Reading

If you're needing a Classical Conversations review, look no further. We're in our first year with the Challenge program, and I've detailed what's working and what's not working for us -- so you can make an informed decision for your family!

Mid-Year Classical Conversations Review: What’s Working and What’s Not

Overview: My own Classical Conversations review as I evaluate at the midyear what things are working for our family and what things are not. After years of eclectic homeschooling, where I hand-picked every curriculum for every subject, this year we decided to go with a packaged curriculum — Classical Conversations.  (I discussed my reasons for …

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Are you needing some ideas for choosing your core curriculum? We're doing Classical Conversations this year and adding some extras of our own!

Our Fall 2015 Core Curriculum: Classical Conversations for grades 7 & 11

Overview: Our core curriculum for 2015 was chosen by the Classical Conversations people. Here’s what my 7th- and 11th-graders will be doing this year! I’ve posted already about how we’re switching things up for our core curriculum this upcoming school year by choosing to do Classical Conversations rather than being on our own again. [If …

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A review of our favorite resource used to teach reading, and how we utilized it in our own homeschool.

Teach Reading the Easy Way

Overview: It doesn’t have to be difficult to teach reading to your child. This article tells about our favorite resource and how we utilized it in our own homeschool. I may not have done much in my life, but I did teach five people to read. I am personally responsible for the eldest loving Agatha Christie, …

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