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Choosing Color Words When Writing

by Kim Kautzer

You have been working on concreteness. Your student is excited to discover a world of new words in his thesaurus and WriteShop word lists. As a parent, you want to allow him to flex his creative muscles, yet you want to guide him so he learns to choose suitable words. This article focuses on picking Continue reading »

Helping Colleges Choose You

by THSM Contributor

I realize that many of you reading this letter may not have high school age children or maybe even college bound students. My hope is that the information that is included in these college information articles will be helpful to all our students. The ideas included could apply to most jobs as well. After all, Continue reading »

7 Key Questions to Ask a College Admissions Officer – And what NOT to ask!

by THSM Contributor

You’ve heard, endlessly, about the high level of competition for plum spots at state universities and big name colleges alike. Increasingly, being selected for admission is about standing out. How can you “shine” at those upcoming college fairs, college nights, and college interviews? Continue reading »

Changing My Game Plan

by THSM Contributor

Excerpted from The Imperfect Homeschooler’s Guide to Homeschooling by Barbara Frank, published by Cardamom Publishers, April 2008 Like many people, I began homeschooling by imitating the schools of my youth. I bought a boxful of curriculum, divided it into daily assignments, and taught my kids right out of those books. And there wasn’t anything especially Continue reading »