7 Simple Steps to Planning 7th and 8th Grade

7 Simple Steps to Planning 7th and 8th Grade
It can be a temptation to totally panic when you start planning middle school for the first time. You may like my article, Taming Middle School Anxiety . But right now, let me give you 7 easy steps to assist you in your planning. 1. Make a plan ...
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Plan Ahead for a Challenging Homeschool Year for Parents

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Can you see a season of stress ahead of you? I'd love to show you how to plan ahead. When you know it's coming you can survive the stress when you plan ahead for a challenging homeschool year.  You can have a bright future ahead - see ...
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Plan Ahead for a Challenging Homeschool Year for Teens

Plan Ahead for a Challenging Homeschool Year for Teens
Occasionally a teenager will have a health, psychological, or emotional crisis that will make homeschooling seem virtually impossible. I'd love to help you make some reasonable goals that you can modify to meet your needs. If you don't know what I'm ...
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Lee Binz
Hi Anita! Exactly! You know your children's needs best. Lee wants you to trust yourself, because you are the best guidance counsel... Read More
Wednesday, 15 August 2018 21:05
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9 Question Check-Up for Planning Senior Year

9 Question Check-Up for Planning Senior Year
Senior year starting and you have a child that is college bound? Do a quick check to make sure you are ready to go! If you have a senior this year, let's do a quick check to see how prepared you are for the coming year. ​Have you chosen 4-8 colleges ...
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Jessica Zbavitel
Your checklists are always extremely helpful. Thanks!
Wednesday, 25 July 2018 11:02
Lee Binz
You're welcome Jessica! I'm so glad you find them helpful Blessings, Lee
Wednesday, 25 July 2018 15:34
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The Perfect Plan for Homeschool High School

The Perfect Plan for Homeschool High School
 Planning the coming year with high school students? Let me give you a quick review of what you really need to cover each year of high school. You'll end up with the perfect plan for homeschooling high school. English Make a plan for English tha...
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17 Top Tips for College-Bound Teens

17 Top Tips for College-Bound Teens
Headed to college? Eventually high school ends, the final class is finished, and graduation has been celebrated. Start looking forward to the next step with this list of tips for kids heading off to college. (Need to know what your child should pack ...
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International Travel Tips

International Travel Tips
I was recently on a European River Cruise, and lots of people have been asking me for advice on international travel. Since this was my first time, I was really nervous. I relied a lot on my daughter-in-law, because she has done a lot of internationa...
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Church Worship Band for High School Credit

Church Worship Band for High School Credit
If your child is a member of your church's youth band, have you considered turning that into a high school fine art credit? If you are swimming in fine arts, like my high school friends who took multiple music classes, you might like this article: Fi...
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How to Grade English Papers over Summer

How to Grade English Papers over Summer
Staring at a pile of English papers that need a grade? Here is how I suggest that you grade right now, during summer, so you can get the job done and get back to having fun. You can use this grading scale to put a grade on each paper, or if you prefe...
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Finishing School with The Popcorn Party Plan

Finishing School with The Popcorn Party Plan

End of School Year Popcorn Party Plan

 

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Pros and Cons of Public and Christian University [for Christian Parents]

Pros and Cons of Public and Christian University [for Christian Parents]
I encourage parents to apply to both public and private universities. This short ebook explains the process of how to find a college: Finding a College You Love Why apply to both public and private school, though, for Christian parents? It's complica...
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Super Senior Five Year High School

Super Senior Five Year High School
Can you take the Five Year Plan for high school? It's called by many names: 5th Year Senior, Fifth Year Program, Super-Senior. What it means is that your teen takes an extra year of high school. Can you do that?  Yes! Of course you can! One of t...
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Lin Knowles
I'm dealing with this issue from the opposite end. My fall-birthday son started high school at 8th-grade age. Two years in, he dec... Read More
Tuesday, 26 June 2018 01:39
Lee Binz
Hi Lin! I think it would be easiest to create a transcript by subject, not by year. Then you don't need to worry about it. Bless... Read More
Tuesday, 26 June 2018 15:49
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Fast and Easy History Curriculum

Fast and Easy History Curriculum
Some people love history, and others… not so much. Faced with a history-phobic kid, social studies-hating kid, you don't have to skip the subject. If you are looking a fast and easy way to get history, sometimes you just need to think outside the box...
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Jessica Zbavitel
Thanks so much for The Great Courses supplement ideas!
Friday, 29 June 2018 00:16
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31 Educational Games for Teens

31 Educational Games for Teens
Games for teens can make summer more fun. Staying sane in summer requires a careful balance of structure (so the kids don't go crazy) and time away from homeschooling (so the mom doesn't go crazy.) How do you keep that balance? Educational games! Che...
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Put Bible Class on Your Transcript

Put Bible Class on Your Transcript
If you are teaching religion classes at home, I suggest that you put Bible on the transcript, for 1 credit or 1/2 credit, each year you cover that subject. If the curriculum says it's a semester, then that's 1/2 credit. Sometimes you need to count ho...
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