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    Published on 07-07-2016 08:09 AM
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    3. Homeschooling with Technology,
    4. Homeschooling High School

    by SHS Admin, Aandwsmom

    Eeeek! Your cute, sweet smelling, little preschooler has turned into a giant-footed, food-scarfing, moody teenager(I swear it happens overnight!) and you just wrapped up Middle School. Now what??

    What lies ahead? High School. What to do? So many choices. Do you send them to public school because you have heard that teaching high school is hard? If you had trouble in high school, you may be feeling that you aren’t qualified to teach the subjects you struggled with yourself. So, do you throw in the towel and stop homeschooling?

    You Can Do This!

    Guess what? You can totally homeschool high school and do it with ease! Take it from someone who towed the line when it came to high school. I either had classes that I did fantastic in or I had classes (read: chemistry and algebra) that haunt me still to this day. Was I nervous when it came time to homeschool high school. Yep. Did I want to send them to public school? Nope. They didn’t want to go, and I didn’t want to send them when they were doing so well with homeschooling.

    The great news is that homeschooling high school doesn’t have to mean “teaching” every subject yourself. There are so many outside resources for homeschooling high school. For some reason, outsourcing is overlooked as a key benefit of homeschooling. I’m here to help break through that barrier and show you the incredibly diverse ways you can pull from your community and other places ...
    Published on 06-01-2016 08:00 AM
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    Exclusively at the Homeschool Buyers Co-op

    Yes, that’s right – everyone wins this month! The Co-op is offering 11 award-winning subscriptions for you to try this summer. If you’re like us, you are ready to give your kids a break for the summer, but you may prefer they do things that are educational as well as fun!

    This summer, the Co-op has secured permission from eleven of our publishers to offer their products FREE for the summer. These are products that have received rave reviews from homeschool parents and kids alike. With 11 choices, you are certain to find something to add to your homeschool, including:

    • Want to learn piano, guitar, violin, bass guitar, or learn to sing this summer? Sign up for eMedia Music for the entire family
    • Your child can create an artistic “masterpiece” with the award-winning art program, Meet the Masters – Track A
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    • Are your children interested in technology? Start them off with the basics with Taken Charge – Siri and the Curious Code subscription
    • Help your grade K-5 child retain her math skills by making math practice fun with GPA’s Learn LoveMath
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    Choose any or all of the 11 great products shown - absolutely FREE for the summer! Simply sign up as a Co-op member, and then order your subscriptions. The sooner you sign up, the more your family will be able to take advantage of these subscriptions. Enjoy, and please help us spread the word by sharing this post!
    Published on 05-31-2016 08:00 AM
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    2. Curriculum

    American School has long offered the accredited high school courses and diploma programs you need at a cost you can afford, but now we are pleased to offer accredited middle school courses as well.

    Our online middle school courses may be taken collectively as part of a 6th, 7th and 8th grade curriculum or on an individual basis to enrich an existing homeschool program. No matter how many courses your child needs, your family will receive the following benefits after enrolling: ...
    by Published on 05-27-2016 07:21 AM
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    Our final free-trial Friday kicks off by featuring a terrific program that you may or may not have tried before. This is your opportunity to test out this secular curriculum for yourself before deciding if it is right for your homeschool.

    Open and go lessons that inspire kids to love science!

    Every Mystery Science lesson begins
    with a Mystery that hooks your
    students. Then, the narration of an
    unforgettable story told with
    stunning images and videos and
    punctuated with opportunities for
    discussion. Every lesson concludes
    with simple hands-on activities designed
    to use supplies you already have (or are
    easy to get).
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