All posts filed under: Homeschool HIGH SCHOOL Made Easy

The Secret to Homeschooling High School | Homeschool High School Made Easy 31

This post concludes my thirty-one-day series on “Homeschool High School Made Easy.” Like last year’s Homeschool Made Easy, (now available on kindle), this series is designed to give you the information and encouragement you need to simplify your homeschool efforts and regain your family’s love for learning. You can homeschool high school, and it can be easy! My purpose in writing Homeschool High School Made Easy was not just to add yet another homeschool book on the Amazon list. I wanted more than just yet another guide to creating transcripts and planning high school courses. Because, quite frankly, you can get all of that with a quick google search. Homeschoolers have been passing ACTs and SATs for years, submitting transcripts to colleges for a couple generations, and successfully graduating into adulthood by the millions. Simply getting you over the finish line was not the purpose. Find the Purpose in YOUR Homeschooling Instead, it is my goal to help you reframe your questions entirely. I want to shake up your view of homeschooling high school and cause you to question …

Commencement | Homeschool High School Made Easy 30

Welcome to the month-long series “Homeschool HIGH SCHOOL Made Easy,” a follow-up to the popular “Homeschool Made Easy” series (now published on kindle). I’m sharing tips from my experience as a homeschool graduate and homeschool mother, showing YOU how easy and enjoyable these high school years can be for you and your teen. Be sure to sign up for the entire series so you don’t miss a thing! You did it. Congratulations! You braved your fears, you bucked the system, you forged your own path and you made an adult. It’s time to launch them out into the world, into the glorious future God created them for. Command and teach these things. Let no one despise you for your youth, but set the believers an example in speech, in conduct, in love, in faith, in purity. Until I come, devote yourself to the public reading of Scripture, to exhortation, to teaching. Do not neglect the gift you have, which was given you by prophecy when the council of elders laid their hands on you. Practice these …

Graduation Checklist | Homeschool High School Made Easy 29

Welcome to the month-long series “Homeschool HIGH SCHOOL Made Easy,” a follow-up to the popular “Homeschool Made Easy” series (now published on kindle). I’m sharing tips from my experience as a homeschool graduate and homeschool mother, showing YOU how easy and enjoyable these high school years can be for you and your teen. Be sure to sign up for the entire series so you don’t miss a thing! I hope this past week has helped calm your homeschool high school graduation nerves. Hey, I know it’s scary to first think about graduating your homeschool student. But honestly, it really can be simple. Easy, even. Easier than getting rid of the smell in their room (what IS that?). Not sure if you are ready to close the books on homeschooling? Here’s a final checklist to make sure you are completely finished. Homeschool High School Graduation Checklist Academically Check back on the course guidelines here. Has your student completed the requirements for high school graduation in your state? Find your state’s guidelines here. Has your student completed the …

Preparing Your Teen for College and Beyond | Homeschool High School Made Easy 28

Welcome to the month-long series “Homeschool HIGH SCHOOL Made Easy,” a follow-up to the popular “Homeschool Made Easy” series (now published on kindle). I’m sharing tips from my experience as a homeschool graduate and homeschool mother, showing YOU how easy and enjoyable these high school years can be for you and your teen. Be sure to sign up for the entire series so you don’t miss a thing! When we look back at our homeschool why, it’s sobering to see how close we are to finishing our pursuit of it. Whatever our reason for starting out in the homeschool journey, time is nearly up. In just a few short months, God will say, “Pencils down. Pass the papers in. The homeschool test is finished.” How will we do? Will God weigh us and find us wanting? Or will we hear, “Well done, thou good and faithful servant?” Sometimes it’s hard to tell. And sometimes, we may wish for a do-over. But all the time, if we stay focused on our true homeschool priorities, this day of reckoning …