[cs_content][cs_section parallax=”false” separator_top_type=”none” separator_top_height=”50px” separator_top_inset=”0px” separator_top_angle_point=”50″ separator_bottom_type=”none” separator_bottom_height=”50px” separator_bottom_inset=”0px” separator_bottom_angle_point=”50″ _label=”Section 1″ style=”margin: 0px;padding: 0px;”][cs_row inner_container=”true” marginless_columns=”false” _label=”Row 1″ style=”margin: 0px auto;padding: 0px;”][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ _label=”1/1″ type=”1/1″ style=”padding: 0px;”][x_feature_headline level=”h1″ looks_like=”h3″ icon=”question”]Frequently asked questions[/x_feature_headline][/cs_column][/cs_row][/cs_section][cs_section parallax=”false” separator_top_type=”none” separator_top_height=”50px” separator_top_inset=”0px” separator_top_angle_point=”50″ separator_bottom_type=”none” separator_bottom_height=”50px” separator_bottom_inset=”0px” separator_bottom_angle_point=”50″ _label=”Section 2″ style=”margin: 0px;padding: 15px 0px;”][cs_row inner_container=”true” marginless_columns=”false” _label=”Row 1″ style=”margin: 0px auto;padding: 0px;”][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ _label=”1/1″ type=”1/1″ style=”padding: 0px;”][cs_text]Some of the questions that come up the most often are answered below, or you may find a link to an article or two that addresses that question. If your question is not here, please submit it using the “Contact Us” link above.[/cs_text][x_accordion][x_accordion_item title=”Where can I order PACES from?” open=”false”]There are several sources for new and used PACES. Check this Resource Page for some links.[/x_accordion_item][x_accordion_item title=”Where can I get help with English?” open=”false”]There are several videos, downloads, and other resources for the English PACES listed at this English page. There are links for specific courses as well for general resources. Be sure to download the English handbook![/x_accordion_item][x_accordion_item title=”Where can I get help with Math?” open=”false”]Over the past few years we have added hundreds of teaching videos for the math courses. Click on the menu above and browse for the math courses. [/x_accordion_item][x_accordion_item title=”Where can I get help with Science?” open=”false”]Click on “Students” in the top menu and select the science course you need help with. There are videos, test tips, resources, and other tips for various courses there. [/x_accordion_item][x_accordion_item title=”Where can I get help with Social Studies?” open=”false”]Click on “Students” in the top menu and select the science course you need help with. There are videos, test tips, resources, and other tips for various courses there. Also, I have an article about the Scope and Sequence of the history courses that may be helpful.[/x_accordion_item][x_accordion_item title=”What are some tips for using the PACES correctly in homeschool setting?” open=”false”]If you haven’t gotten the Parent Orientation kit, that is a great place to start. Read my 7 Rules to get off to a good start homeschooling.[/x_accordion_item][x_accordion_item title=”Do students like the PACES?” open=”false”]They do! This article summarizes what several students told me they like about using PACES. I interviewed a homeschooling mom, Melissa, who shares why her boys like PACES.[/x_accordion_item][x_accordion_item title=”What are the Wisdom PACS in English?” open=”false”]The Wisdom PACS are inserts in the high school English PACES. Read this brief article to learn more about the content, purpose, and benefits of having your teen complete these.[/x_accordion_item][x_accordion_item title=”Will the PACES prepare my child for college?” open=”false”]Great question that is often asked! I wrote an entire article about the answer to that.[/x_accordion_item][x_accordion_item title=”How can I motivate my students?” open=”false”]Every teacher works at this important task every year! The ACE program has some recommended tools to help motivate students in schools, but they could be adapted to homeschool settings, too. Read more about merits, privileges, and motivation in general.[/x_accordion_item][x_accordion_item title=”What are "test tips" for some of the PACE tests?” open=”false”]Read this more thorough answer about why and how I created the test tips, and find links to download them for courses.[/x_accordion_item][x_accordion_item title=”How do I interpret the diagnostic test for my teen to determine placement?” open=”false”]There are several factors to consider when placing a teen into the English PACES. This article will help you sort it out.[/x_accordion_item][x_accordion_item title=”Can the tests be "Open Book"?” open=”false”]

For the Self Test at the end of the PACE I do allow students to look it over and make sure they know the content well (kind of like a study guide). However, once they start the test it is a TEST — and they can’t look back.
The PACE Test should be removed from the middle of the PACE before you issue the PACE to your student. Students should NOT see the PACE test before they are given it, and should not look in the PACE for any answers.

[/x_accordion_item][x_accordion_item title=”Is ACE really "accelerated"?” open=”false”]There’s a specific meaning to that word that needs to be defined and explained. Read this article to learn more about this topic.[/x_accordion_item][x_accordion_item title=”Can I use PACES with my child who has dyslexia?” open=”false”]You’ll have to make some adjustments and supplement some, but here’s an article with tips for doing just that.[/x_accordion_item][x_accordion_item title=”How can I challenge a gifted student?” open=”false”]I would suggest turning the ACE course into an “Honors Course” and in this article I explain how you can do that.[/x_accordion_item][/x_accordion][/cs_column][/cs_row][/cs_section][cs_section bg_color=”#1e73be” parallax=”false” separator_top_type=”none” separator_top_height=”50px” separator_top_inset=”0px” separator_top_angle_point=”50″ separator_bottom_type=”none” separator_bottom_height=”50px” separator_bottom_inset=”0px” separator_bottom_angle_point=”50″ _label=”Section 3″ style=”margin: 0px;padding: 25px 0px 15px;”][cs_row inner_container=”true” marginless_columns=”false” _label=”Row 1″ style=”margin: 0px auto;padding: 0px;”][cs_column fade=”false” fade_animation=”in” fade_animation_offset=”45px” fade_duration=”750″ _label=”1/1″ type=”1/1″ style=”padding: 0px;”] [/cs_column][/cs_row][/cs_section][/cs_content][cs_content_seo]Frequently asked questionsSome of the questions that come up the most often are answered below, or you may find a link to an article or two that addresses that question. If your question is not here, please submit it using the “Contact Us” link above.
Where can I order PACES from?There are several sources for new and used PACES. Check this Resource Page for some links.Where can I get help with English?There are several videos, downloads, and other resources for the English PACES listed at this English page. There are links for specific courses as well for general resources. Be sure to download the English handbook!Where can I get help with Math?Over the past few years we have added hundreds of teaching videos for the math courses. Click on the menu above and browse for the math courses. Where can I get help with Science?Click on “Students” in the top menu and select the science course you need help with. There are videos, test tips, resources, and other tips for various courses there. Where can I get help with Social Studies?Click on “Students” in the top menu and select the science course you need help with. There are videos, test tips, resources, and other tips for various courses there. Also, I have an article about the Scope and Sequence of the history courses that may be helpful.What are some tips for using the PACES correctly in homeschool setting?If you haven’t gotten the Parent Orientation kit, that is a great place to start. Read my 7 Rules to get off to a good start homeschooling.Do students like the PACES?They do! This article summarizes what several students told me they like about using PACES. I interviewed a homeschooling mom, Melissa, who shares why her boys like PACES.What are the Wisdom PACS in English?The Wisdom PACS are inserts in the high school English PACES. Read this brief article to learn more about the content, purpose, and benefits of having your teen complete these.Will the PACES prepare my child for college?Great question that is often asked! I wrote an entire article about the answer to that.How can I motivate my students?Every teacher works at this important task every year! The ACE program has some recommended tools to help motivate students in schools, but they could be adapted to homeschool settings, too. Read more about merits, privileges, and motivation in general.What are "test tips" for some of the PACE tests?Read this more thorough answer about why and how I created the test tips, and find links to download them for courses.How do I interpret the diagnostic test for my teen to determine placement?There are several factors to consider when placing a teen into the English PACES. This article will help you sort it out.Can the tests be "Open Book"?For the Self Test at the end of the PACE I do allow students to look it over and make sure they know the content well (kind of like a study guide). However, once they start the test it is a TEST — and they can’t look back.

The PACE Test should be removed from the middle of the PACE before you issue the PACE to your student. Students should NOT see the PACE test before they are given it, and should not look in the PACE for any answers.Is ACE really "accelerated"?There’s a specific meaning to that word that needs to be defined and explained. Read this article to learn more about this topic.Can I use PACES with my child who has dyslexia?You’ll have to make some adjustments and supplement some, but here’s an article with tips for doing just that.How can I challenge a gifted student?I would suggest turning the ACE course into an “Honors Course” and in this article I explain how you can do that. [/cs_content_seo]

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