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Tialla Rising is a homeschool graduate and a published author. She lives in the mountains of Arizona with her amazing husband, where she enjoys reading, Netflix, writing, and more! Visit her website at http://www.tiallarising.com.

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November Twitter Writing Tips

For each day in November one of our homeschool graduates turned writer –  Tialla Rising tweeted a writing tip in celebration of NaNoWriMo.  Even though this was simply on LetsHomeschoolHighSchool’s Twitter account using the hashtag #30days30writing tips, we decided to list them here as well.  Enjoy! 1. Write every day.  It doesn’t matter if it’s nothing more […]

Homeschool Music Lessons

There are many ways to provide music lessons for your homeschooled student.  I think some parents are a bit intimidated by this if they are not musically inclined themselves, but this really isn’t anything to cause anxiety.  Here are some basic ways your student can start learning piano, violin, trumpet, flute, guitar, cello, etc. —Contact […]

Looking Back at Dual Enrollment

In this “Looking Back” series, I’ve been doing just that – looking back on my homeschool experience and sharing my tips or suggestions for high school.  However, I never dual enrolled.  Therefore, this post is a bit different than usual.  You see, up until now, every post has suggested styles, curricula, and schedules that I […]

Ask A Homeschooler: Response to Lilia

Hello everyone!  Tia here, answering another homeschooling question. Lilia asks: Which online homeschooling do you think is good? One that a teacher doesn’t have to come to your house but you learn yourself . I am a new homeschooled and just need help in this and I want my parents to let me homeschool cause […]

Road Trips

Road trips can be a wonderful way to create memories of your summer vacation.  But did you know they can be educational as well?  Sure you did – it’s obviously a great opportunity to teach geography.  Ahh, but did you know road trips are a prime time for exploring science and math as well??  My […]

Which Curricula Should I Use?

While I was homeschooled, I used all sorts of curricula.  I don’t think I ever used the exact same curricula every year.  So naturally, it kind of surprised me when I first heard of some students who only used one curriculum for every subject (similar to Time4Learning).  What trickery is this? I thought, wondering if […]

Selecting Your College Major

It’s natural to start considering your college major in high school.  In fact, it’s not just natural – it’s important.  If you plan to attend college, you should ideally start seriously considering your college major specifically in your junior and senior years. I’ve compiled some tips that I hope help you make this decision. Go […]

Ask A Homeschooler: Response to Eliza

Hello everyone!  Tialla Rising here, ready to answer a great Ask A Homeschooler question!  This question is from Eliza. “I am currently in a new public high school (because I moved) and feel like I’m not learning anything and I could do a better job teaching myself. I have 2 more years left. If I […]

Tips for Concentration

Very rarely is there just one homeschooled student in a family.  When you’re in a “classroom” with multiple grades, it can sometimes be hard to concentrate on your schoolwork. After all, your mom might be working with two or three of your other siblings at one point – teaching the history and science you learned […]

Pros and Cons of Textbook Schooling

While I did use the computer for a lot of my school in high school, I also relied on textbooks.  There’s just something about old-fashioned textbooks that’s hard to get away from – and I think it’s a good thing! Pros of Textbook Schooling –You can take the book with you anywhere.  In the car, […]