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Archive for February, 2006

Comparison of Greek Pronunciation Systems

Sunday, February 19th, 2006

Over the years, several persons have written to us regarding the many different systems of pronunciation which can be found in various Greek grammars. On our web page, we have recently placed an article which is designed to answer such questions. Some things included in this article: * A list of resources on ancient Greek […]

My Favorite Sermons

Saturday, February 18th, 2006

Here is my favorite. Casting Pearls Before Swine by Rolfe Barnard (1904-1969) This one is good, too. Robinson Crusoe’s Text by C.H. Spurgeon (1834-1892)

Hornbooks

Thursday, February 16th, 2006

I’ve been busy making a hornbook. Here’s how it turned out. A hornbook was a teaching tool used by children long ago in England and early America to help them learn to read. As you can see, the alphabet, both capital and lower case, is printed on the front along with several short practice syllables […]

Sit Next to Me, Mom

Wednesday, February 15th, 2006

Dear Laurie, Is it necessary for my child to do all his schoolwork on his own? I sit on the couch with my 10-year-old son and help him with the introduction to his assignments. For example, with his math lessons, I go through the lesson with him (takes us five minutes), and then I’m off […]

Needs The Thinking Toolbox

Monday, February 13th, 2006

Dear Nathaniel and Hans, Thank you for The Fallacy Detective test. I look forward to using it with my children this week. We are currently working through The Thinking Toolbox, and would love to receive a test on that book, also, when you have completed it. As we talked about liberals this week, I told […]

Interesting Behavior

Saturday, February 11th, 2006

Dear Harvey and Laurie, I have a boy who manifests the following behavior: 1) Hates to hold a pencil and has terrible handwriting. 2) Isn’t motivated. 3) Does the minimum required — seems lazy. 4) Wanders around with seemingly nothing to do. 5) Has to be continually reminded. 6) Doesn’t read much. 7) Doesn’t like […]

Homeschoolers and Marketing

Saturday, February 11th, 2006

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A Visit of Love

Tuesday, February 7th, 2006

Taken from The Gospel Standard, November 2005 Frittenden, January 23rd, 1923 My dear Friend, As my letter touched a chord in your heart, so has yours in mine. It brought to mind the Lord’s former kindness when also upon a bed of affliction, and in meditating thereupon whilst taking a quiet country walk, my heart […]

Correcting Default Settings in Education

Tuesday, February 7th, 2006

Question from one of our readers Our oldest son (in fifth grade) has been anxious about public school from the time he started kindergarten, so now we are thinking about homeschooling him. Our youngest son (in third grade) loves school and is at the top of his class, so we’re leaving him there. This seems […]

A Greek Hupogrammon and The Thinking Toolbox

Monday, February 6th, 2006

Thank you Dawne for reviewing our Greek Hupogrammon. And thank you Steve for your review of The Thinking Toolbox at Dad’s Corner.

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