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 »

Should You Homeschool for High School? Part 1

Question mark with arrowsFor 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 »

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

dartmouth-college 200As 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 »