High School Resources for Homeschoolers
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Resources for High School
Homeschooling High School? Relax!
The world of high school is not uncharted territory–many have done this before and are happy to walk the journey with you!
Join with other parents in the same boat, guided by an experienced homeschool parent, to share, plan, and get solid guidance on the things that matter most—whether your child is college-bound, career-bound, or undecided.
HEAV’s Homeschool Mentor Program is a nine-month program where you will have weekly small group coaching, informative monthly webcasts, live Q&A sessions, and access to a whole host of resources. The session begins on September 1.
P.O. Box 414
Iowa City, IA 52243-0414.
CollegeAffordabilityGuide.org, launched in 2013 by Degree Prospects, has published research on all the universities and colleges in Virginia. Includes both on-campus and online college programs.
ACT’s range of assessments and reporting systems have been developed over the course of 50 years, and in includes more than a hundred other assessment, research, information, and program management services for education and workforce development.
Bear’s Guide to Earning Degrees By Distance Learning 15th edition
Costedoat and Bear Book Sales
Benicia, CA 0451
$28.95 postage paid. Web site: www.degree.net.
Good resource for economics and history materials. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
P.O. Box 1014
Placerville, CA 95667-1014
530-621-1123; or 1-530-622-8586.
Gives 12 key principles to follow to ” turn around a rebel.” Available as a booklet, or as a CD or DVD.
Park Meadows Baptist Church
800 Memorial Park Road
Lincoln, IL 62656
The Christian College Handbook
1418 Lake St.
Evanston, IL 60201.
College credit through testing. Send for free booklet
P.O. Box 660
Princeton, NJ 08541-6601.
The College Board is “a not-for-profit membership association whose mission is to connect students to college success and opportunity.” They have a variety of homeschool-specific information on their site.
Extra books and helpful ideas for taking college board tests. Forms for taking the tests can be picked up at your local high school counseling office for no charge.
45 Columbus Ave.
New York, NY 10023-6992.
Looking for a homeschool-friendly college option? Here is an alternative perspective the explores different options to attain college credit while completing high school at home.
Students with disabilities will find many resources here to help navigate the college experience—from the prospective student search through graduation. Many campuses are equipped with offices and services that address accessibility, accommodation, and assistive technology for a diverse range of needs.
Constitutional Law for Christian Students by Mike Farris
Students participate in secure internet chat sessions hosted by Dr. Farris every one to two weeks, and may also post questions to Dr. Farris at any time using the secure internet forum. The course includes a midterm and final exam with law-school-style essay questions.
Continuing Education Departments
A great resource at many universities. Often the cost is less for these programs, and there are fewer residency or attendance requirements. (There may be age limitations.)
Critical thinking activities in Language Arts, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, and Methods (K-Adult).
P.O. Box 448
Pacific Grove, CA 93950-0448
Classes, activities, and resources for homeschooling families. 925 Ingleside Road, Norfolk; 1-757-466-3477.
Tests the Biblical world view of your teen. (Politics, Economics, Education, Religion, and Social Issues) 1-800-948-3101.
Resume Writing Blog
This website, UptoWork, provides lots of information on writing the perfect resume, networking, and other career-related topics.
Offer two-week leadership training course, teaching students to recognize the different world views they will encounter in college, literature, and the world in general. They are also taught to understand and defend a Biblical world view. A special training session for homeschooled teens is offered in early and late summer.P.O. Box 207, Manitou Springs, CO 80829; 1-719-685-9103.
This software helps parents turn all the work they do with their teens—not just the academic pursuits—into appropriate course titles, credits, grades, GPAs, etc. Available from HomeschoolTranscripts.com.
The USNA offers guidelines and suggestions for home educators who wish to apply for the Academy.
Offers homeschool tutoring. Has a full range of classes for both middle- and high-school students Seeks to provide “academic excellence under the Lordship of Christ.”