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NOVEMBER 19, 2015

12 Daily Prayers for Your Homeschooled Children

  “The prayer of a righteous person is powerful and effective” (James 5:16b). As a parent, you are undoubtedly busy with the daily routine of caring for your children. However,…

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NOVEMBER 12, 2015

History Lesson – The Feathers that Saved Europe

  A Homeschool Lesson - The Feathers that Saved Europe   Maps change. We all know that. The United States’s map once showed only thirteen states, for example. Germany was,…

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OCTOBER 27, 2015

Homeschool Challenges Meet Free Homeschool Resources

  Overcoming the Challenges of Homeschooling Today According to the National Center for Education Statistics, about 3% of the school-age population in the U.S. was homeschooled during…

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OCTOBER 20, 2015

College Prep for Homeschooled Students

Fitting your unique child into a standardized world More than 500,000 teens are home educated across the U.S. today. Many homeschooled students will apply to colleges and universities. Some…

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OCTOBER 19, 2015

Homeschool High School Transcripts

  Telling parents of a homeschooled teen that they need to prepare a high school transcript can be equivalent to yelling, "Fire!" in a movie theater – panic ensues. While a high school…

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OCTOBER 14, 2015

Homeschooling Flexibility

  When we ask our Calvert Families about their favorite aspects of homeschooling, one item that is always at the top of the list is FLEXIBILITY. This is especially true for parents who…

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OCTOBER 1, 2015

Special Needs Homeschooling: Signs of Dyslexia

Guest post by Crystal Pratt. Is your child struggling to read, spell, or write? Is he or she having trouble with math as well? Such struggles could be early indicators that your child is suffering…

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SEPTEMBER 16, 2015

Bible Study Tips for Kids

  When people are willing to study the Bible, they can do great things for God. Such was the case for a young man who accepted Jesus as his Savior during the late 1880s. Moved by the…

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Working and Homeschooling

“I want to homeschool, but I need to work.” Is it really true that working parents cannot homeschool? Many working-and-homeschooling families challenge this assumption every single day.…

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AUGUST 11, 2015

Five Ways to Evaluate a Math Program

  #1: Effectiveness Many math programs might look exciting...but the main question you should ask is, are they effective? Do kids who use the program understand math better than the kids…

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