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Ron Paul Curriculum: The Story of Liberty K-12

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. On our Trivium Pursuit web site we talk about what classical education is and how we can implement it in our homeschool. One question people ask is, “What do we hope to accomplish by giving our children a classical education — […]

To Eat or Not to Eat?

Friday, April 5th, 2013

To Eat or Not to Eat: Examining Conventional Nutrition Wisdom in the Light of Scripture by Curtis Knapp Are there certain foods God does not want me to eat? What does the Bible say about food? Will I live longer and be happier if I follow the Bible’s rules concerning food? Are there certain foods […]

Homeschool Court

Tuesday, February 19th, 2013

A new homeschool civics curriculum. Homeschool Court by Deborah Burton Homeschool Court publishes a student worktext, teacher edition and case summaries to enable the average homeschool parent to organize a mock trial class. In addition to the fun of participating as an attorney, judge, witness or jury member, the student will learn an amazing amount […]

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 […]

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