I have been participating this week in Homeschooling Torah‘s 2016 Homeschool Family Conference. Once the live sessions have ended the videos are archived, so go check it out! There is a wealth of wisdom! One question I was asked, is what I would do differently in my homeschooling today, from what I did as a […]
The Thousand Good Books or, what everyone should have read “Taking all that was best of the Greco- Roman world into itself, Western tradition has given us the thousand good books as a preparation for the great ones–and for all studies in the arts and sciences. Without them, all studies are inhumane. The brutal athlete […]
I taught my children growing up, especially reading through books and looking at museum displays: there is a difference between art and evidence. When looking at books from the library or at museum displays, I asked them to point out what was art (such as the commonly seen graphic above), and what was evidence (actual […]
I have the Masoretic Hebrew text of the Old Testament, and the Textus Receptus text of the New Testament in my library, for the day when I have learned enough Hebrew and Greek to read the Scriptures in their original languages. But for now, while I must use an English translation, I use either the […]
“History is a vast early warning system.” Norman Cousins, Saturday Review, 15 April 1978.
No other books for children have so compellingly told the often exciting story of history than the Landmark book series published by Random House (roughly 4th through 7th grades). There will be no “twaddle” found here. The appropriate Landmark books are here keyed to their matching chapters in The Story of the Middle Ages. The […]