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Homeschooling in Tajikistan

Monday, June 3rd, 2019

Dear Laurie, I have often thought about writing you and now I am finally getting around to it. We are settled quite nicely now in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, a city of about 500,000 people, most of whom are Tajiks. There is an 8% population of Russians here still. Many Russians left after the overthrow of the […]

I am interested in classical education but am concerned about a few things

Thursday, May 16th, 2019

Question: I am interested in classical education but am concerned about a few things. I have heard several speakers recommend books by secular authors. One classical educator even recommended reading Hitler’s Mein Kampf. There also seems to be a large focus on mythology. It seems everyone I know who teaches classically uses books or materials […]

Classical Education and Delayed Formal Academics — Essential and Nonessential

Monday, March 4th, 2019


I came across your website recently
 in my search for classical curriculum providers. I read (and 
re-read) your article, Ten Things to Do with Your Child before Age
 Ten, and it has been 
insightful, however I have some questions. 
 If you’ll indulge me for a moment, 
I’ll provide a brief profile of my home […]

Ron Paul Homeschool Curriculum Newsletter — Free How-To Video Courses

Saturday, February 23rd, 2019

From the Ron Paul Homeschool Curriculum Newsletter Free How-To Video Courses One of the great entrepreneurial stories in history is Lynda.com. Lynda Weinman started a free website in 1995. It taught non-tech people how to design websites. She grew it. She hired instructors. She sold the company in 2015 for $1.5 billion. LinkedIn owns it […]

One copy left Korean translation of Teaching the Trivium

Tuesday, February 12th, 2019

Currently, there are three translations of Teaching the Trivium: Christian Homeschooling in a Classical Style. The Russian translation will be available in 1-2 years. Spanish Portuguese Korean The Korean translation appears to be out of print, but I have one copy to sell (U.S. addresses only) — $40 (free U.S. Media Mail shipping).

The fables of Avianus and Aesop

Thursday, October 11th, 2018

Excerpts from Ancient History from Primary Sources: A Literary Timeline by Harvey and Laurie Bluedorn Many persons begin in classical literature with the fables of Aesop (Greek) and Avianus (Latin). These are suitable for all ages, young and old, however, each family has its own standards, and a parent should not assume that all literary […]

Curious about delayed formal math

Sunday, September 23rd, 2018

Hi Laurie! We have been doing Classical Conversations for a few years now and recently I really gathered what the trivium is. A couple of years ago I gave up a formal reading curriculum and my son learned to read just having been read to and having the desire to read (mostly to read what […]

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 […]

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