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Important Trivium Pursuit Press Release

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013

Harvey Bluedorn has determined that The Berenstain Bears translation is closer to the Greek than The Lego Bible.

Resources of Interest

Sunday, October 7th, 2012

Suggestion: study economics with the kids this year. Then, when someone mentions QE3, you’ll know what he’s talking about. New logic course at Tom Woods’ Liberty Classroom. Ideas for good movies to watch. Alan Keyes Rejects Romney vs Obama Choice The entire Chronicles of Narnia audio books can be downloaded for free here. Ben Swann […]

Expect to Cry When You Read This Book

Monday, September 3rd, 2012

Bob, Son of Battle by Alfred Ollivant Hoo aboot sich a yarn that’ll bring the tares to the eyes o’ e’en the sternest mon. Bob, Son of Battle by Alfred Ollivant (copyright 1898) is about: Bob, a bonnie tyke and last of the Gray Dogs of Kenmuir; Davie, a puir mitherless lad; and his fether, […]

Book Review — The Peacemaker

Monday, August 13th, 2012

Book Review: The Peacemaker by Ken Sande My family first heard Ken Sande speak at the 1999 Illinois Christian Home Educators Convention. My dad brought Sande’s book The Peacemaker home and he read it at evening Bible study. Two pieces of advice at that time were memorable: (1) when apologizing, “The word ‘but’ is especially […]

Book Review: Your Family God’s Way — Developing and Sustaining Relationships in the Home

Sunday, July 29th, 2012

Your Family God’s Way: Developing and Sustaining Relationships in the Home by Wayne A. Mack What makes a good family? Good theology, regular family worship, separation from the world, modest dressing, listening to good music, going to a Biblical church, homeschooling? All of these things may be good, but none of them, by themselves, are […]

Review by Twitter — Already Gone by Ken Ham

Tuesday, November 29th, 2011

The following is a review of Already Gone: Why your kids will quit church and what you can do to stop it by Ken Ham. It is a compiled and edited version of my “Review by Twitter” which consisted mostly of brief elliptical quotes from the book along with some summaries and comments. This only […]

Freebies in Our Next Homeschooling with the Trivium Eletter

Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011

Subscribers to our Homeschooling with the Trivium eletter will receive several freebies in the next issue — coming this week. Grammar-Land or, Grammar in Fun for the Children of Schoolroom Shire by M.L. Nesbitt (PDF ebook), from Homeschool Freebie of the Day “What is Grammar Land? Where is Grammar Land? Have you ever been to Grammar […]

Freebie Alert: The Home Educator’s Tutor

Friday, March 18th, 2011

Freebie Alert: “The Home Educator’s Tutor”, a nine volume curriculum series compiled with Classical and Charlotte Mason educational principles in mind, was first published by JR & Paula Augustine beginning in 2006, and continued as “The Tutor” by Codex Publishing until 2011. The contents of these highly prized but now out-of-print volumes were gleaned from […]

Home Educating in Biblical Truth: A Response to Peter Enns’s “Telling God’s Story: A Parents’ Guide to Teaching the Bible”

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

Home Educating in Biblical Truth: A Response to Peter Enns’s “Telling God’s Story: A Parents’ Guide to Teaching the Bible” by Lea Ann Garfias The most important subject in home education is Bible. Training our children in God’s Word is the foundation to continuing our faith (Deut. 6:4ff, Matt. 22:37ff). In this paper I will […]

Reviews of TruthQuest History

Friday, January 28th, 2011

TruthQuest History by Michelle Miller PO Box 2128 Traverse City, MI 49685-2128 Ancient Egypt and Ancient Greece Ancient Rome Laurie Bluedorn: These two study guides, which can be used by students of all ages, contain short, concise historical commentary along with exhaustive book recommendations (both in-print and out-of-print) for every key person and event covered. […]

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