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Archive for April, 2014

Hilarious Logic

Monday, April 21st, 2014

Dear Nathaniel and Hans, Just wanted to let you guys know… YOU’RE HILARIOUS!! I was an elementary school teacher at a Christian school for a few years, but started hanging around with homeschooled families in my church and realized many things about education. Now I am a private homeschool tutor. I work with 7 children […]

Ron Paul Curriculum Tip of the Week – April 12, 2014 College: Cheaper Is Better

Sunday, April 20th, 2014

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. Is college overpriced? Yes. Way overpriced. Can it be reformed? No. Accreditation and licensing by the government have created a gigantic cartel. Can parents and students beat this cartel? Yes. Do most parents know how their children can do this? Only […]

My tongue is a great power

Friday, April 18th, 2014

Refine it, and sweeten it, and sanctify it by Alexander Smellie The Hour of Silence, 1899 The tongue has the power of life and death. Proverbs 18:21 For we all stumble in many ways. And if anyone does not stumble in what he says, he is a perfect man, able also to bridle his whole […]

Hunter Bunny — #3 Munchkin

Thursday, April 17th, 2014

Only an angel is this happy after two hours in Joann Fabrics.

This week — nine free ebooks with any purchase

Monday, April 7th, 2014

This week, with any purchase from the Trivium Pursuit catalog, you will receive (upon request) the following ebooks: 1. Trivium Pursuit’s List of National Contests and Exams Open to Homeschoolers 2. Ancient Literature — Significant Excerpts from the Books of Classical Authors Which You Can Use to Supplement Your History Curriculum — Volume One: Julius […]

Ron Paul Curriculum Tip of the Week – April 05, 2014 Common Core

Saturday, April 5th, 2014

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. The struggle over the imposition of federal testing standards for all public school children is heating up. Texas has the plug on this. Most states have not. I think you should take a look at a video on Common Core. You […]

Review of The Thinking Toolbox

Friday, April 4th, 2014

Review of The Thinking Toolbox on Amazon I am a homeschooling mom, and this school year has been very memorable because of the addition of two great books, The Fallacy Detective and The Thinking Toolbox, to our curriculum. I am amazed at how much my children and I learned from reading these books a few […]

New Edition of Webster Speller by Don Potter

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Don Potter just published a new edition of Webster’s 1908 Elementary Spelling Book. His title better reflects the true nature of the book, Noah Webster’s Spelling Book Method for Teaching Reading and Spelling. He has spent years investigating how the syllabary was used to teach reading and spelling and has been using it lately with […]

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