Category: Science, Psych, & Health

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Psychology: A Powerful Choice Among Homeschool Electives

Do you have a good, working definition of Social Sciences? Social sciences are academic courses that scientifically study human relationships and society. Social Sciences are an important thing to include on the homeschool transcript. Any of the social sciences would be one of your homeschool electives in high school. Things like Sociology and Psychology do…

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brain development in children

Brain Development in Children

What’s going on in your homeschooler’s brain when you are teaching him? Here’s a look at brain development and how it affects learning, taken from 7Sisters high school textbook Human Development from a Christian Worldview by Vicki Tillman, MA.    Brain Development in Children Kindergarteners A Kindergartener’s brain cells have been working on developing branches…

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How to Teach Psychology in Your Homeschool Co-op

One of the most delightful subjects to teach in homeschool co-ops is Psychology. There are a wealth of wonderful resources that provide hands-on learning experiences! I have taught psychology to my kids, individually and in homeschool co-ops  a number of times. We used my textbook Introduction to Psychology from a Christian Perspective (written to be…

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Psychology as a Homeschool High School Elective 7SistersHomeschool.com Teens love Psychology as an elective.

Psychology as a High School Elective

I often advise homeschool high schoolers to consider a Psychology curriculum for high school to earn a social science credit on their transcript. (I am advisor to our local homeschool upperclassmen and also work as a counselor at a Christian practice, so I have frequent opportunities to share this advice.) Psychology as a High School Elective There are good…

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Human Development: Making the Most of Digital Resources 7SistersHomeschool.com

Human Development: Making the Most of Digital Resources

Today we are discussing Human Development: Making the Most of Digital Resources. Human Development: Making the Most of Digital Resources Homeschool high schoolers are coming of digital age. A number of high school text publishers are developing downloadable textbooks. 7 Sisters is right there, too! Human Development from a Christian Worldview is just one of our…

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