Why Go to College (while still in High School)?

When I wrote my last post, I talked about expanding on my newfound love for community colleges. As I mentioned then, I once was blind, metaphorically speaking, but now I see. Dual enrollment—the idea of taking college-level courses as a secondary (high school) student and getting both high school and college level credit for those […]

How to Create a High School Homeschool Transcript

After writing the post about completing high school for the third time, I had a number of people reach out to me saying, in essence, that this was their first time homeschooling high school and they were a bit nervous. Now on the other side of this journey–twice, I wonder why confident home educators become […]

Notebooking the (Homeschool) Day Away

One of my favorite blog-hopping activities is to check out certain blogs and get ideas, especially from kinesthetically (hands-on) oriented bloggers.   As a visual learner, I sometimes forget to add in components to our day that allow the busy little hands that belong to our youngest a chance to move! There are homes that thrive […]

Letting Go of Older Children: Prayer, Prepare, and Apply

When I am not teaching our three children at home, I sometimes teach adult learners, helping them “blow the dust off,” shall we say, of academic concepts and skills long lost and forgotten.   Not too long ago, at the end of an entry-level course, I asked the students to assemble into small groups and answer […]

Great Book, but What Does it Mean?

Less than a week ago, I did something that I have not done in years: I watched a televised music awards show.   Overall, I see why a lot of top 40’s hit music does not appeal to me, but I also cringe at the messages sent by many of these artists, many of whom […]

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