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055: What Is Gameschooling?

By |2021-07-27T02:07:54-04:00July 27th, 2021|

What is gameschooling? Maybe you've heard of it before or maybe this is the first time you've read that word. It's all based on some age-old wisdom: If you can make learning fun, you'll never hear a word of complaint when lesson time comes. What better way to inject some fun into your learning [...]

For homeschool graduates: 7 ways to reduce test anxiety in college

By |2021-07-26T09:36:23-04:00July 26th, 2021|Advice, Career Tips, Preparing for college, Standardized tests|

College exams can be stressful—make that doubly stressful if you’re a homeschool graduate setting foot in a college classroom for the first time. Take open-book exams, for example. The first time I ever had an open-book test was in college. I thought, “Great! I’ll have all the answers available to me, so it shouldn’t [...]

5 ways to make your college application stand out in 2021

By |2021-07-20T09:17:39-04:00July 20th, 2021|Advice, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Creating Professional Transcripts for Students, General Interest, High school transcripts, Preparing for college, Standardized tests, Tips for high school, Transcripts 101|

After the upheaval in all areas of our life—including in higher education—in 2020 caused by COVID-19, there’s a palpable sense of optimism half-way through 2021 that the worst is behind us and colleges across the nation will return to some semblance of normal this fall.  And while it’s still possible that the spread of [...]

054: How To Teach Reading

By |2021-07-13T01:27:13-04:00July 13th, 2021|

Are you wondering how to teach reading? From the brand new homeschooler to the old pro, everyone knows how important reading is. It's so important, it can create a lot of stress for the home educator! When should you start teaching reading? What method should you use? How do you keep your student interested? [...]

The best advice you can read on record keeping and report cards for homeschoolers

By |2021-07-07T08:35:16-04:00July 7th, 2021|Advice, General Interest, Homeschool moms, Preparing for college, Tips for high school, Transcripts 101|

As homeschool parents, we know that it's important to keep records for our high school students so that we can create a spectacular transcript for them. But we also know that record-keeping can be a tedious and confusing process. What’s the best way forward? Another concern I often hear from homeschool parents is whether [...]

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