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!

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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!

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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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Careers

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.

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Product Reviews

Say Whaaat?! Card Game

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

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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.”

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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.

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Mind-Overload

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.

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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.

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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.

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Read the Bible

Infidel: Jim Caviezel Rebukes Christian Fence-Sitters

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

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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STEM Time

LearnBiology.net

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

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Scholarships

PetOnBed.com Scholarship Program

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

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Infographic

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?

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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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