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Chemistry for Everyone – A Helpful Primer for High School or College Chemistry

Apr 10th, 2012 | By | Category: Articles, Blog, High School, High School Chemistry, High School Homeschool, Homeschool Courses, homeschool instruction, Homeschool Resources, Homeschool Textbooks

Tuxedo Publishing 7827 Wintercress Lane Springfield, VA 22152 www.tuxedopublishing.com E-mail: info@tuxedopublishing.com By Jennifer Nairne When I envisioned homeschooling my children, I wanted to create a safe and fun environment for engaged learning that inspired my kids to go beyond the traditional classroom restrictions in search of knowledge. It has not always been easy – grammar, […]



Career Choices & Changes – Book & Website

Feb 24th, 2012 | By | Category: Articles, Blog, Career choices, Career Planning, College, college for homeschoolers, Homeschool Resources, HomeschoolNewsLink.com

Your Path to Personal Success and Self-sufficiency   http://homeschoolnewslink.com/productguide/ Mindy Bingham & Sandy Stryker Published by Academic Innovations www.academicinnovationshighered.com 800-967-8016 Book: 367 pages, 8.5 x 11 softcover ________________________ By Michael Leppert The changing fortunes of our economy have caused a renewed interest in career planning for all of us. Thinking about what you do for […]



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, […]



College, Homeschool Style

Nov 13th, 2011 | By | Category: Admissions, Articles, College, college for homeschoolers, college preparation, college reading, High School, High School Homeschool, Homeschool Courses, homeschool instruction, Homeschool Resources, Student Loans, Transcripts

by Rachel Phillips [Editor’s Note: Skidmore’s University Without Walls is closing in May. We chose to re-print this article from 2007 as an overview of the college experience in general. Currently, UMASS, Amherst offers a UWW program, as do other institutions around the country. http://www.umass.edu/uww/.] Since the time I was a teenager homeschooling through the […]



Our Learning Folio

Nov 13th, 2011 | By | Category: Admissions, Articles, College, college for homeschoolers, college preparation, High School Homeschool, Homeschool Courses, homeschool instruction, Homeschool Resources, Record Keeping, Transcripts

The perfect tool for Transcript-building Tracking PO Box 510526 Milwaukee, WI 53203 877-836-9960; www.ourlearningfolio.com Two of the most important non-teaching aspects of homeschooling are planning and record-keeping. A well-thought-out plan can make acquiring materials and teaching them much easier and more efficient. After completion, the years and studied subjects slip by much too rapidly and […]



Looking Back After A Year of College, Part 2

Nov 13th, 2011 | By | Category: Admissions, Articles, Blog, College, college for homeschoolers, college preparation, college reading, Record Keeping, Transcripts, University

by Shannon Lee Clair, Princeton University Class of ‘09 Shannon homeschooled from second grade through high school in Los Angeles, CA. This is the second of a series of articles reflecting on her experiences homeschooling and making the transition to college. The noise in the room was overwhelming. In the centre, under the dim, pink […]



Disaster Preparedness

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

Top Three Ways to Prepare Yourself for a Disaster by Glenda Lehman Ervin (Item numbers refer to the Lehman’s Catalog items.) First in a three-part series Tornado in the forecast? Snowstorm on its way? Or perhaps those nasty rumors of another terrorist attack got you worried? With a little planning and foresight you can weather […]



A Man’s Character is His Fate

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

by Erin Chianese Jimmy is sixteen and has been working every Friday the past few months at a delicatessen. He receives the annual flyer in the mail announcing Homeschool Day at Six Flags Magic Mountain. He loves roller coasters and wants to go just as he has gone every year since he was five years […]



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 […]



Educate Yourself For Tomorrow

Oct 7th, 2011 | By | Category: homeschool instruction, Homeschool resourses

by Andrew Flaxman For hundreds of years, from all over the ancient world, kings and commoners traveled to Delphi to ask the Oracle of Apollo about the right course of action – whether to make war or seek peace, whether to marry one person or another. They brought rich offerings to the god and were […]