Homeschoolers College Admissions Handbook

Author: Cafi Cohen
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
ISBN: 0307758834
Size: 44.42 MB
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Everything You Need to Prepare Your Homeschooler for College Success The transition from homeschooling children to preparing them for success in college deserves both planning and preparation. As the parent of a homeschooler, you have many issues to consider besides academic excellence: fulfilling other people's expectations and standards, tackling standardized tests and application essays, and introducing your homeschooler to the atmosphere of a college campus. Now you can direct your child confidently and effectively. This important addition to Prima's acclaimed homeschooling series is filled with tips and insider advice from homeschooling families whose children now attend the schools of their choice. Inside are the answers to your questions, including how to: ·Decide what type of college is right for your homeschooler ·Develop the proper college-preparatory curriculum for your child ·Learn what colleges expect from homeschooled applicants ·Prepare your homeschooler for the admissions process "Cafi Cohen is THE source for the high school homeschooler looking to apply to his or her favorite college." —Manfred Smith, president and founder, Maryland Home Education Association "Don't start homeschooling your college-bound teenager without this book. Cafi Cohen is your homeschooler's personal guidance counselor." —Maureen McCaffery, editor in chief, Homeschooling Today "A must-read for homeschool parents exploring higher-education options for their children. This book will equip, encourage, and empower parents and their students." —Tom Ertz, director, Marion (Iowa) Home School Assistance Program "An outstanding resource for homeschooling teens and their parents. With its invaluable resource listings and handy checklists, this book will allay many of the concerns of college-bound homeschoolers." —Jeanne Biggerstaff, homeschooling parent and president, Oregon Home Education Network "If you are homeschooling a child and wonder about college, then read this book!" —Billy and Nancy Greer, Fun Books From the Trade Paperback edition.

Choices For The High School Graduate

Author: Bryna J Fireside
Publisher: Infobase Publishing
ISBN: 1438120842
Size: 16.44 MB
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Praise for the previous edition: ..".an excellent choice for teens still searching for their road after high school...Sensitive, direct, and well researched...an invaluable resource..."--Booklist..".[a] highly recommended and vastly beneficial guide."--VOYANot every high school graduate is ready for or interested in pursuing a four-year college degree. Choices for the High School Graduate, Fifth Edition presents students with a wide range of options available to them during and after high school--from early college admissions and entering a trade to joining the military and volunteering abroad. This revised edition provides new interviews and updated information that reflect the ever-changing economy and technology. An all-new chapter devoted to the Job Corps has also been added.Chapters allow students to examine who they are and what they really want to do with their lives. Interviews with young people who have ventured off the beaten path provide insight into the many options available to today's young people. Designed as a guide for parents and graduates, this book includes a section, "For Parents Only," that provides the essential information parents need to help their children make informed choices.

Homeschooling The Teen Years

Author: Cafi Cohen
Publisher: Three Rivers Press
ISBN: 0307774651
Size: 21.90 MB
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Discover the Rewards of Homeschooling Your Teen ·Create unlimited learning on a limited budget ·Discover teaching methods for teens with different learning styles ·Utilize the best resources and technology ·Prepare your teen for college, career, and adult life The teen years can be the most exciting time in your child's life. He or she is becoming an independent young adult and beginning to make decisions for the future. Yet growing concern about the negative social pressures, safety, and efficiency of our traditional high schools has prompted many parents just like you to teach their teenagers at home. With Homeschooling: The Teen Years as your guide, you'll discover it's not as daunting a task as you've been led to believe. Using real-life stories from dozens of families, this book reveals the secrets of making homeschooling work for you and your teen. You'll discover how to: ·Work with your teen to create a unique, individual learning experience ·Make coursework interesting, challenging, and fun ·Allow your teen to discover the best vocational path, including selecting a college ·Know when your teen has "completed" high school ·And much more! "Contains three of the most helpful sentences I've ever read on the question of homeschooling: 'Just start.' 'You will make mistakes.' 'No big deal.' What excellent advice! One of the most thoroughly helpful books I've read in years. If you're homeschooling a teenager you'll want—and need—this outstanding book!" — Helen Hegener, managing editor of Home Education Magazine "Am I crazy? Homeschool my teen? But how do I do it, when should I do it, where do I find information, and is this really a good choice? If this sounds like you, stop shopping and start reading. This book provides insights and solutions to questions from A to Z. Highly recommended!" — Cindy Stanley, sponsor of the Homeschooling for Everyone Conferences "Lots of practical tips, examples, and help. I loved the smorgasbord of ideas from other homeschooling parents of teens, showing the wide range of ways to learn and excel." — Judith Waite Allee, coauthor of Homeschooling on a Shoestring From the Trade Paperback edition.

Homeschooling High School

Author: Jeanne Gowen Dennis
Publisher: YWAM Publishing
ISBN: 9781932096118
Size: 20.55 MB
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- New updated and revised 2nd edition - Includes the results of an exclusive national survey of college admissions departments. Homeschoolers will find out what over 250 college admissions departments require and what they're saying about their experience with homeschoolers.

Transcripts Made Easy

Author: Janice Campbell
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781613220481
Size: 71.83 MB
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Transcripts Made Easy shows homeschool parents how to grade, grant credit, keep simple records, and create effective home-school transcripts and high school diplomas. In print since 2001, Transcripts Made Easy has helped thousands of homeschool families create transcripts they are confident about sharing.

Preparedu

Author: Gloria Cordes Larson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1119402484
Size: 60.11 MB
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How can we as parents, educators, and members of the business community prepare students to be successful leaders in today's global environment? It's a critically important question. Gloria Cordes Larson, president of Bentley University, explains why today's practices in higher education are inadequate preparation for our rapidly evolving innovation economy. Instead, she passionately advocates for a hybrid-learning model that integrates business education with traditional liberal arts courses. Today's businesses demand a new kind of hybrid graduate, possessed of both hard and soft skills, with the courage to take risks, the creativity to innovate, and the savvy to excel in a turbulent competitive climate. This book is a valuable resource for participants in every learning community: our homes, schools, and businesses. It will change the way you think about what excellence in education means in today's business environment as you develop strategies that will move our children, students, and future employees forward in a rapidly changing and very challenging world. Prepared with that training and knowledge, they will find greater fulfillment and make their own mark on the future.

The Teenage Liberation Handbook

Author: Grace Llewellyn
Publisher: Element Books Limited
ISBN: 9781862041042
Size: 26.68 MB
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Explores how teenagers can leave school and design a personalized education program for themselves

The Homeschooling Option

Author: L. Rivero
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230610897
Size: 43.55 MB
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Correcting misconceptions through profiles of diverse families, Rivero uncovers the changing and complex needs of children today. This book addresses the major questions parents are bound to have as they consider the homeschooling option: socialization, curriculum, special needs arrangements, resources, and more.

Homeschool High School Made Easy

Author: Lea Garfias
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781521903155
Size: 80.48 MB
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Are you afraid homeschooling high school may be too difficult, too time-consuming, or too frustrating? From the author of the popular Homeschool Made Easy comes the long-anticipated high school version. Topics include identifying the purpose of your homeschool, finding what to expect each year and how to plan effectively, making the most of both your student's learning style and your teaching style, considering classes and CLEP courses, preparing transcripts and college entrance exams, understanding the mental and social development of high school students, and much more.Author and long-time homeschool adviser Lea Ann Garfias is a homeschool graduate and has homeschooled her four children for the last fifteen years. She knows how hectic it is with homeschooling, work, church, and community. Keeping things simple is the only way to go. In this easy-to-follow book, Lea Ann shares what she has learned from two decades of homeschooling -- as a student and as a mom. She also gives you real-life tips for keeping learning as easy and enjoyable as possible.