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Bringing Computer Science to Your Homeschool World

Jan 12th, 2012 | By | Category: Admissions, Articles, Blog, Computer Programming, Computer Science, Computing, high school computing, High School Homeschool, Homeschool Computer Science, Homeschool Courses, homeschool instruction, Homeschool Resources, Homeschool Textbooks, Transcripts

By Chris Yust, Homeschool Programming, Inc. You no doubt already have the basic subjects covered in your curriculum: Reading, writing, math, history, arts, science, geography, social studies … all of these things have an endless variety of resources available to you! None of them are likely to be that intimidating to teach either; after all, […]



A Special Man Has Some Advice for Us about College…

Oct 7th, 2011 | By | Category: Admissions, Articles, Career choices, Career Planning, College, College Alternatives, college credit, College Debt, college for homeschoolers, college preparation, Homeschool Resources, mary leppert, University

by John Taylor Gatto 1. William Faulkner On April 12, 2005, the August “New York Review of Books” pronounced William Faulkner “the most influential innovator in the annals of American fiction,” a man well-deserving of his Nobel Prize. Faulkner, a high school dropout, was later able to enter the University of Mississippi on a special […]



Accredidation and College

Oct 7th, 2011 | By | Category: College, college for homeschoolers, homeschool instruction, Homeschool resourses, mary leppert

by Dr. Mary Hood Have you ever read the story of Jacob and Esau in the Bible? They were the sons of Isaac, and in those days, the eldest son always received the birthright and all of the father’s worldly goods. One day Esau, the eldest son, who enjoyed hunting, had just returned from his […]



Unschooled Boy Enters College

Oct 7th, 2011 | By | Category: College, college for homeschoolers, homeschool instruction, Homeschool resourses, mary leppert

by Darlene Lester I had intended to teach our son Ben the same way I taught his older brother – with a curriculum, but Ben had other ideas. He always seemed to know what he wanted to do with his time, and he definitely did not want to be taught anything. He was very good […]



Earning a College Degree at Home

Oct 7th, 2011 | By | Category: College, college for homeschoolers, homeschool instruction, Homeschool resourses, mary leppert

Homeschooled students are accustomed to studying on their own schedule, at home, so it’s not surprising to learn that some of these students want to keep their independence when they go on to college. Indiana University gives these students the opportunity to earn their college degree from home. By taking courses through the undergraduate Independent […]



College Student’s Father’s Thoughts

Oct 7th, 2011 | By | Category: College, college for homeschoolers, homeschool instruction, Homeschool resourses

by Richard J. Prystowsky The other day, I was sitting with a younger colleague of mine at an end-of-the-school-year social gathering. She had brought along her two-month-old baby boy, her first child. At the same gathering, my 17-year-old son, who attends the college where I work, was socializing with his classmates. Thinking about my son […]



Preparing Your Homeschooler Child for College

Oct 7th, 2011 | By | Category: College, college for homeschoolers, homeschool instruction, Homeschool resourses

by Alison McKee Recently my husband and I were in the position of providing temporary housing for a young man who was trying to make the decision about whether or not to continue his college education. He had graduated in June, from a public school in his home town. The school was an accredited alternative […]



Universal Preschool

Oct 7th, 2011 | By | Category: College, college for homeschoolers

by Diane Flynn Keith Universal Preschool: What’s Behind the Claims That It Will Stop Crime, Secure Your Child’s Future, Save Social Security & Provide A Free Government Nanny! [Although my husband, Cliff, and I homeschooled our two sons, this is not specifically a homeschool issue. It affects every young child in the country. We should […]



How Do Unschoolers Prepare For College?

Aug 1st, 2011 | By | Category: College, college for homeschoolers, Homeschool resourses

by Alison McKee Whether you are a practicing unschooler or are considering the unschooling option, I’m pretty certain you have put some thought into your child’s future. That future may include a college education. If it does, rest assured that unschooling can be a wonderful way to prepare for college admissions. College preparation becomes a […]



A Homeschooler Enters High School

Aug 1st, 2011 | By | Category: College, college for homeschoolers, homeschool instruction, Homeschool resourses

by Erin Chianese My daughter just completed her first year in high school. It was also her first year in school, ever. She was asking for a few years to “try” school. I did not take her request seriously until she turned 14. I felt that homeschooling had given us a more natural and idyllic […]