What is a Classical, Christian Education

What is a Classical, Christian Education

Defining Classical, Christian Education What is Classical, Christian education? Does it mean studying history? Reading boring old books?  Is it only for SUPER SMART students?  Six years ago, God gave me a passion for classical, Christian education, and during that...

Celebrating Mothers!

Celebrating Mothers!

"The love of a mother is the veil of a softer light between the heart and the heavenly Father." Samuel Taylor Coleridge Mother’s Day is coming right up!  Below is a crazy quilt collection of amazing Mommas who lived, worked and raised children in the last couple...

Classical Education – Books to Get You Started

Classical Education – Books to Get You Started

(The following is a guest post from Marla Szwast, author and blogger.  Find out more about Marla over on her blog, Jump Into Genius.) Are you looking for great Classical Education books to get you started?  Check out our favorites!  Also, be sure to check out our...

Why Study Shakespeare?

Why Study Shakespeare?

Why Study Shakespeare? This is a question your children may ask when they are faced with a play written in English they struggle to understand. Yes, it will require effort to read  Shakespeare’s plays - and poetry - but it is a very rewarding experience. Shakespeare...

Integration: The Benefits are Enormous

Integration: The Benefits are Enormous

(The following is a guest post from Marlin Detweiler, president and founder of Veritas Press.) One of the most overlooked educational opportunities for the homeschool parent is integration. Let’s pause to be clear. We’re not talking about racial integration. We’re...

Arrethtrae Board Game Review

Arrethtrae Board Game Review

Are you looking for a board game based on a book series?  Well, we have just what you are looking for, introducing Arrethtrae, the Kingdom Series Board Game.  Check out our full review below. "The Prince has come, taught, trained the knights of the Prince, died,...

Making Art Happen in Your Classical Homeschool

(The following is a guest post from Penny Mayes, curriculum creator at Take TIme for Art.) How do you integrate art into your classical homeschool?  For some of us the answer is not very often or in spurts and starts.  I know, it’s frustrating, and the truth is it...

The Eight Ransom – A Book Review

The Eight Ransom – A Book Review

(The following is a review of The Eighth Ransom, written by Given Hoffman.) The Eighth Ransom by Given Hoffman is a story about trust, anger, hope, wits, and ultimately, faith.   Trent Soris is an artist with a chip on his shoulder, and Ashley Rye is what Trent...

Mere Motherhood:  A Review

Mere Motherhood: A Review

(The following is a guest post from Jamie Buckland, Headmistress of Appalachian Classical Academy) I present to you a review of Mere Motherhood by Cindy Rollins. May my reflections point you to the practical wisdom she so graciously shares. I am not a reader. I said...

Do you need poetry in your homeschool?

Do you need poetry in your homeschool?

It’s National Poetry Month! I just happen to love poetry and have been writing it and reading it for a long time. I’ve also taught it over the years to students in my Creative Writing, Lit & Comp and Poetry classes. Poetry is word art and if you are going to study...

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