Posts Tagged ‘ Older Kids ’

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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Help for college

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Tenspeed Press recntly sent along the following information on two new college books: College Rules In high school, students have lots of safety nets. In college, they sink or swim. This completely revised guide to college success educates students in the basic college survival skills that professors don’t teach, such as how to study,...
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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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College help

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Sourcebooks College recently sent along the following new books: The Fiske Guide to Colleges 2008, by former New York Times education editor Edward Fiske, is the only guide that combines information about each college’s statistics with quality of life. Named “Best College Guide” by USA Today, The Fiske Guide to Colleges 2008 provides comprehensive...
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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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Homeschooled and nontraditionally educated students, UC Riverside is looking for you!

Homeschooled and nontraditionally educated students, UC Riverside is looking for you! Come to UC Riverside’s Information Day for on campus Homeschooled and nontraditionally educated students October 7, 9 a.m. to noon. Get Fall 2007 admission details Get an overview of current academic programs Hear about UC Riverside from the perspective of currently enrolled homeschooledstudents...
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Early American Paper Quilling

Early American Paper Quilling from Home Education Magazine’s Hands-On Learning Columnist- Kathy Ceceri She writes: “Back in Colonial America, hobbies were serious business. Whether they were taught at home or at school, girls were expected to learn their own kind of three “R’s”: refinements, recreations, and reading novels. As author Felice Hodges writes in...
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West Texas A &M University’s Free College Algebra Tutorial

From the site: “If you need help in college algebra, you have come to the right place. Note that you do not have to be a student at WTAMU to use any of these online tutorials. They were created as a service to anyone who needs help in these areas of math.” Visit them...
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