Posts Tagged ‘ High School Level ’

Free World U

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A reader sent along a link to Free World U.
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HENKEL CORPORATION DUCK BRAND DUCT TAPE “STUCK AT PROM®” CONTEST 2008

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The rules state that homeschoolers may participate. HOW TO ENTER. Contest participants must enter as a couple (two individuals) (“Entrant” or “Entrant Couple”). Each couple must attend a high school, or home school association, prom held in the spring of 2008, wearing complete attire or accessories made from duct tape (“Duct Tape Prom Attire”)....
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The Ultimate Guide to Summer Opportunities for Teens

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Prufrock Press recently sent a note announcing the release of The Ultimate Guide to Summer Opportunities for Teens. Their description focused on college entrance, but I think the book would also be useful for those looking for apprenticeships or mentoring opportunities. Part of their description reads: The Ultimate Guide to Summer Opportunities for Teens:...
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“The Day After Graduation”

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The Day After Graduation is written by Francis J. Brazeau is a how to book that explains how to apply for a job, sell a product, become financially independent and more. There is a wonderful you message from the author on a you tube video that can be viewed here. You can read a...
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Math Resource – Illuminations

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Hat tip to Susan Ryan for sending along an awesome math resource this morning called Illuminations. The website has 525 lesson plans available. You can select which types of lessons you’re looking for; algebra, geometry, numbers and operations, measurement and data anaylsis and probability. Also at the site you will find: 96 activities, principles...
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Define-a-Thon

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Define-a-thon What is a Define-a-Thon? It’s a new word game sensation based on the book series from the editors of The American Heritage Dictionary. Contestants are given a definition and have to choose the correct answer word from four choices. Why Define-a-Thons? Being able to spell a word doesn’t necessarily mean that you know...
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The Salvadori Center

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The Salvadori Center is a not-for-profit educational organization founded by renowned engineer, Dr. Mario Salvadori. In 1976, Dr. Salvadori began working in middle-school classrooms in Harlem, He volunteered to teach a course based on his book, Why Buildings Stand up, to engange them in “real world design” and construction activities. The website tells more...
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Autodidactic Press

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Autodidactic Press is a favorite among many homeschoolers. Often, individuals who were homeschooled go on to be life long learners and Autodidactic Press offers a wealth of of information to explore. There site says: Self-education is the essence of genuine learning. Self-education provides the vitality that enables us to turn information into knowledge and...
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CLEP Testing

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What is CLEP Testing? CLEP is the College-Level Examination Program. Collegeboard.com explains it well. They write: About CLEP Shorten your path to a college degree — with CLEP! The College-Level Examination Program® or CLEP provides students of any age with the opportunity to demonstrate college-level achievement through a program of exams in undergraduate college...
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Earth Living Skills School

Kroka Expeditions, a non-profit Earth Living Skills School based out of Newfane VT is announcing an exciting opportunity for High School students seeking alternative ways to be educated. The Vermont-Ecuador Semester: Late August-December 2007 The Vermont Semester: January – June 2008 Imagine, a whole semester of experiential learning in nature. Rivers and mountains, forests,...
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