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Home School High School

Home Schooling through the High School years is a thought typically framed with fear and anxiety. We have 18 homeschooling mothers who have grouped together in order to lift the veil on homeschooling through the high school years, in order to equip and encourage you. You are more than able to home school your children all the way through to graduation. We invite you to mark your diary and follow along. Home School High School Topics Over the next seven months we will be sharing some insights into the following aspects of home educating through the high school years 24 June –...

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Homeschooling High School by Terri Johnson

Homeschooling High School When it comes to high school, most homeschooling parents approach these years with fear and trepidation.  I will admit that I did, as well.  But I am so pleased that we decided to take the plunge and continue home schooling our oldest daughter rather than pursuing private or public school for these final four years.    Are the high school years approaching in your home?  I encourage you to stop, take a deep breath, and consider the possibility that homeschooling your high schooler might be a tremendous boon for you, your student and your whole family.  Here are some reasons why…   1. This is when homeschooling really begins to pay off.  Your student has become an independent learner and can schedule and manage his own work load.  High school level work should not require a great amount of your time (although more of his than he might be used to!).   2. Ideally, your student, who is approaching high school, has become a real helper to you and her younger siblings.  This is a wonderful time to have your teens home by your side, learning to cook, garden, manage a home, build a deck, balance a checkbook, etc.  Often high schoolers enrolled in public or private school do not have time to learn practical life skills because of the excessive class time and increased home...

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