Finishing Strong – Homeschooling Middle & High School #101

I’m so glad you’re visiting our link-up. Finishing Strong is dedicated to families homeschooling middle & high school kids. Each Wednesday, we all come together to share our best tips, encouragement, and advice for teaching older kids at home.

It is hosted by us here at Education Possible, along with our friends – Heather from Blog She Wrote, Eva from EvaVarga, and Heidi from Starts at Eight.

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I would love it if you would take some time to check out the wonderful posts shared below. I know you will find them inspiring!

5 Amazing Books for Older Kids Who Love Animals


Each month my kids have been reading books that are related to a specific genre. This month is all about animals. I’ve chosen 5 books that feature cute, adventurous, and courageous creatures, both real and fictional.

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Have you read these yet?

Finishing Strong - Homeschooling Middle & High School #101

1. 100 Books You Should Read by the Time You Turn 20 by Blog, She Wrote – The most popular post last week!

This is an amazing resource from Heather. With it, you’ll never be at a loss for what your tweens/teens should add to their reading list.

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2. Why Do People Think School Is the Only Place to Meet New People? by There’s No Place Like Home

Ahh, the dreaded word – socialization. I completely agree with Shelly. Why do so many people who question our children’s ability to meet people assume that socializing only happens in public school classrooms?

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3. 305 Creative Writing Prompts For Homeschoolers by Homeschool Base

If you want your student to do more creative writing pieces this year, you’ll love these unique writing prompts. I guarantee you’ll find plenty that will get your older kids excited about writing.

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4. Alternate Forms of Evaluation: May I Present…(Presentations) by Classes by Beth

As a homeschooling mom, I have to admit that tests are my least favorite evaluation tool. That’s why I’m so excited about the series Beth’s been doing about alternate forms of evaluation. This post shares how older kids can show subject mastery by completing a presentation. Brilliant!

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Megan Zechman
I love homeschooling! Learning is a way of life for our family. Most days you will find us exploring our Central Florida community, having fun while learning. I am constantly looking for new and interactive ways to engage my older children.
Megan Zechman
Megan Zechman


  1. Thanks for the feature! Look forward to linking up with #Finishing Strong each week.