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

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. 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 […]

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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