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Diversities of Gifts

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You, as the parent, ultimately know your child better than anyone else. The opinions of experts, and the results of tests, should simply be seen as tools to help you make your own decisions about programs, curricula, and future pursuits. Above all, remember this: we are all gifted!.... continue reading.

 

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How your homeschool senior can earn 6 college credits in just a few weeks

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Did you know your homeschool student can earn six college credits in just two weeks? In 2015, Lumertit offered free college coaching to students on how to do just that. Over 1,000 students took them up on the offer!

You may be asking yourself "How did they do that?" There are actually many ways to earn college credits faster than your typical one semester class:

  1. Self-paced courses

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It’s Homeschool Testing Season!

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Guest post by Vicki Bentley-HSLDA Toddlers to Tweens Consultant

Homeschool Testing Services

It’s that time of year again when many parents are curious how their kids are “tracking” academically. As a homeschooling parent, you observe your child on a daily basis and can probably determine pretty accurately in which areas he is strong and in which areas he could use some additional help. His verbal interaction with you, his hands-on activities, his written work, periodic subject-matter tests (if you use them), and his achievement of goals you have set for him are all informal indicators of his progress......Continue reading

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How Graduating Debt Free Helped Me Build the Life I Always Wanted.

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Guest post, Aubry Matney Unbound

Aubry and Christian in their Home on Wheels

At 17, everyone told me I needed to go to college. So, just like all of my friends, I visited a college campus.

It only took a single tour to realize college wasn’t for me.

I wanted to do so many things—get a full-time job, start my own company, travel, live on my own, and so much more. How could I do all of that while being locked into a four-year commitment....continue reading

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Limit Social Media Time: College Prep 101

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College Prep 101: Limit Social Media Time | Teach teens the value of unplugging during school time.

Your teen lives in the modern world. Between phone calls, texting, email, instant messages, Snapchat, and any other number of social media opportunities that distract him, he has to learn to establish boundaries for himself in order to get any work done at all.

Do Not Disturb

When students are hammering out a paper or other project, there should be none of this electronic interruption until they’ve finished, and for good reason. Setting aside these distractions is sort of like hanging an e-version of the “Do Not Disturb”....continue reading

 

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