High School

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Reading, Writing, and Making Connections: Homeschooling High School English (with Betsy Farquhar)

The only thing better than being excited about books on your own is getting to chat with someone who is as excited about reading as you are. So it’s no wonder I loved this conversation with Betsy Farquhar! Betsy demystifies the process of reading and discussing literature with your homeschool high school students, and shares …

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Kings Meadow Humanities from StandFast: Homeschool High School History Curriculum Review

As I look back on my own experience as a homeschooled high school student, the Kings Meadow Humanities Curriculum from StandFast emerges in my mind as perhaps the most foundational course of all. Through Dr. George Grant’s lectures I learned so much more than facts about history (though copious amounts of facts were indeed covered). …

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Happy at Last with Homeschool Algebra 1: our experience with Mr. D Math online self-paced courses

Algebra is a huge turning point in a student’s math education. Algebra 1 combines all the mathematical concepts that have come before and applies them in a robust, more abstract way. A solid foundation in Algebra 1 sets you up for success in higher math. A sketchy introduction to Algebra makes further study exceptionally difficult. …

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Easy Homeschool High School P.E. Curriculum (for the not-so-athletic teen)

Let’s be real. Not every teen wants to be an athlete. But every human being has a physical body that requires nurture and care. When it comes to planning our homeschool high school curriculum, we may wonder how to manage physical education credits in an easy, simple way for our not-so-athletic teen. This post provides …

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Homeschooling for College Credit (with Jennifer Cook-DeRosa)

But, what are we going to do about college?! Today’s guest brings her experience as a homeschool mom, college administrator, advisor, and teacher to the conversation about homeschooling for college credit. I loved Jennifer Cook-DeRosa’s encouragement and down-to-earth approach, and especially her reminder that there is no one-size-fits-all model for this homeschool high school and …

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Conversations, Relationships, and a Charlotte-Mason Education During High School (with Jami Marstall)

Jami Marstall is a Charlotte Mason homeschooling mom of 4, including 2 homeschool graduates! When I was exploring options for podcast guests, I reached out to previous guests Karen Glass and Cindy Rollins for their recommendations. When both of them mentioned Jami as someone I should talk to, I knew she would be a scintillating …

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Homeschool High School Math Online (with Dennis DiNoia from Mr. D Math)

A few years ago I won an Instagram giveaway that changed my daughter’s life. Ok, so maybe that’s a bit melodramatic. But that was how we were first introduced to Mr. D Math. My daughter is now such a huge fan that we’ve continued to purchase her online high school math courses from Mr. D …

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Tweens, Teens, and other Homeschooling Joys and Challenges (with Jessica Jensen)

Jessica Jensen has homeschooled through a host of joys and challenges over the years. Her homeschool journey has included a childhood cancer diagnosis, a chronic illness, and the more typical struggles of homeschooling thru the tween and teen years. We had such a delightful conversation on topics ranging from surviving the middle school years to …

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