Tag: Vicki Tillman

Research Papers for Reluctant Teens

Help for the Reluctant Writer homeschool

A Research Paper Writing Guide for the Reluctant, Remedial, Can’t-Do-It Teen Help for the Reluctant Writer Homeschool Sometimes young homeschool high schoolers freak out over the “R” word. They insist they CAN’T do a research paper! This may be because: their self-confidence is low they are inexperienced they are disorganized they are simply reluctant writers…

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3 Features that give Homeschool Transcripts SPARKLE Appeal 7SistersHomeschool.com

3 Features That Give Homeschool Transcripts Sparkle Appeal

Homeschool transcripts. As upperclassmen advisor, I get LOTS of questions about the kinds of homeschool transcripts that are college or employer attractive. I tell folks that college admission officers (and sometimes employers) are looking for transcripts that aren’t the “barely-got-the-required-credits-done” style. They are looking for transcripts that have sparkle-appeal (I’ve heard some officers call it “pop”). That…

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Homeschooling Average Middle Schoolers: High School Can Wait! 7SistersHomeschool.com

Homeschooling Average Middle Schoolers: High School Can Wait!

Sometimes moms who are homeschooling average middle schoolers feel pressure to “get the kids ready for high school”. Often that really means, “hurry up and do high school courses in middle school”. Homeschooling Average Middle Schoolers: High School Can Wait! Remember, Moms: Your average middle schooler is ABOVE average in God’s eyes. Your homeschooler doesn’t…

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My kid's NOT Einstein! Homeschooling an average middle schooler who is NOT average in God's eyes! 7SistersHomeschool.com

My Kid’s Not Einstein! Homeschooling an Average Middle Schooler

Homeschooling an average middle schooler can be stressful for parents who have been brainwashed to think that you MUST produce the next Einstein or else you have failed! Homeschooling an Average Middle Schooler Here’s the truth: Your average middle schooler is ABOVE AVERAGE in God’s eyes. Your child was created perfectly by Him. Actually, there…

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3 Things Done RIGHT in Our High School Homeschool

3 Things Done Right in High School Homeschool

Things done right in high school homeschool! Kid #5 is all graduated from high school! 3 Things Done Right in High School Homeschool Wait, I didn’t have nearly enough time to teach him all the things I wanted to cover! He needs to learn more hermeneutics, more piano, more ornithology, more types of poetry…oh, my……

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5 Ways to Make Creative Writing Less Intimidating

5 Ways to Make Creative Writing Less Intimidating

Creative writing can be intimidating! Don’t despair! You can give your homeschooling high schoolers some easy ways for making the process less scary and more FUN! Creative Writing Ways to Make Less Intimidating 1. Teens often feel less intimidated if creative writing is done on computer rather than with paper and pencil. Why is that?…

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Human Development: Making the Most of Digital Resources 7SistersHomeschool.com

Human Development: Making the Most of Digital Resources

Today we are discussing Human Development: Making the Most of Digital Resources. Human Development: Making the Most of Digital Resources Homeschool high schoolers are coming of educational-digital age. A number of high school text publishers are developing downloadable textbooks (and many graduates will be using digital texts in their college classes). 7 Sisters is right…

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