To know God and to make Him known.

Articles

Do Not Grow Weary in Grammar, for in Due Time Ye Shall Reap

by Courtney
Tuesday, 29 March, 2011
categories: Articles
As an Essentials tutor, mothers often ask me, "Why do we have to teach so much grammar?" Many of us graduated from college without being able to define "object complement," so why would we expect our fourth graders to do so? First and foremost, we're preparing our...
continue reading

Getting Started Homeschooling: Organizing Your Schoolroom

If you are new to homeschooling, you may be asking yourself:  What do I need? Where am I going to put it?  Should we study at the kitchen table?  Or should we sit in a row at child-size desks?  Do I need a separate room?    Over the last seven years, I have tried...
continue reading

Director Spotlight: Alecia

by Robert
Thursday, 24 March, 2011
categories: Articles, Classical Christian Education, Homeschooling Life
Each Friday we will be spotlighting a member of Classical Conversations: the first Friday will be a homeschool graduate who attended CC's Challenge program, the second Friday will be a current student, the third a state manager and the fourth a community director. Want...
continue reading

Memorizing Multiplication Facts through an Experience that Promotes Understanding

Young minds are capable of memorizing answers to questions presented in predictable forms. Certainly, this capacity to memorize is something to take advantage of at the earliest stages of a child’s cognitive development, but rote memorization need not be the first and...
continue reading

Dads Who Dare

by Matt
Tuesday, 22 March, 2011
categories: Homeschooling Life
“Anyone who does not provide for their relatives, and especially for their own household, has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever.” 1 Timothy 5:8 (NIV) As fathers, we tend to spend most of our day working.  We do so in order to provide food, clothing, and...
continue reading

Pages