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Homeschool Voices From the Past

Sunday, January 28th, 2007

Excerpt from an interview with Raymond S. Moore in Human Events, September 15, 1984 Q: [Interviewer] I’m quoting you now: “An early start in formal institutionalized schooling deprives children of the free exploration so crucial to the development of genius.” Could you elaborate on that and give specific ways in which institutionalized learning may penalize […]

Sermon Recommendations

Saturday, January 27th, 2007

Meaning of the Cross by Paul Washer “In order for us to be forgiven, God has to die as an abomination in our place. You and I deserve to be crushed under God’s wrath. In order for God to save us and forgive us he was crushed under His own wrath. That’s what the cross […]

Home-Spun Artists: Historical Sketches — Beatrix Potter

Saturday, January 27th, 2007

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. Beatrix Potter (1866-1943) English children’s book author and illustrator Beatrix Potter at 15 with her dog Spot — used with permission Victoria and Albert Museum Educated At Home Helen Beatrix Potter was educated at home by a series of nurses and […]

Advice from the World of Trivium Preceptors

Wednesday, January 24th, 2007

With a view to encouraging new homeschooling parents, we would like to publish a compilation of articles/letters/descriptions/essays/book reviews written by our readers and by us describing our experiences using the trivium (classical education) in homeschooling. how have you benefited from using the trivium what advice would you give others in starting out using the classical […]

Learn Movie Making with Stop Motion Animation

Wednesday, January 24th, 2007

Learn Movie Making with Stop Motion Animation lets you turn your stories into movie productions. By including a book, camera and the software you need for a Windows PC, the kit gives you a fast start into the fun of producing your own animations. Nate and Ryan Eckerson, home educated brothers, were inspired to assemble […]

Home-Spun Artists: Historical Sketches — N. C. Wyeth

Tuesday, January 23rd, 2007

Newell Convers Wyeth (1882-1945) American Artist and Illustrator N.C. Wyeth grew up in New England and as a child developed a love of nature. My brothers and I were brought up on a farm, and from the time I could walk I was conscripted into doing every conceivable chore that there was to do about […]

One thing I’ve learned about raising older daughters

Saturday, January 20th, 2007

Older daughters must have something to occupy their time — some advanced academic study or a hobby or project or work or ministry which they enjoy doing and is satisfying to them. And we’re not referring to the normal chores that are done around the house, such as cleaning or cooking or babysitting younger siblings. […]

Homeschooling: A Happy Ending? A Talk with John Notgrass

Monday, January 15th, 2007

Once in awhile you read an article that is so good it stops you in your tracks. I read two of those kind yesterday. Homeschooling: A Happy Ending? A Talk with John Notgrass by Gena Suarez The Unlovables: My Reluctant Testimony by Jenefer Igarashi You can read them both in the recent issue of The […]

Reading Aloud to Active Little Boys

Monday, January 15th, 2007

I am a homeschooling mother of ten children.We have successfully graduated our three oldest children. Currently I am teaching the other seven. The first batch of children was 4 girls and 1 boy, the second is 4 boys and 1 girl. I am struggling with what to read to them and how often to read […]

Photo of the Day

Sunday, January 14th, 2007

Photo taken by the Fenders this Friday at the annual Ouray, Colorado ice climbing festival.

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