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Special Message About the Ron Paul Curriculum

Saturday, August 31st, 2013

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. Special message about the Ron Paul Curriculum Here is a deal. If you sign up for the Ron Paul Curriculum between now and 8 a.m., Eastern Daylight Time, on September 2, 2013, you can join this site for $25: full access […]

Logic: Having a Brainstorm

Thursday, August 29th, 2013

by Hans Bluedorn Brainstorming is a process creative people use to invent an idea, find a solution to a problem, or answer a question. We are brainstorming whenever we spend time generating lots and lots of ideas that might help us solve a problem. Brainstorming is a useful thinking tool. It can be used by […]

How American Homeschoolers Measure Up Infographic

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

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Eighth Grade Exam from 1895 — Did you pass?

Tuesday, August 20th, 2013

This is the eighth-grade final exam from 1895 in Salina, Kansas. It was taken from the original document on file at the Smokey Valley Genealogical Society and Library in Salina and reprinted by the Salina Journal. Grammar (time, one hour) 1. Give nine rules for the use of capital letters. 2. Name the parts of […]

Ron Paul Curriculum Tip of the Week – Flash Cards

Monday, August 19th, 2013

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. Flash cards are great for building vocabulary. They are also great for memorizing dates and events. Some people use them for memorizing formulas. In the good old days, you had to pay to buy a box of flash cards. You still […]

A time to laugh

Sunday, August 18th, 2013

by J.R. Miller A happy heart makes the face cheerful, but heartache crushes the spirit. Proverbs 15:13 All the days of the oppressed are wretched, but the cheerful heart has a continual feast! Proverbs 15:15 A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones. Proverbs 17:22 I know that there […]

Stand By, Boys!

Sunday, August 18th, 2013

Stand By, Boys! by K. Norel published 1955 The true story of when the waves of the North Sea broke through the dikes and flooded much of Zeeland (a province of the Netherlands) on February 1, 1953, and how the boys and girls, as well as the men and women, struggled bravely to save their […]

Why Exclude Jefferson?

Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

by Dr Joe Arminio Principal Instructor, Homeschool Curriculum Improved Russell Kirk’s famous book The Conservative Mind is getting a lot of press lately, on account of this being the sixtieth anniversary of its publication. For those wanting to get to the heart of his message quickly, there is the refreshing, even if equally old, distillation, […]

Read-Alouds for a Four-Year-Old

Tuesday, August 13th, 2013

I’m looking for read-aloud suggestions for Daniel. Lucas thought you’d be a good resource. He loved the Winnie the Pooh books, but I’ve struggled to find something else that’s got periodic pictures, an innocent story line and is at a level he can understand. Junie B Jones doesn’t behave very well and the Magic Tree […]

The New Testament Greek Text

Friday, August 2nd, 2013

Dear Trivium Pursuit, Once I have learned enough Koine Greek so that I can begin reading the New Testament in Greek, what bible/translation do you recommend? For instance, in English there is KJV, ESV, etc. Is that true in the world today for Greek Bibles? I have heard of the Septuagint. My goal is to […]


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