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Issue 91 | June 9, 2016 | The Portfolio to Transcript Story

THE PORTFOLIO TO TRANSCRIPT STORY 1.Since timing is exceptionally important during this season, we want you to be fully informed about the "portfolio-to-transcript" process. For most of you, expect 3-5 days that the portfolio will be in the hands of the post office, UPS, or Fed Ex. 2. Once received by your advisor, the portfolio will be reviewed according to "first come, first served". This time of the year, it is not unusual for a number of portfolios to arrive within a short time. However, if the student is a graduate, the portfolio receives priority treatment.

Issue 90 | May 20, 2016 | Curriculum Selection 1, 2, 3

Greetings!

Are you ready for the annual portfolio review?  It is that time of year again.  Remember that if you have questions or are unsure what to send, your advisor is ready to help.  You can also call 1-800-882-2828 with some quick questions.  We want to make sure that you feel supported in every way as you finalize the year of study.  Also consider teaming up with the student.  We would welcome as much student contact as possible during the portfolio review season.

 

 

Issue 89 | April 18, 2016 | Curriculum Selection 1, 2, 3

Curriculum Selection 1, 2, 3

Have you looked at a Rainbow Resource catalog lately?   It must be 4 inches thick! The volume of home school curriculum available today is almost overwhelming but can also fill your academic plans with all sorts of possibilities.  However, the downside emerges when all those choices must be narrowed down.  How can advantageous selections be made?
We at NARHS can definitely help you with that task.

1. For starters, this should come as no surprise that all curriculum selections should take into consideration the graduation requirements:

Issue 88 | March 1, 2016 | Self Design Course Assesment

Many of you creative home schoolers have put together self-designed courses for the 2015-16 school year.  Now might be a good time for a check on the student's progress.   Why now?  Because the student may need a course correction.  It is easy to get off track and pursue some interests that are not related to the original subject (not that side tracks are always bad.  They can lead to something wonderful.)   But for the sake of the original study as approved by the NARHS advisor, progress should be measured.  Another reason to perform a progress assessment is to determine if more skills tra

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