Episode 12: High School Graduates: What Do They Look Like?
Are you planning to homeschool through high school? What happens next? How do you prepare your teen for life as a homeschool grad? Start by listening to Episode 12 of the Hey, Mama! Homeschool Show: “High School Grads: What Do They Look Like?” Host Christine Weller of SchoolhouseTeachers.com and The Canadian Schoolhouse presents excellent resources for parents who are considering high school at home as well as options for high school grads. If you have a teen, tune in!
Connect with God’s Word
“Fear not, for I am with you; be not dismayed, for I am your God; I will strengthen you, I will help you, I will uphold you with my righteous right hand.” (Isaiah 41:10 ESV)
“May the God of hope fill you with all joy and peace in believing, so that by the power of the Holy Spirit you may abound in hope.” (Romans 15:13 ESV)
Connect with The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine
For more on homeschool grads, click on the links to these recent articles from The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine:
- “My Life as a Homeschool Graduate” by Virginia Brewster
- “Your Sacrifice is Not in Vain: A Letter from a Homeschool Graduate” by M. R. Shupp
- “Why Are Colleges Recruiting Homeschool Graduates?” by Jennifer Dodrill
- “How Well Are The Home Educated Doing in College?” by Dr. Brian Ray
- “Post High School: Options Not Alternatives” by Todd Wilson
Connect with The National Home Education Research Institute
Dr. Brian Ray is a leading international expert on homeschool research and one of the individuals who founded NHERI. In today’s podcast, Christine directed attention to an especially helpful portion of the NHERI website titled “Research Facts on Homeschooling.”
Connect with The Canadian Schoolhouse
Today’s host, Christine Weller of The Canadian Schoolhouse (a division of The Old Schoolhouse®) mentioned resources from The Canadian Schoolhouse:
- “Homeschool Graduation Requirements and Options in Canada”
- “Many Paths for High School graduates”
- “Home Educated Students Thrive at Trinity Western University”
- “Post-Secondary Education Without High School Credits”
Watch the whole “Raising Teenagers and Preparing Them for Life” interview from The Canadian Schoolhouse with Janet LoSole on Youtube.
Connect with the National Academic Homeschool Competition (NAHC)
The Old Schoolhouse® and the College Options Foundation teamed up to provide homeschooled students ages 12–18 the opportunity to put their knowledge to the test with the virtual National Academic Homeschool Competition. The NAHC prepares homeschool families with college and career prep, SAT and ACT prep, and college financing. The first NAHC competition is wrapping up, but plans are already underway for future competitions.
Connect with SchoolhouseTeachers.com
One price covers curriculum for the entire family. Every subject. Every grade. Every student. SchoolhouseTeachers.com is self-paced with hundreds of courses, lesson plans, and parent support. Join SchoolhouseTeachers.com for curriculum and resources.
SchoolhouseTeachers.com members can take part in Graduating Senior Recognition online, coming this spring!
Connect with The Homeschool Minute
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Connect with the TOS App
Do you have the new and enhanced TOS App? It is the hub for homeschooling. You can access all The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine articles—and more—wherever you go, whenever you need them. Search for homeschooling topics important to you. You’ll find curriculum choices, resources, homeschool advice, help, and encouragement. The app content is updated weekly. The TOS App is now better than ever, and it is free. You can find the TOS App on Google Play or download at the App Store today!
Connect with Upcoming Episodes
New episodes of the Hey, Mama! Homeschool Show are released every Monday. Check back right here for show notes and links at HomeschoolShow.com. Here is what you can look forward to next:
- 4/24/23: Episode 13—“Cursive and Copywork” hosted by Deborah Wuehler of The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine
- 5/1/23: Episode 14—“How Should We Celebrate the Homeschool Mom” hosted by Deborah Wuehler of The Old Schoolhouse® Magazine
- 5/8/23: Episode 15—“Help When Special Needs Are Hard” hosted by Stephanie Morrison of The Canadian Schoolhouse
Questions or comments on the Hey, Mama! Homeschool Show podcast? We would love to hear from you at HomeschoolShow@TheOldSchoolhouse.com.