Happy New Year! To celebrate the start of 2014, Homeschooling Teen has a whole new look! Check it out at HomeschoolingTeen.com!
In This Issue:
Homeschooling Teen Profile
Homeschooling Teen Profile: Austin Pruitt
Austin Pruitt was homeschooled for eleven years, from 2nd grade through 12th grade. He is now completing his undergraduate degree at Harding University with a full academic scholarship.
New Things to Try with Your Homeschooler in 2014
Homeschooling a teenager holds a lot of challenges and as always, parents are anxious to get it right. While there’s no one-stop solution to all your problems, being open to …
Xbolt’s Anime Reviews
Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai!
Chuunibyou (aka Love, Chunibyo & Other Delusions) is about Yuuta Togashi, a freshman in high school. While in middle school, he suffered from “adolescent delusions” (chuunibyou)…
ASU Studies How Computer Games Can Strengthen Families
I have fond memories of growing up in the 1990s, when our whole family – Dad, Mom, and boys – would gather around the computer after dinner to play Myst, …
By Emily Rachelle.
Mere Christianity Critical Analysis Journal
Coming this month! Pre-order the Mere Christianity Critical Analysis Journal before January 20th, 2014 using the code MERE-15 and receive a 15% discount on the print edition.
Need a Clue?
By Nick Maker. Oh how I hate it! My mom changes stuff all the time and I have to get used to it.
Reminder: Scholastic Art & Writing Awards
By Madeleine Richey. This month I want to encourage you to submit to the Scholastic Art & Writing Awards again, and to remind you that the deadlines are this month.
A Dystopian Future: The Worlds of 1984 and Brave New World: Part 2
By Narrelle Gilchrist.
Travel & Recreation
Facts About Servicing Your Car
Infographic: Whether you do it yourself or take your car to a professional service technician, a maintenance schedule will help keep your vehicle safe, dependable, and on the road longer.
The World Around Us
By Brittany Nichole Collett. Is this the generation of change? I hope so. And hopefully, after you have finished reading this article you’ll know what to do to change it.
Teen Tech Talk
Professional Use of Social Media Sites for College Students & Graduates
Infographic: Having a professional presence on your personal social media sites is extremely important, especially if you’re searching for a job.
Why You Should Speak Up at Work
Even though it is important to speak your opinions at work, you must be careful and know when you should speak up and when you should just stay quiet.
From Homeschooling to College: The Need for Knowledge of Responsible Sex
By Jennifer L. College allows students to move out of their family house, granting them a relatively high level of independence. But along with freedom should come responsibility.
Homeschooling High School
Five Major Benefits of Homeschooling Your Teens
By April L. Are you thinking about homeschooling your teen? If so, you are not alone. More and more parents today are taking on the role as instructor.
Homeschool Friendly College
Bryant & Stratton is a unique college that offers a mix of challenging academics, practical education, and real world experience through a flexible, contemporary curriculum in a personalized environment.
Poems to Ponder
A poem, by Hannah Barber.
Country Girls Knowledge
A poem, by Katie.
Life is What You Make of It
A poem, by Serenity.
Writing Contest Winner: Kyle Tappendorf
Read Kyle Tappendorf’s winning essay.
Writing Contest Winner: Maddi Burton
Read Maddi Burton’s winning essay.
The winning entry in our t-shirt design contest was made by teen homeschool artist Isaiah Secklin.