High School

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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7 Accredited Online High School Learning Options

7 Accredited Online High School Learning Options

Homeschooling the high school years can come with a certain amount of nervousness as to how you might manage a task such as a successful high school education. One of the many options are to enroll your child in one of the following accredited online high school learning options. What is Accreditation? Accreditation provides reciprocity(…)

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What is a CLEP Exam?

What is a CLEP Exam?

CLEP stands for College Level Examination Program.  CLEP exams are usually taken by people who have acquired knowledge outside the classroom and wish to bypass certain college courses and earn college credit.  CLEP exams are just one of the options available for earning college credit. According to the College Board, “CLEP is the most widely(…)

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Not Ready to Sit in a Classroom? Consider a Gap Year Between High School & College

Not Ready to Sit in a Classroom? Consider a Gap Year Between High School & College

Homeschoolers are by nature out of the box thinkers.  How couldn’t we be?  We chose to keep our children out of the traditional education system and forge a path of our own!  With this in mind, why would our approach to tackling life after high school be any different?  Instead of jumping right from high(…)

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