Every subgroup comes with stereotypes and those stereotypes usually are formed by impressions of the group stemming from people not within the group. I have found myself in the delightful position of homeschooling my kids for many years and then … Continue reading
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I want to share some thoughts about classical education, the idea of a classical education, its origins, and why this type of education seems to deliver the sort of rigor and mastery we wish our students to have. This summer, … Continue reading
Is there such a thing as Christian literature? Well, we know there is literature out there. We know there are Christians who write literature, and we know that there is literature that has Christian themes – but is there such … Continue reading
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Fall is just around the corner. Some schools have aleady started up again. Others of us are waiting till after Labor Day. I was getting rather nostalgic when planning for this fall. It was 20 years ago that I began … Continue reading
I recently read a book called Being Bread. In one of the early chapters, the author describes a morning commuter scene, parents rushing through the subway with their children to get to their morning destinations on time. In the middle … Continue reading
Summer School or Not The endless debate I heard between homeschoolers on issues of summer was 1. Yes, we go all summer, the kids get bored and on each other’s nerves otherwise 2. No, we stop in the summer, mom … Continue reading
Does Classical Writing teach spelling? We are often asked that question. Spelling Instruction Everything we do we do in light of the weekly stories the kids analyze and write about, including spelling. Do I have to have a separate spelling … Continue reading
OK, I am going to seg-way into my second blog on consistency from an unusual angle. Please bear with me. Yesterday an article which discussed breastfeeding caught my eye on NPR Facebook. I read the article and it sent me … Continue reading