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  • Finding the Faith to Homeschool High School +

    Finding the Faith to #Homeschool High School  @TheHomeScholar

    January 2016
    By Lee Binz
    The HomeScholar

    Remember the Gift, Forget the Pain

    How do we find the faith to homeschool high school? When the laundry is piling up, the baby is crying, or a teen is having a fit over their math lesson, it's easy to forget the reasons

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  • Balanced Technology in Home Education +

    Balanced Technology in Home Education: Set Logical Technology Boundaries to Increase Learning #Homeschool  @TheHomeScholar

    February 2016
    By Lee Binz
    The HomeScholar

    Set Logical Technology Boundaries to Increase Learning

    Have you struggled with a technology balance in your homeschool? This article is a brief excerpt from my new book, TechnoLogic: How to Set Logical Technology Boundaries and Stop the Zombie Apocalypse. Look for it on

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  • How to Cope at Christmastime +

    One Common Application: One Uncommonly Challenging Struggle @TheHomeScholar #Homeschool December 2015
    By Lee Binz

    The HomeScholar

    It happens every Christmas … all your warm, fuzzy ideals end up in shambles, and you end up feeling frazzled and stressed. The easiest way to stay sane through the holidays is to set balanced expectations of yourself, your family, and your budget.

    Start

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  • One Common Application +

    One Uncommonly Challenging Struggle

    One Common Application: One Uncommonly Challenging Struggle @TheHomeScholar #Homeschool November 2015
    By Lee Binz

    The HomeScholar

    You've reached senior year and you're contemplating the Common Application, used by over 600 colleges and universities. How can one application possibly fit all the possible combinations of students and colleges? To be honest, it’s a perfect fit for

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  • High School Subject Tests Simply Explained +


    High School Subject Tests Simply Explained: AP - SAT - CLEP – Making Sense of the Acronym Avalanche #Homeschool @TheHomeScholar

    October 2015
    Lee Binz
    The HomeScholar

    AP - SAT - CLEP – Making Sense of the Acronym Avalanche

    There are many different high school subject tests to choose from. Perhaps you have already heard about the AP Test or AP classes from your homeschool group. Maybe you have heard about required SAT Subject

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  • 7 Ways to Encourage Reading in Middle School +

    7 Ways to Encourage Reading in Middle School

    Plus Free Printable Middle School Reading List

    7 Ways to Encourage Reading in Middle School #Homeschool @TheHomeScholar February 2015
    By Lee Binz

    The HomeScholar


    How can you encourage your middle schoolers to read? Let me count the ways! Encouraging reading can be a fun way to help children love learning. When reading

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  • Homeschooling at Peace Inside the Bell-Shaped Curve +

    Homeschooling at Peace Inside the Bell-Shaped Curve
    It is time for a kindness revolution in homeschooling

    Homeschooling at Peace Inside the Bell-Shaped Curve #Homeschool @TheHomeScholar

    June 2015
    By Lee Binz

    The HomeScholar


    In the fictional town of Lake Wobegon, the children are all above average. Every parent would like to think their own children are above average, but scientifically,

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  • 6 Ways to Declare Homeschool Independence +

    6 Ways to Declare Homeschool Independence

    6 Ways to Declare #Homeschool Independence @TheHomeScholar

    July 2015
    By Lee Binz
    The HomeScholar

    Celebrate your inalienable right to homeschool your way! Declare your homeschool independence and keep life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness at the center of your homeschool!

    Declare
    Sign your declaration of independence. In many states, the

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  • Home Field Advantage +

    Home Field Advantage
    Better Homeschooling through Football

    Home Field Advantage: Better #Homeschooling through Football

    September 2015
    By Lee Binz
    The HomeScholar

    Professional football players know their game is a metaphor for life. As we embark on the new football season, some of us die-hard fans might become engrossed by what’s happening on the field and miss some

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  • 3 Must-Have High School Electives +

    3 Must-Have High School Electives

    3 Must-Have High School Electives #Homeschool @TheHomeScholar

    May 2015
    By Lee Binz
    The HomeScholar

    Every high school offers elective classes. What crazy electives were available at your high school? I took Polynesian History, which was offered by my teacher so he could go to Hawaii every summer and write it off as

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