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Archive for July, 2018

Portuguese translation of The Rhetoric Level

Tuesday, July 31st, 2018

This is the Portuguese translation of our article, The Rhetoric Level. Translated by Lucas Evangelista B. Silva Jr. O nível da Retórica O modelo do trivium para o desenvolvimento infantil pode ser comparado ao funcionamento dos computadores. As crianças: • “São Inicializadas” no nível da Pré-Gramática (do nascimento até os 9 anos). • “Recebem os […]

Choose four Trivium Pursuit books when you order the Ron Paul Homeschool Curriculum

Tuesday, July 24th, 2018

On our Trivium Pursuit web site we talk about what classical education is and how we can implement it in our homeschool. The Ron Paul Curriculum is compatible with our book Teaching the Trivium: Christian Homeschooling in a Classical Style. In addition, the RPC is self-teaching, which would be helpful in a situation where both […]

Helping with Five In a Row Curriculum

Tuesday, July 24th, 2018

Grammy and Gramps helping daughter Johannah with her Five in a Row curriculum. The Raft by Jim LaMarche

Words to brighten your July

Monday, July 23rd, 2018

• abstruse = obscure, difficult to understand • bistro = a small restaurant or bar • bonhomie = easy good-humored friendliness • copacetic = excellent or very good • esoteric = restricted to, intended for, or understood by only an initiated few; secret or highly confidential • garner = to earn or acquire something by […]

More books by William Pene Du Bois

Saturday, July 21st, 2018

Do you enjoy reading The Twenty-One Balloons by William Pene Du Bois? Then try two of his other books. The Alligator Case The Horse in the Camel Suit

Some new favorite books

Saturday, July 21st, 2018

Poodlena by E.B. McHenry The Little Snowplow by Lora Koehler Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement.

Rare art illustrating The Pilgrim’s Progress

Saturday, July 21st, 2018

Reviews of Bunyan’s Pilgrim’s Progress with 525 Illustrations Michael Black — We received this wonderful edition of Pilgrim’s Progress and we’ve started going through it with our children. Seems like every picture jumps out and grabs their attention and then we spend 5-10 minutes discussing the illustration and how the artist interpreted what Bunyan wrote. […]

Writing helps students retain information

Saturday, July 21st, 2018

From the Ron Paul Homeschool Curriculum Newsletter Here is a tip from Home School Academy. “Make weekly summaries — I know what you’re thinking — this seems like a very time-consuming task, but it doesn’t have to be dreadful! I, among many others, have found that keeping a summary notebook for each course is very […]

Free printable spelling rule posters

Thursday, July 19th, 2018

“Have you ever wondered why some words have a double consonant at the end (such as sniff), while other words do not (such as dog and bat)? The answer is easy – and we call it The Floss Rule. The Floss Rule is a really simple spelling rule that helps kids remember when to use […]

There is no sweeter pillow than providence

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

Charles Spurgeon, “Israel at the Red Sea” How sweet is providence to a child of God, when he can reflect upon it. He can look out into this world, and say, “However great my troubles, they are not so great as my Father’s power. However difficult may be my circumstances, yet all things are working […]


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