How to protect your homeschool student’s mental health during the coronavirus pandemic

By |2020-05-19T08:50:07-04:00May 19th, 2020|Coronavirus, COVID-19, General Interest, Preparing for college, Tips for high school|

Note: Don't forget to check out our other coronavirus resources: 7 tips if you’re new to homeschooling due to coronavirus How your homeschool family can avoid going stir-crazy during the coronavirus crisis How homeschool families can spend their coronavirus stimulus check Applying for college in 2020? Here’s how coronavirus could impact your plans It’s [...]

7 reasons why online learning is here to stay because of coronavirus

By |2020-05-11T08:50:51-04:00May 11th, 2020|Coronavirus, COVID-19, General Interest|

The COVID-19 crisis will pass, but K-12 online learning could be here to stay for the long-term. Online learning has experienced tremendous growth recently—even before the pandemic—but now it’s exploding in record numbers due to school shutdowns all over the country. According to Bernhard Schroeder’s Forbes article, “Disrupting Education. The Rise of K-12 Online [...]

How homeschool families can spend their coronavirus stimulus check

By |2020-04-07T08:34:46-04:00April 7th, 2020|Advice, Coronavirus, COVID-19, General Interest|

The coronavirus pandemic has plunged all of us into a "new normal." For a lot of homeschool families, our routines haven’t changed up all that much—we just stay at home more than usual! For others, the changes have been catastrophic with health issues and job loss. Before moving on, we’d like to know—how are [...]

Homeschool transcript foundations: How to get the most out of grades and GPA

By |2020-04-09T10:30:03-04:00April 2nd, 2020|Advice, Creating Professional Transcripts for Students, General Interest, High school transcripts, Preparing for college, Standardized tests, Tips for high school, Transcripts 101|

We know that spring is the time when many homeschool families work on transcripts. To help out, we're offering a 30% discount  on all Transcript Maker plans using the code HOME2020. This is the third part of our 6-part series on the basics of homeschool transcripts. Read part 1 and part 2. Want to know [...]

How your homeschool family can avoid going stir-crazy during the coronavirus crisis

By |2020-04-03T08:51:59-04:00March 25th, 2020|Advice, Coronavirus, COVID-19, General Interest, Tips for high school|

Our lives in the U.S. have been upended in less than three weeks. In most areas of the country, restaurants and malls are closed. Public parks are shuttered. At least 123,000 public and private schools in the U.S. are closed right now—many for the remainder of the school year—impacting nearly 55 million students. Sports [...]