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Homeschooling

Homeschool, History, and Happiness.

By Katie Follett “What is it like to be homeschooled for high school?” This question seems to be one of the most frequent ones that teens, and adults alike, ask me when they discover that I am homeschooled. From what other homeschoolers say, this isn’t the most unique question either; in fact, it seems to be very common. Many times I have found myself wondering how different my schooling would be if I were not…
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Homeschooling

Standard Deviants Curriculum {Review}

**CLICK ON THE PICTURE FOR THE FREE TRIAL** Are you looking for an online curriculum for your Middle or High school aged child? Do you want online without the red tape and public school commitment? Are you wanting something that keeps track of assignments for you? Standard Deviants may be just what you are looking for! I will say, up front, SDAccelerate is a secular, common core curriculum. I know many of my readers are…
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Homeschooling

Why My Kids will Never Go to Public High School

We started homeschooling when my kids were going into 2nd, 4th, 9th, and 10th grades. Go Big or Go Home. There were a number of factors that led up to our choosing to bring our kids home from public school, but the main one was when our oldest decided to drop out of 9th grade and the school didn't call. They didn't call to ask where he was for a full 2 weeks. I am…
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Christian Living

What Curriculum Do We Use?

This year has come together swimmingly as far as 'curriculum' goes. I switched from Simply Charlotte Mason as our guide and went to Ambelside Online. Ambelside seems a little more challenging. So far so good. There's more assigned reading than my kids are used to, but it isn't twaddle.   Their Schedule: History Autobiography of Ben Franklin History of American People by Johnson, Paul Young Patriots Class with Founders Academy +extra assignements Language Arts: Grammar…
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