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Articles in category: Homeschooling Life

Play to Learn, Play to Live

When you’re young, school is your job. When you’re even younger, play is your school and your job. I like to think I attended a highly acclaimed “school” and landed a top-notch “job.”   As I’ve mentioned in articles before, my family was poor when I was a kid (though “...
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Painting the Apple on the Table

I am the son of an artist. As is the case for many artists, creating artifacts rarely pays the bills, but teaching art does, hence, I am the son of an art teacher: an artist who taught his skills instead of plying his wares.   Being the art teacher at our local public...
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The Shape of a Sonnet

        Before reading the following article, please read this sonnet out loud:                       Sonnet 18 By William Shakespeare   Shall I compare thee to a summer’s day? Thou art more lovely and more temperate: Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May, And...
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Is Musical Literacy Important?

There are few things quite so exhilarating as imparting the gifts of literacy, imagination, and creativity to the freshmen who take Foundations of Musical Skill with me. It opens the world for them to explore anything from Bach to the Beatles (but definitely not Bieber...
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Close the Door!

by Admin
Wednesday, 26 September, 2018
categories: Big Ideas: Truth, Beauty, Goodness and more!, Homeschooling Life
Do you feel like you are reminding your family to do the same thing over and over?   This one closet door in our house is a good example.   I have given verbal directions. I have used a variety of different notes. I have used an 8.5 x 11 sheet of paper and taped it a...
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