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Don’t watch this video — it’s just two old people talking

Wednesday, December 11th, 2019

Don’t watch this video. It’s just two old people talking.

Recommended — Academic Basics Course

Sunday, November 24th, 2019

Some years ago, Gary North developed a course on preparing for high school and college by learning how to study — Academic Basics Course (ABC). This course has been available only to Ron Paul Curriculum families since 2013.  ABC is recommended for any student age twelve and up, adults included. Even if you are already […]

Make no mention

Friday, November 15th, 2019

Joshua 23:7 …and lest you go among these nations, these who remain among you. You shall not make mention of the name of their gods, nor cause anyone to swear by them; you shall not serve them nor bow down to them… Numbers 33:52 …then you shall drive out all the inhabitants of the land […]

Ten Things to Do from Birth to Age Five — An Addendum to Ten Things to Do Before Age Ten

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

Elsewhere we have written about the Ten Things to Do Before Age Ten — ten areas of life we think are important to concentrate on with your children before they turn ten. The following is a subset of the above list of ten things — ten things to do from birth to age five (or […]

Concerned that I have missed doing the grammar stage properly with my two oldest sons

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

This is my 3rd year homeschooling my sons. They are in 2nd, 5th, and 6th grades. I have been slowly trying to incorporate some of the principles of classical education into our homeschool effort. For example, we have begun the study of Latin this year. I am increasingly concerned that I have missed doing the […]

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

Tuesday, September 10th, 2019

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 […]

O que é o Trivium?

Friday, August 2nd, 2019

What is the Trivium? by Harvey Bluedorn Traduzido por Bruno Philippe O TRIVIUM O Trivium organiza a educação da criança em três áreas bíblicas: O Conhecimento são os fatos: as datas na história, os dados na ciência e as notas na música. O Entendimento organiza os fatos em uma sequência lógica: as razões por trás […]

How to “jump start” into Christian classical education

Wednesday, July 31st, 2019

I am a “technophobe” and thus hope I am able to do this right. My husband and I pulled 2 of our 3 out of public school when they finished 5th and 3rd grades and for 4 years have been muddling and puddling our way through homeschooling methods, hoping and praying that the Lord will […]

Was Paul a classical Greek scholar?

Saturday, June 22nd, 2019

Was Paul a classical Greek scholar? [This is Appendix 3 from Ancient History from Primary Sources: A Literary Timeline by Harvey and Laurie Bluedorn, 2003, revised 2019.] [XT = eXegetical Translation, New Testament] It is one thing to deal with classical Greek myths, and quite another to deal with myths about classical Greek. One such […]

Homeschooling in Tajikistan

Monday, June 3rd, 2019

Dear Laurie, I have often thought about writing you and now I am finally getting around to it. We are settled quite nicely now in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, a city of about 500,000 people, most of whom are Tajiks. There is an 8% population of Russians here still. Many Russians left after the overthrow of the […]

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