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The Trivium and Charlotte Mason

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

Are the Classical Approach and the Charlotte Mason Approach two homeschool approaches so opposite from each other that they cannot be reconciled? Or is it possible to use a combination of these two approaches? Let’s look at each of these approaches separately and see what are the similarities and differences. …. Read the rest of […]

Infinite wisdom directs every event

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

John Dagg, 1857 The Lord does whatever pleases Him in the heavens and on the earth, in the seas and all their depths. Psalm 135:5-6 It should fill us with joy that God’s infinite wisdom guides the affairs of the world. Many of its events are shrouded in darkness and mystery, and inextricable confusion sometimes […]

Kindle Ebook Free for Three Days

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

Homeschool Basics: Christian Homeschooling in a Classical Style FREE for 3 Days This 43-page ebook is an excerpt from the book Teaching the Trivium: Christian Homeschooling in a Classical Style by Harvey and Laurie Bluedorn The ebook lays out a suggested course of study and guidelines for teaching children below age ten. You can purchase […]

Why Study Logic?

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. Why Study Logic? Perhaps the most important thing to give your child to prepare him to confront this world is a firm grasp of logical thinking skills. Without this refined skill — the ability to reason correctly — his thinking is […]

Ancient history ebooks free with purchase from our catalog

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

This week you can receive FREE (upon request) these ancient history ebooks with any purchase from our catalog. Ancient Literature Significant Excerpts From the Books of Classical Authors Which You Can Use to Supplement Your History Curriculum All Six Ebooks for $25 — free this week with any purchase from our catalog Published by Trivium […]

A Logic Lesson; or, How Desperate People Argue

Friday, August 5th, 2016

Have you ever heard the word “fallacy?” A fallacy is the use of wrong moves in the construction of an argument — when you’re trying to convince someone of something. These wrong moves render your argument unsound. There are dozens of types of fallacies. Some fallacies are committed 1) intentionally to manipulate or persuade by […]

Reviewers Needed

Friday, August 5th, 2016

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. Looking for reviewers for the new edition of The Fallacy Detective: Thirty-Eight Lessons on How to Recognize Bad Reasoning. If you are a book reviewer, message me if you’re interested.

Harvey’s 66th Birthday

Friday, August 5th, 2016

Eric knows what Grampa likes. Bourne on his birthday

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