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Teaching the Trivium in Barcelona

Saturday, May 31st, 2008

Buildings by Catalan architect Antonio Gaudí (1852-1926). La Casa Batlló, Barcelona Anaruth Reizábal Amutio and family — La Casa de la Pedrera, Barcelona

The brains behind……

Saturday, May 31st, 2008

Kevin.

Silly Photo

Saturday, May 31st, 2008

Mother’s Day 2008

We had a visitor this week…..

Saturday, May 31st, 2008

Toddler Learning Multiple Languages

Thursday, May 29th, 2008

I am a mother of two and found your website through Preschoolers and Peace. I live in Southeast Asia and am doing some preliminary research on homeschooling (my oldest just turned two). I am interested in your children’s books, however, I wanted to know how you feel about toddlers learning multiple languages at once (she […]

Brown Thrasher

Wednesday, May 28th, 2008

Dear Mrs. Bluedorn, Here is a picture of a Brown Thrasher. I found her at a pond behind our property. I was taking pictures of her babies that I found on the pond bank buried in thorns. You can tell she is not happy with me. Several places say the Brown Thrasher and Brown Thrush […]

Written Narrations for Eight Year Old?

Sunday, May 25th, 2008

I recently received a copy of your book Teaching the Trivium. I have read it through and am reading it again. I am very interested in the ways that you differ in some of your approaches from the other classical educators. Some suggest written narration by third grade but I have found that my son’s […]

Teaching Math Informally

Sunday, May 25th, 2008

From: Colleen Juntunen My oldest learned to count up to 25 at age three by using pennies. He had the incentive of receiving as many as he could count up to correctly. My second son, when 4, used old dead batteries to play a little plus or minus game. My daughter just turned five uses […]

Name That Fallacy

Sunday, May 25th, 2008

Toby asks….. We have used some of your logic texts but have encountered an informal argument we thought may be a fallacy not covered in the books. We name it after the kid who uses it. A certain camper wore the same t-shirt all week. When my Dear Husband, his counselor, told him on Thursday […]

Homeschooling with Little Ones

Friday, May 23rd, 2008

I dearly need some advice. Does anyone have ideas that have worked for them on what to do with preschool and toddler age children when you are teaching older ones? My children are ages 7, 5, 3, 1, and 6 months. My first 3 are boys, and they wear me out. They are constantly running, […]

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