Homeschooling Teen – May 2021

Welcome to the May 2021 issue of Homeschooling Teen, a monthly online magazine for homeschooled high schoolers and graduates ages 13-19. The articles are all listed below, or you can view them at Enjoy!


Editor’s Column

Letter from the Editor – May 2021

Happy May! As the old familiar saying goes, “April showers bring May flowers.”


Homeschooling Teen Profile

James Laberee Overcame Seizure Disorder and is a Gifted Linguist

As a baby, he was stricken with 100 seizures a day, and not expected to reach his first birthday. Now he’s a teen with a gift for learning languages.


Homeschool Friendly College

Harding University: Patriotic, Conservative, Christian

Harding University is a conservative, Christian, “Best Value” college known for its American Studies Institute.


Homeschooling High School

Teaching Your Teens Healthy Friendship Habits

There are many subtle ways that you can quietly prepare your teenager to navigate the tricky world of friendships.


Homeschool Electives

Helping Kids Enjoy Piano Through Jazz – And Boosting Academic Progress Too

Jazz piano music offers a technically challenging creative outlet with academic benefits.


College Life

The Princeton Review’s “Best Value Colleges 2021”

The #1 public and the #1 private colleges offering the best Return on Investment and some amazing stats about these schools.



How Online Schooling Can Prepare Students for a Successful Career

The skills that you learn through online schooling will likely be a key factor in your future success.


Camille’s Poetry Corner

Forgiveness is a Phoenix

In my poem, “Forgiveness is a Phoenix,” I use the legendary bird to symbolize the concept of forgiveness.



How Long Would It Take to Walk on the Moon?

NASA has suggested that it is possible for humans to maneuver much faster on the moon than the Apollo astronauts did.


Grace’s Garden

When Writing is Bad

An author may write a book to make sense of their own questions and thoughts, their own hurt and grief, their own emotions.


Right-Wing Teen

BrainPOP Exposed for Pushing Leftist Ideologies

Jonathan Koeppel, a teacher, has exposed BrainPOP, a popular online teaching tool for children, as pushing leftist ideologies like Critical Race Theory.


Travel & Recreation

Ideas to Get Your Kids Outdoors this Summer

For the parent that is trying to avoid the influence of screens and tablets in favor of old-fashioned outdoors fun, take a look at these ideas.


Read the Bible

Goodbye, and God Be With You

Do you know the real meaning of the word Goodbye?


Advice Paradise

Advice Paradise: Christians, Police, and Science

Advice Paradise is a column where you can ask questions, read our answers, and offer your own advice!


Game Reviews

E3 2021 Will Take Place as a Free Virtual Conference

E3 2021 will be virtual — and free — in June. You don’t even have to fly to LA! So if you’ve always wondered what it was like, now’s your chance to find out.


Teen Tech Talk

Pros & Cons of the Hyperconnected Life

Today’s teens and young adults have been raised in a world that’s hyperconnected. How does it – and how will it – impact their lives?



Guide for STEM Students with Autism

UT Austin has launched a new online resource, The Ultimate Resource Guide for STEM Students with Autism.



$500 Scholarship for Medical Assistant Students

A Medical Assistant Scholarship will help pay for your future healthcare career.



Ten Psychological Disorders Explained

The first step in the treatment of psychological disorders is recognizing that a problem exists.


Subscriber Freebies:

Print out one of these poems and give it to your mom for Mother’s Day, courtesy of…

Ode to a Homeschool Mom (Plain white background for you to decorate as you wish.)

Ode to a Homeschool Mom (Sepia-tone background image.)

Download this 17-page ebook for National Etiquette Week, courtesy of

George Washington’s Rules of Civility


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