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Charlotte Mason in the Secular Homeschool

 “I am, I can, I ought, I will.”* If you’ve been homeschooling for any amount of time, chances are you’ve heard the name Charlotte Mason. She has made quite a name for herself in the modern homeschool movement, despite the … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Reading Aloud to Teens

I made a video today for my Youtube channel about why I still read aloud with my teens, and I thought I would expand upon it here. Everyone who knows me, knows that I love books. I surround myself in … Continue reading

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Unit Study: Prehistory

I don’t know about you, but at some point all four of my children have gone through a dinosaur phase. For one, it was a passion that lasted for many years. Over the course of these obsessions, we have collected an obscene number of … Continue reading

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A Literature-Based Education: Choosing Great Literature

Over the next few weeks, I am going to be doing a blog series about what Literature-Based education is all about. Today, I’ll start by briefly going over what makes a book “living,” and then we’ll talk about how to … Continue reading

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Multi-Grade Teaching – An Example

I’ve mentioned a few times now that I’ll be combining my older three children into Level 7 – Exploring Your World, and several people have asked me what I’m adding to it to make it high school level for my … Continue reading

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A Little Preview of Grade 7 Curriculum

I’ve been going through my stacks and ordering like crazy on Amazon – but I think I’m ready to start actually working on writing Grade 7 – Discovering the World (tentative title – it’s still very much a work in progress!) … Continue reading

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