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High School Success—College Track
Is your student ready for a higher and more challenging level of learning? Want to give your teen the best possible high school education? Looking for direction, motivation, and subject-specific advice? To help you homeschool your college-bound high schooler, we are pleased to offer a discount package of six e-vents specifically selected to assist you. Our members receive 29% off of the already discounted member pricing and non-members receive 23% off regular e-vent prices! Please note that if a live e-vent has already taken place your purchase will provide access to the archived recording of that e-vent for 30 days.
As professors, homeschooling parents, and authors, these six e-vent speakers are experts in their respective fields. So, whether your student is a freshman or rising senior, our “High School Success” discount package is designed to help you prepare your high school student to excel both academically and spiritually during college preparation in high school and beyond.
The College Admissions Process: The Homeschooled Student's Guide
You are not only your child’s teacher, you are also his guidance counselor! Find out how to maneuver through the entire college admissions process, from narrowing down the selection of colleges to filling out college applications, applying for financial aid, and asking the right questions that will help you discern whether your child is spiritually, academically, and emotionally prepared for college.
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Designing a High School Program
At “such a time as this,” every moment counts... especially during the formative years of high school. With so many beneficial opportunities available, homeschooling parents need to be very wise in designing their students’ high school curriculum track. The challenge can be daunting. The problem is not that there is a shortage of choices, but, rather, that there is an over-abundance of good choices! Dr. James Stobaugh shows how to plan an educational curriculum that will make this time of life fruitful and productive for your high schoolers.
SAT Preparation for Christian Students: A Parent's Guide
Doing well on the SAT can open doors of opportunity that will enable our children to become world changers for Christ. In light of the changes introduced in the 2005 SAT I, this workshop is especially relevant. James Stobaugh, an official Collegeboard grader, will share specific insights concerning the essay portion of the SAT I.
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How to Navigate the World of Advanced Placement (AP) Courses
“Is an Advanced Placement (AP) course a smart idea for my teenager? How do I know when my student is ready to tackle a course like this? Am I actually qualified to teach these courses?” If you are the parent of a high school student, don’t miss this chance to hear HSLDA High School Coordinators Becky Cooke and Diane Kummer as they join together to answer your questions! Becky and Diane bring their years of experience working with homeschooled high school students to explain the impact an AP course can have on your teen’s GPA, the qualities your teen should possess before he or she is ready to take an AP course, the options that are available for taking an AP course, and more. Join Becky and Diane as they help you to make an informed decision regarding your student and this college-level work. Bring your questions for the Q&A session at the end of the presentations to get the answers you need!
High School Math: Ready for The Challenge?
Are functions and derivatives not your thing, but they bring challenge and satisfaction to your student? Have you considered outside instruction or advanced courses but aren’t sure of the best option? Is your pre-teen or teen ready to jump into the world of algebra, geometry, trigonometry, calculus, and physics, but you aren’t? If you’re feeling inadequate and looking for that next step, don’t miss Dr. Tom Larry in “High School Math: Ready for The Challenge?” With a BS and PhD in physics, Dr. Larry has over 30 years of experience in applying advanced mathematics professionally, is the course developer for PHC Prep’s AP Calculus, and has been a homeschooling dad for 10 years. Join us as Dr. Larry shares guidance and wisdom on how to motivate students who may or may not like this challenging subject and how to determine if your child is ready for the next step.
Catch Dr. Larry’s passion for preparing Christian students to make significant professional contributions in our technological society! You’ll leave this e-vent with a fresh dose of encouragement and direction as you prepare your student to master a subject many parents dread. Be sure to bring your specific questions for the Q&A session at the end of the presentation.
High School Writing Demystified: Preparing for College Success
“What writing skills does my high school student really need? Am I adequately preparing my pre-teen or teen for college writing?” If you find yourself asking these questions, join Patrick Henry College Distance Learning Professor of Writing, author, and mother of 13 children, Erin Brown Conroy, to discover how to simplify teaching high school writing. Learn quick-to-implement tips on how and what to teach, as well as strategies to avoid common teaching errors. Upbeat and knowledgeable, Erin will share secrets to writing that will save you time and energy—enabling you to help your child succeed. You can bypass hours of needless frustration, ensure that your student learns what really matters, and teach your student to become a solid writer. Join us to discover how!