Homeschooling Teen

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Month: June 2013

Congratulations to the Class of 2013!

Congratulations to all of this year’s homeschool graduates, whether you’re graduating from junior high, senior high, or college! For high school graduates, here’s a great article to read: How to Sort Out Options After Graduation For college graduates, SpareFoot presents some figures that shed some light on what the future holds for the Class of […]



The Harding Siblings: started college by age 12!

Capt. Kitchener “Kip” Harding and his wife Mona Lisa of Montgomery, Alabama, are homeschool parents of ten children, six of whom started taking college classes before they became teenagers; their four siblings also expect to attend college at an early age. The Harding family was featured on the NBC Today Show’s “American Story” segment on […]



Reformation Bible College

Reformation Bible College (RBC) is located in Sanford, Florida, just 30 minutes north of Orlando. It’s a perfect setting for students to grow in their knowledge of God while enjoying both His creation and the culture of Central Florida. Students have quick access to the scenic wilderness preserves and waterways of Seminole County. Sanford’s historic […]



Web Design for Kids and Teens!

By Chris Yust, Homeschool Programming, Inc. In this highly technological age, you may find that your children spend quite a bit of time on the Internet! They may be working in online classes, researching topics for papers, updating their social media outlets like Facebook and Twitter, or just surfing the web.  Regardless of what your […]



Reasons to Consider an Information Technology Career

Author: Christopher Altieri Companies have been using computers to improve how they do business for many years. Initially, information systems were applied to simple tasks like transactional processing, employee management, and inventory tracking. Over time, businesses began to seek solutions for other aspects of industry including manufacturing and distribution. Large technology firms were happy to […]



Essential Parenting Tips for Teenagers

by Sophie One area which most parents have great difficulty in is the bringing up of teens. When the children are young it is easy to control them by giving them presents and occasional disciplining. When they attain the teenage years, controlling then becomes difficult. This is mainly because of the issue of adolescence which […]



Don’t Let Fear Run Your Life

by Rachel When I first went off to college I did not have the fun time I thought I would have. I thought that going away to college would open up my life, that I would make all kinds of new friends and get involved in activities and just enjoy myself. However, it did not […]



5 Common Myths About Homeschooling

GUEST COLUMN, by Nick R. At present time, there are more and more parents who choose to give their children an education that is taught at home instead of a traditional method of going to school. This lifestyle is sometimes frowned upon by society because people think that children can only get a good education […]



The Sports Report, by Caela

Indianapolis 500 The 2013 Indianapolis 500 was on May 26 at 11:00 AM ET. Tony Kanaan won, Carlos Munoz got second, and Ryan Hunter-Reay got third. Tony’s first time in the Indy 500 was in 2002. That year he finished in 28th, in 2003 he finished in 3rd, in 2004 he finished in 2nd, in […]



Poems to Ponder

Unique We’re all Weird Because.. We’re all Unique Lets be Different Lets be Freaks Lets be Strange We’re all Weird Because.. We’re all Unique Lets be Emo Lets be Goth Lets be Scenic We’re all Weird Because.. We’re all Unique Lets be Girls Lets be Boys Lets be Us Because We’re all different We’re Weird […]



A Four-Year-Old’s Gift

Laughter, Tears, and Our Teen Years, by McKennaugh This past week, I brought my two youngest brothers to a playground down the road that belongs to a church. I pushed the four-year-old on the swings for a little while (picture loud giggles and “More!”) and soon I was feeling a little bored with Austinville’s only […]



Pick Your Poison

The Razor’s Edge, by Madeleine I woke up in a tent, high up in the Appalachian Mountains, darkness creeping in through the unzipped flap that served as the door, when a heavily booted foot struck my ribcage. It was a harsh wakeup call, and I jolted into consciousness to hear drunken mumbling as a friend […]



Kate’s Health Corner: For the Love of Nutrition

The Power of Protein Protein is any of various naturally occurring extremely complex substances that consist of amino-acid residues joined by peptide bonds, contain the elements carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen, usually sulfur, and occasionally other elements (such as phosphorus or iron), and include many essential biological compounds (such as enzymes, hormones, or antibodies). (Merriam-Webster Dictionary) […]



Bullies and Guns Don’t Mix Well in Life

By Nick Maker This is an issue I would like to bring up and it is about bullying, but I have another that I’ll bring up later on. The Bully: About three weeks ago I was watching a special episode from Cartoon Network titled “The Bully Effect.” Following is the link to the episode if […]



Connection, by Emily Ann Ward

Emily Rachelle Reviews Anna and Aaron have read each other’s minds – literally – since they met as kids. Eight years later, their touch sets off massive electric currents and a mysterious agency claims there are others like them. I’m just going to jump right in with this one, since I can’t come up with […]



Nancy Drew: Trail of the Twister

Tornadoes have been in the news a lot lately, so if it’s a topic that interests you, you might consider playing Nancy Drew: Trail of the Twister. Players ages 10 to adult can take on the first-person view of fictional amateur sleuth Nancy Drew and solve a mystery by interrogating suspects, discovering clues, and figuring […]



K-ON!!

Now with twice as many exclamation points!! K-On!!is, quite obviously, the sequel to K-ON! I knew by the end of the first season that there would be a sequel. It just didn’t feel complete yet. Naturally, I was right. The first season was about the girls’ first two years of high school, and the second […]



NEW! Philosophy Adventure (and a chance to win a free copy)

Homeschool Adventure Co. is debuting a unique new curriculum for middle school and high school students on the subject of philosophy – and they were kind enough to offer Homeschooling Teen a FREE downloadable copy to share with one lucky reader! (Scroll down for a chance to win!) Introducing… Philosophy Adventure! DO YOU NEED to […]



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