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Episode 53: Homeschool High School Writing: Mom’s Involvement

Overview: Mom’s involvement in her teen’s homeschool high school writing does not have to be scary. Misti Lacy of WriteShop has tips and ideas to help!

During the high school years, our teens are getting more independent. How does that work for writing? How involved does Mom need to be? What about planning, editing, grading, oh my? 

Misti Lacy, the Curriculum Consultant for WriteShop, is a veteran homeschool mom with oodles of years teaching writing both at home and in a co-op setting. She offers much insight into how we can help our teens through the writing process without being too helicopter-y. 

We start off with a discussion about MLA format which we had forgotten to address in the last episode. Don’t make the same mistake I did, LOL!

Plus, Misti and I just had fun conversing with one another, which I think you can hear on this episode. Two veteran homeschool moms sharing from our years of experience. Join us for our chat!

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Mom's involvement in her teen's homeschool high school writing does not have to be scary. Misti Lacy of WriteShop has tips and ideas to help!

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Episode 53: Homeschool High School Writing: Mom’s Involvement

Related Resources (may contain referral links):

WriteShop Website

My review of WriteShop I & II for high school

Episode 51: How to Make Writing Interesting for Homeschooled Teens

Episode 52: How to Prepare Your Teen for College Writing

Homeschool High School Writing — Tips and Curriculum Reviews

Episodes 31-33: Teaching Writing in High School with Kay Chance

Episodes 34-35: Tips for Teaching and Grading Writing in High School

There will be new podcast episodes in April! See you then!

About the author

Ann Karako

Ann has been homeschooling for 20+ years and has graduated four children (one more to go). She believes that EVERY mom can CONFIDENTLY, COMPETENTLY -- and even CONTENTEDLY -- provide the COMPLETE high school education that her teen needs. Ann's website, AnnieandEverything.com, offers information, resources, and virtual hugs to help homeschool moms do just that. 

Ann has written Cure the Fear of Homeschooling High School: A Step-by-Step Manual for Research & Planning and Save Your Sanity While Homeschooling High School: Practical Principles for a Firm Foundation. She also founded the popular Facebook group called It's Not that Hard to Homeschool High School, which now has over 27K members; and recently she started the It's Not That Hard to Homeschool High School Podcast.

She and her family, including two dogs and three cats, live in rural Missouri.

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