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A Self-Taught Course in Western Civilization from 1493 to the present

Friday, March 24th, 2017

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. Here’s a list of the video lessons in Tom Woods’ Western Civilization from 1493 to the Present course which he produced for the Ron Paul Homeschool Curriculum. You can see samples of these video lessons here. “These courses give students – […]

Is the Ron Paul Curriculum compatible with classical education?

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. Question My family and I are very new to your teaching program, Mr. and Mrs. Bluedorn. We have only just recently finished reading your book, Teaching the Trivium: Christian Homeschooling in a Classical Style. We are slowly starting to implement your […]

Philosophy Adventure — New, Unique, and Thorough

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. You might think that a course in philosophy would be too complex to work into your homeschool, but not so with Philosophy Adventure by Stacy Farrell. Philosophy Adventure can be used as your primary curriculum — that’s what I would do […]

Teaching logic — an essential subject

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

You can now purchase individual chapters of Teaching the Trivium: Christian Homeschooling in a Classical Style. This ebook is Chapter Six — Teaching Logic.

A Self-Taught Course in Western Civilization from Plato to 1492

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. We’ve listed below the video lessons in Tom Woods’ Western Civilization from Plato to 1492 course which he produced for the Ron Paul Homeschool Curriculum. You can see samples of these video lessons here. “These courses give students – and adults […]

A Self-Taught Course in U.S. Government

Monday, February 13th, 2017

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. Here’s a list of the video lessons in Tom Woods’ Government course which he produced for the Ron Paul Homeschool Curriculum. You can see samples of these video lessons here. 1. Introduction 2. Natural Rights Theories: High Middle Ages to Late […]

More creative freedom and less formal lessons

Friday, January 6th, 2017

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. Wisdom for the day — more creative freedom and less formal lessons. Read these to educate yourself on the topic of delayed formal academics. School Can Wait by Raymond and Dorothy Moore Home-Spun Schools: Teaching Children at Home by Raymond and […]

Tom Woods gives a concise description of the Ron Paul Curriculum

Sunday, January 1st, 2017

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. “Ron Paul considers this curriculum the capstone of his decades-long career in public life.” Ron Paul Curriculum course creator and Mises Institute Senior Fellow Tom Woods gives a concise description of the Ron Paul Curriculum. Check out the Ron Paul Curriculum […]

Logic — A Suggested Course of Study

Thursday, December 8th, 2016

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. I am preparing to teach an introduction to logic course to my seventh graders this fall, and all four of them are excited about it. I have never taught logic, and all that I have learned came from Martin Cothran’s Traditional […]

Use Movie Reviews as Teaching Tools for Reluctant Writers

Saturday, December 3rd, 2016

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. From the Ron Paul Curriculum Weekly Newsletter Do you remember how much you looked forward to writing book reports in your high school English classes? What’s that? You didn’t look forward to this? You dreaded it? You are not alone. Students […]

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