Behind WHO?

Homeschooling is individualized

The Fear of Failing Them I think we all worry about failing our children. That they will be “behind”. But in the homeschooling community there is a great question that we like to ask each other as a way of reminding each other and encouraging one another, “behind WHO?” You worry your child will be behind? Who are they behind? Read More …

Virtual Memoria Press Classical Convention 3/19-21! (Speakers, curriculum on display, etc!)

Memoria Press Convention

Corona virus can’t keep us down!  Friends, I have to share the coolest thing with you–Memoria Press (at this moment–and all Friday and Saturday) is doing a virtual homeschool convention!  You sign up here (it’s free!) https://www.memoriapress.com/2020-conventions-calendar/And you’ll instantly get sent links to go to the curriculum fair or to the speaker lecture.  The speaker is speaking right now and they’ll Read More …

Latin Jeopardy!

Latin homeschool co-op

On latin review days we love to play games. And the kids really, really love jeopardy! (As you can see from the photo we also had a surprise guest! Mr. Abello brought our littlest Latin student to say hello!) If you every want to play jeopardy with your children it works great for any language class and the directions on Read More …

The Lost Tools Of Learning

dorothy sayers and the lost tools of learning

By Dorothy Sayers Dorothy Leigh Sayers (1893-1957) is a leader in the neo-classical education movement. Neo meaning new–she led the way as a new resurgence of classical educators took up the banner and followed her stride. Today, many look to Sayers for a practical methodology of classical curriculum. Others sneer at the idea of taking the trivium (grammar, logic, and Read More …

Classical Curriculum Trials – How to Teach a “difficult” Child

How to teach a struggling learner at home

I put “difficult” in quotes because I don’t like to label children as “difficult.” I don’t think they are difficult in their core or in their being–I think we have just not found out what is the best way to school them and they are letting us know by being very honest! So here we are with our children, trying Read More …