Helpful Resources

On each of the Getting Started pages I’ve referred to something called a Philosophy of Education.  The book Countdown to Consistency by Mary Hood was instrumental in helping me figure out mine.  I thought it was out of print but I found a link to it on Cathy Duffy’s site: https://cathyduffyreviews.com/homeschool-extras/parent-helps-and-how-to-books/general-parent-helps/countdown-to-consistency-a-workbook-for-home-educators

Another great book that I often recommend to parents to work through with a new high school student is Home School, High School, and Beyond by Beverly Adams-Gordon.   It’s quite helpful for figuring out the direction your student might want to go in the future so you both can custom-tailor a high school program that will provide a leg up on achieving that.  I found a link to it on Amazon (no, I get nothing for recommendations since I don’t have any monetization in place anywhere on my website): https://www.amazon.com/Home-School-High-Beyond/dp/1888827378/ref=cm_cr_arp_d_product_top?ie=UTF8