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Archive for May, 2016

Contests in Your Curriculum

Sunday, May 29th, 2016

by Laurie Bluedorn Contests are an educational experience especially suited for homeschooled students. What can contests do for your child academically? Consider: Contests are great motivators. Envision a typical homeschool assignment. Mom asks Henry to write a composition on What Valentines Day Means to Me. Henry isn’t particularly interested in Valentines Day and knows his […]

Anxiety makes us doubt God’s lovingkindness

Sunday, May 29th, 2016

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. From Spurgeon’s Morning and Evening May 26, Morning Cast thy burden upon the Lord, and he shall sustain thee. –Psalm 55:22 Care, even though exercised upon legitimate objects, if carried to excess, has in it the nature of sin. The precept […]

The Best Part of Homeschooling

Sunday, May 22nd, 2016

Here is an excerpt from a seminar Harvey and I did many years ago. The best part of homeschooling — reading aloud to your children.

View all the products in the BYB Homeschool Curriculum Sale

Sunday, May 22nd, 2016

This sale is over.

Analyze viewpoints, argue effectively, and test your beliefs and ideas

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. Should Students be Taught to Argue Rationally? by Annie Holmquist “…Given the level of fallacious and emotional reasoning that takes place in discussions about elections or in everyday Facebook debates, it would seem that a lack of knowledge about reasoning skills […]

Review of a near perfect history curriculum and some help for you

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. A Review of The Mystery of History Volume I and The Mystery of History Volume II by Linda Hobar Audio version of The Mystery of History Volume I and Audio version of The Mystery of History Volume II by Linda Hobar […]

For those of you needing to find good, but inexpensive homeschool curriculum, you might want to look at this

Monday, May 16th, 2016

The Build Your Bundle Homeschool Curriculum Sale starts today. There are 15 total bundles, but the Charlotte Mason Bundle is my favorite. Here are just some of the books included in the Charlotte Mason Bundle. This sale is over.

History, Chronology and the Bible

Monday, May 16th, 2016

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. Do you suppose that when we get to heaven there will be thousands of video rooms where we can watch reruns of history. In one room there will be a recording of Noah and his sons building the ark and caring […]

Unsure of what to expect?

Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

The Top Thing Parents Can Do to Turn Kids into Successful Adults And only one in four parents are doing it, according to a recent report. by Annie Holmquist Last week, Business Insider ran an interesting article listing 13 things parents can do to turn their child into a well-adjusted, successful adult. The first thing […]

2016 Build Your Bundle Sale Coming Soon

Monday, May 9th, 2016

Trivium Pursuit is a contributor to the 2016 Build Your Bundle Homeschool Sale (May 16-23) again this year. We can’t tell you what are in the 15 bundles until May 16, but from now until then, you can 1) enter to win a giveaway and get reminded when the sale goes live — winners will […]

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