How do Unschoolers Document Learning?

Homeschool law in South Carolina mandates some basic record-keeping requirements. So, what if you are an unschooler and you don’t actually plan ahead? This is how one unschooler does her journal. How do unschoolers document learning? How do we maintain the records required by law?  These are the most frequently asked questions I hear when talking with other […]

Homeschool Record-Keeping For High Schoolers in South Carolina

Let’s talk about homeschool record-keeping for high schoolers in South Carolina. We’ve talked before about the basics of South Carolina’s Homeschool Record-Keeping 101. But, now that you’ve got a high schooler working toward credits and transcripts–there’s a little bit more you’ll want to do so the doors of opportunity will open for your student. Depending […]

Technical Colleges in South Carolina

Consider the doors of opportunity available at Technical Colleges in South Carolina. South Carolina has 16 Technical Colleges. In another post, I discuss why your homeschool grad might choose a Technical college. I highly recommend that you and your student take a look at the Tech Colleges near you. Even if you know you want […]

What Counts as an Honors Credit?

Honors credits can help boost your student’s GPA. So, what counts as an honors credit? How do we go about deciding if the course is worth the honors weight or not? I’ve explained in a previous post what’s a high school credit. There’s a certain amount of material covered or time invested in the subject […]

Homeschool Graduation Programs

What about graduation? Won’t you miss out on graduation if you homeschool? Nope…we have graduation programs too! Graduation Ceremonies are important milestones to celebrate. Homeschool families and groups have Homeschool Graduation programs. Some groups are for their members only…and other groups allow any homeschoolers to come celebrate the accomplishment together. Homeschool Graduation Programs Here’s a […]

Is CPR Required for High School Health?

Is CPR required for High school health in South Carolina? And how does it affect homeschoolers? What does it all mean anyway? We have a new law that has gone into effect here in SC. The buzz about it is making the rounds on social media. So, let’s take a closer look at it and talk […]

Homeschool Proms and Dances

When do homeschoolers socialize? Don’t you miss out of fun things like Proms and Dances? Nope…not at all. We have lots of homeschool proms and dances going on. Here’s a list of groups and events going on. I’m including some details about the local group that is hosting the event, too. Most of the events […]

Homeschool Bands in South Carolina

We have several homeschool bands in South Carolina. If your student is interested to perform in a band or orchestra–here’s some great programs to consider. Does your student want to learn music? Is music performance an important educational opportunity to you? Local music stores often offer lessons…be sure to ask for homeschool discount rates during […]

Honors Framework Guideline

In a previous post, I’ve talked about What Counts as an Honors Credit. This is a great reference for those of us who are working on college admissions. If your high schooler is transferring back to public school, you need to know about this Honors Framework Guideline from the Department of Education. Some associations are […]

College Preview Days Spring 2018

I’ve said be for and I’ll say it again… I love College Preview Days! Mark your calendars for these fanatastic College Preview Days Spring 2018. There’s so many opportunities for your homeschool high school student to consider. There’s no better way to figure out what you want to do and where you want to go–than […]