Officer Buckle Teaches Safety!

preschool homeschool class

The beautiful enrichment part of the Memoria Press curriculum teaches the children what is good, true, and beautiful through timeless literature, music, art, and poetry. This week was very fun. The pre-K class read the Caldecott Medal Award winning book: “Officer Buckle and Gloria” – a really cute story about safety. I don’t know what I love more– the cute Read More …

Wee Gillis

Bag pipes at our classical co-op

Wee Gillis is a story about a little Scottish boy with a love for bagpipes. It is written by Munro Leaf. You might know Munro Leaf! He also wrote Ferdinand the Bull, the beloved story about a bull who did not like to fight but only wanted to smell the flowers. Which…..they made into a movie in 2017 and is Read More …

Why Read Literature?

Classical Curriculum Great Books

With all there is to learn in the world…typing class…foreign languages…soccer practice…why do we give so much focus on literature? We all read literature in school, as did our parent. It is has always been taught. But does it have a role and a purpose in todays culture–one that at times feel stretched, tense, and chaotic? Good literature can speak Read More …

Classical Education: Learning How to Read

A child learning classical phonics

I have now officially taught 5 of my children to read, and the 6th is well on her way. We have struggled, we have made mistakes, we have learned from our mistakes and through time and testing I have found that the classical way is really the best way. So what is the classical way? The classical way is phonics! Read More …