So now your children know how to read. Congratulations! That’s a major step, but does it mean that their reading instruction finished? Not at all, we’ve found. How to Read a Book: The Classic Guide to Intelligent Reading teaches the average reader how to understand, analyze, and learn from books. It takes students beyond the basics of reading to become scholars. It is, I think,
We all appreciate any help we can get in teaching anything to do with Shakespeare. How to Teach Your Children Shakespeare by Ken Ludwig is a guide to teaching your children to memorize some of the best passages from Shakespeare. This post contains affiliate links because I own this book and highly recommend it. See full disclosure policy for more details. This book uses memorization
In our home, anything that makes offering music appreciation easier is a big plus. Our family has used many of the The Story of …An Introduction to The Classics CDs as part of our weekly music selections. This series makes learning about great composers super easy and enjoyable. There is nothing more enjoyable than turning on one of these CDs as a family on
Have you found a homeschool curriculum you and your children absolutely love? One that is a perfect fit for everyone’s learning style? A nice match for the age range of your household? That, my friends, is how I feel about Tapestry of Grace. Note: Since I first shared this review, I have the perspective of the years of rich education Tapestry has afforded us. I
If the thought of teaching logic has you feeling a little bit intimidated – there’s no need to be! Classical Academic Press provides solid (and fun!) logic programs that will help you teach logic (and learn a little bit yourself). Their motto, “Classical subjects creatively taught“, is definitely present in all of their programs, including The Discovery of Deduction. I received this product for free.
Classical Academic Press is a fabulous resource for homeschoolers — and not just for those that follow the classical method! You’ll find wonderful programs for grammar, foreign languages, poetry, Bible study, and, of course, writing. We’ve tried a handful of writing programs (with varying success) but the one program that we always return to is the Writing & Rhetoric series from Classical Academic Press. We’ve
Do you teach logic in your homeschool? When we first began homeschooling I didn’t realize there was such a subject to teach but now it’s one of our favorite classes thanks to Classical Academic Press! Their course, The Art of Argument, is a wonderful introduction to logic – focused on teaching informal fallacies. Classical Academic Press ‘Classical Subjects Creatively Taught’ is the motto at Classical
After struggling to find a middle-grade writing program, we’ve found the one that works best for us – Writing & Rhetoric from Classical Academic Press. The Writing & Rhetoric Series The Writing & Rhetoric Series from Classical Academic Press is a 12-book series (at the time of this post, the first eight books have been released) using the classical progymnasmata method. The ‘progym’ is a