Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Congratulations, you have a homeschool graduate!
Not counting all the work you and your student put into that milestone, have you ever considered what makes that accomplishment possible?
You are not the first home educator to graduate a student. Not by a long shot. Countless others have gone before you to pave the way.
There are hundreds, maybe thousands, of voices on the internet giving homeschooling advice, but the real heroes of homeschooling are
Friday, April 24, 2015
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
I use Rod and Staff grammar curriculum and as a result, my students have had many years of sentence diagramming.
Year after year, they diagrammed increasingly more difficult sentences as part of their English lessons. Many times wondering, "What is the point of this?"
Tuesday, April 14, 2015
One or more of the student essays you submitted to our "War on the Little Guy" Essay Contest has been chosen as a WINNER!"
When I received this email notification, I was very excited to see how my son had placed in this contest. I clicked over to the winners page of the website as I hollered the news to Jesse in the next room!
View list of Finalist Winners.
Scan list. His name isn't there.
Friday, April 10, 2015
I recently had the opportunity to be a podcast guest with Lauren Gaggioli at Higher Scores Test Prep.
Lauren introduced the podcast by saying this:
Karen shares her tips on how to prepare homeschooled children for the college admission process. While Karen’s tips are great advice for the homeschooling families in our audience, she shares great tips that – frankly – all families (even traditionally schooled ones) will benefit from.