For many years, Holling C. Holling dedicated much of his time and interest to making books for children. Much of the material he used was known to him first hand, and his wife, Lucille, worked with him on many of the illustrations for Seabird, Paddle-to-the-Sea, and Minn of the Mississippi.
One credit that is required for High School is a semester credit of Speech. For UT-D, they require a Rhetoric credit, which appears to be a step above a Speech credit. As my son is not a confident public speaker, I have been researching options for completing this credit at home or through co-op. If you have a student that might excel in this area, you may be interested in Speech and Debate clubs.
October is PSAT Test-taking time. Although considered the precursor to the SAT, the PSAT is extremely important, and not to be missed.
Math, math, and more math. Every time I turn around, there’s a new article on math. How to choose the curriculum, how to teach the math, and why it’s important. Let’s face it, everyone needs to be able to do some form of math. And yes, even simple counting is math.
Read my latest personal blog-post, texashach4homeschool.
I call a “Do-Over”! My kids are getting too old to do the “fun” stuff!
It’s August of 2017. My oldest is a Junior in High School now, and my youngest is a Seventh grader! Where has the time gone? There are still so many things I want to do with them!
Source: I call a “Do-Over”! | texashach4homeschool
High School planning should begin about the 7th or 8th grade. As requirements for graduation are varied for each state, and college admissions are as varied as the colleges themselves, research and planning should begin early.