What is a true Classical Education? Learn more about Classical Conversations


A classical education recognizes that we learn anything by going through three distinct phases: learning the words and basic facts associated with the subject, sorting, understanding, and practicing using those words and facts, and finally, using the information by teaching the subject to someone else, writing original essays on the subject or solving problems with the information. Classical schools vary in their definition of “classical.” Some educators believe that classical education … [Read more...]

Learn Our History’s Christmas In America: A film about the history of Christmas in America

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www.freechristmasdvd.com This fascinating DVD sends kids on a wild ride back in time to learn the exciting and little-known story of how Christmas in America came to be the celebration that it is today! Your kids will love learning how the some of the most influential Americans played a major role in the way we celebrate Christmas today. You can get the full version on DVD for FREE at www.freechristmasdvd.com … [Read more...]

Guess what? Homeschooling benefits parents too! (Paul Faris Vlog)

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Personally, I have learned so much homeschooling over the last six years and wouldn't trade it for anything in the world. I've learned more about my children, the world, history, patience, and how to be a better parent for my children. You CAN homeschool! Check out the other videos from HSLDA on how to begin your journey. Paul Faris, President of Home School Legal Defence Association of Canada (HSLDA Canada), encourages homeschooling families by listing some of the benefits to parents! … [Read more...]

STOP Common Core for crying out loud! Don’t miss this powerful 5 part series.

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NO TO COMMON CORE YOUTUBE CHANNEL www.stopcommoncore.com No copyright infringement intended. Copyrighted material. Not authorized to download and reproduce on DVDs. Order DVDs at stopcommoncore.com. Part 1 of 5 Stop the Common Core Part 2 of 5 Stop the Common Core Part 3 of 5 Stop the Common Core Part 4 of 5 Stop the Common Core Part 5 of 5 Stop the Common Core … [Read more...]

Free Reformation Day Friday Resources – October 31st – a worthy day to celebrate


If you have a Bible in your home, that you can read in your own language, it is because of Reformation Day on October 31, 1517. If you enjoy not paying your money to clergymen for your salvation, it is because of Reformation Day. Today, millions of children will hit the streets seeking out all the candy they can get their hands on.  October 31st means so much more, and we should not let this message get lost in the chaos. Today is the day that marks the moment when Martin Luther nailed his … [Read more...]

Common Core: Building the Machine – Powerful Parent Interviews

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Educate yourself and stop Common Core! The first video below is a powerful account of parent's experience with Common Core, followed by the trailer "We are all the same" and the original Common Core Documentary. Building the Machine - Common Core - The Parent Interviews We are all the same. At least that's what they want us to believe. The Common Core Documentary http://www.CommonCoreMovie.com … [Read more...]

Homeschooling foster family makes welcome bags for children entering the foster care system

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by Alexa Shoop, Homeschool Student Contributor Hi, I am Alexa, part of the Shoop Troop Family. We have been fostering sweet kids for almost five years. I love being able to share my home with other kids in need. I realized quickly that some of the kids are not able to bring their special belongings. My family and I wanted to help. We want them to feel special and know that people care about them.  We decided to make some bags and try to fill them with things that could change their … [Read more...]