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Archive for January, 2015

Now you can buy individual chapters of Teaching the Trivium

Sunday, January 4th, 2015

We now have three chapters of Teaching the Trivium: Christian Homeschooling in a Classical Style in digital format and on Kindle. Chapters Eleven and Twelve are the same as the print version. Chapter Thirteen has been updated. Chapter 11 Chapter 12 Chapter 13

Review of The Thinking Toolbox

Sunday, January 4th, 2015

Post may contain affiliate links to materials I recommend. Read my full disclosure statement. Logic can be a difficult subject to teach, yet The Thinking Toolbox: Thirty-five Lessons That Will Build Your Reasoning Skills, by Nathaniel Bluedorn and Hans Bluedorn, is a great introduction to develop the absolutely necessary thinking skills required to excel in […]

Letters from Lord Chesterfield to his son

Friday, January 2nd, 2015

An uninterrupted life of pleasure is as insipid as contemptible… A surfeited glutton, an emaciated sot, and an enervated rotten whoremaster never enjoy the pleasures to which they devote themselves; they are only so many human sacrifices to false gods… pleasure must not, nay cannot, be the business of a man of sense and character… […]

Teaching Phonics to an Already-Reader

Friday, January 2nd, 2015

I am so deeply enjoying your book. I am on my second go-round, really taking it in with understanding. I have 2 boys, ages 8 and 10. We have run the gamut of style in the last 5 years but do not seem to have ‘hit it on the head’ yet. My husband and I […]

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