Before you know it, the start of the homeschool year will be here. Here are some August homeschool calendar reminders to make the most of your planning time this month!
Middle School: Your job is to teach your children how to learn - and how learning can be fun! The purpose for parents, though, is learning how to homeschool high school, so you don't panic when 9th grade comes around. Are you ready? Read Homeschooling Middle School with Powerful Purpose.
Freshmen: Plan your classes during the summer, so you know you are covering the core AND adding delight directed learning so your children won't hate school. This book will help you relax AND feel confident! How to Homeschool 9th and 10th Grade.
Sophomores: This is the year to start taking the big college admission tests. Tenth grade is the PERFECT time to take the PSAT for fun, when the score doesn't matter. Learn more about the PSAT: PSAT/NMSQT information on CollegeBoard.org. Right now, go put that test on your calendar for October.
Juniors: There are some important things to do, so learn about junior year this summer, for maximum success with college admission and scholarships! Schedule the PSAT, decide between the SAT and ACT, go to a college fair and make college visits. Read Take the PSAT for Fun and Profit.
Seniors: The early bird gets the worm, and early college applications get college admission and scholarships! During summer, make sure your records are up to date, and then start college applications the FIRST day of senior year. Senior Year Home Stretch
Have you started your homeschool year yet?