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New Astronomy Curriculum

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

Astronomy and Astrophysics by Sarah Salviander New astronomy curriculum for ages 13 and up. This 36-week course covers the night sky, the solar system, stars, the Milky Way, the many galaxies in the observable universe, the origins of our universe, classical and modern physics, and the latest in theoretical cosmology. Students will gain an appreciation […]

Home School, Home Business

Monday, May 19th, 2014

Ron Paul Curriculum Tip of the Week – May 17, 2014 Home School, Home Business Ryan Finlay has a great website. He teaches people how to start a simple home business: used clothes washer repair/sales. This business works for him. It takes very little money to start. It uses Craigslist. This is a great business […]

Make Us Peacemakers

Monday, May 19th, 2014

C.H. Spurgeon was talking about strife in the church here, but we can easily apply the principle to any organization or group of people. “…The fire of strife is a terrible evil when it breaks out in a Christian church. … Those who feed the fire deserve just censure, but he who first kindles it […]

New Lower Price on Contest List

Friday, May 16th, 2014

Trivium Pursuit’s List of National Contests and Exams Open to Homeschoolers This is an E-book. Trivium Pursuit’s List of National Contests and Exams Open to Homeschoolers is the 2012 update of the contest list published in Teaching the Trivium: Christian Homeschooling in a Classical Style by Harvey and Laurie Bluedorn. There are 114 national contests/exams […]

Logic: 6 Elements of the Perfect Brainstorm

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

Critical Thinking Toolbox: How to Brainstorm by Nathaniel Bluedorn and Hans Bluedorn Brainstorming is an essential part of critical thinking and a tool that people use to invent an idea, find a solution to a problem, or answer a question. Like: naming a puppy, or . . . Prehistoric Man: “I wonder why all the […]

The small coins of love

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

J.R. Miller Evening Thoughts 1907 Be kind and compassionate to one another. Ephesians 4:32 We should be always kind. Nothing is more helpful than kindness. Nothing else does more to brighten the world and sweeten other lives. Kindnesses are the small coins of love. We should always be ready to scatter these coins wherever we […]

Memorizing Ephesians

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

A Systematic Plan for Memorizing Paul’s Epistle to the Ephesians Based on a Practical Plan for Dividing Paul’s Epistle to the Ephesians into Memorizable Chunks Following Harold W. Hoehner’s Outline of Ephesians by Don Potter

Reading Through the Bible in a Year

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

Two calendars for reading through the Bible in a year — courtesy of Don Potter. “I pray that everyone who downloads this schedule from my website will find it as effective as I have in reading the OT once and the NT twice in a year.” –Don Potter

Ron Paul Curriculum Tip of the Week – WorldCat: The Library Tool

Thursday, May 8th, 2014

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. With WorldCat, you can locate almost any book, and then have it sent to your local public library within days. With this tool, a student can research almost anything. All it takes is a bibliographical ID that lets your local librarian […]

The narcissist doesn’t care about your pain

Wednesday, May 7th, 2014

Narcissistic Apologies by Dr. David Orrison “I recently read yet another statement by a well-known Christian leader confessing sin and asking for forgiveness. It was one of those apologies that leave you with a bad taste in your mouth. I would say that it was a narcissistic apology…. Read the rest of this article here […]

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