Homeschooling Teen – October 2020

Welcome to the October 2020 issue of Homeschooling Teen magazine! Sorry we’re a bit slow in sending it out this month. But there are lots of great articles on everything from going on your first date with a friend to buying your first car; also including three movie reviews, a bio of Elon Musk, and Alexandria’s Halloween article tells the spooky story of “Stingy Jack.” Be sure to check out the detailed review of a fun card game called Say Whaaat?! And finally, we’re introducing a new poetry column from award-winning teen author Camille Campbell – we did an exclusive interview with her for this issue. Enjoy!


Editor’s Column

Letter from the Editor – October 2020

Homeschooling Teen is a monthly online magazine for homeschooled high schoolers ages 13-19 BY Homeschool Teens… FOR Homeschool Teens!


Homeschooling Teen Profile

Camille Campbell: Homeschooled Author of the Wishner Prophecy Series and Teen’s Guide to Fun Social Distancing

Camille Campbell, author of the Wishner Prophecy series, also wrote a book for homeschooling teens about making the most of social distancing.


Homeschool Friendly College

Pepperdine University School of Public Policy: Protecting Free Speech

For the good of our colleges, our nation, and our world, we must protect viewpoint diversity. ~Pete Petersen, Pepperdine School of Public Policy


Homeschooling High School

5 Steps All Teenagers Should Take When Buying Their First Car

Buying your first car is an exciting time, but like any major purchase it’s important to do your research.


Homeschool Electives

6 Reasons You Should Learn Computer Science as a Teenager

Here are just a few reasons why you should learn about computer science as a teenager.


College Life

Friendship to Relationship: Your First Date with a Friend

Balancing your platonic friendship and your newfound romance is important for keeping things feeling comfortable on your first date with a friend.



Purpose Driven Christian Mentoring for a Best-Fit Career

Purpose Driven Christian Mentoring for a Best-Fit Career is an online course that benefits students and parents.


Product Reviews

Say Whaaat?! Card Game

Say Whaaat?! is a fun game and a great conversation starter!


Game Reviews

Myst VR: Virtual Reality Reboot of Classic Game

A new virtual reality version of Myst will be released for Oculus Quest later this year, and on SteamVR headsets “soon.”


Poetry Corner

My First Kiss on the Day of the Dead

Camille’s “My First Kiss on the Day of the Dead” poem won a Gold Key in the 2020 Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, Southwest Region-at-Large.



Halloween, the Legend of Stingy Jack, and a Blue Moon

This year on October 31st, 2020 there will be a full and rare blue moon for Halloween.


Grace’s Garden

Review of “Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life”

“Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life” is a very good movie that deals with very real problems.


Movie Reviews

2 Hearts Movie Review

Based on an inspirational true story, 2 HEARTS is a romantic journey that celebrates life, love, and generosity of spirit.


Read the Bible

Infidel: Jim Caviezel Rebukes Christian Fence-Sitters

Jim Caviezel addresses Christian persecution in new “Infidel” role.


Right-Wing Teen

Media Research Center Launches #FreeSpeechAmerica to Battle Big Tech

Fact-checking the fact checkers: the MRC just launched #FreeSpeechAmerica to push back against Big Tech’s abuse of power.


Advice Paradise

Advice Paradise: Preparing for Christmas, Still Alone, and More

Advice Paradise is the place for homeschooling teens to ask questions, read our answers, and offer your own advice!


The World Around Us

Smart Technology to Make Homeschooling Easier

When it comes to homeschooling, today’s home smart technology is making a formidable task significantly less daunting.


Teen Tech Talk

Who is Elon Musk?

Elon Musk is a South African-born American entrepreneur associated with PayPal, SpaceX, Tesla, and several other ventures.



Frankie Barnes, a UK biologist and educator, founded, a free A-level biology website for teachers and learners.


Scholarships Scholarship Program has a scholarship for pet owners, future veterinarians, animal trainers, or anyone who advocates for the safety and better treatment of pets.



Top 30 Majors and What They Can Give You

A great variety of majors are available to prospective students. Here is a list of the top 30 majors. How should you choose the right one for you?


Your subscriber freebie:

Costumes for All Seasons – PDF (This ebook was written by a parent about costumes for kids, but there’s no age limit to dressing up for Halloween!)


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