Homeschooling is not the same as quarantine schooling

By |2020-10-27T09:42:35-04:00October 27th, 2020|Advice, Coronavirus, COVID-19, General Interest, Homeschool moms, Tips for high school|

“Quarantine schooling” sounds like a science fiction term, doesn’t it? But this is 2020 and anything goes! This term has come into common parlance during COVID-19 shutdowns as parents increasingly oversee their children’s education at home. The thing about quarantine schooling is that it shares little in common with homeschooling, even in [...]

6 tips for building a high-school portfolio for your student

By |2020-10-19T10:28:55-04:00October 19th, 2020|Coronavirus, COVID-19, Creating Professional Transcripts for Students, High school transcripts, Preparing for college, Tips for high school, Transcripts 101|

Everyone knows that a high school transcript is a must these days, whether your student is heading directly into the workforce, going on to college, or joining the military. A transcript is also essential whether your student attended a public, private, or home school. Here’s what you might not know: A student portfolio is [...]

8 ways grandparents can help with homeschooling during coronavirus

By |2020-10-05T13:35:23-04:00October 1st, 2020|Advice, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Homeschool moms, Tips for high school|

Grandparents can play an important role in homeschooling. That’s particularly true this year, as the COVID-19 pandemic has pushed millions of unprepared families into the world of school-at-home.  Maybe you’re a grandparent not sure where to begin helping your grown children with the challenge of home education. Or maybe you’re a homeschool parent looking [...]

Self-care as a homeschool parent during the coronavirus pandemic

By |2020-09-22T09:14:53-04:00September 22nd, 2020|Advice, Coronavirus, COVID-19, High school transcripts, Homeschool moms, Tips for high school|

When the world came to a grinding halt due to coronavirus in March, homeschool parents worked hard to keep their kids' lives as normal as possible. Since we were already homeschooling, our school routine didn't change much. But in the process of keeping things humming, we pushed our needs to the back of the [...]

Feeling demotivated as a homeschool parent? You’re not the only one

By |2020-09-15T08:36:48-04:00September 15th, 2020|Coronavirus, COVID-19, Homeschool moms, Tips for high school|

The school year just started and you’re already burned out. Can you relate? You might be homeschooling for the first time. Up until now, you’ve had an outside structure to build your life around: Regular office hours, drop-off time and pick-up times for the kids at school, scheduled extracurricular activities after school, and similar [...]

The coronavirus pandemic makes your student’s high school transcript more important than ever

By |2020-08-31T06:55:27-04:00August 31st, 2020|Advice, Coronavirus, COVID-19, Creating Professional Transcripts for Students, High school transcripts, Preparing for college, Tips for high school, Transcripts 101|

Just days into the new college semester, the school year is already in shambles as the coronavirus pandemic continues to wreak havoc on higher education. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill just announced a move to exclusively online classes after 130 students tested positive for the virus in the first week since [...]

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