Wednesday, February 16, 2011

FYI from Leigh! at Lunch 2/16/11

If you are interested in topics that came up during this week's show, here are a few links and tips from Leigh at Lunch on Blog Talk Radio 2/16/11, "Leigh at Lunch with CC Graduates." (Click on the title to listen to the show archive now).

Had a question for today's show that you didn't get to ask? Email it to 1smartmama@gmail.com or comment on this post for an answer!

Coming soon from 1 Smart Mama
  • Tune in next Wednesday, February 23, at 12 noon EST to join the conversation with Leigh and Shannon Brown about the pros and cons of testing.

  • Ongoing events

  • Don't forget to sign up for end-of-grade testing! Visit our new website, Homeschool Testing Services, to register and get test-prep materials.
  • Register now for our 1-day and 3-day summer Parent Practicums!
  • Register as a friend on BlogTalkRadio to be eligible for our weekly drawing! Click "follow" so you'll get updates about spontaneous and pre-recorded shows. Send questions to Leigh via AskLeigh@ymail.com.
  • Check back regularly to find out more about Leigh's tour dates this spring.

  • Notes from today's show
  • What kind of results do Challenge graduates get? Check out this PDF file, The Challenge Difference, to read about SAT scores, college acceptances, and other quantitative measures.
  • Find out more about the colleges our guests attended, visit the websites of Queens University, Bridgewater College, Clemson University, Patrick Henry College, and Grove City College.
  • Read more about "Watson," IBM's latest project on artificial intelligence, and its stint on Jeopardy.
  • Books recommended on today's show include The Rector of Justin by Auchincloss, Shop Class as Soulcraft by Crawford, and Norms and Nobility by Hicks.
  • To get last-chance savings on older editions or to order the all-new editions of the Words Aptly Spoken series of literature guides by Jen Greenholt, visit the CC Bookstore.
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