Books for Teens Who Love Fantasy Story Video Games

12 Books for Teens who Love Fantasy Story Video Games | Renée at Great Peace #homeschool #teens #reading #fantasystory #ihsnet

Teaching homeschooled teens who are fascinated with fantasy story video games can prove to be a challenge. If it seems as if they are so engrossed with video game play that they think of little else, it can seem as if it’s impossible to get them to actively engage in any other form of learning.  But, if you meet them where they are you’ll be […] Read More

How to Use Family Audiobooks for Character Training in Young Teens

How to Use Family Audiobooks for Character Training in Young Teens | Renée at Great Peace #ihsnet #homeschool #parenting #Christian @AIO_tweets

As diligent parents we want to lead our teenagers in developing good character traits as they continue to develop into adulthood. But discipline can lead to confrontation which may make for less discipline and more confrontation when emotions are running high. It’s a difficult problem for parents. Utilizing resources such as family audiobooks can take the confrontation out of the equation while still helping teens […] Read More

Teaching Employment Life Skills to Your Gifted Teen

Teaching Finance Management Life Skills to Your Gifted Teen | Renée at Great Peace #ihsnet #homeschool #gifted

The skills required to get and hold a job far exceed mental abilities. Being able to manage a task list, and communicating effectively are often more prevalent in the job front than skills which are attained through vocational education. But when you really look at your gifted teens, are you seeing that they have developed those type of skills? Teaching employment life skills is a […] Read More

Teaching Household Management Life Skills to Your Gifted Teen

Household Management Life Skills to Teach Gifted Teens | Renée at Great Peace #ihsnet #gifted

It’s kind of scary to think about sending my son out into the big world as an adult. I mean, he sometimes forgets to change his clothes. I do know that when he has a standard routine, he’s excellent at remembering to do his tasks. That’s why I think focusing the next few years on building regular routines for him to do, and add to […] Read More