Need more time to finish your coursework? It's as simple as an email or phone call or your counselor can show you ways to finish faster in some courses.Read More »
Making Math Fun in the Summer
Summer, long car rides, and picnic blanket lunches - even occasional rainy days are all great times to introduce new ways to learn math with fun math games.Read More »
Seton Staff Series – Don Valaike
Seton counselor Don Valaike says we study English to communicate effectively, history to improve our decision making, and mathematics to think analytically.Read More »
Is There an Advantage to Homeschooling Over the Summer?
Are there advantages to homeschooling over the summer months? Dr. Clark advises on that and shares ideas on motivating active children to read and what a parent should consider before having a child skip a grade.Read More »
Is It Okay for Me to Look at the Tests Before My Son Takes Them?
Seton Home Study School's Dr. Mary Kay Clark has advice on test prep, the most important subjects, and the best ways to develop thinking and writing skills.Read More »
Why Being the Best We Can Be Will Lead to a Life Well Lived
Don Valaike could not understand why his mentor was so tough on him. Only later did he realize the lesson he learned would lead to a lifetime of success.Read More »
How Can I Find Time to Homeschool My Children?
Dr. Mary Kay Clark shares several practical and creative ideas that moms have discovered to use limited time to more effectively homeschool their children.Read More »
What’s a Good Rule of Thumb on Moving Children Ahead a Grade?
Parents should make the final decision, but Dr. Mary Kay Clark says be careful with these subjects to avoid leaving a student with critical knowledge gaps.Read More »
Lesson Plan Tips and Tricks: Getting Lessons Done Painlessly
Mary Ellen Barrett has spoken to hundreds of Seton moms and shares their best tips and tricks for using the lesson plans and getting the school work done.Read More »
My Son Knows the Math, Can He Skip to the Next Level?
If a child can do all the math in the math book for his grade level, can he skip to the next level math book? Dr. Mary Kay Clark's advice may surprise you.Read More »
Which of the 3 High School Diplomas Should My Child Pursue?
As Seton offers General, Academic, and Advanced high school diplomas, Dr. Mary Kay Clark has advice to help parents decide which track to follow for each.Read More »
Can I Teach One Subject to Two Students in Different Grades?
In this Q & A to families, Dr. Mary Kay Clark explains that In homeschooling, children can be placed on the grade level best for students in each subject.Read More »
Don’t Trust My Homeschooling? Tips to Shut Down the ‘Quiz Masters’
From the 20 “All Time Most Popular Articles”: Mary Ellen Barrett shares her tips and humor for dealing with people who distrust your homeschooling decision.Read More »
What Can I Do When My Son Does Not Want to Do His Math?
In her latest Q & A to families, Dr. Mary Kay Clark has suggestions for when a child does not want to do his math even though he understands the concepts.Read More »
What is the Essential Benefit of Homeschooling My Children?
Mary Kay Clark says the benefit of homeschooling is in the caring and loving of each family member for the sake of the others and the family as a whole.Read More »
Is it Necessary to Memorize the Catechism Answers?
In this round of Q & A's from homeschool families, Dr. Mary Kay Clark responds to memorizing the catechism, standardized testing, summer school, and more.Read More »
Help! My Young Children Have Messy Printing & Handwriting
In this round of Q&A's from homeschool families, Dr Mary Kay Clark responds to book analyses, college attendance advice, scheduling activities and more.Read More »
I’m Not Good at Math, and Have a Hard Time Teaching it. Help!
Dr Clark answers a number of questions from homeschooling families, such as how to teach math when you're not good at it yourself.Read More »
Why ‘Learning Corners’ are a *Brilliant* Idea in Homeschooling!
by Elizabeth Rozycki | Learning corners extend well beyond the arts and are limited only by your own imagination. Here are some ideas and ways to implement learning corners in your homeschool...Read More »
Do Families Need to Homeschool During the Summer?
by Dr. Mary Kay Clark | Education should not take a vacation during the summer. In the past, the public schools closed during the summer months...Read More »