Homeschooling Teen – November 2019

Happy November! This month we welcome a new columnist, Alexandria! For her first article, she wrote The Internet is a Tool.

Attention Laura Ingalls Wilder fans! Peter did some research on The Story of Grandpa and the Black Panther from Little House in the Big Woods. Learn what he found out.

Grace has a book review on Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, and the Right-Wing Teen has a great compare/contrast piece, A Tale of Two Parodies.

Are you a gamer? See our article on EA Games. Are you an athlete? Read Field Of Dreams: Pursuing a Plan B to Plan an “A” Future.

Check out our list of 10 Free Resources for Homeschooling High School, find out how to get some Free American History Curriculum, and consider applying for the Old School Labs Scholarship.

On a more serious topic, we have an article about Cyberbullying. And do you know what Soft Skills are? They are just as useful as hard skills when job hunting.

Wish you could snuggle up on a comfy soft cloud? We bet you would like the Butterfly Craze Pillow Lounger.

Also, this month we have several articles related to Thanksgiving:

The homeschool-friendly college of the month is Colorado Christian University.

Our Homeschooling Teen profile features 14-year-old classical music prodigy Alma Deutscher, who has a new CD coming out this week!

Congratulations to Melissa who won our Christmas Jars giveaway contest. And if you missed the one-night-only theatrical release, don’t worry: Christmas Jars is Coming Soon to DVD!

The November 2019 issue of Homeschooling Teen magazine is online at! You can also view the table of contents below.


Editor’s Column

Letter From the Editor: November 2019

With this issue we’re kicking off a freebie of the month, to give back to our readers who we are so thankful for!


Homeschooling Teen Profile

Alma Deutscher: Homeschooled Music Prodigy

“When I am in an improvising mood . . . melodies burst from my fingertips.” ~ Alma Deutscher


Homeschooling High School

10 Free Resources for Homeschooling High School

Here are some FREE resources that have been deemed helpful by our readers for homeschooling high school.


Homeschool Electives

Free American History Curriculum

This one-year course in American History developed by a group of scholars and veteran homeschool parents is rooted entirely in primary documents.


Homeschool Friendly College

Colorado Christian University

The students who attend Colorado Christian University are being taught how to think critically about life’s biggest issues.



Field Of Dreams: Pursuing a Plan B to Plan an “A” Future

Want a career in the world of sports? This book will enable you to make a smooth transition into Pursuing a Plan B related to your chosen field.



Why and How to Emphasize Soft Skills When Job Hunting

As you’re preparing for a job search, it’s always important to keep your soft skills in mind.



The Internet is a Tool

Introducing a new column by Alexandria M! She writes, “If it wasn’t for the internet we wouldn’t be who we are today as a society.”


Read the Bible

Monumental: In Search of America’s National Treasure

The National Monument to the Forefathers was erected in remembrance of their labors, sacrifices and sufferings for the cause of liberty.


Right-Wing Teen

A Tale of Two Parodies

Here we compare two parodies: “If You Give a Pig the White House” vs. “Donald Drains the Swamp.”


The World Around Us

The Story of Grandpa and the Black Panther

Could there really have been a black panther living in the Big Woods of Wisconsin in the 1800’s?


Her Homeschooled Highness Reviews

Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children

Do you feel like you live in a home for peculiar children? Don’t worry, you’re not nearly as weird as these kids!


Movie Reviews

Christmas Jars: Coming Soon to DVD!

Pre-order the CHRISTMAS JARS DVD on Amazon (expected release date 11/29/19).


Product Reviews

Butterfly Craze Pillow Lounger

The Butterfly Craze Pillow Lounger is like sleeping on a cloud!


Game Reviews

EA Comes Back to Steam with New Games

For the first time since 2012, Electronic Arts (EA) is once again publishing new games on Valve’s Steam platform.


Teen Tech Talk

Cyberbullying – It Can Affect Homeschooled Teens Too

All young people – even homeschoolers – are vulnerable to cyberbullying.



Thanksgiving STEM Activities

Don’t think Thanksgiving has anything to do with STEM? Think again!



Old School Labs Scholarship

Enter the Old School Labs scholarship program by submitting a 5-minute video that answers two questions.



Eat Like a Pilgrim on Thanksgiving

Want to eat like a Pilgrim? The first Thanksgiving didn’t include some dishes that we enjoy today, like cranberry sauce and mashed potatoes.


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