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Curriculum Choices for My Teens

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My Curriculum Choices for My Teens. This post  should have been written and shared a long time ago, but just like you, I am always running to always be running to catch up and guess what? I don't think I will every catch up.

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Choosing the Best High School Courses for Your Teen: Motivate Them to Learn

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How do you know if you are choosing the right courses for your teen?

Please grab your cup of coffee or tea, slip away to a quite place and lets "talk" for a few minutes. I'd  love to show you what I did and what you what you can start doing today.

Right now, your teen's job is to be a student, to learn. They need to complete the necessary requirements to graduate from high school. And whether they do it happily or not, it most likely will happen.

But how to you motive them to want to learn... continue reading

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Preparing Your Teen for College Entrance Exams

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 Welcome to Yellow House Book Rental! We are primarily a homeschool curriculum, rental service. However, we offer a variety of services. You can compare each one, at Yellow House Book Rental, and decide which is best for your family.  **This post contains affiliate links and we will be compensated if you make a purchase after clicking on our links. Thank You! There are several things I would change if I could go back and redo some of my homeschooling during the teen years. I would have spent more money on my three children, (wanting to attend college) to help them better...

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Five Tips for Test Prep During COVID

Posted by Michelle Osborn on

Helping prepare you teen for college can seem frightening enough, but add on top of that testing for college admissions and scholarship awards. That is a big job and as parents, we feel the pressure.
Now add COVID, world changes and the uncertainly of the future. Normal is not a word we know anymore. This makes navigation test prep frustrating.... continue reading

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How to Encourage Your Child to Write- Model it

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One of the most constructive ways to encourage a young writer is through modeling.

Why Model and Teach Writing?

Kim from WriteShop explains how teaching writing needs to be more like teaching geometry.

Imagine saying, “OK, Ryan, find the hypotenuse of this triangle. I’m not going to teach you different strategies to solve the problem. Just get started . . . continue reading

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