As far as I can tell, these resources do not advocate a specific religious world view. Continue reading
Tag Archives: High School
5 Elements Homeschoolers must have on their High School Transcripts
As a homeschooling parent, you are responsible for creating a high school transcript to use for college applications. This is no cause to panic.
Why? Because there is no such thing as a standard transcript form even among school districts.
Try this, do an image search on “high school transcripts samples” in Google. Take a look at the wide variety of fake transcripts offered for “novelty” purposes. There is no such thing as a “correct” transcript. Continue reading
High School American Literature Courses
The following is a listing of resources for teaching American Literature at the high school level. It includes complete curriculum, online high school American Literature courses, and miscellaneous resources. Please email me with any suggestions. Continue reading
Should You Homeschool for High School? Part 2
Last week I talked about some of the reasons why we decided to homeschool through high school. I realized that I left out one very important advantage. It’s easy to hold a student back if necessary. It doesn’t have to be the result of bad grades and there isn’t any social stigma of repeating a grade. Continue reading
Should You Homeschool for High School? Part 1
For many homeschoolers, the decision to continue to homeschool through high school is probably the second biggest decision they make after deciding to homeschool in the first place. It’s the time when some family and friends will start with questions something along the lines of “you don’t intend to homeschool them through high school, do you?” Continue reading
Resources for Teaching Epidemiology
For those who have high schoolers who are not gunning to get a 5 on the AP Physics, Biology, and Chemistry exams or are just looking for a different approach to the traditional high school science sequence, consider a class on Epidemiology. Continue reading
Thinking about homeschooling Algebra?
Before you begin homeschooling Algebra, you’ll want to know about two critical, foundational skills your child should master first. I’ll review these skills next, but first I’d like to offer you a word of encouragement, parent to parent. Continue reading
Martin Luther King Jr.–Beyond Black History Month
Martin Luther King Jr., as an Introduction to Black History Month
It’s easy to find resources on the internet for teaching about Martin Luther King, Jr. Before you start picking resources, I think it’s more important to decide what you are going to teach about Martin Luther King. It’s simple to present King as a leader of the civil rights movement. Continue reading
Homeschooling and Higher Education
As a result of the recent growth of homeschooling in the US, colleges and universities have received an increasing number of application from home-schooled students. Admissions offices have found it necessary to assess whether and how their admissions requirements should be modified to allow fair review of the credentials submitted by homeschooled students. Continue reading
What Courses are Available to Meet College Requirements?
Remember, you can always design your own course. Most homeschoolers don’t pick just one type of course to meet all their needs. They may select an online course with a teacher for Algebra, a local co-op class for biology, a packaged course for English, and develop their own reading list for history. Continue reading