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Archive: August 2009
8/28/2009 2:54:07 PM
Getting the Most Out of Your Reading

Mortimer Adler’s article, How to Mark a Book, gives helpful advice and tips for reading books with a careful and analytical eye.  Developing this skill will be useful for your teen while completing high school and college coursework, as well as when reading for pleasure.

8/28/2009 2:52:21 PM
Beginning the College Search

Intercollegiate Studies Institute provides a list of questions to consider when beginning the college search.  The questions are thought provoking and will help you and your teen evaluate your college options.

8/18/2009 2:25:31 PM
Four Year High School Plan Form

As you plan out your teen’s high school years, it is helpful to see the big picture.  What high school courses have already been taken?  What courses will need to be taken in the future?  In what progression should various courses be taken?  To help you with an overview of your teen’s high school program, you may want to use this 4 year plan form.

8/18/2009 2:23:10 PM
Reading List

It’s that time of year again when you may be searching out a good reading list for your teen’s literature class.  This back issue of the HSLDA high school email newsletter, The Pleasure and Pursuit of Reading, provides helpful resources for various reading lists.  In addition, Patrick Henry College’s suggested reading list for its applicants, gives ideas for great selections for your teen.