The Well-Rounded High School Homeschooler
Choosing wise curriculum resources for each subject area is important. Building strong reading and writing skills is, too. But beyond the academic pieces a wise homeschool parent looks for ways to graduate a well-rounded young adult. Here are some ideas for making that happen.
Vicki has years of experience in our local homeschool community helping parents sculpt a strong high school transcript. This post details 3 things you don't want to overlook: talent, competition, and volunteering.
Additionally, her vlog about The Perfect Homeschool Transcript gives practical advice for homeschool in the high school years:
Making good use of your time during the high school years is important. In order to graduate a well-rounded student you need enough hours in the week to pursue various endeavors while also attending to more traditional academics. Double-logging hours as explained in this vlog can be a smart way to maximize your time and energy:
Maintaining a good balance of protection and independence is another component to a successful homeschool high school education. This post by Allison's homeschool-graduate-son Kyle looks at the question of "the bubble" fairly and wisely.
The arts are an important element to include in a well-rounded homeschooler. This post provides a great checklist for areas of the arts to explore:
Phys. Ed. is also important. Here are two posts with some great ideas: