High School

How To Find What Motivates Your Teen Using TruSpark

My teen is taking the core motivations assessment from TruSpark.

As my kids have gotten older, they are eager to learn more about who they are and the ways their individual mind works. They love to take personality quizzes and IQ tests online. They are fascinated by the various ways to categorize people, especially as it helps them understand themselves better. This is one reason …

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Why WriteShop I is the Best Choice for Homeschool Writing

Reasons we love WriteShop I in our homeschool

Finding the right program to teach writing in our homeschool has been one of the toughest challenges I have faced over the years. Some writing programs are completely overwhelming with rules and assignments. While other homeschool writing programs are completely overwhelming for me to implement. But that all changed last year when we found the …

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Fantastic Ideas for Christmas Homeschooling with Teens

Ideas for christmas homeschooling with teens

Celebrating Christmas in our homeschool has always been a fantastic time. We have enjoyed fun Christmas homeschooling memories for years, but now that the kids have entered the teen years, it is a little different. My kids have schedules and responsibilities outside of our home in a way that they didn’t when they were little, …

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A Full Year of High School Grammar for Homeschoolers

Learn a full year of high school grammar for your homeschooled teen

I’ve never been one to push grammar repetitively on my homeschool children, but I do want them to have a full year and in-depth study of homeschool grammar for teens. Not only is grammar important for the SAT exam but it is a foundational skill for upper-level writing courses in high school and college. I …

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Top Homeschooling Resources that We Used for High School

Homeschooling High School Resources

So you’ve decided to homeschool a high school student? Are you beginning to doubt your ability to make this happen? Let me assure you that there are plenty of ideas and resources available for parents who wish to homeschool their children in high school. In fact, sometimes it feels like there are too many resources …

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How to Include Current Events as an Independent Activity for Teens

The Juice delivers non-biased news headlines straight to your teen's inbox. Current Events for teens delivered without bias.

Including current events for teens in our homeschool routine has been an important part of our day for years, especially as my kids enter their tween and teen years. I want my kids to think critically about the world around them and become informed citizens. It has been a delight (and a challenge) to discuss …

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How to Easily Learn ASL 1 With Mr. D Sign Language Courses

ASL classes for homeschool families

When my kids entered high school and began researching their options for foreign language credits, I knew sign language would be a great fit for our family. I wanted to find ASL homeschool classes that would work for the whole family and fit our homeschool lifestyle. My mom was a sign language interpreter so I …

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