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What communication skills do students need?

What communication skills do students need these days? Whether your student is in a public school, co op classes or homeschooled, he or she will eventually graduate. Come learn why communication skills are increasingly important for learning, college prep, college classrooms and for life in the 'real' world. This month, my daughter, Kelsey,  joins me to share her communication experiences as a homeschool graduate, a college senior and a world traveler! Seminar Date/Time: Today, Wednesday, Aug. 10 8am PST/11am EST To Join us Online: To Join us Via Phone: Phone Number: (724) 444-7444 Call ID: 19736 The Talk Shoe audio will be available after the live show! X If you liked this post, make sure to subscribe to our RSS...

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Mailbag Mon: College Prep, SWMConvention, AoE Reviews

I can hardly believe it's the end of November already!  But it is and, as the last Monday in November dictates here at AoE, it's time for me to share some of your comments and questions in Mailbag Monday! "Oh Wow JoJo - Ashlynne and I are reading her book "The Homeschooler's Guide to Preparing for College" and it is really helpful information. Ashlynne loves reading it knowing it was written by a young person. Kelsey is helping me give my DD a good foundation too! God Bless your time together richly :)" -Merit K. My dd spent two years of her life researching her way into one of the most elite schools in the country.  She didn't want all...

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My College Girl is Home!

Last year we graduated our first born from our homeschool.  I was so proud of her for all the late nights studying for SAT's and AP Exams while her friends were out having a good time.  She did most of the research on college prep the two years prior to her graduation and learned so much that she wrote a book to help other college-bound homeschoolers reach their collegiate goals! It was also a sad day when we dropped her at the airport to fly the 1800 miles to move in to her dorm-her home away from home.  At first, there were days I couldn't walk by her room without crying.  She was with me every day for 18 years...

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