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Articles dated March 2014

Tallying Transcript Credits and Tackling Testing Skills

Putting together a high school transcript that accurately reflects student achievements and abilities is a daunting task for many homeschool families. How are credit hours recorded for college-prep courses? How are grades determined for a GPA? And how important are...
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The Trivium: Growing a Mighty Oak

"Mom, when am I ever going to get out of the grammar stage?” my eleven-year-old son asked me while reciting memory work. He wanted me to say, “When you turn twelve, you won’t have to do any more memory work,” but that is not entirely true. Although we say the grammar...
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Homeschooling in Junior High School

The Junior High Years: Training Independent Learners When preparing for high school and college, the junior high school years are the time for training students to take ownership of their learning journey. Many parents know this intuitively, but most of us wrestle...
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Heart Thinking

by Heather
Monday, 24 March, 2014
categories: Dialectic Stage (ages 12 to 14)
For as he thinketh in his heart, so is he…     — Proverbs 23:7 All of my children are in the double digits. While this may be hard for me to accept, the fact is my children have moved through the grammar stage and are now primed and ready for the dialectic layers of...
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A Word about Homeschooling through High School

As high school students transition to independent learners and earnestly prepare for adulthood, they must learn self-discipline in addition to a greater volume of information. Their interaction with peers is more direct and ongoing than in their previous school...
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