Month: July 2009

College Tests: Part 2

In last month’s issue of Homeschooling Teen, we published an article that summarized the PSAT, SAT, SAT II’s, CLEP, and GED tests. This month we will briefly describe the ACT, AP, and COMPASS exams. ACT – Celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, the ACT is a standardized test for college admissions that measures high school […]

Goblin Hollow

Webcomix A column by Peter (age 19) Today, we have another comic from the Tales of the Questor guy. Goblin Hollow is a remake of an earlier comic by the same guy, called Under the Lemon Tree. (It’s not online, though, it’s only available in book form.) A new arcade opens in town, and three […]

Akiane Kramarik

“I want my art to draw people’s attention to God, and I want my poetry to keep people’s attention to God.” ~Akiane Homeschooled and self-taught in painting, 15-year-old Akiane (pronounced ah-kee-ah-nah) Kramarik has seen her artwork exhibited in museums around the world since she was 10. An internationally recognized prodigy, Akiane is the only known […]

Rivendell College

“In J.R.R. Tolkien’s classic work, The Fellowship of the Ring, Rivendell is a sanctuary. A safe haven. A place of healing and renewal. A realm of beauty and peace. Here ancient lore has been preserved, and crafts of learning thrive. Here races set aside differences and unite for their common good. Here leaders forge a […]

Homeschooler Sails Around The World Update…

Zac Sunderland, 17, had hoped to finish up his around-the-world solo adventure by the end of June. Unfortunately, the last leg of his trip has been plagued with troubles which will delay his arrival at Marina del Rey until sometime around July 14. Since leaving Panama, the winds have been incredibly frustrating. First the winds were […]

Mirror’s Edge

A Game Review By Peter Olsen Mirror’s Edge is an interesting game. Its gameplay style is somewhat similar to a 2D platform game, but in first person 3D. I was excited about this game since its first public showing. Its release was not without problems, though. The first time I saw demo footage of Mirror’s […]

Modesty: Part 4 of 5

We’ve seen that modesty is an expression of purity, consideration and wisdom in a fallen world, and we’ve started to look at some specifics regarding styles. Today we’ll look at some more principles that affect our choice of styles. Where are you? Modesty recognizes that where you are in what you wear makes a huge […]

Walden and The Elements of Style

College Bound Reading List Remember E.B. White’s birthday on July 11 (1899) and Henry Thoreau’s birthday on July 12 (1817) with these classic books! E.B. White is best known for his three children’s books: Stuart Little (1945), Charlotte’s Web (1952), and The Trumpet of the Swan (1970). White was noted for his crisp, graceful style, […]