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  1. Thank you very much for all the responses so far! I think it's a good point that APs aren't the only path to college admission. I mentioned them because that was something that my husband and I both did as teenagers, him in public school and me at home as a convenient way of obtaining outside validation, and they make a relatively clear target. But dmmetler, I found your description of your daughter's science path very interesting -- we would definitely be open to something more specialized and research-based. DD6 is currently pretty obsessed with dinosaurs (and generally loves "fact books", e
  2. Hi! My husband and I are just starting to homeschool our kids, and we are trying to get ourselves organized. Our oldest just finished kindergarten at the local public elementary school, and although she liked it, we were not satisfied with the academic experience (she's an advanced reader, and we've been working on math at home with her; she's working on fractions, exponents, negative numbers -- even the advanced/gifted program teachers don't seem to understand why we would introduce her to these concepts at her age). We can do better. One of our goals in teaching our kids is to make sure
  3. Hi! My husband and I live in North Carolina with our four daughters, currently ages 6/4/2/0. I was homeschooled growing up, and he went to public school. Our oldest just finished kindergarten at the local public elementary, but although she enjoyed it (playing with friends, lots of craft projects), they weren't challenging her academically, so we are planning to keep her at home next year. We hope that in addition to giving us more opportunity to help her (and her younger sisters) learn, this will also allow us to travel more as a family. I am excited about this new phase in our family li
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