Students

Teaching Textbooks is a computer based math program for grades 3+.  It is a program I highly recommend if you have a student struggling in math and today I will tell you why. I have been using Teaching Textbooks for four years now with my oldest daughter.  She began at Grade 7 and is now(…)

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A Spring Chalk Pastels Art Tutorial & Spring Nature Study Resources

A Spring Chalk Pastels Art Tutorial & Spring Nature Study Resources

Here in New York spring is coming around late as usual.  But that doesn’t mean we can’t prepare to get outside and explore nature!  While others actually get to get outside to see bird nests, we are just creating them in art class!  Using the Spring Chalk Pastels Art Tutorial from Southern Hodgepodge we have(…)

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Attending Graduate School to Obtain an MBA

Attending Graduate School to Obtain an MBA

Do I really need to go to graduate school? That’s the question several graduating college and university seniors will be asking themselves as they do their diploma walk this season. Yet for business majors, obtaining an MBA (Master of Business Administration) has an immense amount of a value and should be taken very seriously. MBA’s(…)

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