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Eric Harrison Ford Stanford

Thursday, July 30th, 2009

Endangered Minds

Monday, July 27th, 2009

The book Endangered Minds: Why Children Don’t Think and What We Can Do About It by Jane Healy was recommended to me as a discussion of why even educational TV can have negative effects on children. I was going to go out and buy it, but I noticed on the amazon.com review that the book […]

Christian Filmmakers: Interviews with Film Professionals

Monday, July 27th, 2009

Three interviews with film professionals: CJ Powers on Screenwriting Bonnie Gillespie on Casting David Nagron Jr on Film Art

Delayed Formal Math and New York

Friday, July 24th, 2009

I am really interested in the philosophy of delayed formal math. Unfortunately, I have not been able to read your book yet, but I have read many of the articles on your website. My question is, if you delay formal math, does that mean you do not have any math instruction at all? Or would […]

A possible chronology for some of the events of the New Testament

Friday, July 24th, 2009

There’s always room for differing opinions when studying chronology, but here is a possible chronology for some of the events of the New Testament, according to the Reese Chronological Bible (we would differ with some of these dates): Augustus rules 31 B.C.-A.D. 14 Jesus born 5 B.C. Tiberius rules A.D. 14-37 Jesus’ Death & Resurrection […]

Favorite Read Alouds

Friday, July 24th, 2009

We recently ran a contest in our Homeschooling with the Trivium e-letter asking for favorite read alouds. Here are the results: Lynn Reif — Banner in the Sky by James Ramsey Ullman Debbie Speedy — Child’s Story Bible by Catherine Vos Cindy Landreth — Cheaper by the Dozen by Frank Gilbreth, Jr. Peggy Brooks — […]

Ron Paul on Sound Money

Friday, July 24th, 2009

Winner of our guess-the-baby’s-weight contest

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

Jessica Phillips was the winner of our guess-the-baby’s-weight contest. Here, Julia Phillips shares The Story of Mr. Pippin with her farm friends in Southern Indiana.

What do these sentences have in common?

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

Don’t nod. Dogma: I am God. Never odd or even. Do geese see God? Too bad I hid a boot. Rats live on no evil star. No trace; not one carton. Murder for a jar of red rum. Some men interpret nine memos. May a moody baby doom a yam? A man, a plan, a […]

Our Hybrid Lilies

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009

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