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Jamie Gaddy, B.S., M.Ed., Ed.D. has been an education professor for over 17 years. She is also a pastor’s wife, freelance writer, and entrepreneur who now homeschools four of her six children (ages 9-15) in a sweet tea sippin’, wrap around porch sittin’, sweet southern Georgia town. Jamie is also a contributing author at Online Education for Kids and MomSCHOOL

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Black Friday Deals and FREE Planner Download!

These are some deals you don’t want to miss! But, the great thing about these deals, you don’t have to get out of your P.J.’s to shop them. Just fire up that old computer and go shopping. There are a variety of steep discounts from some of the major homeschool vendors… so grab that cup […]


Free Essay Tips and Template Download

  Essay Writing? Cue the scary music… Writing the essay is almost always a daunting task. Even the most experienced writer requires a moment to clear their mind and rehearse the basic format for essays. Knowing this format and following it is key to keeping essay writing skills ready to roll! The standard essay contains […]


What are You Afraid of? Filing the FAFSA

OH. THE. HORROR. Yes, we understand your fears completely when it comes to the FAFSA (aka. The Federal Application For Student Aid.) It’s one of those necessary evils when it comes to getting a federal grant, loan, or state grants for college tuition. The benefits can be so very helpful, but getting the application processed […]


What are You Afraid of? Getting off Track?

I know it’s so easy to do… and we’ve all been there. Just let a little go today, and before you know it you’ve gotten way off track.  But, as experienced home schoolers we’ve been around this block a few times before. And, on behalf of all of us at Let’s Homeschool High School – […]


College Scholarships Ending 4th Quarter 2016

Scholarships with December 2016 Deadlines  10 Words or Less Scholarship Sponsor: StudentScholarship.org Amount: $500 Closing Date: December 1, 2016 Description: Scholarship is open to students between the ages of 14-25 who will be attending school in the Fall of 2017. Applicant must share in 10 words or less why they deserve the scholarship. A.E. Robert […]


High School Grade Record Spreadsheet

One of the most difficult things about homeschooling is the record keeping. With all of the quizzes, tests, and other assignments the work can get out of hand. One of our favorite ways to tame this paper tiger is to use a spreadsheet. One spreadsheet can cover four years worth of schooling and even several […]


What are you afraid of? Fear of Writing

What are you afraid of? Many home schoolers are afraid of teaching high school writing. Of course, we can all understand this thinking. Essay writing, research, and extensive papers are all a part of high school writing. Consequently, these are often the aspects of teaching high school writing/composition that can be worrisome for parents. For […]


What are You Afraid of? Homeschooling High School – the Process

Aren’t we all afraid of the unknown… what will it entail? How will we handle the challenges? Yes, it can be intimidating, but just like anything else once we understand the process- the fear dissipates. When I first started homeschooling, it was pretty simple and straightforward. I thought, “If I can teach an elementary class […]


What are you Afraid of? Homeschooling Methods Explained

Fear of the unknown is often the biggest roadblock to beginning the journey of homeschooling high school. Each of us had fears when we first started, but understanding the process and seeing that it can be done is half the battle… So, what are you afraid of? We often encourage new homeschoolers to research the […]


College Scholarships Ending 3rd Quarter 2016

Scholarships with July 2016 deadlines Advanced Institute for Oral Health Scholarship Sponsor: Advanced Institute for Oral health Amount: $500 Deadline: July 1, 2016 Description: Scholarship is open to graduating high school seniors with a cumulative GPA of 2.7 or higher who are planning to attend an accredited university for the 2016-2017 academic year. Applicant must […]