Learn about several options open to homeschooled students that show he or she has successfully completed his or her education.
Homeschoolers have many reasons to create and use a homeschool portfolio. Some states require them. Most college admissions offices expect them. How can you be sure your child’s portfolio is complete? Simple! Use this free homeschool portfolio evaluation checklist.
Certain states require specific assessments of a homeschooled student on a regular schedule. Regardless of requirements, for parents’ own peace of mind, assessing performance is an important part of developing learning objectives
If you’re already keeping records of your child’s grades you may wonder why bother to keep record of extracurricular activities. Keeping track of these activities presents the full depth of your child’s education. Get tips on making it simple here.
Make sense of it all and get organized. Filing and keeping track of documents, assignments, and ideally grades is a benchmark to homeschooling. Sort through the many homeschool recordkeeping software packages out there with this article as a guide.
If your homeschooled student is going on to college you will probably need to develop a transcript for them. Find out what to include in a High School transcript.
Schooling at home offers a lot of freedom. With that said, I do find that regular schools have a lot of things that they are doing right. In such cases, I try to implement them into our school year at home. Progress reports are one of the things you should consider using when homeschooling.
Eighth grade is the last year before your child enters high school. It is important to make sure that they have a good understanding of all the concepts and that they are capable of passing on to the ninth grade. This article will give you guidelines to use to check your child’s readiness.
When homeschooling, report cards are not necessary in some states, but they are very beneficial to both parent and child. The grades give the parents a sense of how well a child is doing or the areas the child needs to work on. For a child it gives them a goal to work toward.
If you are new to homeschooling you may not be sure how to keep track of your child’s grades. It really isn’t hard once you understand the big picture and why you are doing so in the first place.