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Christian Classical Education and the Ron Paul Curriculum: The Story of Liberty K-12

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018

On our Trivium Pursuit web site we talk about what classical education is and how we can implement it in our homeschool. What do we hope to accomplish by giving our children a classical education? A classical method will enable our children to: 1. Think for themselves (not be ruled by peer pressure or tied […]

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 […]

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 […]

Hours of Sleep

Thursday, June 28th, 2018

The National Sleep Foundation recommends that teenagers get at least 9 hours of sleep a day. Some teens prefer an afternoon nap and less time in bed overnight. There is nothing wrong with this. People are different. One size does not fit all — as homeschoolers understand. A great advantage of homeschooling is that it […]

Video editing can lead to a good home business

Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

From the Ron Paul Homeschool Curriculum newsletter: Video editing can lead to a good home business. It’s more profitable than babysitting. The cheapest way to get started is with Davinci Resolve 14. It’s free. The company wants you to buy a complete version for $300. But most people will not need anything better than the […]

My 10-year-old has learning disabilities and is in public school

Thursday, March 8th, 2018

My 10-year-old has learning disabilities. He’s in (public school) 5th-grade currently, but he’s not really at that level. I’d like to be able to place him in the level he can start learning in. How can I do this using the RPC? Could he be in different grades for different subjects or how would it […]

The Case against Education — Why the Education System Is a Waste of Time and Money

Monday, February 26th, 2018

From the Ron Paul Homeschool Curriculum Newsletter I recommend that you read retired Professor Paul Gottfried’s review of Professor Bryan Caplan’s new book, The Case against Education: Why the Education System Is a Waste of Time and Money. The review is here. Prof. Caplan and Prof. Gottfried are not talking about online education, which is […]

Everything you wanted to know about the courses offered by the Ron Paul Curriculum

Saturday, November 11th, 2017

Here are the courses by grade level of the Ron Paul Curriculum. Click each link for a full description of the course. Kindergarden Introduction to Phonics — Taught by Cheryl Page. Each lesson is video-based, with instructions for the mother on how to teach to her child every aspect of basic phonics. All the worksheets […]

The Ron Paul Curriculum has two different phonics courses

Thursday, September 14th, 2017

The Ron Paul Curriculum has two different phonics courses. 1. Kindergarten Introduction to Phonics taught by Cheryl Page This free kindergarten phonics program is an introduction to phonics curriculum. It’s not a complete phonics curriculum. Each lesson is video-based, with instructions for the mothers on how to teach basic phonics to their children. All the […]

Don’t Overwhelm the Young Ones

Monday, September 11th, 2017

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. Don’t Overwhelm the Young Ones by Ron Paul Here is a great article on The Homeschool Mom site. It warns against this: “Too Much, Too Fast, and for Too Long.” It was written by Jeanne Falconer. This is good advice: “Rethink […]

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