High School Electives

Life Skills as High School Electives: Essentials for Stocking a Kitchen and Pantry

Life Skills as High School Electives: Essentials for Stocking a Kitchen and Pantry

Teaching our children life skills is a key part of their growing up. It can be easy to take the things we do daily and weekly for granted, forgetting their our children might not have gained these skills. In order for our children to grow up, move out, and become fully functioning adults they need(…)

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Life Skills: Simple Home Repairs

Life Skills: Simple Home Repairs

The best education you can give your kids is a well-rounded one that includes both book knowledge and hands-on experience. Working with tools and learning how to do simple home repairs will make them self-reliant and even save them money when they leave the nest and venture out on their own. Working with tools also offers benefits(…)

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The ABCs of Homeschooling: E is for Electives

The ABCs of Homeschooling: E is for Electives

Homeschooling the high school years can be like starting all over again. There are so many new things to think about, like GPAs, transcripts, college prep and more. One of the new and fun things about high school are electives. When my oldest was in middle school I spent time researching for the high school(…)

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Psychology as a High School Elective

Psychology as a High School Elective

During the high school years, much of the talk is about electives. What are they? How will we fulfill them? As part of our high school years our oldest daughter chose psychology as one of her high school electives. When it came to planning our high school years we decided to include electives that were(…)

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High School Life Skills: Career Exploration

High School Life Skills: Career Exploration

Deciding what you want to be when you grow up can be an overwhelming task for teenagers. In most cases they lack the life experience to really know what they excel at and what they love to do that will realistically allow them to earn money as an adult. As homeschoolers we have to be(…)

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Photography as a High School Elective

Photography as a High School Elective

Our first homeschool high school year is just a few weeks away now. I have been spending time putting all of our curriculum choices together. After starting with a large list of Possible High School Electives, we narrowed the field to just a few electives. I am so excited to be over at the daisyhead(…)

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High School Electives ~ A More In-depth Look at Our Choices

High School Electives ~ A More In-depth Look at Our Choices

In continuing with my informal theme of preparing for the high school years, today I want to share our list of high school electives we are compiling to consider for Chloe’s high school years.  In my last post I covered high school electives in general and included a long list of possibilities. Now that my brain has(…)

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Exploring Possible Elective Courses for High School

Exploring Possible Elective Courses for High School

Last month I wrote a post pertaining to the anxiety surrounding the act of Homeschooling High School. I spoke of my anxiety level being unusually low, due in part to my due diligence in completing research on the subject.  One of the topics I spent time researching is the possible elective courses for high school.(…)

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