Trivium Pursuit

Archive for March, 2007

Teaching the Trivium

Monday, March 26th, 2007

Krista Lynch was last week’s HomeschoolBlogger of the Week and won a copy of Teaching the Trivium: Christian Homeschooling in a Classical Style.

My True Favorite Book

Friday, March 23rd, 2007

I know I told you a couple of days ago that my favorite book is Men of Iron, but I need to change that. I just remembered that my true favorite book is Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe. I recommend reading Robinson Crusoe in an unabridged version, but here’s an interesting edition I found on […]

Homeschool Voices From the Past

Tuesday, March 20th, 2007

Mother Earth News July/August 1980 John Holt: Teach Your Own Children…At Home Read a rare, early interview with one of the true homeschooling pioneers — John Holt. Mr. Holt made two predictions in this interview, one of which came true. At that time, Mr. Holt estimated there were 10,000 families homeschooling and was optimistic those […]

Balm in Gilead?

Tuesday, March 20th, 2007

Through Baca’s Vale by J. C. Philpot March 14 Is there no balm in Gilead? is there no physician there? Jeremiah 8:22 There is balm in Gilead, and there is a physician there. This is, and must ever be, our only hope. If there were no balm in Gilead, what could we do but lie […]

Memorization Question

Thursday, March 15th, 2007

I have a question about memory work. My son just turned 3 years old, and I want to know how much new text he needs to memorize per day/week, just to give me an idea. Today he recited The Sanctus in Latin, but this he has learned a few weeks ago. Now that I am […]

Carnivals

Tuesday, March 13th, 2007

This week’s carnivals: Homeschooling Family Life Mathematics

The Desire of the Soul by Charles H. Spurgeon

Tuesday, March 13th, 2007

The Desire of the Soul by Charles H. Spurgeon …A Christian man has not always a bright shining sun. He has seasons of darkness and of night…..Experience tells us that the course of the just be as the shining light that shineth more and more unto the perfect day, yet sometimes that light is eclipsed. […]

Spellbound

Monday, March 12th, 2007

Spellbound: The Paranormal Seduction of Today’s Kids by Marcia Montenegro Author Marcia Montenegro, former professional astrologer, now believer in Jesus Christ, wrote this book to “inform parents about the basics of the paranormal” but more importantly, to warn us of the real danger of the now widespread, near common place, occurrence of all things occultic. […]

Courtship

Monday, March 12th, 2007

Photo by Nathaniel Bluedorn

Please? Just once more?

Monday, March 12th, 2007

Photo by Nathaniel Bluedorn

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