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Critical Thinking for Homeschoolers. Help your teens develop critical thinking skills in simple, life changing ways with these ideas. #7SistersHomeschool #CriticalThinkingSkills #CriticalThinkingForHomeschoolers #HomeschoolHighSchool #PlatoForHomeschool

Critical Thinking Skills for Homeschoolers

Critical thinking means evaluating an issue to form a judgment about it. A simple definition would be: thinking about the thinking behind something.  Critical Thinking means challenging assumptions, those of other people and those in your own mind. Critical Thinking for Homeschoolers It’s important to equip homeschoolers with the observational and critical thinking skills that will make them…

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homeschool high school social studies electives

How to Create Homeschool High School Social Studies Electives

In addition to the traditional History credits we plan for our students, it can be so much fun to create homeschool high school social studies electives that are tailored to a particular child’s interests. Here are some things to consider as you create a transcript entry for your highschooler. Homeschool High School Social Studies Electives When…

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High School Books About the Working Class

Labor, Philosophy, and Literature. Now that’s a powerhouse trio! High School Books About the Working Class High School students are ready to think deeply about work. They are getting close to choosing their first steps on a career path and the labor associated with making their own way in the world and caring for their…

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How to choose an extraordinary World History High School Curriculum. Give your teens a text they can enjoy and learn important information and vital thinking skills.

Choosing an Extraordinary World History Homeschool Curriculum

What happens when it’s time to choose a World History homeschool curriculum for high school? You have lots of things you need to consider: Level (Form more on levels, check out this post.) Format Teaching Style Price Adaptability Worldview CONTENT — IDEAS — PHILOSOPHY   Choosing an Extraordinary World History Homeschool Curriculum This much is sure:…

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5 Ways To Help Teens Find Purpose in Life

Homeschooling high school is the perfect place to instill the idea that we are all here on earth for a purpose. Jeremiah learned it early on when God told him, “I know the plans I have for you…” (Jeremiah 29:11). Homeschool teens are in the perfect position to explore and develop their sensitivity to God’s…

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What Good is College (or Homeschooling or ANY School)? 7SistersHomeschool.com

What Good is College (or Homeschooling or ANY School)?

Homeschool graduate and professor of philosophy, Dr. Micah Tillman, talks about: What Good is College (or Homeschooling or ANY School)? What Good is College (or Homeschooling or ANY School)? I’m standing in front of thirty college freshman.  My job for the day is to make a 2,300 year old book seem slightly interesting and relevant.…

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Literature with Big Ideas that Changed the World 7SistersHomeschool.com Introduce teens to world-changing literature.

Big Ideas in Literature that Changed the World

Reading and writing for high school homeschoolers should include big ideas. Big Ideas in Literature I am fortunate to live within driving distance of the Liberty Bell, so all my children have grown up visiting that American icon. They also have also memorized the scripture engraved on it: Proclaim liberty throughout the land and unto…

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