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Archive for March, 2006

Contest Time!

Friday, March 31st, 2006

Where have Toodles and Mr. Pippin been today? The 10th and 15th persons to email me the correct answer will win a copy of The Fallacy Detective. You must identify both locations (names of the buildings) and identify the object Toodles is standing in front of to win. Email me at bluedorn AT triviumpursuit DOT […]

Grade Levels?

Wednesday, March 29th, 2006

Dear Laurie, I can’t figure out what grade levels relate to the age levels in Teaching the Trivium. I originally plugged in grade 4, 5, 6 for the Later Knowledge chart; 7 – 9 for the Understanding Level chart; and 10 – 12 for the Wisdom Level chart. However, in chapter 12 I read that […]

Copyright Basics and Plagiarism

Wednesday, March 29th, 2006

See the newest issue of Homeschooling Parent magazine (volume 6, issue 6) for articles on how to teach your children copyright basics and on how to detect and avoid plagiarism. Great articles that take a strong stand against stealing.

Where are Toodles and Mr. Pippin Today?

Tuesday, March 28th, 2006

Last week, Toodles and Mr. Pippin hitched a ride to Europe. First stop, Paris. Johannah and Helena outside the Eiffel Tower.

Thoughts for Young Men

Sunday, March 26th, 2006

I read the following excerpt on Doug Phillips blog. Taken from Grace Gems Thoughts for Young Men by J.C. Ryle (1816 – 1900) ….There are some special dangers that young men need to be warned against. (1) One danger to young men is PRIDE. … Pride sits in all our hearts by nature. We are […]

Review of A Greek Alphabetarion

Sunday, March 26th, 2006

Thank you, Britta McColl, for reviewing A Greek Alphabetarion.

Beekeeping Business for Sale

Sunday, March 26th, 2006

I’d like to sell my beekeeping operation for $2,000, or best offer. This includes: 8 Hives – Each hive has: (a) three medium supers with nine black Pierco frames each, (b) an open screen bottom board, (c) an inner cover, and (d) a white plastic top cover. This year I collected 82 gallons of honey […]

On Liberty by John Stuart Mill

Thursday, March 23rd, 2006

Taken from Dr. Brian Ray’s Tidbits A general State education is a mere contrivance for moulding people to be exactly like one another: and as the mould in which it casts them is that which pleases the predominant power in the government, whether this be a monarch, a priesthood, an aristocracy, or the majority of […]

Classical Education

Thursday, March 23rd, 2006

What do you mean by a Classical Education, and how do you define it differently from other homeschoolers? We commonly understand the term classical as referring to everything which the world highly esteems of ancient Greek and Roman culture, especially the literature. We broaden our definition of classical to include what is of good form […]

Who’s Reading My Mommy, My Teacher Today?

Thursday, March 23rd, 2006

An Irish cailín óg (that’s Gaelic for ‘little girl’) by the name of Molly. Here she is sitting outside a thatched cottage. Molly’s Mommy, Barbara Coyle, reviewed The Fallacy Detective and My Mommy, My Teacher on her blog Mom In Ireland.

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