Trivium Pursuit

Archive for April, 2016

A Self-Taught Curriculum

Saturday, April 30th, 2016

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is a highly respected academic institution. This university goes out of its way to encourage qualified homeschooled students to apply. When a school with a reputation as good as M.I.T.’s publicly acknowledges that homeschooling is not […]

Letters from Prison — More Books Needed

Monday, April 18th, 2016

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. In previous posts we have written about our project of sending books to prisoners in Texas. One of the prisons has a seminary program in which inmates can obtain a degree and then be transferred to another prison to help others […]

Delaying Formal Math

Sunday, April 17th, 2016

I just received your book Teaching the Trivium: Christian Homeschooling in a Classical Style a couple of days ago. I’ve been reading the article on math because that’s the area of my children’s schooling that seems to be least successful. My 12yod never was mathematically inclined, but my 2nd child, an 8yod has always been […]

Sit By Me, Mom

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

Is it necessary for my child to do all his schoolwork on his own? I sit on the couch with my 10-year-old son and help him with the introduction to his assignments. For example, with his math lessons, I go through the lesson with him (takes us five minutes), and then I’m off and he […]

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