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FREE Algebra Lesson Plans

Sometimes Algebra can be a little tricky, especially if you aren’t good with math, or simply don’t like math. In these cases, it’s nice to have someone else do the teaching of difficult topics. Check out these FREE Algebra lesson plans I found for you today!

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How to Find College Scholarships that are Open to Homeschoolers

How to Find College Scholarships for Homeschoolers

When I was in high school, we had special counselors to help us choose colleges, fill out applications, and find financial aid and/or scholarships for school. Unfortunately, as homeschoolers we don’t always have that option. So are homeschooling kids eligible for scholarships? That’s what we’re going to talk about today!

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Planning the High School Years – Part 5

If you’ve been following along with the Planning the High School Years series, you know that we’ve already covered creating a list of planned courses, keeping a transcript, and creating a high school portfolio. You’ve also gotten some great resources for free English and Algebra courses. In this post, as promised, you’ll get some great resources for free science and ...

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Planning the High School Years – Part 4

If you’ve been following along with the Planning the High School Years series, you know that we’ve already covered creating a list of planned courses, keeping a transcript, and creating a high school portfolio. In this section of the series, I’ll be providing you with a variety of resources to use for each course subject. This post got long really ...

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Planning the High School Years – Part 3

So, where are we at now? We have covered creating a list of planned courses and how to create high school transcripts; today we will be discussing the high school portfolio. Exactly what is the portfolio? Why does your student need one? What do I put in my child’s portfolio? You’ll get answers to all of your questions!

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Planning the High School Years – Part 2

Last week in Planning the High School Years Part 1, we talked about how important it is to plan out the courses your child wishes to take over the 4 high school years. Today, we are going to delve into the world of high school transcripts and record keeping. I think this may be the part that scares a lot ...

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Planning the High School Years – Part 1

Homeschooling through the high school years scares a lot of families. In fact, I know a lot of people who home school their children until high school, then put them in public school. But it doesn’t have to be scary! I, too, have a new high school student as of this fall, so I am going to walk through the ...

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Free High School Anatomy Course

Biology can be a hard subject to teach, especially for those of us who aren’t science buffs. This course is put on by Berkeley, so would be an advanced high school biology course. All of the lectures for the class are on YouTube, so you can watch them on your smart phone, Xbox Live, tablet, or computer. Talk about versatility! ...

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Free Study Tools with Study Blue

Remember making flash cards to study for tests? A lot of high school students use flash cards for a variety of subjects: history dates, math formulas, spanish verb conjugations, and vocabulary words. Today, we are going to discuss a great resource for high school students – StudyBlue – and it’s free! Study Blue allows you to share study notes, exam ...

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Free High School World Literature Course

The focus this week is on free high school resources, as this is what has been requested by my Facebook fans. Today, we have a free world literature course perfect for high school students. Teach your child about world culture through a variety of texts from around the world! Free High School World Literature Here’s the link: World Literature Course. ...

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Free Textbooks Online!

Looking for a free textbook? High school & middle school parents will love this one! This website is completely awesome, and I can’t believe how much work went into it. We all know textbooks are extremely expensive, and as a homeschooler, it can be hard to find affordable options. (Why else would you be here?!) But for middle school or ...

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Exploring Geography

Geography used to be full of boring facts to memorize and endless studying of maps. New technology has made maps interactive, and learning geography doesn’t have to be so boring anymore. Maps 4 Kids offers fun, interactive maps. Using Google Maps, kids can view a map of the United States with their choice of: State Peaks State Capitals Tallest Buildings ...

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College Level Courses for Homeschooled High School Students

Colleges are allowing more and more free courses on the Internet. These can be great resources for high schoolers on the path to college as well as students who are advanced. Honestly, they are great for anyone who is interested in learning new things! I found another great source for free classes. These classes may not be appropriate for young ...

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Learning to Write Checks, Pay Bills and More

High school is a time to prepare your child for the (da da da-da!) “REAL WORLD”. One of the things he will need to know is how to handle his finances; this includes earning money, saving money, paying bills, and balancing a checkbook. Of course, he will also need to know how to write checks, track debit card purchases and ...

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