Eyes Wide Open: Five Things Every Parent Should Know About Homeschooling High School
Parents are often surprised when their homeschooled teen becomes unmotivated, angry, or uncooperative. — Up to that point, homeschooling had been a magical learning adventure marked by self-directed learning and effortless discovery. Parents wonder What happened? — What did I do wrong? This workshop will address common challenges when homeschooling high school: motivation, attitude, puberty, achieving high school requirements, and more. It will also provide solutions and insights that produce real results and homeschool success.
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Science in the High School Years: Succeeding with Science Instruction at the High School Level
Homeschooling science is one of the most daunting challenges of the high school years. It requires high-quality instruction, with the student not just ingesting great quantities of knowledge, but performing the right activities and receiving coaching on those activities. This session offers concrete guidance on how to recognize instruction of sufficient quality for your student to succeed with science. It will also address:
— the importance of labs, research reports, and tests;
— the benefits and shortcomings of AP & honors science courses, community college courses, and other options for fulfilling science requirements.