homeschool high school

4 Year High School Plan FREE Spreadsheet Printable

4 Year High School Plan FREE Spreadsheet Printable

Planning for high school and college really ups the ante when it comes to what you need to do and know! While I was working out my curriculum plans for my oldest, I realized in order to accurately account for everything she would need, I would need to have a full 4 year high school(…)

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Life Skills as High School Electives: Home Economics and Shop Class

Life Skills as High School Electives: Home Economics and Shop Class

One of the most important subjects in your child’s education are those things that fall under the category of “life-skills”. Many of these skills used to be taught in Home Economics and Shop Class, but seem to have fallen by the wayside in lieu of things like standardized testing. Teaching Life Skills as High School(…)

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Homeschooling High School with College in Mind – Book Review

Homeschooling High School with College in Mind – Book Review

Homeschooling High School instills fear in many who even thing about tackling it. Having already graduated one of my children, I can tell you it is possible. You can even plan on homeschooling high school with college in mind! Yes college! Your homeschoolers have just as much of a chance at college (maybe even more(…)

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Homeschooling Through High School – Tips from a Veteran Homeschool Mom

Homeschooling Through High School – Tips from a Veteran Homeschool Mom

Homeschooling is a big commitment. Homeschooling all the way through high school is an even bigger commitment. I had the pleasure of homeschooling both my daughters all the way through and today I’m here to share my top five tips to persevere for the long haul. 1. Know Yourself Homeschooling is a full time job.(…)

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Homeschooling Algebra With Mr. D Math

Homeschooling Algebra With Mr. D Math

Math is often a topic of interest among homeschoolers, especially as you get into homeschooling Algebra and beyond. If you are like me, you haven’t done the math since high school and that can make it tough to teach it. Since upper level math is long in my past, I knew I didn’t want to(…)

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Teaching World Religions in Middle & High School

Teaching World Religions in Middle & High School

While teaching World Religions is not a specified requirement for our homeschooling, it is something we have chosen to add in throughout the years. This has often happened naturally as topics have come up in our reading, history, and everyday life. One of the best ways to approach this type of learning is by having(…)

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Favorite Homeschool Middle & High School Posts from 2015

Favorite Homeschool Middle & High School Posts from 2015

It is no secret that I am homeschooling middle and high school (and elementary too!). From the moment I began the process of preparing to homeschool high school I have been writing and sharing about it. 2015 has brought about some great information, insight, and resources for homeschooling middle and high school here at Starts(…)

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North Star Geography Online

North Star Geography Online

For those of you that have been following along, you know that we have had North Star Geography in our house for over a year now. It has provided not only a years worth of high school geography but a great resource and stemming point for many fun projects, activities, and games. (See below for(…)

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12th Grade Homeschool Curriculum

12th Grade Homeschool Curriculum

Homeschooling high school has been less and more than I expected. As with everything, you can’t plan for every twist and turn. Our big news for this year is this: We have finished 3 years of high school in 2 years! This means that instead of doing 11th grade this year, we are doing 12th(…)

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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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10th Grade Homeschool Curriculum ~ 2014-2015

10th Grade Homeschool Curriculum ~ 2014-2015

After completing our first year of high school I feel a little less like a newbie, and a little more confident about the choices we are making for the coming year. This is our 10th grade homeschool curriculum choices for our oldest child. One of the big changes for high school this year is that(…)

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